Karaka Tree Motel

Karaka Tree Motel


216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

GoodBased on 1,369 reviews


Cheapest rate

per night

Wed 10/5
Thu 10/6
...and more

Best Deals for Karaka Tree Motel

Set your travel dates to check availability and prices
Wed 10/5
Thu 10/6
Wed 10/5
Thu 10/6
...and more

About Karaka Tree Motel

Karaka Tree Motel is set on North Island, and provides 4-star facilities, including a mineral bath. It also offers a safe, luggage storage and a lake.

The motel's rooms are comfortable and fe...

Good to Know

To Downtown1.6 mi
Nearest airportTaupo
Distance to airport2.3 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+64 7378 2432

Amenities at Karaka Tree Motel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Spa and wellness center
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hot spring bath
  • Shower chair
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Additional bathroom
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Plunge pool
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Golf


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available

Hotels Similar to Karaka Tree Motel

Reviews for Karaka Tree Motel

OkayBased on 1,369 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Large room with spa fantastic (in 278 reviews)
  • Spa was absolutely amazing (in 267 reviews)
  • Rooms clean loved the spa. (in 267 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was in complete disrepair. (in 135 reviews)
  • Bench cracked - spa looked disgusting. (in 113 reviews)
  • "A bit dated, ranch slider glass was filthy." (in 67 reviews)

Traveler type:
Sort by:
7.0 Good
Cleaners should be sacked! Mouldy corners in shower, dirty toilets and someone’s used towel left in the room. This was all sorted by the receptionist. No offer of apology or refund from management.

Photos of Karaka Tree Motel

Where is Karaka Tree Motel

Most Popular Landmarks

Lake Taupo11.4 mi

FAQs when booking at Karaka Tree Motel

How close is Karaka Tree Motel to the nearest airport, Taupo Airport?

At just 2.3 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Taupo Airport, to Karaka Tree Motel is 0h 04m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Taupo Airport to Karaka Tree Motel?

Getting from Taupo Airport to Karaka Tree Motel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $67/day in Taupo. Luckily, Karaka Tree Motel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Taupo Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

How close is Karaka Tree Motel from the Taupo city center?

Karaka Tree Motel is 0.8 mi away from the center of Richmond Heights, Taupo. Consider visiting Owen Delany Park, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Karaka Tree Motel by various forms of transportation.

What is the Karaka Tree Motel phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Karaka Tree Motel please call +64 7378 2432.

Does Karaka Tree Motel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Karaka Tree Motel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Karaka Tree Motel?

The standard check-out time at Karaka Tree Motel is 10:00 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Karaka Tree Motel, Taupo?

On average, guests have been paying $84 per night to stay at Karaka Tree Motel. Some users have found rooms as low as $73 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

Does Karaka Tree Motel have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Karaka Tree Motel. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.