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Orewa, New Zealand
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2011

Shoreline Motel TAUPO We actually stayed at this motel last night & were very impressed. After reading about this motel on TripAdvisor, I decided to check out their website. I was wanting accommodation for one night at short notice & Doug was very helpful in sorting this for us. Because he hadnt taken my credit card details to secure booking,... More 

Thank Yecart_01
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2010

Stayed 1 night in March and wished we could have had more time here, as this is a perfect bolthole. Exceptional value, clean, well equipped units and 30 footsteps away from Lake Taupo. Although it’s in Waitahanui (a 10 minute drive from Taupo centre), this is actually a massive bonus, as it’s quieter, and few places in Taupo have this... More 

Thank JTG1981
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2010

Nothing to complain about here. Modern, clean, well equipped, comfortable, friendly manager, not expensive and absolute lakeside. Quiet at night. Would have liked to have stayed longer.

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San Antonio, Texas
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155 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2008

The Shoreline is as close to perfection as a motel can get, literally exceeding every expectation I had. Early check-in? Sure. Quiet location? Of course. Need a spa next to your bed? No problem - in fact, let's throw in a deck with that. For $100 USD a night, there's simply no competition in town, especially since the rooms have... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2008

Everything one needs here. Nice spacious clean rooms. Friendly staff who help with good local knowledge Super views an added bonus. No negatives and excellant value.

1 Thank huskyontario
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48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2008

Wholeheartedly agree that this motel was fantastic. Clean, well-equipped and fantastic linen! Also loved the adjustable shower head - a touch of luxury! Free wireless broadband a real plus - though signal need a little boosting - works best in the bedroom nearest reception. Reasonable price too!

Thank Kiwitrip
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2008

What a great property! On our recent circuit of the North Island we took pot luck in Napier. While driving into town we spotted the Shoreline Motel had a vacancy, it looked modern and fresh so we stopped. What a gem, while they could not provide us with an ocean view room for the duration of our stay we were... More 

Thank Royal_Tourers
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2008

We booked for 1 night and stayed 3. We had a suite on the middle floor with small kitchenette, very clean bathroom with shower and had added extras, ie bathrobes, make up removal pads etc. There was also a very nice 2 person spa tub. The bed was large and comfortable and we had a lovely balcony on which to... More 

Thank paraiso358
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22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2007

This motel is fantastic. It is 10 minutes drive from the centre of Taupo but that means that the property is one of the few in the area that actually has lake Taupo at the end of the garden! They have a barbeque and decking that borders the beach and lake and all guests are welcome to use these facilities.... More 

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SE England
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2007

This motel is very well equipped. It is also clean; well serviced and reasonably priced. It is in an excellent position to access most of the town's areas of interest BUT one of Napier's busiest main roads runs in front between it and the sea and it is VERY busy early in the morning. When we were there they were... More 

Thank grampus

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Additional Information about Shoreline Motel

Address: 144 State Highway 1 | Waitahanui, Taupo 3378, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Shoreline Hotel Taupo
Shoreline Motel Taupo
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?