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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Potentially THE most beautifully understated elegant property I have visited. With a history and interior design to die for - this venue is so much more than 1st class. The photos do not do the venue justice. If you ever have the chance - I could not recommend the overall experience and understated opulence more. Apparently the Queen Mother has...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

What can I say? NZ is still my favourite country and Huka Lodge is still my favourite hotel in the world. I’ve stayed in some magnificent places over the years (and plenty of humble ones too) but Huka offers a sublime combination of natural beauty, comfort, personal service and informality which truly sets it apart. When I travelled to NZ...

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2Thank Laonie
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I don't even know where to start...beyond all expectations.?. As soon as you arrive you are taken care of. Simply hand over your keys pick up a drink of anything you could ever ask for and wait while your bags are sent to your room, your car is parked your drinks are topped up and you are welcomed into the...

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1Thank Big E
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful location great facilities and fabulous staff only wish we had more time to stay here. The Ambience, food and everything is perfect easy to get to by a helicopter or car. It lacks nothing you can be as active as you want or relax with many romantic moments

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Once we stepped outside to the outdoor patio, we could not believe our eyes as we looked at the amazing view of the Waikato river. The outdoor patio has an infinity pool, a deck with lounge chairs, and an outdoor jacuzzi. We spent our days and night drinking wine outside while listening to the sound of the river stream. There...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Been lucky to travel around the world, stayed in some ratty and some phenomenal places and rank this among the finest. Rooms are casually elegant, staff smart, efficient and gracious. Greeted n arrival by name. Room looking onto the river, lovely sheets, fruit and nice coffee/tea bar, skylights ( which cover at night for restful sleep), and seriously intuitive service....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Huka Lodge is perfection... no wonder it is 'consistently rated one of the world's best.' We stayed for two nights as a wedding anniversary surprise for my wife. As frequent luxury travelers, we have yearned to experience Huka Lodge for many years - and so pleased to report it surpassed our expectations. The main building is grand and beautifully furnished...

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were asked by some friends if we'd like to join them on a short three night stay at Huka Lodge. Our friends had stayed at Huka a number of times but this was our first visit. Despite our high expectations we left feeling it was one of our best holiday experiences. The setting, the facilities, the staff, the food,...

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Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed there just over night , would stay 2 next time!My girlfriend and I had an amazing stay. Be sure to book the spot/ room/ table you would like to eat . We had the study upstairs / private room and in the morning we were the envy of all with having breakfast down by the river , heaters on...

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1Thank Rasta66
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We came a very long way just to enjoy the perfect bliss of a lodge like this, Our family has travelled over 30 years and visited many places but Huka is in a class of its own. The rooms overlooking the river cannot be described adequately...perfection. The staff with special mention of Dennis, Giacomo and Kerry Molloy(the manager) are without...

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Dear Angeladea Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor readers. It fills me with great joy and pride to know that you rate Huka Lodge so high, and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Also, thank you for the special mention of Dennis, Giacomo and Kerry. Be assured that I will pass...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Huka Lodge
Huka Lodge
Cuisines: New Zealand
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Huka Lodge

Address: Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: ₹ 91,556 - ₹ 1,61,531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Huka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Lunch at the pavilion is a must”
 of 5 bubbles Pv2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are located on the river bank with amazing views. Only a few have fireplaces so request if this is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonMark_UK, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For those travelling with kids, ask for an adjoining escort room”
 of 5 bubbles SINWSSS, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are well appointed and individualized so you cannot go wrong here.”
 of 5 bubbles awedMollys, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Certainly not an inexpensive place to stay, but it is well worth the price if you are looking for elegance in facilities and service.”
 of 5 bubbles miket374, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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