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Ashbrook Motel Taupo

Taupo

Set in Taupo, 36 km from Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park, Ashbrook Motel Taupo offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. This 4-star motel offers room service and a tour desk. The property is non-smoking and is situated 36 km from Orakei Korako - The Hidden Valley. Maggie at reception was fantastic, she went above and beyond to make sure had a great stay. Will stay at the motel again for sure.

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9.2
Wonderful
1,158 reviews
Price from
$111
per night

Acacia Lake View Motel

Taupo

Boasting an idyllic lake front setting, Acacia Lake View Motel offers free WiFi. Some rooms feature a balcony. All have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Acacia Lake View Motel is just 300-metres from Taupo Town Centre and a 5 minute Tauhara Golf Course. Taupo Airport is a 10-minute drive away. The location is on the lake front, and centrally located with all eateries within a 7 min walk

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9.1
Wonderful
1,982 reviews
Price from
$115
per night

Creel Lodge

Turangi

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Turangi town centre, Creel Lodge is a 4.5-star Qualmark rated motel offering self-contained suites with a private patio and BBQ facilities.

Lake Taupo and Tokaanu Thermal Pools are within 5 minutes’ drive from Creel Lodge. The Tongariro National Park’s ski fields and walking trails are 40 minutes’ drive away. Spacious and comfortable lodge with everything you need for a great stay. Would happily stay here again! Highly recommend!

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9.2
Wonderful
1,121 reviews
Price from
$112
per night

Alpine Lake Motel

Taupo

Alpine Lake Motel offers modern self-contained accommodation in the centre of Taupo. The property features barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free car parking.

Alpine Lake Motel is located within 10 minutes’ walk to a number of shops, restaurants and lake activities. Fantastic location, room very clean and the spa bath an added bonus

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9
Wonderful
1,389 reviews
Price from
$116
per night

Baycrest Thermal Lodge

Taupo

All apartments include a fully equipped kitchen, ceramic hot plate and under floor central heating. Facilities include a thermal-heated swimming pool, poolside bar, shared barbecue facilities and laundry. Nice and clean in a quiet location. Hot tub was a plus. Friendly owners and staff

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9.1
Wonderful
1,352 reviews
Price from
$129
per night

Bayside Motel Whitianga

Whitianga

Located in Whitianga, within a few steps of Whitianga Beach and 2.9 km of Simpsons Beach, Bayside Motel Whitianga provides accommodation with barbecue facilities and free WiFi as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Staff on site can arrange a shuttle service. lovely accommodation and very friendly host

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9
Wonderful
585 reviews
Price from
$93
per night

Te Aroha Motel

Te Aroha

Set in Te Aroha, 50 km from University of Waikato, Te Aroha Motel offers accommodation with a garden and free private parking. The motel also provides free WiFi as well as a paid airport shuttle service. The room layout is amazing. Almost like being home. And all the friendly advice about local places was so helpful.

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9
Wonderful
707 reviews
Price from
$103
per night

Trailblazer Studios

Waihi

Trailblazer Studios is a 4-star property located in Waihi township. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Each unit has a north facing patio. Free WiFi and parking is provided.

Guests at Trailblazer Studios can enjoy a free continental breakfast. Very modern and clean! Greg was super friendly and offered advice on local hikes!

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9.5
Exceptional
164 reviews
Price from
$115
per night

Podium Lodge

Cambridge

Located in a rural setting, Podium Lodge offers accommodation 2 minutes' drive from Cambridge. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.

Each well appointed room has a flat-screen TV. Certain units include a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms have a private bathroom. Spotlessly clean. Very helpful and friendly staff. Close proximity to Cambridge. A pool which was very helpful with cooling down in the heat.

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9.1
Wonderful
781 reviews
Price from
$145
per night

Kelly Rd Cambridge Lodge

Cambridge

The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. Every room includes a kettle and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, while certain rooms will provide you with a kitchen equipped with an oven. At the motel each room includes bed linen and towels. Staff was wonderful, friendly and helpful.

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9.1
Wonderful
880 reviews
Price from
$139
per night

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