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Sails On The Lake

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our studio room was everything we had hoped for with the convenience of a kitchenette in the living area plus a balcony overlooking the water. Everyone was so friendly here and went the extra mile to make sure our stay was enjoyable. It took us about 20 minutes to walk along the beautiful lakeside to the township and a choice...

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

James, Amy and I found our accommodation at Sails on the Lake very much to our satisfaction. We thoroughly recommend Sails. Jason was very friendly and happy to chat to us. Simone gave us a very welcoming smile when we walked into reception, making us feel very welcome after our long trip. Simone was also very helpful when Amy was...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sails on the lake review We have traveled to Taupo from Auckland and have stayed at 3 hotels on the way, we were very excited to stay at Sails on the lake as we thought it was the best one we booked. Check In - When we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly lady at the front desk,...

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Hello, I am the very friendly lady who checked you in and I recall your stay with us very well. Firstly you arrived for check in extremely early on the 28th when our current guests were hardly out of their rooms, and returned again one and a half hours later still far too early so your room was still not...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Sails for two nights. The facilities were clean and spotless. The beds slept well and the location was fabulous. Great view of the lake!! We walked downtown to shop, visit restaurants and see the Taupo Museum. Taupo Museum and the adjoining rose garden were worth a visit! Would definitely stay here again!!

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us #citycat60640, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the clean facilities, our house-keeping team works extremely hard at keeping a high standard, the views and everything Taupo has to offer. Thank you for staying with us !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the location and the fact that every unit overlooked Lake Taupo. Our group had several units during our stay with varying amenities, Mine had a Jacuzzi tub which was welcome after a long day of traveling. The owners were very nice and gave us some recommendations of things to do in the area. I've been to Taupo a...

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Rutherford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sails was in a perfect location directly on the lake. The facilities have been recently renovated and were spotless. The hosting team of Jason and Simone were terrific, providing lots of good information in a professional manner. It was the perfect vacation spot in the beautiful town of Taupo.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, great views and only a short 2 minute drive to the main street. Beach access directly opposite. Abundance of cafe's and restaurants also close by. Walk to town....probably only 10 to 15 minutes max. I did notice a worn hole in the carpet, not large but noticeable none the less....pity really as all other fixtures and fittings were...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were met at Sails on the Lake by a very friendly couple and made to feel very welcome. The apartment was very clean and comfortable and had a very good outlook over the lake. We could not asked for any more.

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Highcliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a brilliant place to stay. We were there 8 nights in an extremely comfortable rooms with amazing fronto on views of the lake. The room has a well equipped kitchen, a great comfortable king size bed. Bathroom excellent with a large powerful shower. Fresh towels every day, coffee , tea and biscuits replenished dairy. More like a 5 star...

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Paraparaumu
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Motel Managers were very friendly and obliging. The rooms very clean and comfortable. It was wonderful to have lakeside views sitting on the balcony. We look forward to staying at Sails on the Lake when next in Taupo.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €103 - €255 (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
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#7 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
“Upgrade to lake view if you can”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR513, 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
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