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The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

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All reviewsspa bathlake taupolake viewfree bikespool areagreat resortrecommend this resortpool and hot tubnice pooldirect accessstudio roomfree wifitop floorthe managerstwo nightsmain townmin walk
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing! Views breathtaking Venue-brilliant Walk along the lake from hotel(gated entrance), walk down to other hotels for meals Service-so super accommodating Host-every so kind Clean, tidy, gorgeous balcony(room 5) All amenities covered Small stove top, microwave, fridge Tv in lounge & bedroom Robes, iron/board Spa...More

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Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chhantellemarish Thank you so much for your fabulous review and your very kind words! It mean's the world to us to know that our guests have had a brilliant stay and were relaxed and comfortable in their room. We look forward to being able...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband picked this hotel because it was close to the start and along the route of his Ironman race. It was merely a step out of the hotel and I could cheer him on during his run leg. Other than that, this was the...More

Thank Nurhidayah B
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nurhidayah B Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Reef Resort in Taupo. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that the Apartment was perfect for your Honeymoon and the Ironman. It is gorgeous being able to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about this hotel. We stayed two nights during our three week honeymoon in New Zealand and it was hands down our favorite stay. Pros: incredibly friendly interactions with owners and staff, thermally-heated pools (one warm and big for swimming,...More

Thank Rachael L
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rachael L Wow... thank you for your amazing review! We are so pleased that you had a wonderful time in New Zealand for your honeymoon and you enjoyed staying here with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed the pools.... as you say "Perfect...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sharon & the team give 100% to make sure you are looked after and go above & beyond to make sure your stay here hits all the right notes. The spa & pool are at perfect temperatures and just bliss to swim or soak in,...More

Thank Mishy001
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mishy001 Wow! What an out standing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. We have amazing staff who work really hard in their jobs and take great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a night. It was a great of us. The staff was nice and helpful. The hotel is perfect location. The rooms are pretty good as well. We were enjoy with jacuzzi. It was a hilight of North Island trip.More

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Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Supasit We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you so much for writing a review for us. This means so much to know that our guests have been comfortable during their stay here with us. We hope that...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#2 Family Hotel in Taupo
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#4 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#4 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#2 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#2 Family Hotel in Taupo
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
#4 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#4 Business Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mary K
12 May 2018|
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Response from SharonAndRobBell | Property representative |
yes it is possible. We think this would take you about 15 minutes each way.
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620johnnyv
25 January 2018|
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Response from AucklandShar | Reviewed this property |
Reef resort is in a central location. Easy walking distance to Taupo township but away from the immediate hustle and bustle. Nicely located on the lake edge with fantastic views across the lake to the mountains. Nov/Dec is... More
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orangecat0
22 June 2016|
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Sorry, don't know. We were driving not flying.
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"Quiet, private and airy"
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"to be honest I think any of the rooms are great we had a luxury room & parents a lake view both were..."
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"I would choose a room overlooking the pool."
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"Room with lake views. Wonderful Sunsets"
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