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Utopian Motel Taupo

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the worst wifi connection, where as the room was not even cleaned found used towels and few rubbishes from previous guests. had a shared bathroom which was attached to my room but the doors were not able to be locked from inside. the milk provided was expired. And yes! don't get fooled by the photos in the website.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A budget hotel? Yes. Did I expect the Hilton? No. But I did expect a little bit more for $120 a night. The gentlemen on reception was having a very unfortunate day by the looks of it. "Leak in two rooms meaning no hot water with a plumber on the way". Understandable but when the issue was supposedly fixed I...

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1Thank AlexToursAlot
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start with this shambles of an establishment. It hurt me to even give it 1 star. Firstly upon arrival we walk into an absolutely filthy reception area, what an introduction to your stay (see photos). Next we walk into the room (to which the door was strangely open) and wow. I've never stayed in such a shoddy room....

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1Thank Lyle S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

So don't be fooled by the photos on the website because I can tell you they are too very different things, the room we had was absolutely disgusting the pillows were stained and wrinkled the sheets also had stains on them too. There was writing on the floor in the bathroom a lot of mould around the shower, there were...

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2Thank Ngahuia S
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We booked this hotel in August 2016 for a busy weekend in Taupo in February 2017. On the day we arrived (having received confirmation by email the day prior) we were advised that our booking had been cancelled!!! There were no other beds available in all of Taupo because of the Summer Concert (why we had booked so many months...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stayed here last year during their transformation from back packers to motel and gave them what I thought was a favourable honest review during the process ( see jan 2016) This year booked again and did it in july 2016. For a double with ensuite When we arrived our booking had gone ! I showed the printed Email confirming our...

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Thank Wal W
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here when in Taupo for summertime concert. Easy walk to the venue and the domain is the only thing this place has going for it. Bed had bad roll together, walls are paper thin and will never willingly do shared ensuite again. It feels like back packer quality but is marketed as a motel. And what happened to Sky...

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Thank NZ1969
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Filthy place, no tea towels to dry dishes, no dishwasher liquid to be seen. Broken and dirty blinds, cobwebs in all the windows. Windows that don't shut....No top sheet in the bed and stains on the duvet (yuck!) I didn't read the reviews till after....believe what they say!! Replies to reviews from owner seen arrogant and they don't care for...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tarpoline on the receptions roof, our room looked nothing like the photos, holes in walls, very tiny, thin walls and was dirty. Wouldn't let my worst enemy stay here, recommend going somewhere else and paying more!!

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We emailed two weeks before our stay to say we would arrive at 9pm on the day of our stay they emailed back to say it would cost $60 - by this time it was too late to cancel. The room was reasonably clean but the bathroom was pretty horrific - hole in the door dirty toilet, floor and shower....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Utopian Motel Taupo

Address: 76 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly Astro Accommodation Taupo - Motel & Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM142 - RM798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Utopian Motel Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“don't even think of this motel”
, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They have a selection of different room make ups BUT as written, I booked 6mth in advance and it means nothing.”
WalW, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“don't stay here a campground would be better”
amybA8487RA, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“somewhere else”
chizzy98, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay that little bit extra and stay somewhere more hygienic”
876cassiew, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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