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    Lake Taupo Lodge

    41 Mapara Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385, New Zealand
    011 64 7-808 0986
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    The lovely house, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, is so unique and extremely comfortable. The main room, with fire crackling, has an expansive view of the Lake -- a great place to watch the sun set. Gary was very attentive. Food was perfect. My husband's...More

    Thank atdraper
    Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you Anne for a wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and John. I am pleased you had a lovely time. I hope you will come back to NZ and stay with us again sometime. Kindest regards, Gary

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    Craig & I had a weekend stay in Taupo and were delighted with every aspect of Lake Taupo Lodge. We enjoyed beautiful surroundings, stunning decor, private environment and very enjoyable hosts. Thank you Gary and Chris for your wonderful hosting and private chef skills.

    Thank Trish L
    Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you Trish! Please come back and visit us again some time. Kindest regards, Gary

    Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

    What a fantastic experience both on a professional and personal levels. Being on business and having equipment failure far from home could've been devastating, Gary came to the rescue allowing me use of his personal office. If you are looking for your stay to be...More

    Thank Graeme M
    Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

    Thank you Graeme for the wonderful review. I appreciate you taking the time to write such kind words. I do hope we will have the opportunity to host you and Vanessa here at the lodge again some time. Best wishes and kindest regards, Gary

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    We stayed for a celebratory weekend in the magnificent suite above the living area.The attention to detail, views and gorgeous breakfast made this a memorable stay as did Gary's amazing smoked trout canapes we enjoyed in front of the fire at night. This is the...More

    Thank markdQ3418EL
    Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

    Thank you Mark! I really appreciate you taking the time to write a fabulous review of Lake Taupo Lodge. I hope I can treat you to a glass of wine over some trout canapes another time! Kindest regards, Gary

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    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...More

    Thank Tinababe
    Response from LakeTaupoLodge, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

    Thank you for the fantastic review Tina! It was a pleasure to have you here. Please pass on my best regards to Heiko too. Cheers, Gary

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