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Lake Taupo Holiday Resort

41 Centennial Drive, Taupo 3378 New Zealand
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#9 of 46 Specialty lodging in Taupo
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No Passport Required. It's all here - everything you need for an instant holiday. Start relaxing from the moment you arrive. Lake Taupo Holiday Resort is a destination in itself with a spectacular tropical style pool with swim-up bar plus café, and being geothermally heated it will keep you lovely and warm year round. Located 5 minutes from Taupo city centre and sprawled across 8 hectares of park land, the resort is a hidden oasis surrounded by nature and offers comfortable, clean accommodation ranging from 3 bedroom Villas, Holiday Cottages, cabins and sites for your campervan, RV, tent or boat. Boasting friendly kiwi service and extensive, modern facilities, guests enjoy free gas BBQ's, FREE Wifi, an on-site shop and shared laundry facilities. Activities abound and entertainment facilities include New Zealand's first thermally heated swimming pool (all year) with swim-up bar and café. The new pool provides hours of entertainment for the young and young at heart, with a 4m deep cave, giant mushroom Kiddies pool and play area for kids and a massive outdoor television playing movies or the latest sports game. Pump Track for bikes and scooters, Mini Golf, NZ's largest jumping pillow plus a smaller one for the littlies, Tennis courts, volleyball, basketball, petanque, chess, an adventure playground plus much more feature at the resort too. Mountain bikes and go-karts are also available to hire. A short drive to Taupo town and other popular attractions the resort is also a great base for your greater Taupo adventure. Resort staff can book trout fishing, jet boating, bungy, sky diving activities and more. Whether on a family escape, couples getaway or group adventure, everything required for a relaxing, fun and effortless holiday can be found at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort. Experience our slice of paradise right here in New Zealand, once you stay a few days you won't want to leave.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Game room
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Fence around pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
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Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Water park
Tennis court offsite
Video game console
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Convenience store
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
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RobnKerri wrote a review Yesterday
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When this is booked, we can't wait to get there and get in the thermal pool. While the well kept grounds, the spreadout layout, clean and accessible toilets and other amenities are great, the majority of people will end up in the thermal pool. Even if you only want to watch a movie on their big outdoor screen, you'll be happy. However, you can also have a pizza, or a burger, or just not-plain old fish n chips, while still relaxing in the pool. Very enjoyable.
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Date of stay: June 2021
HypnoWarrior wrote a review Jun 5
Porirua, New Zealand904 contributions134 helpful votes
We remembered this place from many years ago (well over 8) and so when my wife booked for the Top 10 (we thought this was where we were going to end up) but alas they sold it and we ended up at the Top 10 dump a few blocks away. The best we could do on this trip was a drip pass to the resort which the wife and kids loved. They spent most of the day in the water park and some at the play area at the top of the resort (bike park, chess set, playground, putt putt etc.) They watched a movie in the middle of the day, enjoyed the swim up bar even though they got caught in a flash downpour. We will be back, probably camping next time..
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Date of stay: May 2021
Mel Harrison wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand12 contributions
Such a great place to go with family and friends. The rooms were clean and warm with comfy beds. The range of activities available is fantastic. The pool was a great temp and we enjoyed the yummy cocktails and food. The kids had an absolute ball and we will definitely be back next year.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Take plenty of pool towels and warm clothes in the cooler months.
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Dianne Jean wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions
Spent 1 night here and didn’t feel the need to leave the resort for the whole time - swam in the pool and later had burgers and chips for dinner. Then another night swim with a delicious mulled wine to finish a perfect day. What a stunning place, the pool complex with bar and cafe with heating in the dining area are fantastic.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Bev E wrote a review Apr 2021
New Zealand77 contributions20 helpful votes
We had three caravan sites. Excellent family holiday. Excellent facilities, once in the gate there’s no need to go out. Heated pool with swim up bar, coffee house. Takeaways. Playground, jumping cushion, chess, skate park. Netball. Even trikes to hire, kids loved it. Parents loved it. Grandparents loved it except getting out of the pool in the cold lol, Definitely go again
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Date of stay: April 2021
Room Tip: We had three caravan sites
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$87 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lake Taupo Holiday Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Nearby attractions include Huka Falls tracks (1.9 miles), Lake Taupo (1.8 miles), and Formula Challenge Racing (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lake Taupo Holiday Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Lake Taupo Holiday Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.