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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
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Lake View
HOTEL CLASS
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Taupo Airport6 km
Rotorua Airport71 km
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gary & Shirley Akers home is one of the nicest B&B's you will find anywhere. The guest rooms are large and comfortable, the views of the lake are superb, the breakfasts are outstanding, and the gardens on the property are amazing.

Thank chuckm22
Response from Gary A, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded yesterday

Thank you Chuck and Carol! I appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review for Lake Taupo Lodge. Hopefully we will cross paths again some day! Take care, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Cheery Gary

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Lake Taupo Lodge for two nights during our honeymoon. Gary was a wonderful host and the lodge accommodations were spectacular. Before dinner every night, Gary along with the chef, Chris, arranged for a cocktail hour with delicious wine and...More

Thank MSS768
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gary is an excellent host at this beautiful inn. Highlights include Chef Chris and the gardens but every aspect of our 3 day stay was delightful. Gary's suggestions for dining, walking and sightseeing were spot on and tailored to our needs. Lake Taupo is great...More

Thank Penn B
Response from GrandTour520087, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Nancy and Penn. It was an absolute delight to host you both here at Lake Taupo Lodge. I really appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us. I'm pleased we crossed paths! Looking forward to seeing you both...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

The most delightful three night stay! The owners, Gary and Shirley, exuded New Zealand warmth and hospitality and Chris, the chef, cooked up the most delicious breakfasts and evening canapés. Gorgeous gardens, beautiful room, and all those wonderful niceties which make a stay so special.

Thank Judith F
Response from GrandTour520087, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Judith! Thank you for your very kind words about Lake Taupo Lodge. It was our pleasure to host you and Chaye here. Lovely sisters! Kindest regards, Gary

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

When we walked in we realized we were in for a delightful stay, and our initial reaction proved true. The lodge is Gary and Shirley’s home, and they make every guest feel completely welcome. Our room in a separate building overlooked the lush gardens and...More

Thank CZS97
Response from GrandTour520087, Owner at Lake Taupo LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for the WONDERFUL review you have provided for Lake Taupo Lodge. I hope that this really helps another guest contemplating on staying with us to do so. Your comments are just so kind! I am pleased to hear you had...More

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Room Tips
"Lake view room is a knockout but Frank, Lloyd, and Wright rooms are very nice."
ButlerAdvisor
4 weeks ago
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"Loved our “Frank” room— after Frank Lloyd Wright"
judithf875
29 Oct 2018
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"All suites are excellent"
32Raymondr
19 Aug 2018
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"Frank Lloyd Wright rooms over look garden and Lake Taupo."
ingridp32
26 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$528 - US$757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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