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Tui Oaks Motor Inn

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 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.

1Thank Finona68
Reviewed 23 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.

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...

Thank marya7
Reviewed 3 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...

Thank AceSushiLover
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 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...

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.

Thank Vawtan
Al Kharj
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Well appointed motor inn with a slightly unusual layout. 2nd bedroom accessible through the bathroom door. Very quiet yet on SH 1 so easy location in and out. Great view of lake from poolside room. Easy walking distance to town

Thank chizzy98
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We selected this motel because it was within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants. The Lake is just across the road, so not only a beautiful view but long walks around the lake are easily accessible. The owners/managers are very helpful and friendly.

Thank Janice C
Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2015

What a delightful place, perfect room, large and airy with the most spectacular lake views. The owners Ian & Liz really know how to make travellers feel safe and welcome and when i return in 18 months I am booking again

Thank Apra R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This is a really good motel in a great location with excellent facilities and very friendly, helpful owners. There was no charge for using the laundry. A hose was available for car washing. It was close to a supermarket and not too far from the centre of Taupo. I'd recommend Tui Oaks as great place to stay.

Thank hovingham

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $103 - $159 (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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“Upstairs front rooms”
 of 5 bubbles jbcw, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“higher rooms have excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles 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
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 of 5 bubbles darrenmasters2016, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a top floor room for the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles dik928, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake front room. The view is awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 790stuartp, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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