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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were highly impressed with the presentation of the units and the housekeepers do an amazing job. The managers are very friendly, welcoming and obliging. The location is excellent with great lake and Mountain views and it was very quiet even though we were in a road frontage unit. We highly recommend Sails and have already recommended it to friends...

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so much #Cherrie R for you wonderful review. We couldn't agree more that our housekeepers do an amazing job, they are a crucial part of our team. We really appreciate you recommending Sails on the Lake to your friends and we look forward to your next stay !

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had a lovely stay. Everything was perfect.There was ample carpark and the views were to die for. The location is very central and there are a lot of nice restaurants and bars within walking distance.

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Thank you #P D for taking the time to review your stay at Sails, we would have to agree that the views of the lake and mountains we get are pretty spectecular ! Jason and I are happy to hear that you found everything to be perfect during your stay and hope to see you again one day.

Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stayed for two weeks last year and it was so good I had to book in as part of our Christmas break for a few days which was so lovely and relaxing that a few days felt like a week or two in the best possible way. Within an hour of leaving we knew we had to book to go...

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Jason-SimoneP, Manager at Sails On The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your glowing review maur_gav, it made my day ! Jason and I look forward to see all again in a few months time :)

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Proprietors Jason & Simone are just great. We had a very comfortable stay, rooms very clean and warm with kitchenette and balcony with fantastic views. There is free internet and parking is not an issue. If staying on the upper level, be mindful (no lifts or ramp) so need to carry your trolley case up stairs. Laundry facilities onsite which...

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Thank you #marina_ngan for taking the time to review your stay at Sails, we are pleased you enjoyed the fabulous views and the comfort of your room. Jason and I are more than happy to help anyone up the stairs with their luggage so that shouldn't be a problem for anyone. We hope to see you again on your next...

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We enjoyed 2 nights at this property. It was lovely and clean and Simone couldn't do enough to make sure we were comfortable. The unit was very well equipped with cooking utensils and there is a small laundry for guest use. The property is on a busy road but the rooms are soundproof, the bedroom was at the back of...

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It is always wonderful to hear when people have a great stay with us at Sails, thank you so much #dreamz2travel for your review as your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stay last night. The owners are super friendly and helpful. The room and views are stunning. Clean, and tidy. The bath spa was an added bonus just what was needed after a week in a campervan! Couldn't recommend this place enough.

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I can only imagine how good it would feel #Lucy B to have a nice spa bath and a full sized bed after a week in a campervan ! Jason and I are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us at Sails and thank you for your recommendation .

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Our family of four enjoyed the quiet, clean and comfortable room with all the luxuries of home. Staff was very friendly and helpful recommending sights and restaurants in the area. My favorite part was you crossed the street and your toes were digging in the sand. Location was perfect within walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Would highly reccomend Sails...

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Thank you #Lea F, Jason and I are stoked you and your family enjoyed your stay at Sails, having the swimming beach right across the road from us is wonderful, there is nothing like digging your toes in the sand and having a nice refreshing dip in the lake.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A friendly and helpful receptionist greeted us on arrival. She couldn't have been more helpful and made us feel very welcome. A lovely room with a beautiful view overlooking Lake Taupo. Everything was very clean with attention to detail. We look forward to a return visit.

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Jason and I look forward to your return #gwenda2017, thank you for reviewing your stay at Sails.

Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was a nice stay, we got one of the ground floor rooms because this time of year it's fairly full, It served its purpose and had a comfy bed. Good stay for what we wanted, very good curtains aswell.

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Thank you very much #Ted D for sharing your experience at Sails, we really appreciate your feedback

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Super clean place in a great location by the lake. Proper coffee and milk provided, with a kitchenette which was really useful. Very friendly and helpful owners and a beautiful view. I could not have asked for more.

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Jason and I would like to thank you #katiemaecrawford for taking the time to review your stay with us at Sails. We appreciate your feedback because it lets us know if we are on the right track or if we need to change things where possible. We are pleased you enjoyed your coffee :)

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sails On The Lake (Sails Lake Taupo) is just across the road from the main beach on Lake Taupo and most of our rooms have spectacular views of the lake and the mountains beyond. We are just a short drive or stroll to the town centre and very close to all Taupo attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails On The Lake

Address: 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly BEST WESTERN Sails)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM511 - RM1,271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On The Lake 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
Taupo Quality Inn
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#23 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“All rooms have great views but 1st floor is best ”
 of 5 bubbles 514melvyng, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a front-facing room - watching the sun set over the lake from the balcony is an experience not to be missed!”
 of 5 bubbles peatyjackson, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upper floor at the back is quieter, with a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles OB-Traveller, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Amazing views from our room made our stay very special.”
 of 5 bubbles maree339, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floors for views. At the back for no noise but the front ones are great for people watching!”
 of 5 bubbles 186bridgetj, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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