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41 Mapara Road Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385 New Zealand
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US$575
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Free cancellation until 05/04/22
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#2 of 46 Speciality lodging in Taupo
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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
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Billiards
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Emma wrote a review Jun 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a wonderful stay for our 1 year anniversary. We booked the luxury two day escape which included the most amazing massage. Gary the owner was very attentive and made sure we were well looked after. Chris the chef is so friendly and makes the best pancakes. A little pricey but other than that really couldn't complain. The views are awesome too. Uber is also active in Taupo so it wasnt a problem getting to into town or expensive. Def worth visiting!
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2020
Thank you Emma and Neil for your wonderful review. It was a real pleasure to be able to celebrate your one year anniversary with you. I hope we can celebrate another milestone sometime soon. Cheers, Gary
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sharon and frank wrote a review May 2020
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We went here for a little retreat during the long weekend and it was absolutely heavenly! The atmosphere and gorgeous view of the lake were just amazing, as well as the beautifully kept garden. The hosts Gary and Sherlie, as well as the staff Chris and Gina were so friendly and definitely made us feel at home. The breakfast was just so delicious as well! Would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting!
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review for Lake Taupo Lodge. I look forward to having you here again sometime soon. Kind regards, Gary
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Hyun Jin K wrote a review May 2020
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Chris's cooking is down to earth and hands down the best food I've had in NZ luxury lodges. Gary and Shirley were very warm hosts, and the garden is impeccable, perfect for morning yoga/taichi. Just a stone's throw away from Wairakei golf course and Kinloch, perfect for golf enthusiasts.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2020
Thank you for writing a lovely review of your stay at Lake Taupo Lodge. Kind regards, Gary
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Jim V wrote a review Apr 2020
Kalamazoo, Michigan21 contributions9 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed at the Lake Taupo Lodge in late January, 2020 for two nights. We were touring New Zealand for four weeks. When we pulled into the driveway the owner Gary came out and greeted us by name. "We've been expecting you. So glad you'll be staying with us. How was your drive?" I've traveled extensively around the world in recent years and never, ever experienced such a friendly reception at any place of lodging. I almost started to laugh. But, I didn't as I quickly realized Gary was sincere in his uncommon hospitality. But it also wasn't an overbearing hopitality. Our room had a beautiful view of the lake in the distant. The grounds are a botanical delight. We didn't have dinner there which was unfortunate because I'm certain it would have been
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2020
Jim, Jane and Family. How the world has changed since you were here. I hope you are all well and healthy and happy and have managed to stay safe from the Covid pandemic. One day, when the borders re-open, I would love to see you here again some day. We can toast to good health and good company. Until then, Cheers, Gary
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Glen and Jackie wrote a review Mar 2020
32 contributions2 helpful votes
During our 5 week trip to New Zealand this has to be the best Lodge/B&B we stayed in. Gary and Shirley are hosts were delightful. Chris the Chief a master of breakfast and pre-dinner canapes. We really loved our stay in our beautiful lodge overlooking the garden and lake. Although situated 5 minutes from the main town it was worth it in every way. If I am every lucky enough to visit NZ again, I am definitely head back to Lake Taupo Lodge.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Gary Akers, Owner at Lake Taupo Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2020
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am pleased you got to spend a wonderful 5 weeks in New Zealand before we shut the borders! I also hope you are lucky enough to return to NZ again one day, and we will be more than happy to have you back at Lake Taupo Lodge. Until then, Cheers, Gary
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PRICE RANGE
US$464 - US$567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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