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52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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52 Rifle Range Road, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

3.5-star motel with outdoor pool, near Lake Taupo
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 130 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Amazing hotel with owners that are fully committed to making your stay perfect. Honestly…Jun 1, 2019
  • thank you for the call on my cell phone to tell me my car lights were on, much appreciatedMar 17, 2019

52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

from NZ$132
  • Family Suite, Multiple Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Family Unit)
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Unit)
  • 2 Bedroom Upstairs Lake View

What’s around 52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand


  • Lake Taupo - 22 min walk
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 16 min walk
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 18 min walk
  • Barbary - 20 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 26 min walk
  • Golf Club Taupo - 37 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Playground on site
  • Arcade/game room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 88 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great value for money
Older style motel. Raymond was extremely helpful and took us to our two bedroom upstairs unit. Spotlessly clean unit, heaps of room for four adults, lovely views to Lake Taupo and the mountains and within walking distance of many restaurants.
Sheena, nz1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great family place
Nice clean and tidy place great for the family and well priced
Alister, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great motel,loved use of guest laundry,as we were over for a swimming competition.owners very friendly and helpful,kids loved play area.
Donna, nz1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Stopped here for the night
Check in easy, Owners lovely, rooms nice and clean have been refurbished. Seperate Bedroom for kids and main bed in louge which suited us.
Neil, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely old skool motel with all the mod cons
Just needed one night in Taupo on the eve of the Lake Taupo cycle challenge weekend. Was pleasantly surprised by this Motel. From the outside it looks like an old skool 70s motel, but once you're inside your room, you see that everything has been refurbished with SKY and WiFi, but it still retains its charm. Bed was super comfy with good pillows and black out curtains. It's close to town but is nice and quite. Will definitely stay here again in the future
Caroline, nz1 night romance trip

52 on Rifle Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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