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Sacred Waters Apartments

221 - 225 Lake Terrace Waipahihi, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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On the shores of New Zealand's favorite lake sits Taupo's number one luxury lakefront accommodation, Taupo Sacred Waters Luxury Lakefront Apartments. Overlooking Lake Taupo this stylish luxury apartment complex provides an outstanding experience for visitors to the lakeside city of Taupo New Zealand. Sacred Waters Luxury Lakefront apartment's are Taupo's most central luxury accommodation choice. An easy walk to Central Taupo and a short drive to any Taupo tourist activity. Sacred Waters Taupo is Qualmark 5 Star internationally rated.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Electric vehicle charging station
Car park
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Hiking
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Romantic
Great View
Languages Spoken
English
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Anna A wrote a review Oct 2023
Wellington, New Zealand25 contributions13 helpful votes
Completely underwhelming - unclean and not the room configuration we had booked. Ensuite shower not in working order, told couldn’t be fixed. No compensation. Complex is tired. Not the sacred waters we have experienced previously - such a shame!!
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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c0nka wrote a review Aug 2023
Wellington, New Zealand14 contributions3 helpful votes
Pretty good place for a group, great location and views, deck and tub are amazing. Beds are pretty average, soft, rolly and the sheets came untucked so easily, the duvet slips are a disaster. However fans in the rooms are great, especially for white noise sleepers. Common areas fantastic. No spare rubbish bags a massive fail.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Chrystal James wrote a review Jun 2023
Auckland, New Zealand8 contributions19 helpful votes
Amazing stay! Loved the apartment and the staff were very friendly. Beautiful view of the lake and amazing heated swimming pool, gets up to around 35 degrees! Apartment was large enough for my husband and two kids. We will definitely be back to stay at Sacred Waters.
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Vivac48 wrote a review Apr 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand33 contributions30 helpful votes
Andy and Melinda who are the new owners of the hotel management are very rude. We booked the 4 bedroom penthouse in March 2022 and had various dialogue with Andy and Melinda in regards to 6 of us staying, that we were going to be using the BBQ etc. We picked up that service wasn't a strong point, they weren't helpful but weren't initially rude either. 2 days before we were scheduled to arrive I emailed them within the same dialogue that had my original booking confirmation- the subject line being our reservation number. They reply "I can't see you have a booking with us, we are fully booked this weekend sorry" While they should have used a bit if common sense before replying, again, it's a passable service fail. I called Andy and he was SO defensive and did not apologise for the dismissive email basically saying "who's this" I couldn't speak, he kept cutting me off and was super patronising and just unnecessarily rude. He then tried to say that if we had 6 people we needed to pay more for the room (I emailed him in March within the same email dialogue noting "We are a party of 6 people" and he replied "No problem, you are all sorted for 6 people" I brought this to his attention and he just flat out denied he wrote the email (weird) I obviously had proof so I said I would end the call and that I'd get my partner to contact him and when he did, Andy was completely apologetic. So not sure why he was so rude to me, he admitted that he sent the email (hard to keep denying I guess) and that we were all sorted. When we arrived we checked in and the penthouse was not very clean at all, dust around all the edges of the carpet and tiles, the deck was caked with dirt like it hadn't been hosed down in months, we cleaned everything and definitely left a MUCH cleaner apartment than the one we arrived to despite 6 of us staying there. On the first night as discussed with Andy on the phone and over email, we went to use the BBQ, it was SO DISGUSTINGLY filthy and had no gas, we call reception and no answer, we try again and someone answers "This is after hours" (It was 8pm to be fair) We then said that we needed some gas for the BBQ and Andy replied "We can't sort it, this is why we don't advertise BBQ's" (It is actually advertised with a BBQ) incredibly combative person, and we pushed it and said "yes it does say BBQ" he said "go and get the gas bottle off the pool BBQ if nobody is using it" we said "Can you please bring it to our room?" He said "Okay but you need to put it back tomorrow" He begrudgingly got the gas bottle from another BBQ and then put it outside our room without telling us, everyone was quite shocked and we are all pretty relaxed people but we eventually found it was there and used the BBQ (after spending over half an hour cleaning it first) - we laughed about it in the end as at this point our expectations were very low in regard to customer service. When we checked out, Melinda seemed angry (maybe because we left the apartment too clean) just unprofessional, like we had ruined their life by asking for gas for the BBQ they advertised and assured us would be great to use on Friday night! By that time it was all just hilarious, she didn't ask how I stay was or anything, she was completely mute and if I hadn't said hello, I don't think she would have. One day I might add all the images we took. We would never stay here again until Andy and Melinda don't mismanage the place anymore, or learn some customer service skills. Cue defensive reply (if any).....
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: - Don't expect great customer service, apartments are nice enough but no very clean - great views.
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Escape15225429689 wrote a review Apr 2023
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The Apartment we stayed in needs new beds.....mattresses are old ...Otherwise everything else is fine, pool fantastic and carparking easy if you have only 1 small car, easy access to the lake front. thank you
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jqn1 wrote a review Jan 2023
Waikato Region, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
Great view, nice hosts and easy access to lake and nice heated pool. Our room could have been a bit cleaner for the money however we understood with the post COVID lack of staff this is not their fault. Would go again for sure! Very accomodating
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Patrick Lane wrote a review Nov 2022
Wellington, New Zealand9 contributions1 helpful vote
We were a tour of 16 golfers - spread across 4 apartments. They were all clean, very well appointed and the amenities are excellent. Was able to cook breakfast for 16 people on two mornings so everything was there. Also watching the World Cup so big TV's were important. Can throughly recommend
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Room Tip: The higher up the better the view of the Lake
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noami88 wrote a review Nov 2022
Singapore, Singapore64 contributions54 helpful votes
This apartment has nice scenery as our unit was at waterfront. The front desk service was inadequate; no one sits at the. Punter. You need to call each time. It was very inconvenient for golfer as there was no area to store our golf bags. It was a tough task as it needed to go down and up the stairs 3 times to carry our bags to the unit. The cold water knob of washing machine was broken resulting in difficulty in using the machine. The trash can lid was dysfunctional prior to our check in. The cleaning staffs should verify the functionality of equipments or appliances and feedback to apartment management prior to new guest check in.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Hinemoa H wrote a review Nov 2022
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
We stayed in the 2 bedroom Penthouse. The views were stunning. The apartment was very spacious and clean. The pool, hot tub, lake and mountain views are awesome. Great service. The Managers were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Room Tip: Penthouse B
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Beth Barclay wrote a review Sept 2022
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Beautiful apartment, looking out at the lake. Love the art work, is the size of a 3 bedroom home, if not bigger. Underfloor heating, had to turn it down. I recommend the laundry. Don't want to nit pick but bath tub is tiny width ways, the length was good.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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$359 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sacred Waters Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Sacred Waters Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Waipahihi Botanical Gardens (0.7 km), Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort (1.1 km), and Mount Tauhara (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sacred Waters Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a fitness centre, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Sacred Waters Apartments?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Sacred Waters Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Sacred Waters Apartments?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sacred Waters Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mole & Chicken, Bistro Lago, and Edgewater Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sacred Waters Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a heated pool during their stay.
Does Sacred Waters Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.