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Karaka Tree Motel

Karaka Tree Motel

4 Stars

216 Lake Terrace Taupo 3330


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Rating criteria
Rating
Cleanliness 4
Facilities 3
Service 2
Location 1
Pricing 1
Overall 2.2
Offering exceptional accommodation and services, this Karaka Tree Motel is an ideal base for business as well as leisure travellers.

Location
This property is situated at 216 Lake Terrace and is just 100 metres from the Lake Taupo. This motel is just a 2-minute drive from the town centre, shops and restaurants.

Rooms
This motel features 24 accommodation units that are facilitated with an array of modern comforts to ensure you a pleasant stay. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen for the guests who love cooking.

Restaurant
Start your day with a delicious Continental breakfast served at the motel. You can dine at the nearby restaurants that serve a wide range of delicacies for you to feast on.

General
The motel offers a well-appointed conference room that is ideal for executive meetings, product training and group discussions. Business guests are also offered internet access, faxing as well as photocopying services for their convenience.

Hotel Facilities

  • Banquet Facilities
  • Faxing Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking Facilities
  • Spa / Wellness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • Internet Access - High Speed
  • Laundry Services
  • Photocopying Facilities
  • Tour Desk
  • Conference Facilities
  • Internet Access - Wireless
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Safe Deposit Box

Room Facilities

  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Microwave Oven
  • Telephone
  • Ensuite / Private Bathroom
  • Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator

Karaka Tree Motel Guest Reviews (37)


Karaka Tree Motel
1 out of 5

This hotel is adjacent to a main road with constant traffic noise. The rooms aren't sound proof, we were able to hear our neighbour's talking in the next room.

Teresaaaaa wrote on March 9, 2012


Karaka Tree Motel
4 out of 5

Only one night stayed but this place has everything the weary traveller needs, plus friendly staff. In general Taupo Motels are overpriced but with Karaka Tree you get the deep and expansive spa bath in the room as an extra for no extra price. Unfortunately I did not get a chance to use it but have on other occassions and they are the best, deep and relaxing. The rooms are big in comparison to most motels and there is a comfortable feel to them. I will definately stay there again

David Feehan wrote on April 18, 2011


Karaka Tree Motel
4.2 out of 5

A nice standard motel. clean, well maintained with friendly staff. Having the mineral hot pool as part of the room was a fantastic bonus.

Ruth Wiltshire wrote on January 6, 2011


Karaka Tree Motel
3 out of 5

We were a bit disappointed because we couldn't see the lake and the facilities were quite basic. We thought a four star may have provided a little newer kitchen facilities. Everything just felt a little dirty. No duvet cover on bed, just sheet covering inner. No sky which disappointed the bloke. Great nights sleep however, motel was nice and quiet!

Anonymous wrote on July 10, 2010


Karaka Tree Motel
3.4 out of 5

Old motel with average facilities, however clean and functional. Near major road so very noisy at night.

Anonymous wrote on February 24, 2010


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Overall Guest Rating

Overall2.2 out of 5
Cleanliness4 out of 5
Facilities3 out of 5
Service2 out of 5
Location1 out of 5
Pricing1 out of 5

Karaka Tree Motel Guest Reviews

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1 out of 5

This hotel is adjacent to a main road with constant traffic noise. The rooms aren't sound proof, we were able to hear our neighbour's talking in the next room.

Review by: Teresaaaaa
Date stayed March 9, 2012

4 out of 5

Only one night stayed but this place has everything the weary traveller needs, plus friendly staff. In general Taupo Motels are overpriced but with Karaka Tree you get the deep and expansive spa bath in the room as an extra for no extra price. Unfortunately I did not get a chance to use it but have on other occassions and they are the best, deep and relaxing. The rooms are big in comparison to most motels and there is a comfortable feel to them. I will definately stay there again

Review by: David Feehan
Date stayed April 18, 2011

4.2 out of 5

A nice standard motel. clean, well maintained with friendly staff. Having the mineral hot pool as part of the room was a fantastic bonus.

Review by: Ruth Wiltshire
Date stayed January 6, 2011

3 out of 5

We were a bit disappointed because we couldn't see the lake and the facilities were quite basic. We thought a four star may have provided a little newer kitchen facilities. Everything just felt a little dirty. No duvet cover on bed, just sheet covering inner. No sky which disappointed the bloke. Great nights sleep however, motel was nice and quiet!

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed July 10, 2010

3.4 out of 5

Old motel with average facilities, however clean and functional. Near major road so very noisy at night.

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed February 24, 2010

3.6 out of 5

basic, but good for the price

Review by: bryan robb
Date stayed December 29, 2009

5 out of 5

Stayed here before and will stay again - always a pleasant experience.

Review by: Lynn Freeman
Date stayed October 19, 2009

4.2 out of 5

We had a great stay here and the staff went out of their way to suggest places to visit and were very friendly

Review by: Wayne Pettett
Date stayed September 21, 2009

4 out of 5

Very clean & not too far from town. Friendly cleaning lady. The motel is very close to busy intersection so noisy from trucks. The chap who booked me in wasn't overly helpful or friendly. Noticed we could hear everything being said from room next door so not a lot of wall insulation. Price was goodthough & included mineral spa.

Review by: Will & Tracey Wilson
Date stayed August 16, 2009

3.6 out of 5

Very handy locaton, unfortunately the other guests on the night we stayed were very noisy on there return to the motel and walls seem thin.

Review by: Colin Waite
Date stayed August 2, 2009

4.4 out of 5

The room was very tidy and well presented. Our arrival was about 8.30pm and we were disappointed to find that after driving for a couple of hours that the spa bath was not able to be used after 9pm which I thought was quite early given that most people visiting a motel go out for dinner and would not be getting in till around 10ish. Staff were welcoming and informative.

Review by: mike laurie
Date stayed July 23, 2009

5 out of 5

The managers are helpful friendly and a pleasure to stay with, the staff are the best. Would recommend to anyone and everyone the highlight of my visit

Review by: Fleur Beaumont
Date stayed June 8, 2009

3.4 out of 5

maybe towels for the spa as well as the shower would help .

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed June 2, 2009

4.6 out of 5

Bed was really uncomfortable and hard for us so not much sleep. All else was very good. Would recommend it as a very pleasant place to stay. Spacious room.

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed May 28, 2009

3.4 out of 5

While a non-smoking motel the room stank of cigarette smoke. Sand bins outside the entrance , which has the only window beside it (apart from a window at the back of the motel) means smokers puff smoke into the units. No air con means no alternative but to leave the window open in summer. Cigarette ash hadn't been removed from directly outside the entrance. They need to remove those bins! Tea cups were also dirty. The price is steep for a faded motel. But the reception was very friendly and the motel quiet.

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed January 29, 2009

3.6 out of 5

I suspect that we could have had better situated, newer accommodation nearer town for similar price but was not disappointed with this motel. The owners were extremely helpful with advice about local things to do.

Review by: Patricia Macbride
Date stayed January 24, 2009

4.6 out of 5

Great location right accross from the Lake where there is a warm water spring. We enjoyed our stay very much and a very reasonable costs for the time of year. Thanks for the great stay!!

Review by: Shane Wilson
Date stayed January 6, 2009

4.6 out of 5

Lovely place to stay, simple facilities but very clean and the spa...luscious. Hot hot water from a thermal spring and nice after a day of travelling.

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed September 23, 2008

4.4 out of 5

Very nice location and helpful staff - great spa pools - not very adequate cooking facilities for self-catering and no games room

Review by: robyn theakston
Date stayed August 6, 2008

4.4 out of 5

There was significant road noise as we had to have the window open because it was a warm night and the Motel is very close to the main Taupo Road.

Review by: Anonymous
Date stayed March 13, 2008

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