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Anchorage Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in one of the spa rooms, which was excellent, and included a large sitting area, table and chairs, kitchenette and bathroom with a large spa bath as well as a balcony with seating. We had a fantastic view over the lake too. The hosts were helpful and friendly-we liked it so much we booked for an extra night!

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Mount Isa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best accommodation in Taupo. Hosts were fantastic. Nothing was to much trouble. Fabulous room in a fantastic location. Unreal heated spa overlooking the lake and heated pool. There's nothing nit to like about Anchorage Resort Motel. I'll be staying there again for sure.

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Thank Ronaleen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked how clean the Anchorage motel looked in the photos but it was out of my budget so I called Erin on the number provided and she instantly provided me with an offer I couldn't decline. She even offered us the 2nd night at an even better discount. Erin is absolutely amazing, down to earth, don't need to... More 

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Thank Braeght
Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi there Braeght. Thank you so much for your amazing review and kind words. We very much enjoyed hosting you here and hope to see you again very soon. All the best and take care. Erin and Amos Managers. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb management, family friendly, clean and spacious studios. Two pools and a hot tub - which kept kids and mum happy! There was even a kids play room with TV which was a nice extra to spread out. Nothing was too much to ask for - all staff happy and helpful. Breakfast delivered to your room :-) Lots of deals... More 

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Thank lashesbygemma
Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hey there. Thank you so much for your glowing review. We really appreciate all your amazing views and comments. We do hope to see you again and will be sure to pass on all your amazing comments to our staff who als work so very hard to keep our rooms clean and sparkling. We wish you all the best and... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

2 bedroom pool view apartment was perfect for our family visit. Clean rooms, good facilities, lovely hot pools, friendly reception, excellent lake views. We ate dinner as we watched the sunset over the lake.

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Thank AnnaNZ798
Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi AnnaNZ798, Thank you for your review and we are so glad you had a great time here. We do hope to see you again and that you get an awesome sunset again! Kind regards Erin and Amos Wootten More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We were only there 1 night but what a little gem. Clean & Tidy - looks like it's been recently refurbished. The grounds are well maintained and feature 2 HEATED pools and a big deep spa pool, a fantastic addition to a family getaway. Well equipped kitchens and a big spacious lounge area meant we had plenty of space for... More 

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tikitourer11, Thank you for your awesome review, we are so glad you had an awesome time while you were here with your family. We are so lucky that we have awesome heated pools for the winter months, such a great way to entertain the kids and also the adults. We do hope to see you again soon. Regards Erin... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The office staff were incredibly friendly and helpful - amazing start! The apartment was impeccable, could not fault one part! The rooms were perfectly arranged for the number of people we had staying! The housekeeping staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, as we were staying 3 nights we only had it serviced one day, but they were very careful not... More 

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi there Nicky B. We are so blown away by your amazing review, but more importantly what a great time you had here. We will be sure to pass on your comments and feedback to all of our staff including the housekeepers who work so very hard to keep up our high standards of cleanliness and friendliness also. We very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stayed for one week during IRONMAN New Zealand 2016. We had an amazing stay! Very high quality on the apartments and very friendly and welcoming owners. The kids loved the pool. Perfect distance from Downtown Taupo. The best place we have ever stayed at for sure! Hope we vill be able to come back all the way from Sweden... More 

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Thank Joey S
Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi there Joey S. Thank you so much for your kind words and for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay here with us. We do hope to see you gain next year for the 2017 Ironman, as we will be more than happy to have you stay again. All the best for the remainder of the year... More 

Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Anchorage Resort was wonderfully clean and fresh, awesome pool area and the Management were friendly and helpful. We had breakfast delivered and was very good. Car parking can be a little tight if you have a big vehicle.

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you so much for you review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards. Erin and Amos Managers More 

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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here recently and just loved it. We had a two bedroom Lake view unit which was clean, well equipped and had good space for us and two children. The staff were so accommodating and even provided a portacot and highchair for our stay free of charge. The lake views from the room are beautiful. Next time... More 

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Thank Kristen P
Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort, responded to this review

Hi there. We do appreciate you taking the time to post a review and rate our property so highly. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and do hope to see you again soon. All the best and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Erin and Amos Managers More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Anchorage Resort is a beautiful complex located right on the shores of NZ's largest body of water, Lake Taupo. The Anchorage Resort features 21 spacious units, which have recently been refurbished with new carpets, furniture, beds and a fresh coat of paint. We have a variety of room types from large studios, one and two bedroom units and our amazing and luxurious 3 bedroom apartment. Our complex is also family friendly with our pool area recently receiving a spruce up -including a new deck. With a heated plunge pool, we offer the perfect way for the family to relax and enjoy Taupo's amazing summer weather. We also offer free Wi-Fi, off-street parking and easy access to the lake just across the road from our motel. Whatever the occasion our resort can cater to your every need, and don't forget our delicious home cooked breakfasts which are available up request. You will not find a better place to stay at for that special family holiday this summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Resort

Address: 346 Lake Terrace | Two Mile Bay, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $113 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchorage Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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