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Sails On The Lake

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Auckland
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stayed at Sails for 2 weeks for the first time in January 2017. We were on the second floor of the rear block and had wonderful views across the lake to the mountains. The unit was furnished to a high standard with everything we needed, including good lighting for reading. The unit was kept spotless, the bed comfortable and...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My Husband and I found the service to be friendly, helpful and quite pleasant during our stay. Sails on the Lake was clean, tidy, well set up with everything one might need when staying away from home. The bed was made daily and towels, etc changed, and sink tidied. It felt nice to be looked after, and this was done...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Super friendly and super helpful receptionist/owner. Room was spotless with everything we needed. Bathroom huge, good shower, bed comfy. Very quiet, even though we were in a front room right on the main road. An easy 20 minute stroll into town.

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

Thank you so much # Shanthe G for your wonderful review of Sails, we are stoked you found everything as it should be and enjoyed your stay with us. Should you ever find yourself in Taupo again we would love to see you return to Sails.

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Our room was spot on. The staff were friendly and efficient. We loved our spa bath and watching the people come and go across the road by the lake. We have already booked the same room for next years return visit. Most comfortable hotel bed we've ever experienced!

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

Jason and I look forward to your return next year #333minimouse, it was a pleasure having you stay with us. Thank you for sharing your experience we really appreciate it. See you next year !

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is no ordinary motel it is a fab motel. Rooms are very spacious and a great spot right on the lake. Cross the road and have an early morning swim. Simone and Jaimie are just so lovely too just ask them anything

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

Thank you so very much #richardcC6181AF for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us at Sails. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope to see you return to Taupo some day soon!

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Sails on The Lake has a lot going for it. It's modern, suites are spacious, and it's well maintained & managed. Oh, and the view down the lake is magical. Our suite was roomy, comfortable & clean and was on the top at the back, away from the road. It had everything for a comfortable stay. A comfortable bed, separate...

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

Thank you so much for your awesome review. We very much enjoyed having you stay with us OB-Traveller. We are stoked to hear that you enjoyed your room, the comfortable bed, the Spa and of course the stunning views. We have had some stunning sunsets this summer that's for sure !

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have been to Taupo so many times, and this is the best and clean service apartment. Not even Hilton is better than this place. 100% highly recommended for all of my family and friend, plus their staff are super friendly.

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

Thank you so much #wing88088 for your positive review. It is great to hear that you would recommend Sails to your family and friends, we appreciate that very much. We sure hope to see you again in the future !

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A great place to stay. Wish we were there for longer. Excellent room at the back with a splendid view of the lake. Very helpful and accommodating and pleasant staff. Would defiantly say at Sails again!

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Thank you so much #bob_tun, we are pleased to hear you had a very enjoyable stay with us at Sails on the Lake. We would love to have you stay with us for longer next time, it was a pleasure meeting you !

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had an incredible time at sails! The staff were and lovely and so helpful, the location is great and the views were spectacular! I would definitely recommend it to others, or even go back and visit myself!

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Jason and I are stoked you had an incredible time at Sails on the Lake #annabelles879, thank you so much for recommending us and we hope to see you again one day .

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Jason and Simone could not have been more kind or helpful throughout our stay. The position of the hotel was ideal, not far from town and right on the lake. The rooms were very comfortable and had everything that we needed.

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Thank you so much #maree339, we are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay at Sails, come back anytime :)

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $150 - $368 (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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#7 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“All rooms Have beautiful lake view. ”
 of 5 bubbles 819howardh, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have balconies but ground level offer easier access.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathio, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some units have lake views”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to lake view if you can”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR513, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front on the first floor for the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles christinejK4890PR, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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