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Baycrest Lodge

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Spent the last weekend in October in Taupo and decided to stay at Baycrest Lodge. The welcome was friendly which was a good start. We had a downstairs room with king bed, microwave, hob and fridge. The room was ok for the price. Clean and tidy and reasonably well appointed. Upstairs I understand you get a spa-bath and lake views...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed November 1, 2015

We have stayed at the Baycrest Lodge on three occasions. The rooms are spacious and very clean. We really enjoy the heated pool and the close proximity to the Lake and local restaurants. Simon is a fantastic host and is always willing to meet our requests. We have recommended Baycrest to friends and they have also enjoyed their stay. We...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed November 1, 2015

On first arriving, the manager was very friendly, which is always a good start. On settling in our room, it was amazing. We stayed in the ground floor king suit with a thermal tub. The bed was very comfortable, there was sky TV including movies, sports, etc. But it wasn't your usual hotel sky, it had almost all the channels!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We were due to stay here in the 3rd week of October but there was a problem with our room and the manager called me to explain. He offered another room, but we had our eyes set on the room with an outside spa. He offered us a discount etc and I really wanted to say yes, but I wanted...

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1Thank Rockfarmer
Reviewed October 23, 2015

We were staying two nights, ended up staying four last week,what a lovely place. Simon was very friendly and helpful.the pool was warm,our bed was comfy, towels soft, our room was great, the friends we were with loved it as much as we did.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 20, 2015

I just want to thank Simon the manager for a wonderful stay the 16th and 17th of October 2015. When we arrived he was happy to see my wife and I. We had the thermal spa room, unfortunatly the Spa was out of service, the water bore was broken and they have to drill a new one. Simon called to...

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1Thank Quantock58
Toongabbie, Australia
Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights from Wednesday afternoon to Sunday morning. The room is extremely comfortable with fantastic views over the lake and it serviced daily. It has free wifi and is only a 25minute walk into the bars and restaurants in town. It got a little bit noisy on Saturday night as there seemed to be a group...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We make a point of staying at the Baycrest whenever we travel between Wellington and Auckland - we've stayed at lots of motels in Taupo but none as good, in all regards, as the Baycrest. Thanks Simon!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 4, 2015

The location near to restaurants, beach and shopping center ment that we could park the car and enjoy the area and the lodge. We were disapointed that we were called home early and did not stay longer

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Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

The parking at this place was crap. There are very few parks and not even enough for 1 car per room. Makes it difficult if you have a new born. Not sure if they cleaned the room looked like they turned things over instead. Take your family there........if you are all on push bikes.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the latest in quality service and surroundings, where traditional elegance blends with a restful ambiance. Baycrest Lodge, Qualmark rated 4 Star Plus is 100m from the main swimming beach of Great Lake Taupo. All 16 units are spacious and elegantly appointed and have tasteful European bathrooms and fully self contained kitchen facilities, including fridges, ceramic hotplates and microwaves. Ground floor suites have individual hot thermal tubs, up to 50'C, 2 of which are full disability access units. First floor suites have large champagne spa baths, balconies and superb Great Lake Taupo views. Super King beds are available in all the studio suites. The 2 room family suites can have either singles or a super king bed as well as the queen bed in the lounge area. Some suites interconnect to make more sleeping configurations. Baycrest Lodge also has a stunning swimming pool thermally heated to between 30'C and 35'C all year round. There is a guest lounge/bar area and a guest laundry on site. Baycrest Lodge is close to a number of restaurants and is about 1 kilometre (flat and easy 15-20 minute walk) from the town centre. It is also in a perfect position to watch many of the major events such as the NZ Ironman. All the suites offer free WiFi (limits apply), Sky's all new 'Guest Select' meaning 50+ channels in every room, 32" LCD TVs with inbuilt DVD player and I-Pod docking. Baycrest Lodge is the ideal place for the discerning traveller, anyone away on business or those just wanting to get away and relax for a time. We look forward to welcoming you to Baycrest Lodge and Taupo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baycrest Lodge

Address: 79 Mere Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $121 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Baycrest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Flag Hotel Baycrest
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#12 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“Ground floors have their own private mineral tub that draws from the geothermal waters of Lake Taupo - Purrfect!”
 of 5 bubbles pmeagher41, Feb 1, 2017 | Read review
“If you want an outside hot tub go for a ground floor room, if you want a balcony & a lake view, go for the upper room.”
 of 5 bubbles mehefinllanmaes, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
“Service, cleanliness, views, price.”
 of 5 bubbles 388nitak, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“Our room was spacious and clean with a comfortable bed”
 of 5 bubbles siloatat, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Personally prefer the upstairs rooms because they each have an awesome view of Lake Taupo!”
 of 5 bubbles alchemy8, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
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