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Featured Motels in Taupo

Sails On The Lake
3.5 out of 5
138 Lake Terrace, Taupo
The price is NZ$180 per night from 25 Feb. to 26 Feb.

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp, Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Bungy is ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (458 reviews)

"This is a very well located property close to shops and good restaurants. Lovely views of the Lake and a very comfortable suite. Great bed and everything one would need."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2021

Sails On The Lake
Ascot Motor Inn Taupo
4.5 out of 5
70 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$101 per night from 14 Mar. to 15 Mar.

Situated in Taupo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

4.5/5Wonderful! (458 reviews)

"Nice motel close enough to walk to town and the lake. You get what you pay for."…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb. 2021

Ascot Motor Inn Taupo
Beechtree Motel
4.5 out of 5
56 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
The price is NZ$150 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

This family-friendly Taupo motel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (406 reviews)

"Lovely place to stay, rooms are clean and tidy. Very modern interior, 10/15 minute walk to city centre. Close to Sunday markets and across the road from delicious eatery the brantry. Would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2021

Beechtree Motel
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Baycourt Lakefront Motel
3.5 out of 5
104 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$101 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated in Taupo, this beach motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Taupo, Taupo Bungy and Taupo Hot Springs. Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (325 reviews)

"Location is great. Check in was super easy and they even gave us the same room we had last time. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2021

Baycourt Lakefront Motel
Chantillys Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
112 Tamamutu Street, Taupo
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Situated in Taupo, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (388 reviews)

"very clean & comfortable with a nice deck out the front to sit and lookout over the lake."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

Chantillys Motor Lodge
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
219 Lake Terrace, Taupo
The price is NZ$215 per night from 25 Feb. to 26 Feb.

With direct access to the beach, this Taupo motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Waipahihi Botanical Gardens, Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Marina and Boat ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (746 reviews)

"Lovely set up & both pools are awesome. Very quiet location."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2021

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
Alpine Lake Motor Lodge
4 out of 5
141 Heu Heu Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$127 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2 mi (3.2 km) ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (582 reviews)

"Lovely clean units. Modern decor. Lovely court yard"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2021

Alpine Lake Motor Lodge
Bella Vista Motel Taupo
4 out of 5
145 Heu Heu Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$114 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Taupo and Taupo Bungy. Taupo Hot Springs and Huka Falls are also within 6 mi (10 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (423 reviews)

"We had a very pleasant arrival and was great to enter a well presented clean/tidy room. On departure we were greeted with smiling faces for a little chat. Well done you guys."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2021

Bella Vista Motel Taupo
Cascades Lakefront Motel
4 out of 5
303 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$140 per night from 25 Feb. to 26 Feb.

Located in Taupo, this beachfront motel is on the boardwalk and within 3 mi (5 km) of Taupo Hot Springs and Taupo Bungy. Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (404 reviews)

"Right on the lake with awesome views and lots of space in the unit. Perfect for up to 6 people. Great to have space to sit outside and bbq or just admire the view."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Cascades Lakefront Motel
Barrington Motel
3 out of 5
135 Heuheu Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$115 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (112 reviews)

"Nice and central. Very clean and tidy. Host very welcoming and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2020

Barrington Motel
The Cove Taupo
3.5 out of 5
213 Lake Terrace, Taupo
The price is NZ$135 per night from 25 Feb. to 26 Feb.

Situated in Taupo, this beach motel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Lake Taupo, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and Taupo Bungy. Huka Falls and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (276 reviews)

"Everything was perfect! We enjoyed our short stay & we would stay again. I would also recommend to others."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2021

The Cove Taupo
Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
3.5 out of 5
76-80 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$154 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Situated on a lake, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Taupo and Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp. Taupo Bungy and Taupo Hot Springs are also within 3 mi (5 ...

4/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Twin Peaks clean and tidy rooms. Great view of Lake Taupo. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2021

Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
Le Chalet Suisse Motel Apartments
4 out of 5
3 Titiraupenga Street, Taupo, Waikato
The price is NZ$148 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in the heart of Taupo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) ...

4.2/5Very Good! (309 reviews)

"It was clean and tidy. The double blinds (one was a bit worn&tired looking) were useful a sun and blackout blind. The heat pump was welcome given the heat outside. Proximity to the town centre was excellent, walking distance. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

Le Chalet Suisse Motel Apartments
Oasis Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
241 Lake Terrace, Taupo
The price is NZ$153 per night from 25 Feb. to 26 Feb.

Nestled on the beach, this Taupo motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Waipahihi Botanical Gardens, Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (724 reviews)

"Older motel but clean and tidy. Very helpful lady at check in. Great pool."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Oasis Beach Resort
Lake Taupo Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$177 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2.2 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"Our stay was excellent. Clean and comfortable and welcoming and the staff where awesome. Kind polite and easy. Great stay."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2021

Lake Taupo Motor Inn
Acapulco Motor Inn
4 out of 5
19 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
The price is NZ$116 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in the heart of Taupo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2 mi (3.3 km) ...

4.3/5Excellent! (978 reviews)

"Spacious room with adequate facilities. Comfortable bed and handy to town."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2021

Acapulco Motor Inn
Silver Fern Lodge
2.5 out of 5
118 Tamamutu Street, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$86 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Taupo, Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and Taupo Bungy. Taupo Hot Springs and Huka Falls are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (311 reviews)

"We stay a single night and the room served our purpose."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2021

Silver Fern Lodge
Mountain View Motel, Taupo
3 out of 5
12 Fletcher Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$105 per night from 27 Feb. to 28 Feb.

Situated in Taupo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.

3.9/5Good! (104 reviews)

"No frills accommodation, clean and comfortable. Central location. Room and linen were clean and beds firm but comfortable. Good value for money. Room doesn't have a separate sink for the kitchenette which means the bathroom sink is the only option for washing dishes, but that was ok as we stayed ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2020

Mountain View Motel, Taupo
Courtney Motel
3.5 out of 5
15 Tui Street, Taupo
The price is NZ$119 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

This family-friendly Taupo motel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and Lake Taupo. Taupo Hot Springs ...

4.2/5Excellent! (210 reviews)

"Nice room but dated bathroom and toilet area. Great service from staff when I left an item behind. It was promptly mailed to me."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2021

Courtney Motel
The Lake Motel
3.5 out of 5
63 Mere Road, Taupo
The price is NZ$145 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Lake Taupo and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Taupo Hot Springs. Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo i-SITE ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (153 reviews)

"Met my needs for an overnight travel stop. A key drop box for early departure would have been good"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan. 2021

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Other property types in Taupo

Hilton Lake Taupo

Hilton Lake Taupo

5 out of 5
80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
The price is NZ$176 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
4.3/5Excellent! (970 reviews)

"nice place - but accommodation blocks had very awkward access for cleaners and those who did room service. A couple of other things surprised me - no bottled water provided in my room - for such a quality place this was disappointing . also, a dinner tray was left uncollected outside my door all ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2021

Hilton Lake Taupo
Quest Taupo Serviced Apartments

Quest Taupo Serviced Apartments

3.5 out of 5
51-61 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo, Waikato
The price is NZ$123 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
4.2/5Excellent! (472 reviews)

"quiet, spacious room, clean, close to town centre"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan. 2021

Quest Taupo Serviced Apartments
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

5 out of 5
76 Napier-Taupo Road, SH 5, Taupo
The price is NZ$90 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
4.4/5Excellent! (903 reviews)

"Loved the pools however didnt like half was under construction. And had to pay if you staying at the holiday park!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2021

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Taupo?
When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Taupo. Top sights include Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs.
What is a motel?
At most motels, you’ll often find free parking and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room directly from the car park. In the US, motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s with the popularity of car travel and road trip holidays, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Taupo?
Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Enjoy access to the restaurant, bar and free WiFi. Beechtree Motel: Free WiFi, free parking and a computer station are available during your stay. You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Alpine Lake Motor Lodge: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Sails On The Lake: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Free WiFi, free parking and laundry facilities are available during your stay. Acapulco Motor Inn: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Enjoy access to the free WiFi, fitness centre and hot tub.
How many motels can I expect to find in Taupo?
Choose from 47 low-priced motels in Taupo.
What can I do in Taupo?
While you’re sightseeing in this family-friendly area, explore the relaxing spas and enjoy the scenic lakeside. People visiting Taupo like its waterfalls and hot springs. Must-see local attractions include Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Craters of the Moon, Three Mile Bay and Four Mile Bay. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Taupo Bungy, Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Spa Thermal Park.
What's the seasonal weather like in Taupo?
Weather can make or break a road trip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Taupo to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 7°C. Average annual precipitation for Taupo is 1046 inches.
What are my options for getting around Taupo while staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Taupo to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Taupo (TUO), which is located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) away from the city centre. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.

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