4.4 out of 5

"Clean, comfortable & cosy, all that we needed. Not too far from town & handy to our venue for sq dancing " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 26 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

Acapulco Motor Inn puts you in the heart of Taupo, steps from Pacific Islands and within a 20-minute stroll of Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, a spa tub and in-room kitchenettes.

TVs with cable channels are featured in all 39 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and free local calls. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with fridges, microwaves and hobs. Additionally, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre and a business centre. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9 AM.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Taupo motel include Lake Taupo and Huka Falls.

Twin Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$95 per night


Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

One Bedroom Family

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Two Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Townhouse Three Bedroom

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Two Bedroom with Spa Pool

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Acapulco Motor Inn ratings based on 253 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Acapulco Motor Inn

Everyone (146) Couples (61) Family (45)
5 out of 5
Excellent value Breakfast was very nice Bathroom ceiling needed cleaning

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great value, proximity to town, lake and easy to find. Clean and quiet.

Posted by on 27 May 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 22 May 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 May 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Our room was clean, reasonably priced and very comfortable. We would definitely stay here again.

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
The owners thought of everything. It was a comfortable stay.

Posted by on 26 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Away from the main road, so nice and quiet, but still close enough to leave the car and walk ti the township.

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Facilities and amenities were great. Childrens play area and plenty of grsssy and outdoor space, spa amd the kitchenette in our room were all really good. The staff were helpful and friendly too.

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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About the Acapulco Motor Inn

Location 19 Rifle Range Road, Taupo, 3300

Property Features

Acapulco Motor Inn offers its guests a spa tub and a fitness centre. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business centre and a meeting room are available. Event space at this motel measures 161 square feet (15 square metres). The business-friendly Acapulco Motor Inn also features a BBQ, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Taupo motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 39 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • 161 sq ft of conference space
  • 15 sq. m of conference space
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (7.1 km / 4.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Acapulco Motor Inn offers 39 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 22 and NZD 22 for adults, and NZD 22 and NZD 22 for children (approximately)
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Acapulco Motor Inn Taupo
  • Acapulco Motor Inn
  • Acapulco Motor Taupo
  • Acapulco Motor

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the motel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®