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Clearwater Motor Lodge

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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

Rotorua, New Zealand
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
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

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

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

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stayed at the Clearwater for 2 nights in the upstairs family unit. The hotel was fabulous, we loved the beautiful views of Lake Taupo. The room was bright, clean and tidy. We loved relaxing in the spa bath in our room and also enjoyed the wonderful hot thermal pool outside also. We will definitely be back and recommend to...

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

Hi Sonia: thanks for your time to write the review. we are pleased you had a good time with us, as well as enjoyed facility. we are looking forward to see you next time in your Taupo. Warm Regards from Lina and Neil.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

The location of this motel is superb. Although the price is a bit higher than motels on the other side of the road. But it definitely worths the money. To leave in Taupo, the most three important things are location, location and location. Look outside the window, you can almost touch the black swan in the lake. BTW, the manager...

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

Thanks for your review. it was nice meeting with you and your girl friend. hope you are enjoying rest of your holiday and safe trip back to Singapore! regards from Lina and Ning

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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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 

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Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM574 - RM699 (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
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#15 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“The rooms with the lake views are the best.”
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“Hosts offered beach towels if requested.”
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