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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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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We did have a nice view but the room was old and not very clean. The service was non existent, pool was cold and small and one old rusty exercise bike served as the "gym". We paid top price for a sub standard facility. Good location however.

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1Thank PeterCollins_13
Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2013

we stayed here for 2 nights after booking online, our room was nothing like website pics, room was musty smelling, shower leaked all over floor, there was a hole in ceiling above shower which had been stuffed with toilet paper, laundry was $3.50 per load, after 1 hour in dryer, small load not even dry, money making scheme. will definitley...

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Thank kilgs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We stayed here for one night and were initially pleased with the reception we received upon stopping at this motel. As we did not have a booking we were offered two rooms, one was promoted to us as having a spa bath overlooking the lake. We decided to take this room even though it cost considerably more than a standard...

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Thank KiwiDXB
Inverness, Scotland
Reviewed 12 February 2013

As we were staying for four nights chose to book a large family room. This proved to have good kitchen facilities but rather a lot of beds! Moved after one night to smaller double room but with a lake view which was good, although kitchen area very basic. Nice to use hot spa at end of day. Very handy for...

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Thank eShuna
Shardlow, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2013

This Motel really could do with some money spending on it, particularly a bit of painting and decorating, it really was a bit tatty. The room we had, had no view at all and was very gloomy. This was also the first motel room we have ever stayed in with nowhere to hang clothes, best we could do was to...

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Thank Ray S
Perth
Reviewed 19 January 2013

We hadn't made a booking for our over night stay in Taupo so took pot luck with what was available. This motel was our first stop as we thought the location was perfect being on the lakefront and in town. We were shown room No.6 which was clean, well maintained and modern. Sure it didn't have a view of the...

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Thank cad0
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2013

We requested we stay some where with a lake view, if you were tall and could look over the cars then you could just glimpse the lake past two roads. In any case when you were in side it was so dark with the only glass being in the door panel it made little difference. It was really tired and...

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Thank Denise S
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2013

We stayed here for three nights and I actually feel extremely ripped off by the price I paid due to the quality of the room we had. We had a family unit on the ground floor.....our view was someone elses car. For the money I paid I could have stayed somewhere very much nicer, the room was very tired and...

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new zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Stayed here on 1st and 2nd of January 2013. The website only shows the newer units of the motel. There is no mention whatsoever of the older part. I was booked in the older part which is not on the website. The grounds on that side just made you think "what have I booked". If they tried a bit harder...

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  • 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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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: $113 - $190 (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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