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    Karaka Tree Motel

    216 Lake Terrace, Taupo TAUPO, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent16%
          • Very good23%
          • Average30%
          • Poor20%
          • Terrible11%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Room Service
          Kitchenette
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Meeting Rooms
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 227 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Stayed there several times as I consider their ground floor pools among the best ever ! The ground floor pools are located in a private courtyard at the rear of the unit with a sun shade for overhead privacy. The pool is about 1.5 meters...More

          Thank Drallom2002
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Yes a little tired. But having ur own hot tub in courtyard is magic....which u fill yourself with mineral water. Deep and just devine. 1 bedroom units have hottub in enclosed outside court yard. We pau extra to get this one bedroom as the studios...More

          Thank enjoylifeNZstyle
          Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

          Stayed here a while ago now. We were attending a funeral so stayed for 2 nights. The room was clean and comfortable. We were upstairs and had a massive spa in the back of the room. The cooked breakfast was awesome also. They were happy...More

          Thank EandB_172416
          Reviewed 28 April 2017

          We were warmly welcomed on arrival and allocated a newly decorated room upstairs which was perfect for us. It was good to have an electric frypan for cooking. The location is excellent and we enjoyed cycling on the nearby paths. Having the spa bath with...More

          Thank barfeet
          Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

          Had an overnight with my 2 young adult daughters and we're a little disappointed in the room. Quite outdated and although clean, it had a dirty feel to the unit. Cute kitchenette with a plug in portable element for cooking, however there was no room...More

          Thank fi_joa25
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$75 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 24
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          • Location
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          • North Island >
          • Waikato Region >
          • Taupo District >
          • Taupo
          • Also Known As
          • Karaka Tree Hotel Taupo
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