Karaka Tree Motel - Taupo

216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand, 3330show map
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Very goodBased on  199 reviews
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Overview

The 4-star Karaka Tree Motel offers fine a comfortable accommodation to stay in Taupo.

This hotel is about 10 km away from Wairakei Geothermal Power Station Visitor Center . 30 minutes' walk from Taupo city center.

Nearby points of interest include an art gallery and a museum.

It will take a 10-minute drive to get to Taupo airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of modern rooms appointed with a minibar, heating, flat-screen TV, a patio and coffee/tea makers. A microwave, an electric kettle and a dishwasher are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Edgewater Restaurant offers New Zealand dishes and lies 250 meters away.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a business centre, a meeting room and a photocopier available on site.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 6 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Edgewater RestaurantEdgewater Restaurant800 ft245 Lake Terrace
Beach BrasserieBeach Brasserie800 ft243 Lake Terrace
Stag Park DinerStag Park Diner1000 ft151 Napier Taupo Highway
Bistro LagoBistro Lago1200 ft80-100 Napier Taupo Highway
Waterside Restaurant & BarWaterside Restaurant & Bar1500 ftLake Terrace
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Lake Taupo Hole in One ChallengeLake Taupo Hole in One Challenge1.3 mi
Wairakei Natural Thermal ValleyWairakei Natural Thermal Valley1.6 mi
Taupo BungyTaupo Bungy1.7 mi
Great Lake Convention CentreGreat Lake Convention Centre1.7 mi
Taupo Events CentreTaupo Events Centre1.9 mi
Tongariro CrossingTongariro Crossing1.6 mi
Huka FallsHuka Falls4.5 miOff SH1, Taupo
Volcanic Activity Centre Volcanic Activity Centre 5.0 miCorner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road
Huka Prawn ParkHuka Prawn Park5.3 miKaretoto Road Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.4 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.1 mi
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  199  reviews

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5.0
Rooms
7.0
Service
  • 6.6
    Good

    The room suited us well & was nice & warm , the bed was very comfortable & we did enjoy the Spa pool. We did not notice the main road traffic noise

    No comment here

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very helpful staff, enjoyed the thermal spa , clean and comfortable and the heating is great afterall it was only 4 degrees sunday morning.thanks for an enjoyable stay. We swapped the studio spa suite with our daughter so the grandson could go to bed in another room and we all enjoyed each others company in the front room

  • 7.4
    Very good

    clean tidy unit / close to lake and thermal areas

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The ground floor family unit was very comfortable and we loved the mineral spa bath.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The motel staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. The room was spacious and clean with own spa pool.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Thought that the individual Spa was excellent

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Quiet location, close to the lake and a nice walk into town. Also, very friendly and obliging staff.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The beds were very good and the staff member was very helpful

    The room was dirty, the spa was cracked and broken, all the windows had not been cleaned and a long time. for the price we paid it was not worth it. for 8 dollars more we found a better hotel across the street which was great (oasis resort) i would higly recomend!!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    very relax at spa

  • 7.0
    Very good

    location, the spa and the room was ok. experenice, scenery etc

    it said you could buy items at the main desk. i wanted toothpaste none there and went to mobil none there either.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The natural spring water spa was excellent and the beds were very comfortable

    I didnt like the state of the room. I walked in there and there were ciggerite buts around the place, there were small stains on the bed linen and there was rubbish behind the bedside table

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Friendly staff in reception. Convienient locvation for us

    We found the decor very old and worn. (quite disappointing. Could not turn of spa taps fully. Handles fell off and tap lose. ( held in by bent nails) Couch in main area thread bare.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Karaka Tree Motel is quiet. Our unit was far enough away from the road not to hear any vehicle noise. The spa was excellent.

    There were a couple of lights that didn't work, and we informed the staff about this.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I liked the friendly staff and the location was great.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Upgraded as there was extra room, got a great room, very clean and tidy and great value - thanks

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  199 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in New Zealand

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 6 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.4 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.1 mi
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