Motel accommodation & activities in Taupo
Taupo, sits at the North-east corner of the spectacular Lake Taupo, the largest lake in the whole of Australasia. This small urban area, in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, like Rotorua, is famous for its geothermal activity.
Known as Taupō-nui-a-Tia in Māori, which literally means, ‘The great cloak of Tia’, this holiday destination, is one of the best places to experience, central North Island culture, food and lifestyle.
Outdoor adventure activities include skiing (during the winter months), diving, trout fishing, boating, bungy jumping and 4WD tours.
Places of interest include the Wairakei International Golf Course (to the North of Taupo), where underground steam is used to generate electricity, and the beautiful Huka Falls, on the Waikato River- the longest river in New Zealand.
The Tongariro National Park is also worth a visit. Attractions at the park include - Ruapehu, Tongariro & Ngauruhoe, three of New Zealand’s active volcanic mountains, a beautiful rain forest and outdoor activities including mountain-biking, horse-trekking, rafting, hunting and game-fishing.
Golden Chain Motels in Taupo, New Zealand:
Acapulco Motor Inn at Lake Taupo has a quiet location just off the Main highway and only a two minute stroll to the lake edge and five minutes walk to the town centre and fantastic restaurants. We have a range of motel accommodation to suit you, your family or friends, from a large two bedroom Apartment which can sleep up to 7 people, two bedroom family motel rooms with spa baths, spa pool room, and our standard studio room for two. Acapulco Motor Inn is your ideal home away from home, a great place to come home to at the end of your day.
Excellent accommodation units and campers' facilities with large trees for summer shade. You are welcome to use our FREE thermal plunge pool, showers, gas barbeques, huge kitchen and dining rooms. Wheel-chair accessible self-contained unit and lodge rooms. Adventure playground, pool table, private spa pool. We are walking distance to shops, restaurants and theatres. Mountain Bike Hire available. Thermal plunge pool
Superbly Relaxing WITH A PRIVATE MINERAL SPA POOL IN EVERY ROOM! Karaka Tree is a Qualmark 4 star motel offering great value for money, excellent customer service and spacious, comfortable rooms to suit everybodys needs. We are set in attractive grounds directly opposite Lake Taupo with free car parking & are the only motel in Taupo with geothermal hot mineral water spa pools in every room. We have 12 x spacious Spa Studios, 11 x One Bedroom Spa Suites & 1 x 2 Bedroom Spa Suite. All are large and spacious, and the One Bedroom Suites offer a separate bedroom and lounge and a private attractive outdoor courtyard area equipped with a huge spa pool and attractive table and chairs. Every room has an ensuite with a vanity & walk-in shower cubicle. All rooms are serviced daily, and have a kitchenette, microwave, tea/coffee, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, electric blanket.