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41 Mapara Road Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385 New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence


#2 of 46 Specialty lodging in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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My wife and I stayed at the Lake Taupo Lodge in late January, 2020 for two nights. We were touring New Zealand for four weeks. When we pulled into the driveway the owner Gary came out and greeted us by name. "We've been expecting you. So glad you'll be staying with us. How was your drive?" I've traveled extensively around the world in recent years and never, ever experienced such a friendly reception at any place of lodging. I almost started to laugh. But, I didn't as I quickly realized Gary was sincere in his uncommon hospitality. But it also wasn't an overbearing hopitality. Our room had a beautiful view of the lake in the distant. The grounds are a botanical delight. We didn't have dinner there which was unfortunate because I'm certain it would have been exceptional. Gary did direct us to good restaurants in town. Breakfast was prepared by the chef Chris. I know it's only breakfast but it was elegant and delicious. My wife took a picture of her breakfast plate it was so pretty. We made friends with the one other couple staying there. They were from the UK. We shared drinks at happy hour and went out to dinner one night. The owner Gary was most interested in discussing the political events back in the USA. We had some interesting conversations about political matters. And the room was phenomenal. The porch was a great place to unwind overlooking the gardens and Lake Taupo. Another reviewer titled their review "Died and Gone to Heaven". Not an exaggeration. What an all around great lodging experience..
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During our 5 week trip to New Zealand this has to be the best Lodge/B&B we stayed in. Gary and Shirley are hosts were delightful. Chris the Chief a master of breakfast and pre-dinner canapes. We really loved our stay in our beautiful lodge overlooking the garden and lake. Although situated 5 minutes from the main town it was worth it in every way. If I am every lucky enough to visit NZ again, I am definitely head back to Lake Taupo Lodge.
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What a beautiful property and amazing gardens. We loved the peacefulness and the hospitality at Lake Taupo Lodge. Gary could not have been more helpful and the breakfasts and pre-dinner drinks were a lovely touch. The lodge is a little way out of town so you would need to drive or get taxis into town for dinner, but the advantage is the view of the lake. A real experience.
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Fantastic property beautiful grounds extremely friendly and willing to accommodate in every way possible. Chris the chef was fantastic we had a huge breakfast made to order every day, no need for lunch. Ken helped with daily plans and arranging dinners. WiFi was recently improved and worked fine. Only 6 rooms and very spacious I would highly recommend and if returning to the area would definitely stay again below views from room
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I cannot begin to express how much we enjoyed our stay with Gary & Shirley & their wonderful staff. From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed and pampered, and the room was impeccable and tastefully decorated, with a view over their magnificent gardens. Wandering through the footpaths of their property was magical. A sense of calm fell over both of us, and we even thought of throwing away our blood pressure pills! Breakfast was something that you excitedly looked forward to, just to see what chef Chris had concocted, every time beyond delicious. The staff went out of their way to be friendly & helpful. Truly the finest accommodations we’ve ever experienced, hands down, anywhere. World class. Thank you, Gary & Shirley!
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$464 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lake Taupo Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lake Taupo Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Great Lake Taupo (2.6 miles), Lake Taupo (2.5 miles), and Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lake Taupo Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Lake Taupo Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Lake Taupo Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.