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Sails On The Lake

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#4 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Opotiki, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great place to stay, very friendly people with lots of reccomendations for best places to visit and eat out. close enough to town to walk if you want, and right across from Lake Taupo. Very impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms and They had everything you need. Would happily stay there again without hesitation.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very comfortable room with all necessary amenities. Very comfortable bed .....and have never seen so many free tea bags/coffee packets anywhere! Ideal location just off the town centre with lovely lake views. Excellent hosts and we will very likely be back again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Stunning views , clean , spacious , wonderful stuff !!!! Beds are super comfortable !! Great location , right in the center of Taupo city , walking distance to restaurants and shops . You get some noice from the street in front of it , but it didn't bother us at all at night !

Thank Irina_michael
Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you #Irina_michael for your lovely comments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your clean and spacious room, the comfortable bed and of course the stunning views ! It was a pleasure having you stay with us.

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a great hotel in an awesome location overlooking the lake. The best part of our trip to New Zealand was meeting the nicest people in the world. The couple that operate this place are awesome and we thank them for their genuine hospitality.

Thank 1koda2
Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so very much #1koda2, the pleasure was ours ! It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and having you stay with us. Jason and I are super lucky with the wonderful people we get to meet in our job, some people become extra memorable to us, and they make our day :)

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The sails is a wonderful place to stay very helpful managers that helped us enjoy our stay we have stayed here a few times and would stay here again if you looking for a great place to stay sails is the place thank you again

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so much #DiDi_11_13 for your kind comments. It is always great when guests end up coming back to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Revisiting NZ after many years away my wife and I find a completely different place but still has all the beauty and magic we recall from all those years past. Prosperity and quality of life are paramount in NZ nowadays but people still remain friendly and down to earth.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great location! Very close to Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon. Must see nearby Emerald Terrace with its geothermal activity. Further away but worth the time is Tongariro National Park and its volcanic activity. The Sails On The Lake motel is near numerous, excellent restaurants. The rooms are large and comfortable. The price is very reasonable. The staff is...

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Cartagena District, Colombia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Staying at Sails Motor Lodge was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand recently. Management staffs, Jason and his wife went out their way to accommodate our group and made us feel welcome. The facility is beautiful and lake front location is top notch. Highly recommended.

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Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We booked into Sails on the Lake for two nights on our trip around NZ for a month, it was the first place we'd stayed two nights since we arrived. We wish we had the time to stay longer, Sails was extremely clean with a king size bed and a spa bath (not that we used it) and had fantastic...

Thank Fleur L
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We spent two nights here and enjoyed every minute. Jason and Simone were very helpful and friendly...from start to finish. The suite was spacious and spotless. The bed comfortable and the amenities suited our needs perfectly. Wi-fi and guest laundry at no cost were a nice addition. The lake view and easy access to the centre of town were nice...

Thank Kathio

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sails On The Lake (Sails Lake Taupo) is just across the road from the main beach on Lake Taupo and most of our rooms have spectacular views of the lake and the mountains beyond. We are just a short drive or stroll to the town centre and very close to all Taupo attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails On The Lake

Address: 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: ₹ 7,320 - ₹ 17,337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On The Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Taupo Quality Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“Rooms at the back are quieter. Rooms at the front however, have excellent lake and mountain views.”
Dave486, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Awesome nice views of the lake ”
, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Front units upstairs.”
ausgezeichnet70, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best rooms in the front, all rooms are very clean.”
KiwiantzUSA, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views from the top floor front units, the rear units would be quieter.”
margarets243, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
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