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Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
43-inch TV with satellite channels
Fridge, microwave, hob, dishwasher

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
323 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationTaupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre3 min drive
Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens3 min drive
Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs3 min drive
AirportTaupo (TUO)7 min drive

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About this area


Located in Taupo, Gables Lakefront Motel is on a lake. Taupo Hot Springs is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Bungy are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 3 min drive
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTaupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

About this property

Gables Lakefront Motel

4-star motel near the beach
This motel features laundry facilities, a garden and a picnic area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 15 rooms provide conveniences such as living rooms and fridges, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find furnished balconies, microwaves and hobs.
Gables Lakefront Motel offers 15 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms and includes desks. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Additionally, rooms include fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self parking

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Separate living room


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 43-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area



Check-in between 2 PM and 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night

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.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

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, debit card or cash deposit 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and on-site parking
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo
Gables Lakefront Motel
Gables Lakefront Taupo
Gables Lakefront
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Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo
Gables Lakefront Motel Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Gables Lakefront Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Gables Lakefront Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Gables Lakefront Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Gables Lakefront Motel?
As of 20 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Gables Lakefront Motel on 23 Sep 2020 start from NZ$173, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Gables Lakefront Motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Gables Lakefront Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Gables Lakefront Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Gables Lakefront Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Gables Lakefront Motel located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Taupo motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away.
323 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Very clean and tidy, good kitchen with stove top and microwave. Awesome ready to use hot pool in own little room in unit, no waiting to fill up, ready to jump in. Great Lake views. Would definitely stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Amazing place.Pity there was no spa pool as stated
Beautiful location, very clean and staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The only drawback was online i booked a room with a spa pool to arrive and find it was only a whirlpool. No bubbles no jets just hot water slowly moving around. This was very disappointing due to the very high cost. Overall though an excellent place to stay and i will highly recommend it...
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Perfect Taupo stay
Very well appointed and great location.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Great location. Shower was a little odd as water went everywhere but still fine - shower pressure was great
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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We got a very friendly welcome, and the room was very clean and tidy
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020