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Karaka Tree Motel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
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Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Karaka Tree Motel

Karaka Tree Motel

3.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, TAUPO

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Taupo4 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens11 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs15 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)6 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

Karaka Tree Motel is located in Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs and Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Bungy. Spa Thermal Park and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo - 4 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 11 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 15 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 3 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bistro Lago - 14 min walk
  • Zest Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Rose on Roberts - 3 min drive
  • Spoon & Paddle - 3 min drive
  • Dixie Browns - 4 min drive

About this property

Karaka Tree Motel

3.5-star Taupo motel in Waipahihi with free parking
A spa tub, WiFi in public areas and free newspapers are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 24 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls and hairdryers.
Karaka Tree Motel offers 24 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a spa tub.

Children aged under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or hot tub without adult supervision.

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
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
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Free local calls
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

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
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and JCB International; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or hot tub without adult supervision

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

Karaka Motel
Karaka Tree Motel Motel
Karaka Tree Motel
Karaka Tree Motel Taupo
Karaka Tree Taupo
Karaka Tree Hotel Taupo
Karaka Tree Motel Taupo
Karaka Tree Motel Motel Taupo

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Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 109 out of 373 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 145 out of 373 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 76 out of 373 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 36 out of 373 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 373 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.4/5

Amenities

3.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lake across the road, easy access to town, mineral pool to soak in.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Spa was great, soap dispenser should be checked and does need a bit of TLC
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The mineral pool is great but you can't get into the shower if you are on crutches and the whole place is a bit threadbear
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our ferry was delayed so wasnt going to make it back to Taupo in time to check in by 8pm. Rang reception to let them know and they had our room ready with the heater on for us when we got there at 9.30pm. We were really impressed.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Clean motel with helpful, friendly staff. Room was quite dated though and the heating/ventilation could do with upgrading.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021