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Sails On The Lake

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Reviewed today NEW

Everything is perfect. Room service was provided every day. Free Internet access wih reasonable speed. Lots of TV channels.. Good size bedrooms and living rooms. Unblock lake view. Very quite block and well maintained.

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Wil, Switzerland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent motel in Taupo. Great location and view over the lake from the balcony incl. sunset. The room, kitchen and bathroom (spa tub for two) left little to be desired. The living/bedroom was spacious with large windows giving it plenty of light and as mentioned great views. Kitchen was well equipped and the bathtub brilliant after a long hiking tour....

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the best place we stayed at during our NZ trip. The rooms are spacious, the views (we had a lake front apartment on the second floor) are excellent and the service and amenities were also great. The room had a kitchenette, spa bath, huge bathroom, lounge area, air con, Foxtel, a balcony and a very large and comfy...

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Cronulla, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Sails has an incredible view with a lovely interior. We were greeted by the owners who were extremely helpful and welcoming. It is in a great location, 20 minute walk to the shops or a 2 min drive. I would definitely recommend it to others looking for a relaxing place to stay in Taupo.

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Thank David W
Gold Coast
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I note that there is a box to tick at the bottom of this review regarding noise, which is interesting; one; because I have not noticed it before and two; because this was a noisy experience. The location was good for us because it is a fair walk from town, the views were good and the traffic noise was OK...

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Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The owners were extra friendly and helpful. The motel its in a great location with some rooms having a beautiful view of the lake. The rooms are really clean and nice and modern. I like that there were 2 towels per guest. I'd stay again.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were highly impressed with the presentation of the units and the housekeepers do an amazing job. The managers are very friendly, welcoming and obliging. The location is excellent with great lake and Mountain views and it was very quiet even though we were in a road frontage unit. We highly recommend Sails and have already recommended it to friends...

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UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay. Everything was perfect.There was ample carpark and the views were to die for. The location is very central and there are a lot of nice restaurants and bars within walking distance.

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you #P D for taking the time to review your stay at Sails, we would have to agree that the views of the lake and mountains we get are pretty spectecular ! Jason and I are happy to hear that you found everything to be perfect during your stay and hope to see you again one day.

Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two weeks last year and it was so good I had to book in as part of our Christmas break for a few days which was so lovely and relaxing that a few days felt like a week or two in the best possible way. Within an hour of leaving we knew we had to book to go...

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your glowing review maur_gav, it made my day ! Jason and I look forward to see all again in a few months time :)

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Proprietors Jason & Simone are just great. We had a very comfortable stay, rooms very clean and warm with kitchenette and balcony with fantastic views. There is free internet and parking is not an issue. If staying on the upper level, be mindful (no lifts or ramp) so need to carry your trolley case up stairs. Laundry facilities onsite which...

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Thank you #marina_ngan for taking the time to review your stay at Sails, we are pleased you enjoyed the fabulous views and the comfort of your room. Jason and I are more than happy to help anyone up the stairs with their luggage so that shouldn't be a problem for anyone. We hope to see you again on your next...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sails On The Lake (Sails Lake Taupo) is just across the road from the main beach on Lake Taupo and most of our rooms have spectacular views of the lake and the mountains beyond. We are just a short drive or stroll to the town centre and very close to all Taupo attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails On The Lake

Address: 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $140 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On The Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Taupo Quality Inn
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“second line of appartments are slightly on higher grounds and away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelandNorbert, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the lake view room”
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 of 5 bubbles Five-star-critiques, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view”
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“Frontage is lovely and it was an amazing view to greet us in the morning. ”
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