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4.5 out of 5

"Very close to the river, good drying room and freezer on site. Large bbq area with muttiple BBQ's and a smoker. Perfect for a fishing trip " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 19 Jul 2020

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Hotel Description

At Judges Pool Motel you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Turangi i-SITE Visitor Centre and 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from Tongariro National Trout Centre.

All 9 soundproofed rooms feature living rooms, private yards, and coffee/tea makers. Select Comfort beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and free toiletries. Room service, down comforters, and free weekday newspapers are also available.

This ski motel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a terrace. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities and ski storage. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Turangi motel include Lake Taupo and Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Comfort Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$109* Per night/room 6 Dec. - 7 Dec.

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment 1 Bedroom (Deck)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Judges Pool Motel ratings based on 92 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 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 Judges Pool Motel

Everyone (55) Couples (13) Family (21)
4 out of 5
Very close to the river, good drying room and freezer on site. Large bbq area with muttiple BBQ's and a smoker. Perfect for a fishing trip

Posted by , from Wellington on 19 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
Good stay.. nice brand new room. Had bbq outside which we used. Friendly and helpful

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2020

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5 out of 5
wonderful friendly staff, easy place to stay and good practical response to covid.

Posted by on 24 May 2020

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5 out of 5
Friendly and wonderful rooms. Very thoughtful staff.

Posted by on 16 May 2020

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4 out of 5
An older property but very tidy. Very quite area. Easy to find with good parking.

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Everything was clean comfortable and satisfactory. I asked for an iron as the one from the unit had 'disappeared. I was assisted immediately Thank you

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
great staff, great place to stay. close to the river.

Posted by on 27 Nov. 2019

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About the Judges Pool Motel

Location 92 Taupahi Road, Turangi, 3334

Property Features

As a guest of Judges Pool Motel, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. An area shuttle within 50 km and a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) are available for a fee. Judges Pool Motel also features ski storage, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Turangi motel.

  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1980
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (43.4 km / 27 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off, area shuttle within 50 km, and ski shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Judges Pool Motel offers 9 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Living room
  • Select Comfort beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • HD television
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 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 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 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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 18 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 18 per night.

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.

  • No lifts
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 50 per vehicle
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 15 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 18 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 18 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Judges Pool
  • Judges Pool Motel
  • Judges Pool Motel Turangi
  • Judges Pool Turangi
  • Judges Pool Motel Motel
  • Judges Pool Motel Turangi
  • Judges Pool Motel Motel Turangi

You should know

  • Judges Pool Motel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.

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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