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Clearwater Motor Lodge

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Levin, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for one night at the last minute heading home & found the host so lovely. We arrived early for check in & that was no problem, he took us down to our beach level room & made sure we were comfortable while cracking a few jokes about the tides on the lake! Very very friendly, fantastic service... More 

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ashlei: thanks for your time to write the review. we are pleased that you enjoyed staying at our lodge and the facilities. We are looking forward to serve you again in the near future. Warm regards from Lina More 

Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed 1 night on our way back from Auckland. I booked through bookings.com and requested directly with the owners to change our booking to the next night ( as we got held up in Auckland). They generously swapped our booking over and were extremely friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean, spacious and beds were comfy.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jacquie: Thanks for your time to write the review. we are pleased that you had a good time with us. Warm regards lina More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous setting by the lake wit superb views and the host was lovely. Well set up kitchen and the unit was warm. Spa bath which we enjoyed and hot pool which we didn't get a chance to use. I would certainly go back.

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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What a little gem. My wife needed pampering went online & found this place, wow fantastic. Lakefront room with inroom spa & thermal pool at the rear. My wife & I both love the water so when we arrived we sat with our feet in the hot water stream running down the side, then had spa. Next day we were... More 

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Allen: Thanks for your time to write the review. It was our pleasure to meet you and your lovely wife. we are glad that you had lovely and relaxing time at our lodge. we are looking forward to see both of you again in the near future. All best wishes from Lina. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful place to stay. Stunning mountain and lake views. Comfortable clean and spacious units, and well equiped kitchen. Love the indoor spa pool, nice to relax and look out at the view. Always an enjoyable place to stay.

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linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

HI Rose: thanks for your time to write this review for us. we are pleased that you had a wonderful 3 days at our lodge. we are looking forward to see your while you are next time in Taupo. Best wishes from Lina More 

Auckland
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

From the initial booking, through reception to check-out, a great two night stay. Management very friendly and informative. Awesome lakeside room, modern, spacious, well appointed and spotless. Tiny 'gripe' - the ground floor rooms at the front have thermal underfloor that cannot be moderated - wonderful to walk on and room warmth but got too 'close' at night (gusty rain... More 

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Wundabar: thanks for your time to write the review. we are appreciated you enjoyed staying with us and the prime location. we are on the thermal land, so the thermal heating works perfectly for the winter, and summer we have air condition in every room. we are looking forward to see in the near future. regards from Lina More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was an excellent get away. Room was fresh clean. Good not having other customers walking past room and seeing this. Views are the best. Owners were friendly and fresh. Would go stay at Clearwater again. The whole stay was fantastic

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last night enjoyed it soo much the women at checkout was the most welcoming person thank you soo much!! highly recommend and we will be back with our daughter this time my partner loved it also thank you!!

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linashao, Manager at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

HI: thanks for your time to write the review. It was nice to meet both of you. we are glad that you had a good time with us. we are looking forward see you in the near future. regards from Lina More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Awesome people, loved being close to lake on a windy night can hear small waves crashing, loved being able to watch t.v from the spa with bubbles and helped keep the room warm all night as well. Breakfast was what you excepted and when. View was awesome. Fantastic to be able to access lake front through personal gate.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Colleen: we are glad that you enjoyed our facility and location, had a good time staying at our lodge. thanks for you review and looking forward to see you in the near future. All Best wishes from Lina More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Magnificent views. The only thing between this motel and Lake Taupo is a walking track. Modern, clean, quiet, large self-contained room, friendly, obliging staff. Great spot for some chill time especially in the large spa with a view.

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linashao, Owner at Clearwater Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lin: Thanks for your time to write the review. It was my pleasure to meet you. Hope you will have good time in NZ and safe trip back to Australia. Warm Regards from Lina and Ning More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LAKE EDGE TRANQUILITY Clearwater Motor Lodge offers quality accommodation situated right at the waters edge of lake Taupo. All 10 self-contained units provide king beds, in-room spa, kitchen facilities, TV/DVD, balcony or courtyard. 6 Of our Studios with unlimited lake & mountain views.Family units with same facilities, 2 single beds in separate bedroom. On-site Thermal plunge pool & BBQ. Quiet location Free on-site parking. Perfect for romantic couples ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clearwater Motor Lodge

Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $170 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clearwater Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“Ask for view over lake”
 of 5 bubbles Rbreta, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Magnificent views from the front units on both floors”
 of 5 bubbles wundabar, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Relaxing Lake Front with Bubble Spa, and watching T.V. All good”
 of 5 bubbles colleenw265, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Opt for a Lake View Room, it was a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles P5859RKsoniac, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the lake view option.”
 of 5 bubbles 840mels, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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