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Karaka Tree Motel

216 Lake Terrace, Taupo TAUPO, New Zealand
+64 7378 2432

$110+

Overall guest ratings

7.5/10 Good
based on 1,248 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.6
  • 4.7
  • 3.7

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    About

    A great choice for a stay in Taupo, Karaka Tree Motel is just 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the airport. The spa tub makes for a relaxing end to the day, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Hot tub
    • Skiing
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Air-conditioned
    • Kitchen/Kitchenette
    • Fitness centre
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 1,248 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "Management was excellent, said 80%."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the noise level was all right."
      5.7 "57% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.8 "For 92%, the rooms looked old."
      4.7 "53% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.4 "96% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      3.4 "66% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.6 "94% were disappointed with the minibar."
      4.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 56%."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      2.8 "72% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% didn't like the architecture."
      0.0 "100% thought the facilities needed updating."
      2.8 "For 72%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.4 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      4.9 "51% thought it was rather dirty."
      0.9 "91% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
      1.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 87%."
    • 2.4 "Food is inedible."
      1.3 "For 87%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      1.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 87%."
    • 2.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.1 "89% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    based on 574 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "Management was excellent, said 80%."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      6.1 "For only 61%, the noise level was all right."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      3.7 "63% complained about the bathroom."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      0.5 "95% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.6 "64% had problems with the shower."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      4.6 "54% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.5 "95% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.6 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      4.9 "51% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.8 "82% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      2.9 "71% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 2.3 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 1.7 "Horrible vibe."
      0.8 "92% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      1.6 "84% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 549 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "Management was excellent, said 82%."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the noise level was all right."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.9 "51% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.9 "For 91%, the rooms looked old."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
      3.0 "70% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.3 "97% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.0 "For 70%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.5 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      5.0 "50% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
      0.9 "91% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.6 "Food is inedible."
      1.4 "For 86%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 124 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.5 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
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