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Lake Taupo Lodge

TravelocityUSD 363*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful 3 day stay with Gary and Shirley as our gracious hosts. We felt very much at home with a very personal comfy ambience. Nothing was too much trouble for Chris who was whipping up a storm in the kitchen with scrumptious breakfasts and tasty pre dinner canapés shared with other guests over a convivial glass of...

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

Thank you so much for the kind words! I really appreciate you taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review for Lake Taupo Lodge. I hope we will get to see you again some time soon! Kind regards, Gary

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Gary and staff provided the ultimate in friendly personal attention during a 4 day stay golfing with friends. Nothing was too much trouble and the bespoke breakfasts unbeatable. Truly luxury accomodation. Best we have enjoyed on many trips to NZ.

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

Thank you David for taking the time to write a review for your stay at Lake Taupo Lodge. It was fantastic to have you all here for your golfing trip. Will look forward to the next one! Kindest regards, Gary

Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My husband and I spent two perfect nights at the lodge in the Lake Suite. Our daughter had purchased us the 'Luxury Two Day Escape Package'. It was sheer bliss! Gary was an absolute gentleman and gracious host. Chris treated us to the most gorgeous sumptuous breakfasts and delectable picnic. We thoroughly enjoyed having him interact with us and the...

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

Thank you Shelly and Graham for the wonderful review. The photo you took from the Lake Suite of the sunrise was just stunning! Hope you don't mind I shared it on our Instagram and Facebook pages. I was just lovely having you both here. I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. I will have to see if I can give...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Truly a gem. This property is gorgeous and extremely well maintained from interiors of rooms and suites(those are a must they have a nice patio overlooking the beautiful garden) to the spacious public areas. The morning breakfasts and afternoon wine are added treats. The hosts could not of been more gracious and helpful including calling cabs and making diner reservations....

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

Thank you Sheila for the wonderful review. It really is a lovely feeling to read some of the lovely words my guests leave for Lake Taupo Lodge. I am so pleased you had a great time. Please come back again one day! Kind regards, Gary

Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband and I spent 3 wonderful nights at the lodge, our room, the lodge and the grounds were as beautiful as they appeared in the online pictures. What was not expected was the wonderful hospitality that we received from Gary and his chef Chris, both of them helped make our time in Lake Taupo something we won't soon forget....

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Absolutely loved the personal attention and the catering on offer. Great views of the lake and the grounds. The amenities in the Lloyd Suite were of the highest quality and offered a welcome respite from the unseasonal weather, as did the facilities in the other parts of the property.

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Greenwich
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I just stayed at Lake Taupo Lodge for three days. From the moment we arrived (most beautiful setting with views to Lake Taupo) throughout our entire stay we loved every part of this charming, hospitable, private and berautiful place that made us feel like a home away from home. We were greeted like long awaited dear friends;...

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

Thank you Katharina for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are so pleased you will remember your 50th Birthday for a long time to come and do hope we will cross paths with you and Marc again sometime. Best regards to you both, 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: $483 - $862 (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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