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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We've stayed with these people for years and always impressed with the facility. Clean quiet good parking And black swans outside. Right on the lake. That's all I want to say but for some reason this site requires more.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful reception welcome. Highlight was the gentleman's enthusiasm, patience and initiative. He helped us with restaurants, tourist locations and directions. We appreciated the good portion of milk given. The room was spacious and the air conditioning was easy to use and sufficient for the 2 rooms. Lots of towels and good sized telly. There were a lot of flies so...

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Vanaja M: Thanks for your time to write a review for us. It was our pleasure to service you. there should have 2 shampoo containers in family room, and we are in the process of upgrading to 50+channel sky TV. Thanks for staying with us and looking forward to see you again. Regards LIna

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room is medium sized and comfortable, the bathroom very modern, a spa in the bedroom, and a small kitchenette. The Fridge freezer was too small to be useful. However, the views on lake Taupo are stunning and worth staying there, absolutely!

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linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Mennito: Thanks for your time to write the review. we are appreciated your comments. Regards Lina

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my stay at Clearwater motel, helpful staff. I was travelling with my 16yr old son, handy to town, lake and scenic places like Huka falls. It was lovely to have side view of Lake, super clean and lovely to have spa in room as well as outdoor spa. Certainly a place to chill. Also quiet and nice to...

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linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Terasa 2016: we are appreciated your time to write a review for us. It was lovely to meet you and your family. enjoy your rest of trip in NZ and having a safe trip back to home. we are looking forward to see you next time while you are in Taupo. Regards Lina

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough nice things about Clearwater Motor Lodge in Great Lake Taupo!! From the management to the cleaning staff....everyone was friendly and helpful -- we had a lovely lakefront studio and I got a real kick out of watching the black swans swim by!! Our unit had everything we needed, and nothing we didn't and it was immaculately...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, helpful owners Nice location - walk out the gate and you are on lake's edge Easy access to walking paths around lake - 25 min walk to town (5 min drive) Large comfortable room with spa bath Partial view to lake from room Sliding door from main room to patio Great water pressure, nice bathroom Would stay there again

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While touring around north island we were pleasantly surprised at the Clearwater motel. Clean, well presented and great location on the lake. Compared to some other motels this was a winner by far and very good value when compared to some other places we stayed. The room amenities and beds were all at a very good standard.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike Great to have had you staying with us at Clearwater motor lodge recently. I want to thank you for providing us with feedback from your stay. We are thrilled to read that you had a great staying with us and enjoyed our location. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Warm regards Lina

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and i had Upstairs corner studio that gave us great views of mountains,lake and back towards Taupo town. Had good sized spa and air con. Place was clean and well equipped and bed was comfortable hence a good nights sleep. Management were friendly and helpful. The only drawback was balcony was small, allowing standing room for 2 people...

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linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

RahnDazz We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Clearwater motor lodge. We are thrilled to know that you had an great staying with us. sorry my staff didn't point you the location of ash tray, and folder away chairs to sit on the balcony. It is our honour to welcome you and the family back to...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had lake view downstairs studio with spa bath and air conditioner. It was such an incredibly beautiful spot for our 3 night stay! The unit contained everything we needed. I thought it was going to be too hot with underfloor thermal heating, but it wasn't, we slept with the side window open and the lake waves put us to...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in Taupo for 2 nights during our honeymoon at the Clearwater. We were warmly welcomed by Leone who showed us to our room which was equipped with a kitchenette, a king sized bed and an enormous spa situated in the living area. The feature was the large glass windows overlooking beautiful Lake Taupo, which were...

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

HI Long A Thanks for taking out the time to review our services, it is reviews of such that encourages us to strive for excellence in service. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous honeymoon holiday with us. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to our Clearwater motor lodge family. We are glad that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LAKE EDGE TRANQUILITY Clearwater Motor Lodge offers quality accommodation situated right at the waters edge of lake Taupo. All 10 self-contained units provide king beds, in-room spa, kitchen facilities, TV/DVD, balcony or courtyard. 6 Of our Studios with unlimited lake & mountain views.Family units with same facilities, 2 single beds in separate bedroom. On-site Thermal plunge pool & BBQ. Quiet location Free on-site parking. Perfect for romantic couples ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clearwater Motor Lodge

Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $178 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clearwater Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“chose one on the lake front, they are worth the stay”
 of 5 bubbles Mennito, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“most rooms have a part view of Lake. There are twin bed and king size, and family rooms with 2 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles terasa2016, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed being ground floor, lake front...”
 of 5 bubbles waikerie, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner Studios give wider view”
 of 5 bubbles RabnDazz, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely lake view rooms are best :)”
 of 5 bubbles 586trishv, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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