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    Clearwater Motor Lodge

    229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “spa bath” (25 reviews)
    “lake taupo” (29 reviews)
    “huge jacuzzi” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights in a studio room on the upper floor. Easy access with our luggage. Beautiful views of lake taupo and you can see ducks and swans from your room. Fully equipped kitchen so you can cook meals. Very clean on...More

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    Response from linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Good morning, Thanks for your time to write the great review for us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room with your private hot pool and awesome views. We wish you all best and hope to see you again when you next time in...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had 3 nights in an upstairs room with balcony overlooking the beautiful Lake Taupo. Our room had a large spa bath, adequate kitchen and bathroom. Location is great - a short drive back to the city centre if shopping or restaurants are needed. The...More

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    Response from linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Baligirl2015, Thanks for your time to write the great review for us. It was lovely to meet you and we are pleased that you enjoyed our location and facilities. We try our best here and it is very nice to be appreciated. All the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had a fabulous stay at the Clearwater motel very friendly staff and very helpful and obliging. The motel was very clean and tidy good decor and the shower was amazing as was the spa. Definitely would come backMore

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    Response from linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good morning Cleen59, Thank you for taking time to write the review for us. We gladed that you enjoyed your staying at our lodge. And I am very please t0 hear that our staff made you stay pleasant. We are looking forward to see you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I love being on the lake edge... Great views of lake and mountains. Clean and well appointed rooms (with spa bath). Close proximity to all amenities. Good value. Hot pool. I have stayed here several times and haven't been disappointed.More

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    Response from linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Petestour, Thanks for your time to write the great review and feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the room and facilities. Thanks for staying with us. I am looking forward to see you again while you are in Taupo next time. All best...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Beautiful clean and spacious room wonderful power shower. Loved it so much stayed for an extra night yes it is more expensive than some and it away from town but it is personal choice what you want. Would return without doubt if back in New...More

    Thank ladyb7566
    Response from linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    HI Ladyb7566: Thank you for the review. we glad that you enjoyed your staying with us, particularly the view we have from the rooms. looking forward to see you again. regards lina

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • #15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • Clearwater Hotel Taupo
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    "Upstairs rooms overlooking the lake provide the best views and better privacy/security."
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    "Rooms on the ground floor come with nice gardens."
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    "Lake and mountain view room, no question. Mine was room 4"
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