Guest Information

Baywater Breakfast Menu

Reception Office Hours:

Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 9:30pm.
Sunday – 8:00am – 9:00pm

On Arrival: 

Complementary amounts of tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits and milk are provided on your first night.  Milk can be purchased from reception for $1.00 per carton.


Complementary newspapers can be ordered at reception the night before.


Checkout time is 10:00am.  Guests leaving before 7:30am Mon to Sat or 8:00am Sun are requested to settle their account the night before.  If leaving early, please leave your key inside your unit ad pull the door closed.  Please be considerate of new arrivals by adhering to the check out time. If you wish to extend your stay, please notify management as soon as possible. Late checkout arrangements can be made subject to availability. Extra charges may apply.


Parking in the complex is for motel guests only.  There is one car park per unit.  Visitors are requested to park on the roadside.  Please note that entrance can be obtained via Lake Terrace or Pataka Road.  We ask that you park your car in the allocated car park.

Spa Baths: 

Please enjoy your spa bath. For Bubbles, press the switch on the rim of the bath. Pushing the button a second time will stop the jets.  Please ensure you have the fan turned on while using the spa to avoid condensation build up. Spa Baths are not to be used between 9:30pm and 8:00am.


Continental breakfasts can be delivered to your unit the night before for you to eat at your leisure.  Cost is $12.00 per person. Place orders before 8:00pm.

Daily Service: 

Your room will be serviced daily between 10:00am and2:00pm.  Please let us know if you do not wish to have your room serviced.  If the staff can not access your room for servicing between these hours please call into reception to collect clean towels.  Or call reception for fresh towels to be delivered to your room.


To activate the lights in your unit, your key tag needs to be put into the power slot next to your entrance door.  Please remember to leave your key at reception when checking out or if you are leaving earlier please leave key inside the unit and pull the door closed.

Lost Keys: 

If you lose or misplace your key please notify reception for a spare.  If the key can not be found prior to departure a charge for replacement of no less than $20.00 will be incurred.

Cooking & Food Preparation:

To avoid residual and lingering food odors’ that may be offensive to subsequent guests, the cooking of odorous foods such as shell fish, curry etc are not permitted in your unit.  Please leave cooking utensils/facilities clean when vacating.

Pool/Beach Towels: 

For lake swimming, swimming pool or  hot pools we have towels available at reception. Please do not use the white towels from your unit.


A hairdryer is provided in all units.  This can be found on the wall in the bathroom.  Please contact reception if this is not working so that we can replace it immediately.

Iron & Ironing Board: 

You will find an iron and ironing board in your wardrobe.

Air Conditioning: 

All units are centrally air conditioned and set on a predetermined temperature – a remote control is available in your unit should you wish to alter the setting.  Press the “on” button and set your desired temperature.  Please, if you have Children, we ask that you do not let them play with remote controls.  Damage to these controls will result in a charge to you for replacement.


There is a barbeque available for guest use.  Please enquire at reception.


PLEASE NOTE:  Local/National and International calls are subject to a “Surcharge”, and are all charged at  business rates.  Dial “1” to gain an outside line, then the number required.

Room Extension Numbers:

Unit 1 – 701     Unit 2 – 702     Unit 3 – 703
Unit 4 – 704     Unit 5 – 705     Unit 6 – 706
Unit 7 – 707     Unit 8 – 708     Unit 9 – 709
Unit 10 – 710    Unit 11 – 711    Unit 12 – 712
Reception – 0


User names and Passwords are readily available from reception.  FREE per 100MB.


We ask that you do not remove the TV’s from the wall and brackets.  Damage to these items will result in a costly charge to yourself to replace them.

We have SKY TV and Freeview available, Scroll up and down on the remote control.

Digital TV:

  1. Channel One
  2. Channel Two
  3. Channel Three
  4. Channel Four
  5. Maori TV
  6. U Channel
  7. TVNZ 7
  8. TV 3 plus 1
  9. C4
  10. Prime
  11. Trackside

Analogue TV:

  1. Channel One
  2. Channel Two
  3. Channel Three
  4. SKY Movies 1
  5. SKY Sport 1
  6. SKY Sport 2
  7. Discovery

NOTE: Please consider your fellow guests, loud TV’s after 10:00pm can drive them nuts!!

Restaurants & Cafes: 

Please enquire at reception for ideas.  We have a folder available at reception with a list of local restaurants


Please enquire at reception for ideas.  Staff at reception can book all your excursions also.


Guests are responsible for the noise in their units.  Your visitors are welcome, but need to vacate the motel premises by 10pm.  We trust that you will be considerate of others staying at Baywater Lakeview Motel.


To conform to health requirements, pets are not permitted in units with the exception of Guide Dogs.


Guests will be responsible for any damages to the room, furnishings or fixtures.  If there are any spills onto the carpet please  report this to reception immediately.  This also applies to glass or dinnerware.

Lost and Found: 

Any property found will be held for one month.  We recommend you check your unit thoroughly prior to departing.  If you have left items in your unit we require you to send a pre-paid self addressed envelope/courier bag to:

Baywater Lakeview Motel
126 Lake Terrace
Taupo, 3330

Once received we will package up your belongings and send them back.

Medical Services:

Lakes Surgery
109 Tongariro St Taupo
07 378 6294

Taupo Hospital
Kotare Street Taupo
07 376 1000


Unichem Main Street Pharmacy
Cnr Tongariro & Heuheu Sts Taupo
07 378 2636

Amcal Pharmacy
79 Heuheu St Taupo
07 378 4525


ASB Bank:
Cnr Horomatangi & Tongariro Streets, Taupo
07 376 0063

Westpac Bank:
27 Horomatangi Street Taupo
0800 400 600

National Bank:
Cnr Tongariro & Tamamutu Streets Taupo
07 377 1728

ANZ Bank:
42-46 Horomatangi Street Taupo
0800 269 296

BNZ Bank:
61 Tongariro Street Taupo
0800 2400 00

Kiwi Bank:
Taupo Post Shop
Horomatangi Street
07 378 9090


Berry R A Dental Surgeon
Cnr Heuheu & Fletcher Sts Taupo
07 378 4637

Casswell Chris Dental Surgeon
127 Spa Rd Taupo
07 378 9069


All units are self locking.  Please ensure that you lock all doors and windows in your unit and lock your vehicle when not in use.  We are unable to accept responsibility for theft or damage to any personal belonging, motor vehicle or their content.  Sliding doors have a lock on the inside.  Make sure that all valuables are out of sight and doors are locked at night.

Smoke Free: 

All our units are SMOKEFREE.  There are ashtrays located on your balcony for your use.  Please smoke outside with the doors closed.  A charge of $100.00 – $250.00 will occur if smoke is detected in the unit, as we are required to return the unit back to it’s non smoking status.

Cot/High Chair:  

Ask at reception is you require these items.  Nightly hire charge applies.  Subject to availability

Mail & Fax Service: 

Motel contact details are:

Ph +64 (07) 378 9933
Street address is:
126 Lake Terrace, TAUPO 3330

Faxes can be sent and received at Reception. 
The Fax number is +64 (07) 378 9940.
Mail can be left at Reception for posting.

Gift Vouchers: 

Available from reception and can be brought in 1 – 2 or 3 night deals.  Enquire at Reception. They make a great gift.

Facebook & Twitter: 

Baywater Lakeview Motel can be found on these social networking sites.  Follow us to keep abreast on what’s happening at our property.


Taupo Taxis – 07 378 5100


Pak N Save
101 Ruapehu Street, Taupo
07 376 0999

Cnr Spa Rd & Tongariro Streets, Taupo
07 378 7040

Liquor Outlets:

Liquor King
88 Roberts St Taupo
07 376 9182

74 Tuwharetoa St
07 378 9000

Service Stations:

48-50 Heuheu St Taupo
07 374 8730

Mobil Junction
208 Lake Terrace
07 378 0962

Shell Taupo
Titiraupenga St Taupo
07-378 2030