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Tui Oaks Motor Inn

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The best part of the Tui Oaks Motor Inn is the view over Lake Taupo. The rooms are basic. We stayed in the family room (404) with a double bed in the main room and then another double bed and a single bed in a separate room. The two rooms are separated by the bathroom creating an unusual situation where...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Tui Oaks is an older property, but it is well maintained and the rooms are being upgraded. I had a ground floor room overlooking the lake. The bed was very comfy and despite overlooking the main road the traffic noise did not disturb my sleep. They do have rooms that overlook the swimming pool at the side and you...

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Thank kalql8
Tauranga
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Handy to town. Lovely views of the lake. Needs a good clean and some "freshening up". Looked behind the bathroom door and there was a huge wad of someone else hair. The outside light didn't go out and made the room extremely bright. Overall an ok stay. Very speedy and slightly unnerving elevator!

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Thank porkynz
te Awamutu
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was in a ground floor room which looked out to the lake. Though small the room had a comfortable queen bed, table and chairs, tea, coffee and chocolate making facilities and a good shower. All I needed for the Ironman weekend.

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1Thank Pittosporums
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I stayed one night on business. The managers are very welcoming, friendly, professional and helpful. I had a room at the side to avoid road noise (regrettably at the expense of having a view) and it was very spacious. There is a decent sized swimming pool, it's close to restaurants and has charge-back facilities.

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1Thank Finona68
Auckland
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Very clean, quiet, central and friendly. Plenty of pillows, blankets and we parked off road, easy to get to room, even in the rain. Electric blankets. Free WiFi. Views from 305. Central location, but was still quiet.

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Thank Heather H
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2015

For the price this motel was very good. It is on the lake front, with just the road in front and is a short walk into town for a restaurant. The room and the bed were comfortable. There were tea and coffee making facilities in the room but no cooking. There was also a small but inviting outdoor pool, had...

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Thank marya7
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Our room was up the back, but we arrived around sunset and just walked up into reception and got cheaper than the Internet rate. Free parking, free WiFi, plunger coffee, fresh milk, comfy bed and warm heater. When we woke and checked out there was fog everywhere. We don't regret not getting a lake view as nature would have cheated...

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Thank AceSushiLover
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Visiting Taupo to see family I stayed with my wife at the Tui Oaks Motel. We were given room 403. The view was simply stunning across the lake to a heavily snow covered Mt Ruapehu, a crystal clear day after a few whips of Lake fog and views to die for. Despite the cold outside the room was warm a...

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Thank Andrew B
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We came here without a reservation. Owners were friendly. Set up a cot for baby. Views were amazing. Room and toilet very clean. They even changed the small microwave in our room to a bigger one as i had to sterilise baby's bottles. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Would definitely come here again if in Taupo.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tui Oaks motel is an eighteen unit motel, set 700 metres away from downtown Taupo along the lake front. From the four storey front block there are superb views across the lake to the mountains at the other end of the lake. There is free off street parking and restaurants and shops within easy walking distances. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tui Oaks Motor Inn

Address: 84-86 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $94 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tui Oaks Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upstairs front rooms”
jbcw, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“higher rooms have excellent views”
228Traveller, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in 400 series upstairs have fantastic views of Lake Taupo.”
  • View from upstairs room. You can't get any better!
  • View from upstairs room. You can't get any better!
  • Room 401 bathroom
  • Room 401 bedroom
  • Room 401
darrenmasters2016, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor room for the best view.”
dik928, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake front room. The view is awesome.”
790stuartp, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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