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Acacia Heights Gardens

53 Acacia Heights Drive, Taupo 3385 New Zealand
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#5 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Taupo
Travellers' Choice
Relax and be refreshed in a peaceful natural environment at Acacia Heights Gardens. Set on a secluded two acres of tranquil gardens with views across Lake Taupo and the rural surrounds, this is a great location for recovering after the days’ activity or a special holiday break. With just three lodge rooms and a separate cottage available all with private bathrooms, large superking or california king beds and luxury amenities, Acacia Heights Gardens is your home away from home. Outdoors you can wander through the peaceful park-like gardens, enjoy a glass of wine at the gazebo overlooking the Lake and Taupo night-lights or soak away your cares stargazing in the heated spa pool. Be sure to book long enough to enjoy the best from this gorgeous location. Your Kiwi hosts, David and Heather Bridson, welcome you to our beautiful property.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Pool / beach towels
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Washing machine
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Jayden wrote a review Aug 2021
1 contribution
It was a really good place to stay for my holiday with my partner. Everything was perfect! especially stunning view from the deck. I had a very peaceful time for my lunch on the deck in the beautiful sun. I strongly recommend this BnB for your holiday. And also, David and Heather were so kind and tried to give good information for activities in Taupo. It was wonderful experience and I will definitely visit there again. Thank you very much David and Heather!! see you again!!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
hjen1901 wrote a review Aug 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a wonderful break staying at Heather and David's B&B - it was a beautiful peaceful and secluded spot. The room was immaculate with a massive comfortable bed and we enjoyed sitting in the Spa enjoying the incredible view of the lake. Heather and David were very friendly and accommodating and knowledgeable about the area. We took them up on their recommendations and had excellent day trips and enjoyed the restaurants and cafe's they suggested. I would love to come back in summer to enjoy their beautiful garden more and it would be a wonderful location for a big event as it has room for a marque with a beautiful view of the lake. Thank you so much for our wonderful visit
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from David Bridson, Guest Services / Front Office at Acacia Heights Gardens
Responded 3 Aug 2021
Hi Harriet You are very welcome. We enjoyed hosting you. Your prowess with Jaffa Cake was incomparable. Please come again!
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Missingmountains wrote a review Aug 2021
1 contribution
Stayed with a group of friends for a long weekend and loved the beautiful view from the gardens, relaxing and stargazing in the spa, and the super comfortable beds and rooms. David and Heather are wonderful hosts. Great location to get in to Taupo and explore the surrounds. I’m sure I’ll be back for another visit!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from David Bridson, Guest Services / Front Office at Acacia Heights Gardens
Responded 3 Aug 2021
Hi Sandra Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you, Harriet, Laura and Jayden. Please come again!
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AT wrote a review July 2021
4 contributions
David and Heather are great hosts in their beautiful B&B accommodation with everything being luxury quality, where you feel comfortable and able to relax as they make sure you have privacy. I really enjoyed the hot tub spa, where the views are stunning day and night from in here, around the beautiful gardens and our Tauhara room. We were made to feel so very welcome by David and Heather who went over and above to make our stay a really memorable one for my birthday with a bottle of bubbles and a homemade birthday cake! Wow such a lovely thoughtful surprise! Our time at Acacia Gardens was fantastic, we loved our stay!
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Date of stay: July 2021
Response from David Bridson, Marketing at Acacia Heights Gardens
Responded 17 July 2021
Hi Anita and Peter Many thanks for your review. We so enjoyed having you stay with us. You came as strangers but we felt you left as friends. We are looking forward to hosting you again. Kind regards David and Heather
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Ula wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand7 contributions
Heather & David are amazing hosts & the same can be said for their beautifully thought-out home. We had the Garden Room which was a very comfortable en-suite. For us this trip was to relax and get away so in between activities we would just watch netflix (as they have a smart tv with WiFi access) and then sit in the garden with a superb view from the Terrace. There are no cooking facilities which we didn’t mind at all but the kitchen is well equipped otherwise for tea/coffee and easy to prep meals. Jacuzzi was lovely as well. Location was perfect for us as it was away from the hustle and bustle of the main township but close enough for us to get to town with ease if we needed to. Very peaceful and very well kept grounds. Fingers crossed will be able to stay there again when we next visit Taupō.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
USD 119 - USD 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Acacia Heights Gardens
Which popular attractions are close to Acacia Heights Gardens?
Nearby attractions include Formula Challenge Racing (7.6 km), Lake Taupo (4.4 km), and Lake Taupo (4.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a heated pool.
Which room amenities are available at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea, free instant coffee, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Acacia Heights Gardens?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Yes, guests have access to a heated pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Acacia Heights Gardens?
Yes, self serve laundry and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Is Acacia Heights Gardens accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.