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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed again for one night on our trip north. The new managers are very nice. The view of the lake from our room was fantastic. Intend to stay there on our way south. Rooms are very clean. Excellent location for a walk along the lake side.

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

Hi Tony and Lynnda: thanks for your time to write the review for us. It was nice to meet both of you. hope you have a wonderful holiday and see you next week! Regards from Lina and Ning

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Drove down from Rotorua today, checked in expecting a view but not "the view"!! Wow!! It's at the quieter end of the main strip but great facilities if you want to stay in or a short walk into town (along the beach or footpath). We opted to pay a little more so we could have a Lakeview room and it's...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a wonderful stay in a fantastic lakefront room with very friendly hosts, but unfortunately the air conditioning was not enough to conteract the underfloor natural heating. We would suggest the owners upgraded the airconditioning. Other wise a nice place to stay

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Nice and clean rooms, direct at the water with nice view and also a nice walkway alone the lake. We enjoyed the stay. Would recommend the lake view room. It was beautiful sitting outside with a glass of wine and enjoy the nice sun set.

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

HI Jurg: thanks for your time to write the review. we are glad that you had a good time with us. Indeed, it is the beautiful spot to watching the sun set. we are hoping to see you in the near future. Warm Regards from Lina

Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016 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...

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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

Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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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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...

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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.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 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

Auckland
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...

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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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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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: RM604 - RM725 (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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“chose one on the lake front, they are worth the stay”
 of 5 bubbles Mennito, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“most rooms have a part view of Lake. There are twin bed and king size, and family rooms with 2 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles terasa2016, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed being ground floor, lake front...”
 of 5 bubbles waikerie, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner Studios give wider view”
 of 5 bubbles RabnDazz, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely lake view rooms are best :)”
 of 5 bubbles 586trishv, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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