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Overview of Rainbow Point Motel

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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Rainbow Point Motel

2.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThree Mile Bay5 min walk
    Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens3 min drive
    Popular LocationFour Mile Bay4 min drive
    AirportTaupo (TUO)4 min drive

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  • Exclusive Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsExclusive Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, Ensuite
  • Economy Studio Suite, 1 Double Bed, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsEconomy Studio Suite, 1 Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom, Courtyard Area

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsComfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom, Courtyard Area
  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsLuxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Ensuite

About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, Rainbow Point Motel is in the suburbs and near the airport. 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. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including a ski shuttle.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Three Mile Bay - 5 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Four Mile Bay - 4 min drive
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 4 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTaupo (TUO) - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bistro Lago - 4 min drive
  • The Brantry Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Zest Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Rose on Roberts - 5 min drive
  • Spoon & Paddle - 6 min drive

About this property

Rainbow Point Motel

Suburban motel with free airport shuttle and conference centre
Along with a conference centre, this smoke-free motel has conference space and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a library and express check-out are on-site. All 16 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and patios. LCD TVs, premium bedding and portable fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
Rainbow Point Motel offers 16 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

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

Safety measures

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 extended parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Free return airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 10.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 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

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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 continental breakfast: NZD 10.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children (approximately)

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

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

Airport Motel @ Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
Airport Motel @ Rainbow Point Motel
Airport @ Rainbow Point Taupo
Airport @ Rainbow Point
Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
Rainbow Point Taupo
Rainbow Point Motel Motel
Rainbow Point Motel Taupo
Rainbow Point Motel Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rainbow Point Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rainbow Point Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rainbow Point Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Rainbow Point Motel?
As of 18 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rainbow Point Motel on 17 Feb 2021 start from NZ$110, 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 Rainbow Point Motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Rainbow Point Motel?
Self-parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Rainbow Point Motel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Rainbow Point Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Rainbow Point Motel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Rainbow Point Motel located?
Situated near the airport, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Three Mile Bay and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.
4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 94 out of 257 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 116 out of 257 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 33 out of 257 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 257 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 257 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It was a little dated , but fair the price we paid , had a lot of character about it 😀
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Very friendly manager and staff, quiet and spacious and great location not far from the lake with all the facilities you need. Loved the inexpensive upgrade. Could easily have stayed longer - alas we had to move on.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Calling through
Just an overnighter but very nice, clean and close to the lake.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good location and great communication with the owner who was very helpful and accommodating.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean, great bed, all you need for a Taupō stay.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

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