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Birchlands Motel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even before we arrived I was impressed by the manager's helpful and friendly attitude. The situation is very handy just a block from the foreshore. It is relatively quiet for the centre of Taupo as there is a cricket ground opposite. The decor was a pleasant surprise being above the standard one would expect for this price and the place...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sissy, the landlady, extended us a very warm welcome to a spotlessly clean and very well equipped apartment. We ate in making use of the hob, over a full sized oven, and the microwave and ate our meal on the private patio area at the rear of the property. The location was very quite with the Lake being just across...

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Thank Pepster56
London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend this motel. Great location, awesome value for money, very clean, well equipped kitchen, friendly staff and lovely interior. Reception offered complementary towels for our visit to the hot pools

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Thank Eva B
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place. Only 5 units so the service is very personal. We had to book months in advance due to there being several events in town this weekend. The booking was quick and simple, they even followed up with us closer to the day. We were welcomed by the very friendly manager (Sici) and she showed us to...

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Thank Mobearnz
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent service, spotlessly clean, and in a great, quiet location. The manager (Sisi) is very friendly and accommodating. We stayed in a 1 bedroom unit and it had all amenities and very comfortable beds. I would definitely recommend this motel and would happily stay there again.

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Just great. Friendly and value for money. STAY STAY STAY Ignore look of outside. Rooms are fantastic and service is great. Amazing place!!!!!!!!!!!@@!!! amazing value. Easy check in pleasant owner great furnishings

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Thank nancybM7845MJ
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I'm so glad I chose this motel! My wife and I enjoyed a clean, well-organized, simple, and comfortable motel until. We were delighted with the comfortable bed and the heat pump. The manageress is such a friendly and helpful person, too. It's been great value for money and I'd recommend it to anybody.

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Thank David C
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Don't let view from the front of the model misled your judgement. Might look old from the outside but in the inside, the motel looks newly refurbished. It is also very equipped, comes with full cooking amenities that includes an oven and water dispenser. Bathroom has very comforting and relaxing shower. The free wifi provided, the best that I had...

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Thank nick1906
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Not only was the manager one of the most helpful, informative, friendly and genuine that I'd come across, the room, beds, kitchen, bathroom and WIFI was fantastic! I would highly recommend staying here. Great value for money. It's also quiet, clean, and laundry can be privately done at a price. I wish all motels and managers were a replica.

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Thank Hayley O
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I were satisfied with our stay. The location was great. Very close to everything - lake, shops, restaurants, town and to the tourist spots. Very quiet and comfortable. Everything we needed (and not needed) is there. On top of these, Sisi was the awesome. Will stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable & affordable accommodation in Taupo. A choice of Studio, One or Two bedroom units all with SKY TV Guest Select 50+ Channels, fully equipped kitchens with filtered water, heat pump and private rear patio areas. Each unit has its own off street car park and we have off street parking available for your boat / trailer by arrangement. WiFi - FREE Unlimited WiFi available when booked directly with us. 500MB limit per day applies to bookings through other online booking agencies or travel agents. Pets are also welcome by arrangement (We have 1 Pet Friendly Unit). Please contact Motel for further information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birchlands Motel

Address: 120 Roberts Street | Corner of Kaimanawa & Roberts, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM352 - RM569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Birchlands Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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