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Dunrovin Motel
Ranked #47 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Reviewed 21 February 2013

great value, old fashioned but tidy, alot more room and privacy than other places at a similar price, only 5 mins walk to downtown taupo and lake. at only $97 per night for a unit you cant really complain:)

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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

An older style motel representing good value for money. We had a two bedroom unit at the price of a room elsewhere in town. Furnishings were older and a bit tired in places but meticulously clean. Good location close to the centre of town, but at the same time quiet. Would stay there again. Our nine year old enjoyed the resident bunny!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 June 2011

I stayed here on the recommendation of a business friend. When you are on the road selling all you want is a quiet, clean and warm place to stay. The Free Internet was a first for me. Havn't come across that before now! Well done Colin and Yen who are quiet yet friendly couple. This place would be awesome for family holidays in Taupo. The rooms are large and sunny! Thanks Colin and Yen.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 21 February 2010

This Motel was ok but lacked a few basics. The welcome was quite poor and almost seemed to be an effort. The owners kept their distance during our stay which was a bit of a shame and weren't particularly friendly.
The unit was alright, although it was quite dark and there were no nets on the big French windows which looked out directly onto the main driveway, so curtains couldn't be opened until we were fully dressed.
Wireless internet was offered but we couldn't pick it up unless we went outside, and as it was raining it was a no go.
It's in a good location, only a few minutes walk to the Lake and the town centre.
I wouldn't discount this Motel but would look around first.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2009

Date: 11th&12th May 2009
reviewer; TripAdviser member, Steve Dent,Newcastle Australia.
My partner and myself stayed two nights and were sorry to go,the unit was spotlessly clean the cooking facilities were excellent as was the bedroom and lounge. I would recommend this motel to all of my friends.
Steve Dent.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: February 2017
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Additional Information about Dunrovin Motel

Address: 140 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Ranked #47 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Price Range: C$86 - C$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dunrovin Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a centrally located motel, 6 minutes walk to the lake and 7 minutes walk to the town centre.We have a peaceful garden and ample off street parking. One of Taupo's original motels established in 1962 we offer units with charm and contemporary features, free wifi, sky tv,all units have cooking facilities. Lockup garage for bikes & motorbikes. 8 ground floor units, 2 Studio, 3 Two bedroom and 3 one bedroom. ... more   less 
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