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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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The bed was horrible. Seemed like they hadn't changed since they first opened. My husband and I caved into the middle. We also got abused by a guest. There were like 4 kontiki buses that look up all the car parks.. which when booked months before were promised a place for our vehicle and trailer...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights this weekend to attend a concert in Taupo. The room was clean, but the beds are very old with springs felt and seen through mattress. We are a family of 3, yet our room was only supplied with 2 towels and very little complimentary soap, shampoo etc. luckily we always have our own anyway. The room...

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Thank Shellie M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay even though doesn't have full kitchen still has everything needed for family holiday. We stayed for 3 nights over new years,staff were super friendly & helpful. The rooms are great value for money,tidy & clean lots of storage space. kids loved the pool & spa area. Def come back when visiting in Taupo 👍

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Thank 307rubyh
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stayed here with Contiki in January 2017. Nice little spot just out of the city of Taupo near the lake. Still a 5-10 minute cab ride into the city. Nice clean rooms with recently renovated bathrooms. Pool, spa and tennis court facilities are also available.

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Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our property we appreciate your comments. We look forward to you returning some time.

New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for only one night passing through. Great room, very clean and modern. Fantastic pricing for a queen room. Location was a bit out of city so would need a car but lake is just across road with great view from our room

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Thank kiwitravelling93
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The reception staff were so unfriendly and abrupt that they bordered on being hostile and confrontational. It was quite upsetting. This was the only time in 3 weeks in NZ when we encountered this. Without exception everywhere else had really lovely, warm and friendly staff. The place is very outdated, although it is clean. It's also a long way from...

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Thank Rachel G
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The good - Not too far from town, tennis court, swimming pool and spa facilities. The Bad- we were on the bottom floor and could hear people peeing, thin walls. On the last day our rooms were only semi-serviced. Beds were not made. We checked out early because of this and they didn't really seem to care, they apologised however...

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Thank Manni154
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Another road trip stop over at this motel style place On arrival it's a larger complex over looking the lake near to the main town A great reception area where we were given our room keys and fresh milk for drinks The room was very clean with a double and single bed tv and kettle/ fridge area Basic but clean...

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Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

We are so pleased you stopped over with us. The staff aim to please so we are happy you enjoyed your experience.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Comfortable, Clean and tidy, and with a new / modern bathroom but overall couldnt see much that had changed since I had last stayed. The first let down was the greating at Reception, while professional, there was very little to no 'people skills from the lady on Reception and almost a 'take it orleave it attitude...had it not beeen so...

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Thank Steve G
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Accommodation was average but tidy. No complaints. Lots of parking. Although not right in town it is a short drive away. The restaurant was fairly average. My breakfast was edible not great. Scramble eggs was a bit overdone.Selection was basic. I would stay again but would likely eat away.

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Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, we do look forward to accommodating you again in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakeland Resort is situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake and world renowned for its trout fishing and scenery.Set amidst 2.8 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with 64 well equipped studio units, with 42 plasma flat screen TV, tennis court, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, 2 private indoor spa pools, guest laundry facilities, ample off-street parking, 2 conference rooms and the Lakeland Bar and Brasserie.Lakeland Resort offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation, superb conference and function facilities with The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie serving divine cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeland Resort Taupo

Address: 282 Lake Terrace | P.O. Box 1179,, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $103 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lakeland Resort Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Get a room on the top floor away from stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Manni154, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from any tour group rooms, and an upstais is the preferred”
 of 5 bubbles SteveG988, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good to be honest from what I could see. Maybe you want to get a downstairs room if you prefer not to use stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 168tyrellg, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper level units would have a better view but I think you need to walk up stairs to get there.”
 of 5 bubbles RayandSue68, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“upstairs rooms for views but did not see any lift access”
 of 5 bubbles spicetraveller, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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