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41 Mapara Road Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385 New Zealand
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#2 of 46 Speciality lodging in Taupo
Travellers' Choice
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Harbour View
Great View
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Yvette wrote a review 10 Jan
9 contributions
When we had trouble with accommodation Gary and Shirley came to the rescue, getting us in last minute and accommodating our 2 young children without a second thought. The Lodge is truly beautiful with a view to match. Both Gary and Shirley are super friendly and although probably not too used to the little ones running round, made it a safe and fun place. Breakfast cooked for us each morning was delicious and the chef was always eager to make sure he had done his best, which he had. If you like a morning stroll as I do, no need to go looking for it or go far, the immaculate gardens on ground are a perfect walk and my 2 year old loved the fish pond, while also feeding the fish and birds with Gary. We will be coming back for sure but maybe just the 2 of us next time ;)
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Date of stay: January 2022
Room Tip: Best views and a quiet relaxing place
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks, Yvette. It was a delight to host you and your beautiful family. We look forward to hosting you again in the not so distant future! Take care. Cheers Gary
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PAnson wrote a review 4 Jan
Sydney3 contributions2 helpful votes
We spent two wonderful, relaxing days at Lake Taupo Lodge at the end of December 2021. Having visited Taupo numerous times over the years this visit was the antithesis of the standard lake front hotel accommodation in the best possible way. Located in Acacia Bay, a short drive from the town centre, we had direct views of lake and beautiful gardens from our bedroom and balcony. The rooms are nicely appointed with the overall scheme taking cues from Frank Lloyd Wright. The breakfast and canapes were 5 star - fresh and delicious. No request was too much or too hard for the chef who was so obliging. Attention to detail - (fresh towels, flowers and chocolates on pillows), music at breakfast and canape / cocktail hour completed the charm of the experience. Our stay was made all the more special by the hosts, Gary and Shirley who were welcoming, informative and so hospitable. Thank you very much for such a memorable end to our year.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, Penny. We enjoyed hosting you and Neil and look forward to another opportunity to do so in the future. Cheers Gary
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DCC wrote a review Dec 2021
Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
Had a fabulous few nights. Lake view suite is great, fabulous views, very comfortable. Breakfasts delicious, canapés and wine delicious. Gary and Shirley perfect hosts. Such a relaxing environment and only 6 minutes from central Taupo.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Just go and enjoy. Lots of parking.
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we really appreciate it! You are welcome any time. Cheers Gary
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Amanda H wrote a review Dec 2021
1 contribution
We had a fantastic stay, amazing attention to detail, very nice bathroom,fabulous comfortable bed with a great view lovely amenities, the best breakfast cooked to order, and wonderful canapes. Knowledgeable and affable hosts, nothing was a bother.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your kind review. We appreciate it very much! Cheers Gary
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Jason wrote a review Dec 2021
1 contribution
This stunning property and location were ideal for our company directors retreat. We had excellent service, food, drinks and great conversations with Gary. In addition, we visited some fabulous restaurants and got to try clay shooting! I highly recommend Lake Taupo Lodge. It was simply a brilliant experience!
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Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was our pleasure to be a part of your company directors retreat. Glad we were able to make the clay shooting experience happen! Cheers Gary
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USD 464 - USD 567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lake Taupo Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lake Taupo Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Formula Challenge Racing (7.3 km), Lake Taupo (4.1 km), and Lake Taupo (4.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lake Taupo Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lake Taupo Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Lake Taupo Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Lake Taupo Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.