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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Peter was very welcoming and gave us good tips on where we could go in the short amount of time we had in Taupo. Our room and facilities were great, except the pull-out sofa bed was uncomfortable! Lots of great restaurants near by, would stay here again.

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Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of this motel, whether it is the home made cookies, the fresh apples daily, the excellent bedlinen and room layout, the fabulous hot tubs next to the bedroom, or simply Pete letting me use the motel washing machine as I was in a queue for the guests machine. A fabulous sunset on our first night, right...

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Oxford
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great room everything you need plus a private hot tub. Fresh apples and cookies friendly owners, great washing facililities. Views over the lake short drive to town and the shops and restaurants. Don't hesitate great place to stay.

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Manukau, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gables Lakefront Motel in Taupo is beyond expectation. The apartments/units are well appointed with all modern fixtures from the lounge,kitchenette, bathroom, air con/heat pump unit and comfortable bedding. The view of the lake and mountains in the background are breathtaking. Owners/Operators Peter and Penny are so welcoming, genuine kiwi's. You won't find value for money on the lake better...

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Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean well appointed deluxe studio with personal hot tub. Great location to run and preferred to be a little way from town center. Peter and staff to a great job in providing excellent local information and offering a warm welcome. Cookies and apples are a nice touch.

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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful location, beautiful apartment and lovely friendly owner. Made us feel so welcome as soon as we arrived and gave us top tips on things to do and places to eat. Beautiful lake views. Can't recommend highly enough. Thank you Peter! Aidan and Donna

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the place. The only knock on this hotel is that it is a 20 minute walk into town, however there is plenty of parking in town if you take your car. Otherwise this place has high end kitchen appliances, a stove top, microwave, fridge, etc. The bathrooms are equally as nice, spotlessly...

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gables Lakefront excellently represents the heart of New Zealand. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The location is perfect. We would recommend a stay here if your travels bring you to Taupo.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hosts Peter & Penny were most hospitable and made us feel very welcome . Bed was very comfortable and the separate hot tub at the rear was amazing . Home made cookies & fresh apples & newspapers daily made our stay memorable . Free use of washing machine & dryer enabled us to catch up with our laundry ....

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife stayed in one of the of the lakefront rooms on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2016 as part of our honeymoon. I can happily say that this is one of the best places that I've ever stayed, with fantastic facilities in an excellent apartment. The view from the room was more or less an unobstructed view...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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 )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $187 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gables Lakefront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
#7 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
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“Request a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles janebartley, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Free unlimited wifi, new magazines are placed in apartments/units every Monday. Complimentary homemade cookies and Hawksbay apples everyday.”
 of 5 bubbles Lani664, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles masonw829, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Splash out on a lakefront room with a thermal tub!”
 of 5 bubbles 978leer, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the best view, however all looked good.”
 of 5 bubbles davidoB5337CC, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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