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Clearwater Motor Lodge

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On the beach
On the beach
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Overview of Clearwater Motor Lodge

Clearwater Motor Lodge

3.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
229 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Taupo5 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens10 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs16 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)5 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, Clearwater Motor Lodge is in the historical district and on the beach. Lake Taupo and Three Mile Bay reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Bungy and Spa Thermal Park are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including a ski shuttle.

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo - 5 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 10 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 16 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 3 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rose on Roberts - 3 min drive
  • Plateau - 3 min drive
  • Cafe Baku - 3 min drive
  • Dixie Browns - 3 min drive
  • Master of India - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 5 min drive

About this property

Clearwater Motor Lodge

Delightful beach motel with a spa tub
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 10 rooms boast jetted bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Balconies and sitting areas are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with digital channels.
Clearwater Motor Lodge offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features DVD players and espresso makers. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 35-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a jetted bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9 AM: NZD 18 per person
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Jetted bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 35-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 15 per day

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 25 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 25 (one-way), (from 3 to 18 years old)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Clearwater Motor Lodge
Clearwater Motor Lodge Taupo
Clearwater Motor Taupo
Clearwater Hotel Taupo
Clearwater Motor Lodge Motel
Clearwater Motor Lodge Taupo
Clearwater Motor Lodge Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 120 out of 187 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 50 out of 187 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 15 out of 187 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 187 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 187 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The views. The spa pool
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Have stayed here in the past and is starting to b a bit shabby , plastic flowers , carpet starting to lift , have to get in spa to put plug in and step out onto carpet
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice friendly welcome room was excellent and clean
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Family friendly rooms with access to the water. Mineral pool and in room Spa baths.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A very comfortable spacious ,spotless place with great views ,kitchen well supplied ,spa bath amaaazing! breakfast not up to standard of rest of property
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021