We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Colonial Lodge Motel

    134 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Savings alert: 14% below average rate

    The price you found is 14% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$ 114/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$ 98
    US$ 98
    Traveller (37)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Baywater Lakeview Motel
    215 reviews
    #29 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Baycourt Lakefront Taupo
    89 reviews
    #37 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    342 reviews
    #5 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo
    609 reviews
    #7 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good23%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Baywater Lakeview Motel
    215 reviews
    #29 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Baycourt Lakefront Taupo
    89 reviews
    #37 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    342 reviews
    #5 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo
    609 reviews
    #7 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 98.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Taupo hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "94bf26d03f0547d9bd931b502311aa06", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":647118,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32469886],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":98,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"94bf26d03f0547d9bd931b502311aa06","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"hotelName":"Colonial Lodge Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk0YmYyNmQwM2YwNTQ3ZDliZDkzMWI1MDIzMTFhYTA2IiwiQUlLIjoiNDc3YTY5NWVmNjI4NGUwNWFjMGEwZDc4MmU3NDAxYTAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 98", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32469886":"BookingCom","78917282":"OrbitzEWS","110787100":"HotelsCom2IB","53945982":"TravelocityEWS","79859931":"AgodaIB","65718421":"Hotwire","79473155":"CheapTicketsEWS","32649661":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (63)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 61 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The motel was clean, quiet and in a good spot for a walk along the lakefront into town for breakfast - good value for money and would recommend! Friendly hosts and while it was busy it was still quiet.

    Thank mhbsika
    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    We wanted a quiet weekend in Taupo to chill out after no holidays for a year.. our only stipulations were spa bath in the room, good wifi and nice and quiet. Firstly the owners are fantastic. They have to be, they collect owls (.not live...More

    Thank shower1
    Response from Noel B, Owner at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi. Thanks for your review. Our Motel is also our Home and we are proud of our home. Each week we do a little more to enhance our guests comfort. With all the Spa Studios and One Bedroom Spa Apartments just about completely renovated we...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

    Recently had a family trip to Hastings and stopped at this motel on the Fri night on the way down, and the Sat night on the way home. The manager was very pleasant, the room was clean and a reasonable size and was really quiet...More

    Thank darryl291
    Response from ColonialTaupo, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 6 September 2017

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate all comments. It is not possible to satisfy all Guests we have found. We are proud of the 4.5 & 5 score we continually get on various websites from guests that appreciate our property. We are sorry if...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    It is obvious that the hosts care about their establishment and attention is paid to the finer details eg nice crockery, flowers in pots, a well kept garden, even a pillow for the spa bath. Loved the spa bath and bathroom. Refurbished unit. Warm unit...More

    Thank susiejean2016
    Response from ColonialTaupo, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 6 September 2017

    Hi. Thank you for your review. As you can see it is not possible to satisfy all guests expectations. Our Motel is also our home and we take pride in keeping it welcoming, warm and tidy. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travel...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

    My partner and I stayed here last night and it was a lovely place, clean and tidy and a nice big spa bath in the studio room, has everything you need. The owners were amazing in helping us! I stupidly and accidentally locked us out...More

    Thank Melanie C
    Response from ColonialTaupo, Owner at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 6 August 2017

    HI Melanie. Thank you for your review. SOrry we could not have gotten back faster.It was a freezing night. We were glad to hear that you had a warm sleep once inside again. Hope you enjoyed the places we recommended and also your Coramandel Trip....More

    Baywater Lakeview Motel
    215 reviews
    #29 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Baycourt Lakefront Taupo
    89 reviews
    #37 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    342 reviews
    #5 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo
    609 reviews
    #7 of 68 hotels in Taupo
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 99 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #20 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Booking.com, Agoda, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire and HotelQuickly so you can book your Colonial Lodge Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (37)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (32)
    Bathroom (9)
    Nearby
    Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo
    609 reviews
    1.25 km away
     
    Baycourt Lakefront Taupo
    89 reviews
    .34 km away
     
    Sails On The Lake
    342 reviews
    .06 km away
     
    Baywater Lakeview Motel
    215 reviews
    .08 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Spoon and Paddle
    247 reviews
    1.21 km away
    The Brantry
    609 reviews
    .70 km away
    Plateau
    498 reviews
    1.30 km away
    Dixie Brown's
    1,837 reviews
    1.37 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Great Lake Taupo
    243 reviews
    .09 km away
    White Water World Taupo
    58 reviews
    1.40 km away
    Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
    424 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Taupo Mini Golf
    52 reviews
    .97 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Colonial Lodge Motel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Any room would be fine such are their high standards"
    Read review
    "Table with power points located there so there is workspace."
    Read review
    "Rooms on first floor provide better views of the lake."
    Read review
    "Walking distance to town, shops, food and pubs straight across from the lake."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing