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Gables Lakefront Motel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best motel ever! Ten out of ten for location, facilities, cleanliness, friendly and efficient staff. Plenty of space, large size rooms, comfortable bed, spotless kitchen and bathroom, parking right outside the room

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not only was the view off the charts looking at the vast Lake Taupo, but the hotel accommodations were spectacular. Peter and Alice are such wonderful people and they gave us excellent recommendations of things to see and do while staying there. I can't wait to go back and I will definitely be staying there again. This made our holiday...

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Thank Rob L
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location on the lakeside with amazing views. The studio was exceptionally clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. We had engine problems with our car and Peter not only tried to help, he recommended a reputable local garage who were reasonable priced and managed to fix the problem that day. I would certainly recommend and will stay again...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit was for one night only, en route Mount Maunganui to the lower North Island to break the driving. Thus we didn't really need too many frills but were so pleased our one night stopover was here. As is clear from the many positive comments given to Gables it is an A1 place to stay. You would fail to...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hot tube area was clean and quiet...bed comfortable. Beautiful view of the lake and mountains across the road from our unit. The room are light and air, with the gabled roof giving the lounge and bedroom a larger feel. Homebaked cookies were in a jar on the table for guests, along with some fresh apples....a very nice and welcoming...

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Thank RaewynClark
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very friendly helpful owners. Our room was immaculately clean and the double bed was very comfortable. A hot tub in an adjoining room was a bonus but it did have a little bit of a sulphur odour. The walk into town is about 2km so a good 15-20 mins but ok on a fine dry day.

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Thank balnaclash
Gisborne Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you for an awesome stay. Awesome service. Lovely staff. Excellent cleanliness. Lakefront views. So perfect. We will be back again. The kitchen has everything. Nice lakefront outdoor tables to watch the sunset on.

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Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed the great view from our 'partial view' room. Easy access to the lovely path around the lake and to many restaurants and stores in town. The room was spacious, light, well-appointed, and comfortable. The owners were welcoming and helpful.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for two nights and loved this place!!!! The views of the lake were amazing, so good that I changed my dinner plans the first night and made food there so I could watch the sunset with a glass of wine, bliss. Clean, comfortable and everything you could wish for, the fresh cookies every day were a nice...

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Thank Tracy W
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Gables is definitely # 1 in Taupo. The views of the lake from the apartments are spectacular and so perfect to be able to walk to the lake for swimming. The walk to town is easy and the best of all worlds to be close town while in such a peaceful location . The apartments are really comfortable and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
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: $164 - $273 (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 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#1 Family Hotel in Taupo
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#3 Business Hotel in Taupo
#4 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
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“If you want a view and an amazing room with a private hot tub, this is for you! Great rates as well for what you spend”
  • Beautiful view of the lake right from the room
 of 5 bubbles R7365JVrobl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front lake facing rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles patmary68, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in unit 7 and had clear views of both the lake and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles RaewynClark, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views best room”
 of 5 bubbles arihiamcgregor, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a spa pool are best....front the lake and spas are great...I think its rooms 1-7?”
 of 5 bubbles scratchykiwi, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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