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.
Courtney Motel is conveniently located just 100 metres from a safe swimming beach and a short stroll along the lakefront to the town centre. Offering a selection of value oriented refurbished 3 star studio 1, 2 and 3 bedroom motel units, all with modern furnishings, oversize beds, free on site carparking, sky tv, broadband internet access and full kitchen facilities (studios with kitchenettes). Motel services include guest laundry services, spa and heated pool, quiet garden setting with BBQ, and breakfast options. So whether you want to stay a night, a week, or a month from 1 person to a group, Courtney Motel can offer you some of the best value accommodation in Taupo.
The resort itself is set in a picture-perfect rose garden, directly across the road from sparkling Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake. Accommodation options encompass a choice of flexible configurations. All rooms include hospitable touches like thoroughly-equipped kitchen facilities, selected Sky TV channels, free WiFi to keep you connected and even electric blankets to keep you cosy, Plus all rooms accommodate there own private mineral pool, where you can relax in the rich minerals and revitalise your your mind, body and soul..