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Lake Taupo Lodge

Hotels.comUS$ 385*
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Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 599*
US$ 385*
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband whipped me away for a night to Taupo to catch up with an old friend and surprised me with a stay at Lake Taupo Lodge! What a stunning place! Gary and Shirley welcomed us into their luxury home overlooking the lake and their extensive garden, which feels like a combination of New Zealand botanical and formal English park....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a restful place to stay. Gary and Shirley have thought of everything and the attention to detail is superb. The welcome and departure was so friendly. The room was large and comfortable with stunning views over the garden and lake. Food was excellent and there was lots of opportunity to meet other guests and exchange travel stories....

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you J&J for the fabulous review of Lake Taupo Lodge, I appreciate you took the time to write this for me! It was an absolute pleasure to have you here, I hope we will get another chance some day to host you again. Thanks again and kindest regards, Gary

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a fantastic stay at Lake Taupo Lodge. Gary and Shirley were fantastic hosts. Their in-house Chef Chris made our daily morning breakfasts unforgettable! Hotel grounds are beautiful with their well manicured gardens. Rooms are expensive but it was a great experience overall.

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi to the Tay family! Thank you so very much for the great review of Lake Taupo Lodge. I appreciate feedback from past guests so the potential new guests have an honest opinion of Lake Taupo Lodge, and I appreciate the time you took to write a review for us. I hope all is well with you! Kindest regards, Gary

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Taupo lodge was one of the most comfortable and elegant places we stayed. The attention to detail in the rooms is quite special and as guests we felt totally pampered! The breakfast is amazing! Staying here was a moment of rejuvenation and we felt like royalty!

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of Lake Taupo Lodge. It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us. I do hope you will return again some day! Kindest regards, Gary

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lodge on March 29th and 30th 2017. Gary and Shirley were wonderful hosts and very welcoming and helpful. The property was ship-shape and the gardens exceptional. Having stayed at the Huka Lodge several years ago, it now looks a little tired--but still a great Lodge--yet a little snooty and over-the-top expense wise. Not so at LakeTaupo...

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to have you both here! I hope we get the chance to cross paths again some day. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Lake Taupo Lodge. I really appreciate it. Kindest regards, Gary

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lodge for several days last month and had a wonderful time. The Lodge is situated on a hill overlooking Lake Taupo with beautiful views and stunning gardens. The owners and staff took great care of us and made our stay very pleasant.

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of Lake Taupo Lodge. I appreciate you taking the time to share your kind words. Regards, Gary

Neutral Bay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was tired ,heating not working. TV and Sound System in need of update . You are isolated , if you choose to eat out and choose to have a wine add $50 in Taxis Fares to your Dinner Bill. The view of the Lake was almost non existent. We wanted to move on arrival. The Owner, Gary tried...

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Gary A, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Terry and Joy Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We were very sorry to learn of your personal circumstances when you shared the loss of your son with us and other guests. We endeavoured to meet all of your requests and there were many with compassion and concern. The electric heating was on and the...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Could not have asked for a better place to stay in one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. Gary and Shirley were fantastic hosts and Chris's cooking was delightful. The views from our room were spectacular and the accommodations quite comfortable. The grounds were beautifully manicured creating a relaxing atmosphere. We were fortunate to meet other travelers from...

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LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Erica! It was an absolute pleasure to host you and Scott and I will look forward to your next visit. Kindest regards, Gary

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had great expectations and were disappointed with the room. The decor was tired with wallpaper pealing and the bathroom is very 1970's. Our initial welcome was cold, but after three days we were able to relax. Thank goodness for Chris who was friendly and a brilliant chef.

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Gary A, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I’m sorry you felt you were met with a cool reception. We pride ourselves on meeting guests with a warm welcome. During your stay, I was suffering from an influenza virus, which I did not wish to pass along to guests. Chris, our lodge manager and executive chef, was helping with lodge hosting during this...

Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My wife, Jules, and I had a very enjoyable stay at Lake Taupo Lodge in February 2017 with our wonderful host, Gary. He and his chef, Chris, were very attentive to all our needs. We enjoyed our evening canapes and beautiful New Zealand wines as we relaxed with a stunning view of Lake Taupo. Gary not only suggested great places...

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Gary A, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Reay for a wonderful review of Lake Taupo Lodge. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and Jules. I hope we get to see you both again some day. Kind Regards, Gary

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Taupo Lodge offers 5 star luxury accommodation with dinner by arrangement. The focus is on gracious living and the six guest suites are luxurious examples of world class accommodation.This award winning, luxury bed & breakfast lodge is a designer’s delight. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, it is set within magnificent landscaped gardens overlooking beautiful Lake Taupo and the mountains.Lake Taupo Lodge prides itself in the care and attention that we put into our guests. From the moment you arrive you can relax and let us look after you in style and comfort.This is a large (10,000 sqm) multi faceted property with each room having its own lounge area as well as the large main lounge and dining areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Taupo Lodge

Address: 41 Mapara Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: ₹ 22,691 - ₹ 38,787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lake Taupo Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The Lake Room has a beautiful view”
  • View from the Lake Room
ericaleigh1980, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book early to get a room with a view of Lake Taupo!”
reaym2017, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the Lake Suite - upstairs with panoramic views of the lake and gardens.”
  • Champagne and a view.
  • Stunning views from the balcony - this photo does not do it justice.
  • Lying in bed and watching the sun rise over the lake.
shelleywag, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Frank Lloyd Wright Suite was great”
KatkingCT, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms at this Lodge would be very restful”
maureen962, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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