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4.7 out of 5

"Lovely view we were on the corner unit had a great view " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 18 Mar 2021

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Hotel Description

At Sails On The Lake you'll be within a 30-minute stroll of Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and Taupo Museum and Art Gallery. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

All 19 rooms feature sitting areas, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Irons/ironing boards, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Added amenities include laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and tour/ticket assistance. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Taupo motel, you'll be 2.3 km (1.5 mi) from Taupo Hot Springs and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Taupo Bungy.

One Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$157* Per night/room 19 Apr. - 20 Apr.

One Bedroom Lake View Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 1 Bedroom, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Premium Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Spa Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sails On The Lake ratings based on 162 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
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 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sails On The Lake

Everyone (70) Couples (64) Family (29)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Apr. 2021

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5 out of 5
Lovely view we were on the corner unit had a great view

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5
Great view of the lake. Walking distance to the shops. Good size unit

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very nice accommodation in a great location thanks

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Feb. 2021 by Arthur

Thank you for your comments Arthur

5 out of 5
Beautiful views, very relaxing stay with a table and chairs on the deck. The spa bath was also lovely. Thank you

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jan. 2021 by Arthur

Thank you for your review. Arthur

5 out of 5
Great spot just opposite the lake, where it is the swimming beach and also a coffee kiosk and love Ruby the on-site cat ...always stay here when in Taupo.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2021

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11 Jan. 2021 by Arthur

Thank you

5 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Jan. 2021 by Arthur

Thank you Claire Arthur

5 out of 5
Great quiet place across from the Lake ...loved their cat Ruby too!

Posted by , from Auckland on 12 Dec. 2020

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12 Dec. 2020 by Arthur

Thank you Shona Arthur

5 out of 5
Staff very friendly. Good location. Nice clean room.

Posted by , from Auckland on 23 Nov. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Nov. 2020 by Arthur

Thank you Michele, we appreciate your review. Arthur

5 out of 5
Good location right by the lake. Reception stayed open later to accommodate our later arrival.

Posted by , from Wanganui on 22 Nov. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Nov. 2020 by Arthur

Thank you Jackie, we enjoyed having you. Arthur

About the Sails On The Lake

Location 138 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Property Features

Sails On The Lake offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. Sails On The Lake also features laundry facilities and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Taupo motel is smoke free.

  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (6.1 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sails On The Lake offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include desks. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • LCD television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Sails Motor
  • Best Western Sails Motor Lodge
  • Best Western Sails Motor Lodge Taupo
  • Best Western Sails Motor Taupo
  • Sails Motor Lodge Taupo
  • Sails Lake Motel Taupo
  • Sails Motor Taupo
  • Sails Motor
  • Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel Taupo
  • Sails Lake Motel
  • Sails Lake Taupo
  • Sails Lake
  • Quality Inn Sails Taupo Hotel
  • Sails On The Lake Motel
  • Sails On The Lake Taupo
  • Sails On The Lake Motel Taupo

You should know

  • One child 3 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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