$79 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 30, 2014 Check-out: Oct 31, 2014

Karaka Tree Motel

4 stars
216 Lake terrace, Taupo, 0
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
out of 5

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Great place

I spent one night in this hotel. It was a very pleasant experience. The hotel is nicely located as... See full review

  • matt_h
  • Feb 13, 2011
Enjoy the superb FRESH-WATER PRIVATE MINERAL "HOT SPA POOL" in EVERY room!! Perfect!!You really do get it ALL at Karaka Tree - a Qualmark 4 star motel and offering fantastic value for money, excellent customer service and spacious, comfortable rooms to suit everybody's needs. Hotel is set in attractive grounds directly across the road from Lake Taupo with free car parking & it is the only motel in Taupo with geothermal mineral freshwater hot pools in EVERY room. Hotel has 24 spacious Spa Studios which are located upstairs & 1 Bedroom Spa Suites which are located on the ground floor. Every room is extremely spacious & the One Bedroom Spa Suite offers a separate bedroom and lounge area, as well as a private courtyard area with your fabulous geothermal mineral water hot spa pool and attractive brand new outdoor table and chairs. The Spa Studio has a separate room with a geothermal mineral hot spa pool. All rooms have an en-suite with a vanity & walk-in shower cubicle. All rooms are serviced daily and have kitchenettes, microwaves, tea/coffee, hairdryers, iron/ironing boards, electric frying pans & clock radios, plunger coffee is available. Wireless Broadband internet access is available. Cooked, continental or light breakfasts are delivered daily in-room on request. The Hotel has a DVD player available. Karaka Tree has a top restaurant within easy walking distance of the motel and It is just a short drive into Taupo city centre with its unique shopping, restaurants and clubs. All of hotel's rooms are non smoking, but ashtrays are provided around the motel for outside smoking. Stay with hotel and you will appreciate why people come back again and again. It really is a home away from home. Hotel also offers Barbecue area, Dry cleaning, Reception and Smoke-free hotel. Please note: We do not provide your credit card details to any accommodation provider and as such you will be required to provide a credit card imprint or equivalent at check-in to cover incidental charges. The person registering at check-in must be at least 18 years of age. In addition, to eliminate identity fraud, the accommodation provider will ask you to provide photo ID at check-in to ensure that your identity matches the booking identity. A record and/or copy of this photo ID may be retained by the accommodation provider to minimise the risk of fraudulent credit card usage and for verification purposes with your credit card provider in the event of disputation. This identification information may be supplied to us by the accommodation provider.

Hotel Map

-38.7059 176.0884
Area served
216 Lake Terrace Taupo
Nearby airports
Domestic Airport: Taupo Closest Major City: Hamilton.
Area description
Karaka Tree Motel is in a very easy to find location, Hotel is on State Highway 1, (left hand side) 2 doors south of the State Highway 5 (Napier turnoff).

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Karaka Tree Motel Rooms

Mineral Spa Twin Studio
Rates for 1-3 people when using existing bedding. Max occ is 3. Bedding configuration is 1 Queen-size bed. Thermal mineral hot pool in separate room. Microwave, kitchenette, fridge, toaster, etc.
1 Bedroom Spa Suite
Rates for 1-4 people when using existing bedding. Max occ is 4. 1 Queen bed & 2 Singles in a separate room. Extra person $20 per night. Thermal Mineral hot pool in private courtyard. Microwave, fridge, electric fry pan, etc. We do not have a 1 Bedroom disability access suite.
1 Bedroom King Spa Suite
1 King bed & 1 queen bed in separate room. Spa pool in private courtyard. Great for couples traveling together, or 2 singles who enjoy the luxury of a larger bed.
Mineral Spa Studio
Rates for 1-2 people when using existing bedding. Max occ is 2. Bedding configuration is 1 Queen-size bed. Thermal mineral hot pool in separate room. Microwave, kitchenette, fridge, toaster, etc. Sorry, Twin-share room not available on this deal.


  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
Conference facilities
Free parking
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Tongariro National Park: 43.7 mi
  • Mount Ruapehu: 48.8 mi

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Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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