Motuoapa Holiday Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Motuoapa | #4164

9.8/10 (17 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Stylishly and comfortably furnished
  • Private, fenced section
  • A few minutes walk from Lake Taupo

Architecturally designed and renovated holiday home offering privacy and a well-established treed setting.

Very comfortably furnished and the kitchen is fully equipped.

Great lake views from the upstairs balcony and a wide lake outlook from the ground-level verandah and BBQ area. Stable doors in the living area provide great indoor-outdoor flow - throw these open in the summer for a lovely cool house. The Metro wood burner very quickly warms the place when things are cooler. The section is fully fenced (a relative rarity for holiday homes) and provides safe play areas for the kids. There is off-street parking for a boat and a 2-3 vehicles.

A tennis and petanque court are just down the road, with a park and children's play area almost opposite. A 10 minute stroll gets you to a great cafe near the Motuoapa marina.

Motuoapa is perfectly positioned for everything that the Taupo district has to offer. Easy access to fishing (boat ramp at the marina for the lake, and a few minutes drive to the Tongariro, Tauranga-Taupo and other great rivers), water sports (ditto the marina) and lake beaches. It is a 10 minute drive to Turangi and shopping (including a great New World), 15 minutes to the thermal pools at Tokaanu, 25 minutes to the bright lights of Taupo itself and 40 minutes or so to National Park and the slopes of Mt Ruapehu.

Special conditions: Two night minimum stay. Pricing based on typical occupancy of 6 - 8. Please let us know if your party is less than 6 or for rentals of longer than a week.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    2 x Bunk bed

  • Entrance alcove

  • Ground level king

    1 x King bed

  • Upstairs king

    1 x King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
2016/17 Tariff
18-Dec-17 to 29-Dec-17
$180/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
30-Dec-17 to 10-Feb-18
$190/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay
2016/17 Tariff
11-Feb-18 to 30-Nov-18
$180/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Dec-18 to 18-Mar-19
$190/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (55)

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  • excellent house, thoroughly recommend it

    excellent house, thoroughly recommend it

    brucan864 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • Excellent


    rhontt444 50%|2x Aug 2017

  • great


    ChrisSo3 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • Awesome weekend, great batch

    Awesome weekend, great batch. Will definitely be back.

    DanielFo4 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • Lovely property situated in a very quiet and peaceful location...

    Lovely property situated in a very quiet and peaceful location. Great with park across the road. Family enjoyed their stay and would come back again.

    GaileenF 100%|9x Jan 2017

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