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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 72 Hotels in Taupo
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It simply doesn't get much better than this. Sheer perfection, and you get the feeling that you are "home" when you stay here. The grounds are breataking, rooms are spacious, spotless and COMFORTABLE, food impeccible. Add to that an amazing staff and you wish you could stay forever. Sigh.....can't wait to go back!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the world of holidays, there are ‘hotels’ which come in a myriad of shapes, forms and styles from budget, to slick and contemporary, to grand & ritzy. And some are even icons of history, fashion or the arts. “Lodges”’ are another story. They take the concept of hotels to a different level which they like to consider ‘home’. They... More

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Hope Island, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small hotel with plenty of character and most definitely a very special place to stay.!! There are some 20 rooms separate from the main lodge with all the amenities one should expect from a luxury boutique hotel. The bathrooms are not particularly well laid out as far as the shower and toilet facilities are concerned - too small and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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111 reviews 111 reviews
18 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

From the moment the car door was opened we felt welcome & relaxed. I had heard so much about Huka Lodge and so had very high expectations! My expectations were exceeded! Kerry, Murray and all the staff are amazing. All friendly and approachable. The food is amazing as well! Can't wait to go back :) Our whole visit was faultless!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The claim is that this property is within the top 10 destinations on our planet. It is hard to dispute this claim. After touching down on the riverside lawn everything about your stay is absolutely stunning, from the warm welcome, the understated attention of the staff, the accommodation , the interior design and furnishing and of course the superb world... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The second visit and the memories of the total enjoyment of this establishment was not let down in any shape or form. From the warm welcome and friendliness of the staff from the onset and throughout our 2 day stay I have to say it is to be experienced to be fully understood which added to the professionalism was a... More

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24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Third visit and will be back. They read the guests and service is to suit. Not too much or too little. Love being there in the winter with the steam from the river and log fires. Grounds where impeccable. It's the small things hot water bottles in your bed after dinner is typical of the small touches. Dinner riverside with... More

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MediaManagerSA, Social Media & E-Marketing at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear J_and_R_AKL Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you had a good time. Be assured that I have shared your comments with the Team at Huka Lodge. We hope to be able to welcome you sooner than later. Have a lovely weekend. Warm Regards Karien... More

Bateau Bay, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Huka Lodge has always been on our "bucket list" of places to stay, we were certainly not disappointed. Right from the moment we drove through the front gates we realised we were somewhere special. The lodge itself and the surrounds are exceptional. On arrival we were given a personal tour of the main house, grounds and our room. Evening pre... More

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MediaManagerSA, Social Media & E-Marketing at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anthony F I want to thank you for your lovely and extensive review after your recent stay at Huka Lodge. How delightful to hear that you appreciated our beautiful grounds, and that you were happy with the level of service you have received - something that is very important to us. We are very proud to be able to... More

Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went for a rest, not tourism, though there's a lot to do in the area and on the property. A better, more comfortable stay would be hard to imagine. The staff are extremely professional and obliging, especially Dennis, with Chef Paul excelling our expectations on many levels. The gardens are magnificent, rugs and pillows appear magically upon chairs scattered... More

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new zealand
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220 reviews 220 reviews
73 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Have stayed at Huka a number of times before. Last time the evening food was a little disappointing as part was of the fare was 'deconstructured' which I guess was popular at the time. I believe the head chef has changed since the last visit. This visit all the food was fantastic with no complaints. We had a fantastic fun... 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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