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Huka Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 73 Hotels in Taupo
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed at Huka Lodge earlier. We were amazed by the view, the accomodation and the services. After two years, we come again for the second time. We were greeted like a 'loyal customer'. It's really was a wonderful stay. We loved the rooms, the meal, the services and the friendliness of all the staffs and General Manager himself.... More 

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London
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Much has been written about this veritable oasis of luxury and service - it is all true. Never ever on our worldwide trips have we experienced the level of care and comfort and service that Huka offers. Yes, in the world of luxury hotels one can become blasé about the decor, the threadcount of the bed linen and the fluffiness... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a two-night stay at Huka Lodge in early December 2014 as part of our Golden Wedding anniversary celebrations. This was our second visit having been guests about 11 years ago. The Lodge had been made aware of the special occasion we were celebrating. As a result, they went that extra yard to ensure it was... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Huka Lodge in November with five other couple, and two nights was just not enough for this beautiful place. The abiding memory will be of the setting. The rooms are set along the Huka river,within earshot of the Huka Falls. In front of every room lies an enormous and perfect lawn going down to as... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my fourth visit to this unique property which makes an ideal stop in the center of the north island. Finally after erring with "Small (not so) Luxury Hotels of the World" and "Leading Hotels of the World" this unique place is back where it belongs: "Relais & Châteaux". Also the new excellent general manager coming from Kauri Cliffs,... More 

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at many many first class places and Huka Lodge needs to be somewhere at the top. They are pricey, but I really felt that given what was included, the location and the views, the exclusivity, that the price was actually on the low side (note I stayed in off season and paid the smaller Tariffs). Activities booked... More 

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Switzerland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
47 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is divine set in the most perfect location imaginable , superbly run with perfect friendly helpful staff , the manager John could not have done more for us and took an interest in everything we were doing ! The gardens lodges wild life such as pheasant and quail black swans and ducks all so tame it is like... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

REALLY Exceptional staff; everyone eager and able to delight and exceed even the highest expectations. Exceptional food. Exceptional Rooms. Exceptional Place. Truly one of the best hotels anywhere in the world. If you can afford it, go there. If you can't, add to your bucket list and stay there sometime! Little point writing more, it just has to be experienced.

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Dear John E Thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time! We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards Karien van Heeren Social Media & Online Marketing The Huka Retreats More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Huka Lodge is pure luxury and everything you would expect that comes with that. An exquisite setting, comfortable lounges with fires that roar all year round, perfectly appointed rooms with fabulous bathrooms and your own patio with a view over the grounds. The 5 course dinner every night is both the finest and most innovative cuisine you will have tasted... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Huka Lodge is one of the most relaxing places I have ever been in my life! It was so beautiful and they were constantly going above and beyond our expectations. I am at a loss for words of how amazing this place is and my husband and I stayed there on our honeymoon and I HIGHLY recommend it. While we... More 

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Address: Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Huka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Huka Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#6 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#10 Business Hotel in Taupo

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