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Lake Taupo Lodge

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair access
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

We stayed at your beautiful lodge for three weeks. we were told that this would be too long, but in fact it was not enough. As an elderly couple we enjoyed every moment of it. The kind attention of Garry and Chris. The beautiful breakfasts...More

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Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded July 25, 2017

Peter and Anne, two people whom I am very blessed to have crossed paths with! Not a day goes by that you aren't mentioned or thought of. I hope we can enjoy a fishing trip or two and conversation over a glass of wine again...More

Reviewed July 16, 2017

This is a great place to stay. The hosts were friendly and hospitable, ensuring we felt pampered and welcome. The fruit and cookies in our room were appreciated. The room itself was large with fabulous views. The bed & pillows were very comfortable. Breakfast was...More

Thank Judith1016
Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded July 25, 2017

Hi Judith and Steve! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Lake Taupo Lodge. I really appreciate it. Hope you are both well. Looking forward to having you to stay longer next time. Cheers, Gary

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Another wonderful two days at Lake Taupo Lodge hosted by Gary. A great location and extremely friendly host made us feel at home straight away. The highlight of which was being taken fishing for rainbow trout on lake Taupo by Gary and Steve (his best...More

Thank PhillipDoughty
Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you Phillip! What a fantastic review. I hope we will get to take you and Simon out fishing again one day, what a great trip we had. Take care and kind regards, Gary

Reviewed July 1, 2017

One of the most amazing accommodations of luxury lodges Vince and I had experienced while on vacation in North Island, New Zealand. Our hosts, Gary & Shirley Akers were both very professional of their services and they had a deep sense of pride of their...More

Thank Gene S
Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Hi Gene and Vince! Thank you both for the wonderful review of Lake Taupo Lodge. We really enjoyed your company and hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in New Zealand. Come back to visit us again one day. Kindest regards, Gary

Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 2 nights with Garry & his team. The room and house were beautiful and the team v friendly/helpful. The lodge website is materially out of date in that it now only does B&B. I have marked it down because, as such,...More

Thank robertb602
Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Hi Robert, thank you for your kind remarks regarding my team and I. In regards to your comment about the tariff, The Lake Suite is slightly more expensive than our other suites as it has one of the best views in Taupo, overlooking Mt Tauhara...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Bar/Lounge
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$516 - $736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$516 - $736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Our room was the best in the lodge, but just a little warm/sultry in the height of summer"
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"Any room is lovely. The owner showed us around and we would love"
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"The Lake Room has a beautiful view"
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"Book early to get a room with a view of Lake Taupo!"
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