Colonial Lodge Motel

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
134 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand
4.3 out of 5 rating 257 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Colonial Lodge Motel, you'll be centrally located in Taupo, steps from Lake Taupo and within a 5-minute drive of Taupo Hot Springs. This 4-star motel is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from Huka Falls and 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 12 guestrooms, featuring private spa tubs and Smart televisions. Kitchens are outfitted with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Satellite 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 rainfall showerheads.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This motel also features ski storage, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.


Continental breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lake Taupo - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Taupo Hot Springs - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Three Mile Bay - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Spa Thermal Park - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Taupo Bungy - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Golf Club Taupo - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Four Mile Bay - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Five Mile Bay - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Huka Falls - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Craters of the Moon - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Wairakei International Golf Course - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi

The preferred airport for Colonial Lodge Motel is Taupo (TUO) - 6.2 km / 3.8 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 or cash deposit may be 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 This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests are required to contact the hotel in advance if arriving outside of normal check-in hours.

Important Information

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

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Alcohol is not served at this property.

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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
  • -Express check-out
  • -Picnic area
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Ski storage
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Reception hall
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking