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Lake Taupo Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   41 Mapara Rd | Acacia Bay, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 36 Specialty lodging in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was our second stay with Gary and Shirley and upon our recomendation our freinds Kym and Steve joined us . this visit surpassed our first the quality of the lodge every detail is thought out and attended to the recomendations and bookings of local attractions and eateries were all spot on nothing is to much trouble and the location... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to Gary, Shirley and all the staff at Lake Taupo Lodge for making my stay a most memorable experience. I had planned to propose to my partner during a picnic at their lodge and they had been nothing but excellent and extremely helpful from the start. I was blown away by the... More

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Papeete, French Polynesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and my 2 children live in Tahiti,and we had planned to spend 4 days holiday in Taupo. We wanted a comfortable place, with a personalized service to make our stay special... and we found more than a 5 star lodge. From the moment Gary welcame us as we stepped out of the car, until the time he waved... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place really surprised us, once we arrived, i heard there are dog barking from inside and i was thinking are we at the wrong place until Gary opened the door to greeted us.Shirley and Gary were treating us so well as they arraged everything for us ,things to do,place to go,what to eat even an inhouse massage. The whole... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My partner surprised me with a night away at Lake Taupo Lodge, I had no Idea where we were going, or staying. As soon as we pulled into the drive, I knew this was a pretty special place. When Gary greeted us, I was intrigued at what this place could be! Gary opened the doors to the home, WOW I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We have just returned (June 2014) from a 8 day trip to the North Island of New Zealand and the last place we stayed was Lake Taupo Lodge. We picked it on the web because it looked special and it certainly did not disappoint. We wanted the best accommodation. The lodge was built over a period of 4 years not... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I recently stayed with my girlfriend at this amazing resort. It was a truly unforgettable experience. From the moment we arrived, Gary and Shirley were gracious hosts, attending to our every need. Our stay began with a tour of the beautiful property and facilities which felt like a designer home away from home. With an open fireplace and sunken lounge... More

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Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Four of us stayed a night in early March. Two of us were on a brief visit from Australia and looking forward to a unique luxury break. It was definitely a luxurious environment, and the hospitality was personalised and very warm from the time we arrived until departure. Stunning views, nice big well appointed rooms, gorgeous gardens, superb breakfast, something... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We are group of people which 11 adults and 4 kids stay in the Lake Taupo Lodge for 2 nights. It is most enjoyble weekend stay at there. The lodge is very truly a luxury boutique hotel with a beautiful garden outlook. The rooms are clean, warm and well architechual. Some rooms with garden view and some of them with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My Partner and I chose to stay at Lake Taupo Lodge as a treat for one of our first stops in a tour of the country. I have to say, I'm so pleased we stayed here. To start the owners Gary and Shirley Akers are two of the most hospitable and warm hosts I've come across. They welcomed us into... More

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Address: 41 Mapara Rd | Acacia Bay, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lake Taupo Lodge 5*
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Lake Taupo Lodge offers 5 star luxury accommodation with dinner by arrangement. The focus is on gracious living and the six guest suites are luxurious examples of world class accommodation.This award winning, luxury bed & breakfast lodge is a designer’s delight. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, it is set within magnificent landscaped gardens overlooking beautiful Lake Taupo and the mountains.Lake Taupo Lodge prides itself in the care and attention that we put into our guests. From the moment you arrive you can relax and let us look after you in style and comfort.This is a large (10,000 sqm) multi faceted property with each room having its own lounge area as well as the large main lounge and dining areas. ... more   less 
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