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Katikati
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Description of this motel is very misleading. 90% of rooms do not have a lake view. The private deck advertised on booking.com was shared by four other rooms. The beds were clean and comfortable but on the whole it is a shabby and tired motel with cracked tiles, light fittings full of dead insects and broken fittings. We were kept...

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We stayed at absolute for 5 nights and had the most amazing time. The service was fantastic and we were treated to in room massages and facials. The rooms were clean and the view was incredible. we will be back next year!

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1Thank Ellie_Jane_12
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

For such a poor excuse of a motel. Granted it is a cheap place to stay, but there should be a level of standard to adhere to. Mismatch fittings, old mattresses, poor CRT. It looks like someone has acquired some rooms and thrown in whatever furniture they can find. The images I will upload speak for themselves. Stay away...

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1Thank lukeandjoW
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

This would be one of the poorer motels I have stayed in. It was adequate but not very appealing. The tiles in the kitchen were crackled and dirty, the bathroom was poorly Laid out, I'm not a fan of the sink in the toilet, and it was in poor repair. The pool and the sauna was good and it was...

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Thank Evan M
Brussels
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We paid $185 for a lake view room in this motel - the most expensive place we stayed during our 2 week trip in New Zealand (and that included harbour view suites in Auckland). The room did have a lake view of sorts (over rooftops, carpark etc), but no outdoor space to enjoy the view from - just dirty windows....

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Thank renontheroad
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Great central location in Taupo and very positive friendly greeting upon arrival. Rooms lovely and clean and the view of the lake is great. The pic I took on my phone does not do it justice. Room very clean and comfortable. The lake view does mean you are on the main drag but it is a lot quieter since the...

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Thank ThinkRight
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We arrived late into Taupo and found a one bedroom family unit available at Absolute Lake View Motel. The guy at reception was very pleasant, the website was appealing and we were exhausted from a long drive so we took the room sight unseen for 2 nights. There was 2 beds in the bedroom and two in the living room...

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Thank Raewyn7150
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Great motel, friendly staff and right in town centre. The room we had was just renovated and was very clean. I will definitely be coming back to stay next year. Highly recommend absolute lake view motel.

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Thank lianamatt
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Came to Taupo for the summer concert which was brilliant by the way, stayed at the Absolute Lakeview Motel for 2 nights, location was brilliant so close to town and the concert venue. We had a studio room was a bit small but clean an tidy had everything we needed, car parking was a pain the motel was full cars...

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Thank Chooky57
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Pretty average experience all round. Strange room. Tons of beds but nowhere to sit. All one big open space and freezing cold. We checked out early and moved down the road to Suncourt Hotel which was 300% better, and cheaper! If it's going to be a crappy experience, at least set prices that reflect what you're going to get.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Absolute Lake View Motel

Address: 58 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $119 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Absolute Lake View Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Absolute Lake View Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Taupo
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“there are not many rooms with a lake view so best you check in advance if you wish to have one of these”
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“There is free all day parking in the car park out back near Burger King if needed.”
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“The rooms overlooking the lake offer breathe taking views.”
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“Need to book an upstairs unit if you are wanting a view of the lake & mountains.”
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“Avoid being too close to the pool”
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