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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great reception when we arrived, room was spacious, clean, good facilities and great wifi connection, a comfortable bed and the motel is close to the lake and all the bars and restaurants, this was a good choice of motel for us.

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Thank TonyMar45
RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi TonyMar45 That is a fantastic review. Thank you for taking time out of your holiday to write that. 3 months into owning PRINCE it is heartwarming to know that how we meet and greet our guests is welcoming and helpful, and that the accommodation itself is seen as spacious, clean, and comfortable with good beds - as this business...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hi there we stayed for weekend at Prince Motor Lodge with our dog. They gave us a brilliant room loads of space for the pooch and us. The hospitality of Ron and his staff was fantastic. They even gave us parking for both cars and the boat. Highly recommend this property to all, there is few properties who allow pets...

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Susie Having written this review so quickly means that we do remember you, and a really encouraging review it is too. Thank you so much for that. We are finding that out two pet friendly rooms are very popular, as is the big double car park we have for those with race cars / boats / or larger trailers....

Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived in Taupo about 8 pm with no booking for accommodation on a Friday night.Driving along lake front all we saw were "No Vacancy" signs.Went down Roberts Street saw the Prince with a vacancy sign and were very fortunate to grab the last room.A very comfortable,clean 1 bedroom room with queen bed,good bathroom,tea and coffee making facilities and at...

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mark and Karen Thank you for very kindly taking the time to let others know we treated you fairly you price wise, that your apartment was clean and comfortable, came with a good bathroom plus all of the amenities you needed. We also appreciate your mentioning that you 'really' enjoyed your meal at the restaurant. Thank you. Our size...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was travelling with my two boys (2-1) I booked about an hour or two before arriving on a travelling site. It was super easy to find and located just a stone throw away from food outlets. The room was huge we booked the family suite which had an extra room was great for the kids. They loved having a...

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi jah 1234 WOW, what a truly fantastic review. Thank you for letting us - and others - know that you appreciated the welcome you received, and that everything worked so well for you in the apartment - we also remember you saying that someone had opened the bath salts a little early :-). We are very lucky having such...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at Prince Motor Lodge. The room was lovely and the bed was super comfy. Its in a handy location to town which was maybe you 5 minute walk. Would highly recommend Prince Motor Lodge and we will definitely be back.

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rachel We really appreciate you kindly taking the time to make PRINCE your first review on TA - and a great review it is too. Thank you for that. We wish you all the very best for 2017, and look forward to seeing you again soon. With our very kind regards, Mairi, Ron, and Rachel

Surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean and tidy motel in great location, close to lake and town. Very helpful staff, facilitated early check-in so we could prep for a family function. Motel is not new, but is well maintained with modern decor.

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi HippieCats We remember you well, and it was our pleasure to help you with an early check-in. Looking forward to seeing you again, when you come back through - on the bikes perhaps? We closing wishing you all the very best to you and yours for 2017. With our best regards, Mairi, Ron, and Rachel

new zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to escape the craziness of holiday time in taupo, the prince motor lodge is great. The comfortable beds the free WIFI, the pleasant and efficient staff ( the male staff member even stood on the road to direct us in when we got caught up in the traffic). The added bonus of a spacious unit providing everything...

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Guys Thank you for taking the time to let others know that you were happy and comfortable for your stay with us - even though we took a moment or two to find :-) (it was nice for me to be able stand out in the sun for a couple of minutes). Glad you took full advantage of our...

Kaitaia, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is very easy to locate and has a Thai restaurant attached. We ordered takeaways and our front door was about 10 steps from the restaurant. Lovely large unit and TVs in lounge and bedroom. Easy walking distance to town, all flat terrain.

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jill Thank you for taking the time to let others know that yours was a 5 Star experience at PRINCE. It is great to know that our customer service, facilities, and location make people happy to give us great reviews. Thank you. We close wishing you all the very best for 2017. Kind regards, Mairi, Ron, and Rachel

Greytown, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean, quiet and comfortable Motel. Great situation with easy walk into town and Restaurants. Friendly owners who were able to recommend somewhere good to eat. ( Lotus Thai) would recommend this Motel.

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi racalvert Lovely to hear from you and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us late last year. Yes, we do have a great team at PRINCE, with cleanliness and friendliness always being top of mind, and as you mention our location is close to the town centre, and down to the Lake. We hope you had a...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prince motor lodge is situated in a handy location - a couple of minutes walk from the lake front and a couple of minutes walk to the centre of town. We hired a one bedroom unit with two kids in the bedroom and a queen bed in the living room. We asked to have the single beds moved to the...

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RonPH1, Owner at Prince Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Traveldude 555 Thank you for your review; we appreciate your letting others know just how very close we are to the town centre and the lake, and that we can provide accommodation suitable for a couple with 2 children. Thank you also for your one-night stay. When you know that you require a specific bed configuration for your family,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated alongside the heart of Taupo township with an on-site Restaurant and Conference Room, PRINCE motor lodge offers 32 fully appointed units only a two minute stroll to both the town centre shops and restaurants, and the shores of Lake Taupo. PRINCE has 32 generous ground floor units including Spa Bath Suites, all being serviced daily. With Free, Unlimited, Fibre based WiFi, new 42" Netflix enabled TV's with SKY, King, Queen, and Single sized beds. This all helps to create the ideal location for your next holiday, corporate stop over or conference. We provide a choice of Studio's or 1 Bedroom Suites... or why not enjoy one of the 1 Bedrooms with a Spa Bath and a separate shower? Owner Operators, Ron and Mairi Hunter look forward to welcoming you to PRINCE, "We look to provide all our guests with clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation" from where you can enjoy the wonders of the Central North Island, the stunning Geo-thermal valleys, and "Great Lake Taupo" itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince Motor Lodge

Address: Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets | 100 Roberts Street Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $130 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prince Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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#8 Business Hotel in Taupo
#13 Family Hotel in Taupo
#22 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“All rooms look pretty good”
 of 5 bubbles TonyMar45, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms on ground floor,definitely try the Thai Restaurant...authentic Thai food”
 of 5 bubbles markkaren2016, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room was at back of courtyard and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles racalvert, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This motel is on one level, although some of the units are up a couple of stairs, where as the others are flat.”
 of 5 bubbles onetreept, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the side away from the road are quieter. Good parking for each unit.”
 of 5 bubbles rodneyb298, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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