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Sails On The Lake

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#4 of 71 Hotels in Taupo
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New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel in an awesome location overlooking the lake. The best part of our trip to New Zealand was meeting the nicest people in the world. The couple that operate this place are awesome and we thank them for their genuine hospitality.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sails is a wonderful place to stay very helpful managers that helped us enjoy our stay we have stayed here a few times and would stay here again if you looking for a great place to stay sails is the place thank you again

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Revisiting NZ after many years away my wife and I find a completely different place but still has all the beauty and magic we recall from all those years past. Prosperity and quality of life are paramount in NZ nowadays but people still remain friendly and down to earth.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location! Very close to Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon. Must see nearby Emerald Terrace with its geothermal activity. Further away but worth the time is Tongariro National Park and its volcanic activity. The Sails On The Lake motel is near numerous, excellent restaurants. The rooms are large and comfortable. The price is very reasonable. The staff is...

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Cartagena District, Colombia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying at Sails Motor Lodge was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand recently. Management staffs, Jason and his wife went out their way to accommodate our group and made us feel welcome. The facility is beautiful and lake front location is top notch. Highly recommended.

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Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked into Sails on the Lake for two nights on our trip around NZ for a month, it was the first place we'd stayed two nights since we arrived. We wish we had the time to stay longer, Sails was extremely clean with a king size bed and a spa bath (not that we used it) and had fantastic...

Thank Fleur L
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent two nights here and enjoyed every minute. Jason and Simone were very helpful and friendly...from start to finish. The suite was spacious and spotless. The bed comfortable and the amenities suited our needs perfectly. Wi-fi and guest laundry at no cost were a nice addition. The lake view and easy access to the centre of town were nice...

Thank Kathio
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Received a warm welcome and a good restaurant recommendation. The suite was very comfortable, clean and the view was amazing. The spa bath was an extra bonus.

Thank Jacquie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation was very clean and well appointed. Added bonus was the spa bath. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They came to sort television as soon as I contacted the reception. The location is good within reasonable walking distance of town centre and overlooking Lake Taupo with all that this offers.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful place to stay, a very comfortable and very inviting.surroundings The property is walking distance to the local cafes, pubs, shopping etc.The hosts are great and make you feel very welcome.

Thank jodierolanding

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sails On The Lake (Sails Lake Taupo) is just across the road from the main beach on Lake Taupo and most of our rooms have spectacular views of the lake and the mountains beyond. We are just a short drive or stroll to the town centre and very close to all Taupo attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails On The Lake

Address: 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: €102 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On The Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Taupo Quality Inn
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Taupo
#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“All rooms Have beautiful lake view. ”
 of 5 bubbles 819howardh, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have balconies but ground level offer easier access.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathio, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some units have lake views”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front on the first floor for the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles christinejK4890PR, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I couldn't fault the rooms, I always look for the best in accommodation and we certainly got that at Sails on the Lake. When we are next in New Zealand we will definitely stop there again.”
 of 5 bubbles rosemarypreater, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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