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Gables Lakefront Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 125*
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Friendly and helpful owners; quiet as in could not here noise from neighbours; peaceful as had great nights sleep and restful as in wonderful view of the lake from Motel room. Central to walk to restaurants, shops and activities. Clean and beautifully presented rooms and bathrooms. Enough facilities to have meals or go out for dinner.Will...

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved the location, bed, TV with sky channels, and hot pool out the back. The view and location are awesome. We appreciated the excellent service by the host, Peter who was very friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay here again.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic experience. From the moment we walked into reception and meet Peter to the time we left we couldn't fault the place. Fantastic view, beautifully clean and roomy. Hot pool a delight. Peter and Penny are the nicest owners we have encountered. We will definitely be back and now wouldn't stay anywhere else in Taupo and will recommend...

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Candelo, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment of Peter and Penny's late afternoon welcome after a long drive, Taupo revealed its to us so far hidden but universal beauty, both by way of people's friendliness and attitude, and the city's MAGIC environment and attractions. Peter whipped-out a good map, and pointed-out things of interest - and they were all spot-on! The room we had...

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Thank Ali_and_Hein
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always a pleasure to stay here- great location, even better rooms and the most incredible touches including a welcoming batch of home made cookies! The best place to stay in Taupo, and where I will always stay.

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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again Trip Advisor reviews did not disappoint. Stayed here for 3 nights midway through our 2 week trip to NZ. We chose it based on reviews and location directly across from the lake. What a view! Received a warm, inviting reception from Penny (met Peter as we checked out). The room was lovely, quiet, and very clean with an...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Superb motel, stunning views and great location. Facilities and hospitality excellent - thank you Peter and Penny - thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Great touches including the homemade cookies our room. Highly recommended !

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gables Motel has a sign out front reading, "No. 1 hotel on Trip Advisor ." And I would say they live up to it. I was greeted right away with a friendly face who checked me in and walked me over to my room. The room I has was perfect. It was on the end so I only had one...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved everything about this accomodation - great location right on the lake, views to the mountains, easy picturesque walk to town, and a high level of cleanliness and attention to detail. Our hosts made us feel very welcome.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second time we have stayed at this motel. Will do so again without doubt. Motel is in a prime location, with stunning views of the lake and the mountains in the distance. Rooms are spacious,clean and modern.Touches that make a difference include the fresh fruit, homemade biscuits etc. - it is often the little things that have the biggest impact....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gables Lakefront Motel is located on the lakefront at Taupo. The 9 superior one bedroom units have stunning views and each has its own hot pool. The 3 deluxe one bedroom have views of the lake and share a jacuzzi. There are also two, 2 bedroom family units and a 3 bedroom family unit. The family units have access to the jacuzzi. All apartments at Gables have free WiFi access, 43 inch TVs, either king size beds or super kingsize, kitchens or kitchenettes, outdoor furniture and many more facilities. We welcome you at Gables. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gables Lakefront Motel

Address: 130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: ₹ 7,733 - ₹ 11,084 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gables Lakefront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
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“Most motel rooms had view of lake, recommend ask for view.”
sandrew202, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views, best hot pool - totally perfect”
A9494UWkarens, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 15 has a spa tub and is an end unit.”
  • Here is a view from the front door looking in.
  • The kitchen came in handy.
  • The bedroom. Comfortable bed.
  • The Spa bath outside the bedroom. Perfect after a long day on a biycle.
  • Good size bathroom. Small shower.
  • The lake and my rental car.
677leighr, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have a hot tub.”
nickalan, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Suggest the superior room if you want to relax in the privacy of your own hot tub. Also has king size bed in seperate bedroom.”
klshanster, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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