Clearwater Motor Lodge

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
229 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Clearwater Motor Lodge in Taupo, you'll be on the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. This 4-star motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Taupo Hot Springs and 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Waipahihi Botanical Gardens.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 10 guestrooms, featuring private spa tubs and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Kitchens are outfitted with refrigerators and microwaves. Digital programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.


Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and bicycles to rent. This Mediterranean motel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.


Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lake Taupo - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Taupo Hot Springs - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Barbary - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Taupo Bungy - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Spa Thermal Park - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Golf Club Taupo - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Huka Falls - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Wairakei International Golf Course - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Craters of the Moon - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Prawn Farm - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Aratiatia Rapids - 16.3 km / 10.2 mi

The preferred airport for Clearwater Motor Lodge is Taupo (TUO) - 8.7 km / 5.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

National Rating
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 15 per person (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 12.0 per day

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Total number of rooms - 10
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Picnic area