Gables Lakefront Motel - Taupo

130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Gables Lakefront Motel - Taupo

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Gables Lakefront Motel is a 4-star property in the center of Taupo. Gables Lakefront Motel has been welcoming guests to its beautiful rooms since 1970.

The hotel is in the convenient location steps away from an art gallery and a museum. Just 20 minutes' walk from Taupo city center.

Restaurants and cafés are set close to the property.

Gables Lakefront Motel lies within 5 minutes’ drive to Taupo airport.

Rooms

Gables Lakefront Motel is a charming hotel offering rooms with modern-style décor and individual climate control, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers and an iron with ironing board as well as a microwave, an electric kettle and a fridge. Some rooms at Gables Lakefront Motel have a view over the park. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, bath sheets and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The Copthorne Hotel Restaurant and Mr India Tandoori Restaurant serve a selection of meals within 350 meters from the venue.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of NZD 10 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs NZD 15 per person per night. 

Services

Such facilities as free private parking, free self parking and a baggage storage are available on-site.

Relax

Gables Lakefront Motel offers a courtyard and a picnic area to ensure guests' comfortable stay.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Courtyard
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Garden area
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress
  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib NZD 10
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Gables Lakefront Motel - Taupo Taupo location
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Hotel Address:

130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Taupo
    1.1 mi
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    2.9 mi
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    42.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    2700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Copthorne Hotel Restaurant
    1200 ft
  • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant
    1700 ft
Beaches
  • Taupo Bay
    3500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Room size:

    650 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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Three-Bedroom Apartment
  • Room size:

    820 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    8 persons

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Gables Lakefront Motel photos Room
Superior One-Bedroom King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Jacuzzi
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Bathtub seat
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Double size sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

One king size bed in the bedroom, and a double sofabed in the living room. Own private hot tub, stunning lake views, free WIFI, 43 inch flat screen TV with sky 50+ channels, free parking, free laundry services available. Air con unit in every room, ice dispensing machine available, free parking. Bathroom with shower, toilet, hairdryer. Iron and ironing board. Table chairs, fully furnished kitchen with double ceramic cook top, refrigerators and dishwasher. Tea and coffee (plunger). Beach across the road.

Gables Lakefront Motel photos Room
Superior One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Radio
Gables Lakefront Motel photos Room
Deluxe One-Bedroom King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Double size sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

One king size bed in the bedroom, and a double sofabed in the living room. Free WIFI, 43 inch flat screen TV with sky 50+ channels, free parking, free laundry services available. Air con unit in every room, ice dispensing machine available, free parking. Bathroom with shower, toilet, hairdryer. Iron and ironing board. Table chairs, fully furnished kitchen with double ceramic cook top, refrigerators and dishwasher. Tea and coffee (plunger). Beach across the road.

Gables Lakefront Motel photos Room
Deluxe One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Room size:

    435 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Fruits
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Satellite TV

Gables Lakefront Motel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.0 mi

Parks

  • Tongariro Crossing1.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens1.0 mi
    Shepherd Road, Taupo
  • Craters of the Moon3.7 mi
    Karapiti Road, Taupo
  • Huka Falls4.4 mi
    Off SH1, Taupo
  • Taupo Museum1.1 mi
    4 Story Place, Taupo
  • Volcanic Activity Centre3.7 mi
    Corner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road, Taupo

Near the hotel

  • Taupo Bay3500 ft
    Taupo Bay Rd, Taupo

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Copthorne Hotel Restaurant1200 ft

      Address: 100 Lake Terrace
      Phone: 64 7 376 0116

    • Waterside Restaurant & Bar2100 ft

      Address: Lake Terrace
      Phone: 07 378 6894

      68% likes this, based on 88 reviews
      Cuisine: New Zealand
      Price Range: USD 9 - USD 23

    • Mole & Chicken2200 ft

      Address: 40 Taharepa Rd
      Phone: (07) 378 7843

      60% likes this, based on 112 reviews

    • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant1700 ft

      Address: Lake Terrace
      Phone: (07) 377 1969

      86% likes this, based on 32 reviews

    • Jolly Good Fellows2100 ft

      Address: 80 Lake Terrace
      Phone: (07) 378 0457

      71% likes this, based on 109 reviews

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15
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    Gables Lakefront Motel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gables Lakefront Motel

    Average guest rating

    8.8out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 39 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      3.8

      Hot pool was ok.

      Cobwebbs, no visible smoke detectors, no child safe locks from pool area or front door.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      I liked that the owners had remembered I had stayed at their with them before. I liked that the owners allowed my sister and her whanau to come and have breakfast with us the morning that we were to check out. I liked that the owners took the time to heat our room before we arrived which was late around 7.30pm. I liked that the owners packed up my boys blue crocheted blanket (hand made by his mother) which was left in the room and left it at reception for us to collect. I liked that they were friendly, welcoming and warm to us and my whanau. Because of this I would consider this as my first choice of accommodation whenever I stay in Taupo.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      We enjoy staying there because of the private hot pool, the seperate bedroom and the lovely owners.

    • Older travelers
      6.4

      Friendly and helpful staff and centrally located to the CBD

      No water in the spa pool and the rooms are starting to look a bit tired

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Location. Hot tub in the unit.

      Although it was clean, the unit was badly in need of refurbishment. The owners (who were extremely pleasant) said that they had just sold the motel and the new owners were going to carry out the refurbishment.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      We enjoyed our stay at the Gables, we had our 3 year old and 11 year old boys along with us this trip so the Spa pool attached to the room was very handy. Saved a bunch of trips to the pool and a cold walk back as in alot of other places we have stayed. Beds were comfy and kitchen area handy with Microwave included. Overall a comfortable and enjoyable stay :-)

      T.v was a little small and there was no cartoon channel, however we were lucky to have some good family movies on so it did not matter to much. Just with kids along for the ride it is nice to be able to snuggle down to a bit of t.v quiet time which is why I probably noticed it this time around :-)

    • Couple
      8.2

      Very friendly staff. Convenient location.

      Decor us getting a bit dated, but still enjoyed our stay there

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Handy to shops and resturants, clean and comfortable and very friendly

      It rained

    • Family with children
      8.8

      Lovely friendly staff, private spa was very popular with the kids! Absolutely spotless. Excellent location & great lake & mountain views. They even gave us a discount voucher for deBretts!

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Very good value for a comfortable rest and relaxing jacuzzi :)

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Graeme and Lynda are wonderful hosts, the room we stayed in was warm, quiet and very comfortable with fabulous lake and mountain views and the private spa pool was just the icing on the cake!!!! Highly recommend this lovely motor lodge and will definitely be staying again!!!

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It is in an excellent location. It is simple yet comfortable. The owners are very helpful and friendly. The spa in the separate room is clean and hot!

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It's winter and we arrived to a great reception, a warm room, a hot spa and a good sleep. Many thanks, we will be back.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Very friendly and helpful hosts. Great view over the lake and across to the volcanoes. Loved the private hot tub.

    • Single
      8.2

      Great position to view the lake and mountains.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Gables Lakefront Motel - Taupo Taupo location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    130 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Taupo
      1.1 mi
    Airports
    • Taupo (TUO)
      2.9 mi
    • Rotorua (ROT)
      42.6 mi
    • Bus stop
      2700 ft
    Restaurants
    • The Copthorne Hotel Restaurant
      1200 ft
    • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant
      1700 ft
    Beaches
    • Taupo Bay
      3500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15