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    Gables Lakefront Motel

    130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand
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    “hot tub” (87 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    We stopped here for a night at the end of a busy week while travelling further south. Thoroughly enjoyed relaxing in the in unit spa. The rooms were spacious, clean and fresh and the extra touches such as fruit, home baked biscuits and a selection...More

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    Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi jenny G, Thanks for the great review. It was great to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed your room with the awesome views of the lake and the mountains and all the little extras like homemade cookies and fresh fruit....More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    The managers/owners were very friendly, they provide high quality complementary teas and coffees as well as home made cookies, fruit and weekly gossip magazines. The rooms have their own hot pools, every thing is spotless clean and very comfortable. We could see the lake, beach...More

    Thank Michaela H
    Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Michaela H, Thanks for the great review and kind words and detailed feedback. It was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed all our little extras that make the Gables a special place to stay. We try our best...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    Our family enjoyed the stay in Taupo & really appreciated the views, the proximity to great restaurants and the lake, the heaters (it was very cold) and especially the fantastic staff who ensured we had a pleasant stay. Definitely recommend this location.More

    Thank Greg Y
    Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Greg Y, Thanks for the great review and kind words and detailed feedback. It was lovely to meet you all and we are pleased that you enjoyed all our little extras that make the Gables a special place to stay. We try our best...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    What can I say about The Gables in Lake Taupo.......STUNNING.... The welcome from Peter was second to none,the location great,the rooms spotless and spacious even down to the jar of cookies as a welcome gesture. Two of our party had a hot tub. Would I...More

    Thank Catherine H
    Response from TaupoGables, Owner at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 2 August 2017

    Hi Catherine H, Thanks for the great review. It was lovely to meet you all and we really enjoyed your company. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room with the awesome views of the lake and the mountains and all the little extras like...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    We arrived here without a reservation and were lucky enough to get a Lake View unit. Great unit with a nice hot tub out the back and all the utilities one expects. Aaron was relief manager and was very nice, helpful, and supplied us with...More

    Thank EddyBray
    Response from TaupoGables, Manager at Gables Lakefront MotelResponded 2 August 2017

    Hi EddyBray, Thanks for the great review and kind words. It was lovely to meet you both and we really enjoyed your company. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room with the awesome views of the lake and the mountains and all the little...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$123 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • #1 Family Hotel in Taupo
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #3 Business Hotel in Taupo
    • #6 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    desa_plg
    4 October 2016|
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    Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
    We had a ground floor 1 bedroom apartment. It had only 1 bathroom with shower & toilet. Modern & very clean. We also had our own private spa. It was in a walled & roofed room off the bedroom.
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    22 June 2016|
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    Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
    The drive time from Gables Lakefront Motel to Rotorua Airport is approx 1H.15M. With your check-in time for your flight to CHC, this should be indicated on your ticket for the latest that you need to be there and factor in... More
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    sc0rpio12
    12 May 2015|
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    Response from TaupoGables | Property representative |
    Hi scOrpio1, Yes, we have units that have easy access facilities. All of our units have walk in showers and we also have a ramp for wheel chairs if needed. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Peter & Penny
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    "Views from the room looking over the lake."
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    "Some rooms don't have the lake view but all are across the road from the lake"
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    "Any room will do."
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    "do ask for the room with the plunge pool and the rooms in the centre have the best view"
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