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Lakefront Lodge

100 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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#56 of 65 hotels in Taupo
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
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Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Hot tub
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Riaan B wrote a review Jun 4
3 contributions
The photos are misleading, “upgrades” are in fact downgrades, rooms are stuffy, beds are old and uncomfortable, staff are extremely rude and the owners dishonest. We booked three nights but stayed only one night before checking out. No refund...off course. We made the booking via booking.com, and when we wanted to leave a review we found that the owners had, dishonestly, listed us a no-show so that we couldn’t leave a review. The communal lounge shown on the website doesn’t exist and is now being leased as a restaurant. The restaurant owner and staff are kind and accomodating, but contrary to what the lodge owners would want you to believe, the restaurant does not serve as a generally accessible lounge, meaning that you are basically confined to you stuffy outdated room. Disappointing!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Gail Stewart wrote a review May 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
If you are looking for a quiet night you won't get it staying at this place. Hear everyone walking, talking or running down the hallway. Needs a total makeover, it was clean but dated. Restaurant on site was excellent, staff very friendly.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Brooke Jones wrote a review Apr 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Went to stay at the lakefront lodge, the receptionist was nice, and was flirting with my partner which was kinda unprofessional, the rooms at first look were nice and done up nicely, but the bed was like sleeping on a block of concrete, the floor was comfortable, and the pillows were far off from being bricks. The bathroom light and fan wouldn't turn off even switching the switch, and it would turn on at random without anyone being in the bathroom. Parking was none existent, had to park my car on the road. Would not recommend.....
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Crissybuka wrote a review Apr 2021
21 contributions5 helpful votes
Not the nicest of places sorry room was smelly had to leave window open all night. There was no room to move couldn’t have suitcase open unless on the bed. Beware it says reception open till midnight but it’s not it closes at 9pm so if arriving after that let them know
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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johanneerceg wrote a review Mar 2021
Taumarunui, New Zealand41 contributions3 helpful votes
Not much good to say except it is opposite the lake front. Smallest room I have ever stayed in and the bathroom smelt damp and musty. Never a car park available which meant finding a park on the street and then worrying about your vehicle all night. Won’t be staying here again
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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$42 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Wellesley on the Lake Taupo
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lakefront Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lakefront Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Lake Taupo (0.5 miles), Lake Taupo (0.7 miles), and Maori Rock Carvings (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lakefront Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Lakefront Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lakefront Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lakefront Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Master of India, and Spoon and Paddle.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lakefront Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Lakefront Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Taupo.
Does Lakefront Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is Lakefront Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.