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The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

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We offer modern, clean, quiet and comfortable motel accommodation right on the edge of Lake Taupo, New Zealand. We have a range of room options from studio suites to one Bedroom Units all with spa baths and heat pumps.to luxury three bedroom apartments with thermal spa pools. We have free on-site parking, a heated swimming pool, a thermal pool, free high speed fibre WiFi, and most rooms come with breath-taking views of the lake and surround mountains.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair access
Spa
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Kitchenette
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
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Romantic
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Taupo Airport3 mi
Rotorua Airport43 mi
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All reviews spa bath lake taupo lake view recommend this resort great resort pool area nice pool studio room direct access small balcony top floor two nights the managers main town hot tub plunger coffee the kitchen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our absolute favorite place to stay out of our entire 2 week trip to New Zealand! We are both still discussing how we wish we had spent more time in Taupo, and had more time available to enjoy our fabulous room. When we...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank RenaB163
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Hi RenaB163 Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write it. We are truly humbled by your kind words and are delighted that you enjoyed your free upgrade. We are also thrilled that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was quick and very courteous and we were provided towels for the pool and hot spa without having to ask. Stayed for four nights the room was very comfortable with lots of space. Their is a guest laundry on site and the cost...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Janny_9
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your valuable feedback we appreciate you taking the time to tell us how we are doing. Kind regards, Joyce, Relief manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights during out NZ holiday. Upon arrival we were advised we have been given an upgrade but were not prepared for what we received. The most stunningly beautiful accommodation we have ever stayed in. Right on the edge of the lake with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Wendy C
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this lovely feedback - the whole team appreciate it. It is a treat to be given an upgrade to one of the apartments and I am very pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed it. Kindest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my fiance. The couple who run the hotel are extremely helpful. Definitely recommend this place in Taupo. The rooms were clean, great room of the lake and you will want the hot tub after the Alpine crossing hike.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank asNYC1986
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we all appreciate you taking the time to do that. Kindest regards from Joyce and John Laing, Relief managers for

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Only staying in Taupo for 1 night but the host and facilities made us want to stay for a lot longer. Wonderfully appointed rooms only a 25 min flat walk in to the centre of Taupo (or an $18 taxi ride). We arrived earlier than...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank stewandtrudi
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded November 5, 2018

Hi stewandtrudi Oh my gosh! thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay here with us and were very comfortable and you enjoyed the pools. We love to hear that...More

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Janny_9
November 8, 2018|
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Response from MIROTREE | Property representative |
Hi Jenny Only the two apartments have washing machines in them Have never experienced any problems with guests laundry Regards Reef Resort
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885candicek
July 19, 2018|
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Response from SharonAndRobBell | Property representative |
Hi there.... There is no Sulpur smell around the Reef Resort Warmest Regards Sharon
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Mary K
May 11, 2018|
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Response from SharonAndRobBell | Property representative |
yes it is possible. We think this would take you about 15 minutes each way.
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Room Tips
"Poolside or lake view apartment but our cheaper option was of the same high standard"
Davidv6397
Sep 20, 2018
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"Anything with a view of the lake is amazing - rooms are very modern even if you dont have lake view."
ElliotH78
Aug 20, 2018
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"The rooms fronting the pools could be a bit noisy."
diver201
Aug 1, 2018
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"If you have luggage try to get a room on the check-in floor as there are no lifts up or down."
Opinions4all
Jun 4, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$108 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the reef hotel tauporeef hotel taupo
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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