The Lake Motel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
63 Mere Road, Taupo, 0330, New Zealand
4.6 out of 5 rating 134 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Lake Motel in Taupo, you'll be near the airport, within a 15-minute drive of Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. This motel is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Waipahihi Botanical Gardens.


Make yourself at home in one of the 6 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include microwaves and electric kettles, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and a picnic area.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. 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 - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Barbary - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Taupo Hot Springs - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Spa Thermal Park - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Taupo Bungy - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Three Mile Bay - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Golf Club Taupo - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Four Mile Bay - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Five Mile Bay - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Huka Falls - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Wairakei International Golf Course - 8 km / 5 mi
Craters of the Moon - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi

The preferred airport for The Lake Motel is Taupo (TUO) - 6.3 km / 3.9 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, debit card, or cash deposit 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 front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:30 PM.

Important Information

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

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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

  • Pet fee: NZD 10 per accommodation, per night
  • 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
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area