Acacia Lake View Motel

60-62 Lake Terrace3330TaupoNew Zealand
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About Acacia Lake View Motel

Acacia Lake View Motel is an affordable motel at waterfront premises that enjoy lake and mountain views in Taupo on the North Island of New Zealand. Arranged over two wings, this low-rise property sits opposite Lake Taupo, the country’s largest lake.

The air-conditioned and soundproofed units boast en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen satellite TVs and dining tables. Guests can choose between classic one or two-bedroom apartments and modern studios with kitchen facilities. Some rooms add private balconies with lake views, while other units feature private backyards.

Besides complimentary Wi-Fi throughout and free parking, conveniences comprise luggage storage, daily housekeeping, laundry facilities and a sun terrace.

An optional continental breakfast is available. Master of India, serving authentic Indian dishes, and Finn MacCuhal’s Irish Pub are among the dining options located within five minutes’ walk.

Acacia Lake View Motel sits roughly five minutes’ drive from the Spa Thermal Park with its hot springs. The impressive Huka Falls are approximately ten minutes’ drive away.


60-62 Lake Terrace, 3330, Taupo, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7378)4948 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

An appealing lakefront location

Guests repeatedly state that they are delighted with the central location of this motel. Not only is it easy for travellers staying here to enjoy walks along the shore of Lake Taupo, but also downtown amenities like shops and dining options are located within easy walking distance. Guests also note that thanks to effective soundproofing measures, the rooms are pretty quiet despite the proximity of the main road. In addition, drivers often mention that they welcome the free on-site parking.

High praise for rooms with views

Reviewers are frequently bowled over by the pleasant views of the lake and distant mountains on offer in certain rooms. They also like the private backyard sit outs offered in some of the quarters. As guests often find the accommodations to be spacious, comfortable and clean, many comment that they would be happy to stay again. Visitors also welcome the availability of free in-room Wi-Fi, which tends to be fairly reliable.

A warm welcome

Reviews indicate that this property benefits from friendly and helpful hosts who are fountains of local knowledge. Many guests explain that they experience good customer care and a warm welcome when staying here.

Negative Reviews

No lift

When staying on the upper floor, guests carrying heavy luggage and those with mobility problems sometimes complain about the lack of a lift at this motel as there are stairs to tackle.

Room quality can vary

Guests note that the room quality can vary between the newer and older wings at this property. For example, there are claims that the in-room kitchen facilities in the older quarters could sometimes do with additional utensils and modernisation.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 343 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    8.0 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 343 reviews