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Huka Lodge

#5 of 74 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a much anticipated trip which exceeded our expectations in every way. Excellent service by all staff and amazing menus by the very talented Paul Froggatt. We dined in a different location each of the days we were there. Romantic escape to unwind from an extremely stressful year. Book your dining spots and massage treatments well in advance as... More 

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Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew from the content and promptness of the very first email exchange with Huka Lodge that if this was anything to go on, this was going to be an amazing experience coming up as I secured a booking for one of Huka Lodge’s special weekends, this one aptly named, “The Art of Living”. From the moment you turn into... More 

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morzine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A wonderful experience from the warm greeting from Catherine, the attentive Kate, knowledgeable wine expert Jasper, Jake and Leanne all whom made our visit with my extraordinary wife, Sally, Imogen aged 7 and Montgomery just 5 a wonderful experience. Images of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip brought back memories polishing the ML500 to attend Buckingham Palace for Bryan's MBE event.... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We ate lunch here recently to celebrate a birthday. Pros: choice of dining location, friendly and attentive service, amazing food, extensive wine and drinks list, amazing vista, unique dining experience. Cons: we struggled to think of something... anything.... but we failed. Huka Lodge obviously costs more than your average meal out but this is not an average meal! The food,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Huka Lodge quite rightly deserves it's reputation as New Zealand's finest luxury lodge, enjoyed by the rich & famous as well as royalty. Throughout the winter they run weekends which may have a celebrity chef, opportunity to drive the range of Aston Martin cars, enjoy rare champagne, experience new exotic fragrances etc - check out their website. We enjoyed a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have found it difficult to decide what to write for Huka Lodge, i will explain. The location is wonderful, the rooms are very nice and well planned. There are approx 20 lodge rooms to take a guess; owners cottage and the Pye cottage. I would definitely stay at the cottages rather than lodge. Simply more privacy. The staff are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

From the moment you drive through the gates of Huka lodge you are aware that you are in an extremely unique and special place in the world. The grounds are immaculate. The level of luxury that is instantly apparent is indescribable. Huka Lodge is not your run-of-the-mill five star experience (in any 5 star experience can be call run of... More 

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Eden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is, bar none, the best service we have ever had. I was admiring the fly rods and within the hour one was on the porch with all the tackle one would need. We went shopping in town and our driver from the lodge circled the block until I was finished. No waiting in lines at the airport - we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This has been the second time I have been to Huka Lodge and both times have been wonderful. This visit was a business visit and the staff were so accommodating it was amazing. Traveling with international guests is not always easily but Huka made my job very easy. Dinner in the trophy room was stunning although very drawn out. The... More 

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Berrima, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were greeted at the entrance by the manager with "Air gun" (for howareyougoing in Australian) - very funny. What to say? Relaxed, charming, beautiful, stylish - perfect. Nothing is a concern, anything that is possible is a done thing. Truely a lodge in every sense, old time elegance. Stayed 4 days, not enough for me! For a treat, arrive... More 

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