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    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

    219 Lake Terrace | Town Center, Taupo, New Zealand
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    “spa bath” (51 reviews)
    “free bikes” (7 reviews)
    “lake view” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This would be an identical review to our previous one written a year ago - same room, same length of stay, same great experience except I want to add a thank you for the lovely breakfasts provided by the hosts this time round. They offer...More

    Thank vanfamAuckland
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    LOVED the heated pool and spa, and a nice walk along the water into Taupo. Rooms were lovely and beautiful views onto the lake. Nice friendly people working there - couldn't have been better - loved it and hope to be back :)More

    Thank KiwigirlHK
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 4 days ago

    Dear KiwigirlHK Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so delighted that you enjoyed the facilities that the Reef Resort have to offer and we are so pleased that you enjoyed our rooms and the views from the rooms. It is important...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    very friendly receptionist. easy check in. wonderful room with a truly magnificent view of the lake. beautifully appointed with a huge Jacuzzi and shower. top quality ceramics and bathware. very comfortable bed, good internet and a small kitchen. we could find no fault and I...More

    Thank gam8le
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Gam8le Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It means a lot to us to receive them. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you enjoyed the facilities that we offer to our guests. We are thrilled...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Excellent hotel on the edge of Lake Taupo. Very friendly staff, lovely spacious rooms and everything you want for a stay here. It has access to the lake, as well as swimming pools of its own which are great to stay cool. Excellent choice.More

    Thank MikeKiwi
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi MikeKiwi Thank you for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us and hopefully, one day in the near future, we will have the opportunity to be able to...More

    Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for a very quick honeymoon on 22nd November for two nights. The resort is in a great location with a fantastic view of the lake, and the hosts were absolutely lovely. Would stay here again for sure.More

    Thank Vanessa G
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded December 3, 2017

    Dear Vanessa G Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time and we look forward to your return at some stage in the future... maybe for an anniversary??? Once...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $120 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Family Hotel in Taupo
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Business Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • The Reef Hotel Taupo ,
    • Reef Hotel Taupo
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    June 21, 2016|
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    Sorry, don't know. We were driving not flying.
    Tony M
    November 4, 2014|
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    Response from Erin W | Property representative |
    We do have those room types available for both reception level and the floor upstairs. They are pretty private with spectacular. The best option is to email or contact us directly via our website. Just so you know that... More
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    "lake view is recommended"
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    "If you like to swim, choose a poolside room - if you like a view, choose a lakeview"
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