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Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

#2 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
16/05/2017 17/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Lovely little motel just outside the town of Taupo, with nice views of the lake. We went in the off-season, and the gentleman behind the counter was kind enough to give us a free upgrade to a large suit with it's own living room! Our day in Taupo was overcast and rainy, but having such a nice room made it...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi JacobB108. Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor. It was out pleasure having you stay with us. It was such a shame the weather didn't come to the party, but we are stoked that you enjoyed your time here relaxing in your unit. We do hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday...

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were greeted at reception by a very friendly and helpful lady, the rooms are super clean and modern. Our bathroom was a bit dated but was very clean and had everything that we needed in there. Plenty of hot drinks too. We loved our stay here and would Recommend to anyone

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South Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Staying for a night we were greeted by the manager on arrival and had a very pleasant conversation setting the scene for our stay. The room was a two bedroom upstairs near the back of the property but the balcony views over the lake were excellent. The apartment had everything we could want and so spacious and clean. Although we...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there Aussie901. Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your room, and hope to see you again sometime in the near future. We wish you all the best and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Erin and Amos Managers

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My husband and I had a 2 night stay and would be happy to come again!!! We managed to get a special deal for 2 nights with a late checkout and a bottle of bubbly which was an awesome start. Our room was great; clean, spacious, comfortable, good shower, comfortable bed, quiet and wonderful lake view. We loved the pools...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there Hillsey3. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Next time you need to get away, be sure to get in touch. It's also great to hear that your husband enjoyed the spa & sauna. There are many other options for dinner in Taupo, so be sure to check with us the next time...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night on our drive between Auckland and Wellington but were impressed by how clean and quiet our upstairs apartment was. The view over the lake was pretty nice, as was the tui who hung out in a Kowhai tree out back. Good to see NZ artists' works on the wall too. The day we...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi PatchNZ. So great that you noticed our native Tui, that has been hanging around our motel for sometime. It is always pleasing to the eyes and ears to experience our native birds up close. Also so pleased that you took note of our New Zealand artwork. We think it is simple and colouful, and reminds us of how great...

Kingsgrove
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The place is very tidy and clean. Great lake view and very comfortable rooms. Owner Erin and Atmos are very friendly. Location is close to central Taupo. Definitely revisit the place to try the hot pools. Highly recommended.

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi 835mengl, Thank you for your tripadvisor review, its great that you enjoyed your time here and we do hope to see you again soon!! Kind regards Erin and Amos

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at the Anchorage resort for 2 nights with my son en route from Christchurch to Auckland. Our hosts Erin and Amos were outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble and they went far and beyond to accommodate us and make our stay easy. The 2 bedroom apartment was clean, spacious with great facilities for cooking....

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi djshand, Thanks for your awesome review, we try to make everyones stay and comfortable as possible and we are glad you found that you were relaxed and had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Erin and Amos

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Spent the weekend here for my friends birthday. We had a 3 bedroom apartment which was excellent. The rooms were very clean and spacious and the view from the lounge and deck were amazing. The grounds and facilities could not be faulted. I would highly recommend this place

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you so much for the review. We had a great time hosting you and are glad that your friend had an amazing birthday weekend. We do hope to see you again soon and thank you for staying with us. All the best and take care. Erin and Amos Managers

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff, clean and spacious with the 3 bedroom apartment having tons of space and even a big deck with own BBQ, outdoor table and sun umbrella (unit 12). Loved the view and the pool was perfect temp! Spa great also! All in all a really great stay which we can't fault! Will be back very soon!

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there. So glad you loved the 3 bedroom unit, along with the outdoor bbq area. You certainly had the best weather also which would have made the pool area even more enjoyable. So thank you for taking the time to post a review and we look forward to your next visit with us. Erin and Amos Managers

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Spent two relaxing night in this clean, spacious and comfortable motel. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Very good kitchen for making breakfast and snacks. Great shower with plenty of towels plus the bonus of a heated towel rail. We will definitely stay again.

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there Ann F. Many thanks for taking the time to place a review about your stay at our motel. We do hope to see you again, and are so glad that you enjoyed everything. All the best. Erin and Amos Managers.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Anchorage Resort is a beautiful complex located right on the shores of NZ's largest body of water, Lake Taupo. The Anchorage Resort features 21 spacious units, which have recently been refurbished with new carpets, furniture, beds and a fresh coat of paint. We have a variety of room types from large studios, one and two bedroom units and our amazing and luxurious 3 bedroom apartment. Our complex is also family friendly with our pool area recently receiving a spruce up -including a new deck. With a heated plunge pool, we offer the perfect way for the family to relax and enjoy Taupo's amazing summer weather. We also offer free Wi-Fi, off-street parking and easy access to the lake just across the road from our motel. Whatever the occasion our resort can cater to your every need, and don't forget our delicious home cooked breakfasts which are available up request. You will not find a better place to stay at for that special family holiday this summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

Address: 346 Lake Terrace | Two Mile Bay, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $162 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Second floor is probably quieter and those facing the lake catch the last rays of sunshine”
Rowever15, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms depend on preference for ground or upper floor. The upper floors would have a better view over to the lake”
, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For the best views, ask for 2nd floor facing the water. First floor 107 is very quiet.”
2mchfn, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All would be good I would thonk”
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“They are all good from what I could see on the outside”
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