Enjoy a Luxury Experience

Taupo’s contemporary Lakefront Motel. Gables provides modern facilities, fantastic views and a warm welcome. If you are looking for a great place to stay within walking distance to the town centre and across the road from Taupo’s main beach then this is the place for you.

The Gables Lakefront Motel has been Trip Advisor’s Taupo #1 Traveller Rated hotel for 4 years running.

The great Gables Motel was taken over by Franklyn and Kavita in late 2018, they moved to Taupo after living a busy city life for 20 years in Auckland. They are seasoned travellers, and are more than experienced to answer your questions on activities and sights to see around New Zealand!

We are the proud supporters of Timeout Charity Holiday home. TimeOut is a New Zealand not-for-profit charity, providing holiday home experiences to terminally ill patients and their families. Know More


Gables Lakefront Motel have won countless awards over the years. Most recently, in 2022 Gables Lakefront Motel was the Travellers' Choice 2022 Winner. This award is TripAdvisor's highest recognition and is presented annually to the top 1% of Hotels and Motels across Taupo.

#1 of 63 Hotels & Motels in Taupo | Certificate of Excellence 5.0 Review Rating