The Lake Motel

The Lake Motel


63 Mere Road, Taupo, New Zealand

ExcellentBased on 515 reviews


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About The Lake Motel

The Lake Motel is situated in Taupo and offers free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

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To Downtown1.0 mi
Nearest airportTaupo
Distance to airport2.9 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetMobile hotspot device
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+64 7378 4222

Amenities at The Lake Motel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric blankets
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Fold-up bed
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden view
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Kitchenware
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Lowered sink
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24hr front desk
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette
  • Private parking
  • Quiet street view
  • Raised toilet
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Grill
  • Seating area
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Stovetop
  • Bottle of water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Cleaning products
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • DVD player


  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Cycling
  • Streaming service


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Key access

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Reviews for The Lake Motel

GreatBased on 515 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Lovely room and great staff. (in 62 reviews)
  • "Retro style, friendly a d welcoming hosts." (in 55 reviews)
  • Great place Great location. (in 49 reviews)
Cons -
  • Shower was tiny but not a problem (in 14 reviews)
  • we only stayed over night. (in 8 reviews)
  • The double bed was really uncomfortable. (in 7 reviews)

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Where is The Lake Motel

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Lake Taupo11.7 mi

FAQs when booking at The Lake Motel

How close is The Lake Motel to the nearest airport, Taupo Airport?

There are 2.9 mi between the closest airport, Taupo Airport, and The Lake Motel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 05m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Taupo Airport to The Lake Motel?

Getting from Taupo Airport to The Lake Motel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $65/day in Taupo. Luckily, The Lake Motel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Taupo Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is The Lake Motel considered pet-friendly?

Guests are allowed to bring house pets to The Lake Motel during their stay.

What is the The Lake Motel phone number?

For questions about The Lake Motel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +64 7378 4222.

Does The Lake Motel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Lake Motel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Lake Motel?

10:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Lake Motel, Taupo?

Usually The Lake Motel room prices are around $95/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $63/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

Does The Lake Motel have a laundry service?

The Lake Motel does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

How far is The Lake Motel from Owen Delany Park?

The Lake Motel is a walkable distance (2 mi) from Owen Delany Park, Taupo.