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Huka Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

And forgive me quoting an old NZ marketing campaign -DON’T LEAVE TOWN UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN THE COUNTRY Huka Lodge is a world class venue with every detail – executed discreetly and professionally – right here in New Zealand. For a standout thrill of our lifetime – this was the place chosen by my husband to celebrate my birthday –... More

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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The Huka Lodge is the ultimate romantic beautiful resort. The staff seems more interested in pleasing the guests than the guests themselves! Every night each guest chooses their own private dining area. Somehow the rooms are cleaned and freshened quickly and beautifully. Every guest feels like they are the only guests there. The Huka Lodge is definitely WORTH it!!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

It is difficult to describe the beauty found at Huka Lodge. Our four night experience left us speechless. It was the first stop of our three week vacation in New Zealand and from the moment the asst manager picked us up at the airport we were made to feel pampered and spoiled by their professional and warm staff. I thought... More

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MediaManagerSA, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear curtdiloveitaly First of all I want to thank you for your very kind words, but also your detailed feedback and review after your recent stay at Huka Lodge. We always appreciate any feedback from our Guests, but yours was so delightful, that I had to read it twice! The whole team at Huka Lodge work incredibly hard at creating... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

It is several years since I first heard of Huka Lodge and on arrival my expectations were very high. We ever warmly welcomed by the Manager and shown onto the terrace which has great river views. After a cold glass of Chardonnay and time to recover from the journey we were shown round the Lodge and to our room. The... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Loved everything about this place. The most beautiful grounds, rustic lodge evolved into super luxury. 4 days away from the kids, excellent food , great service, rooms to die for. Fly fishing nirvana. One day I missed breakfast to go out with a fly guide early. They kindly cooked me up a private storm on return. We will be back.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

My husband surprised me with a stay at Huka Lodge for my birthday, although I had heard about Huka Lodge nothing could have prepared me for the experience, it starts with a beautiful driveway with spectacular gardens but when you get to the lodge you can see a crystal clear river flowing right beside the lodge front lawn. After a... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We spent a week in New Zealand and had arranged to stay here as a final special stop. The weather was awful on our arrival but we were wisked in and a glass of champagne was in our hands within 2 minutes and when we got to our room it had a gorgeous view of a river and some cute... More

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gaea, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amelia 0505, I was very pleased to hear that you selected Huka Lodge as the highlight of your New Zealand holiday and that despite the inclement weather it proved to be the experience you were expecting. As beautiful as Huka Lodge is in wet conditions it has to be seen to be believed when the weather is good, hopefully... More

Baltimore, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My husband and I go to NZ for 3 weeks every Nov.to fly-fish. This year we decided to spend 3 nights at Huka Lodge having heard rave reviews about the place for years. Unfortunately, Huka had a new manager and a new chef when we arrived and the place was definitely in flux. At the prices they charge things should... More

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gaea, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pamela M, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Huka Lodge. We are excited about the changes at the lodge with a new team in place and delighted that Huka Lodges’ international reputation allows us to recruit talented hospitality graduates and professionals both from within New Zealand and abroad. We are glad that overall... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Hospitality...100% Views....100% Location and services....95%...lacks a Gym...or exercise area...they do have a good tennis court. Food for Breakfast is 100%. Food for Dinner is 85%.....it just lacks that bit of perfection....and detail. This is such a great place for a break its location and general details are bordering on perfect....Dinner although very special....the canopies just OK....Dinner....very good but not excellent........ More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Having been disappointed by the food at Huka Lodge on a previous visit ( see my previous review ) and hearing that they had a new chef, when an opportunity arose to return, we decided we should give their kitchen another chance to prove itself and we were very pleased we did. Huka Lodge grounds and setting looked even more... More

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Also Known As:
Huka Hotel Taupo
Address: Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taupo
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Huka Lodge 5*
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