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    Bay Court Lakefront Motel

    104 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good22%
    • Average11%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    ​ The "free wifi" advertised should be ignored, you will likely be using a lot of phone data. We could not connect at all from our bedroom, and in the lounge it was on/off the whole time. Very disappointing as a large part of booking...More

    Thank Tom B
    Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

    We had a very nice stay in this motel for one night. Roy and Sue were very helpfull and kind for all our questions (laundry, cellphone use). You only have to cross the road for a swim in the beautiful lake. A big thank you!

    Thank Wouter W
    Reviewed 26 November 2017

    Lovely owners 12 months ago, so had immediately re-booked for this year to attend Taupo Cycle Event. Received email 2 months ago from new owners wanting my credit card to process the FULL payment 2 months BEFORE our arrival. I was also advised that the...More

    1  Thank Golf46er
    Reviewed 25 November 2017

    We have stayed at this motel for 1- 2 nights over a period of 14yrs. I believe it has had a change of ownership recently. The owners were not present at chech in on 24th however minders were there who were very pleasant. Obviously the...More

    Thank SPD36W
    Reviewed 25 November 2017

    On the plus side, this motel is in an excellent location and represents fair value for money. The welcome was warm, the view spectacular, and the room had everything we needed. On the minus side, it's very, very dated and needs a makeover - the...More

    Thank Kent H
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$84 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #25 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
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    Traveller (35)
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    Dining (5)
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    Hotel & Grounds (19)
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    "Top floor rooms near Lake Terrace are quiet and have great views"
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    "I would not advise anybody to stay in one of the ground floor units unless absolutely necessary. Parking is..."
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