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    VU Thermal Lodge

    2 Taharepa Road | Hilltop, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    US$95
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    Room & Suite (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good21%
    • Average14%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible7%
    5 days ago
    “Private mineral pool”
    2 weeks ago
    “Relaxing private thermal pool”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Spa
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor (Free parking, Free WiFi)
      US$95
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor 1
      US$102US$94
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    • Family Studio with Lake View
      US$102
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor 1
      US$94
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor (Free parking, Free WiFi)
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor
      US$95
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    • Executive Studio, 1 Double Bed, Pool Access, Ground Floor
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    • Family Studio with Lake View
      US$102
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    • Deluxe Studio Suite, Multiple Beds, Patio, Lake View (Free parking, Free WiFi)
      US$117
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    • Deluxe Studio Suite, Multiple Beds, Patio, Lake View
      US$117
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      US$117
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      US$117
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    Reviews (14)
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    1 - 5 of 14 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I just love the eccentric decor of this place. It is fun and funky. Owner Carol was pretty much the same... Great service and such a friendly and enthusiastic manner!. Nothing is a trouble and I even got a surprise bunch of daphne left for...More

    1  Thank Jill B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We requested a room with a lake view. The one on second floor (corner). I think its the best room they have if you want this view. A very spacious Executive Studio with a huge TV & AC and a balcony to enjoy a sunset...More

    1  Thank MrJBourne
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were greeted by a very friendly host with a no-nonsense attitude. We got our key, a quick guide on how to use the thermal pool and a small carton of milk (no extra costs) for in our coffee/tea. The room itself was a bit...More

    Thank wviellevoye
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Booked this hotel for two nights but ended up staying for three nights. We enjoyed the nice view of Lake Taupo from our arm chairs at the patio of our room, where we could round off the day's sightseeing with a glass of wine or...More

    1  Thank lalangm
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Loved our stay at Vu Thermal Lodge, especially the private hot pool. The decor is fresh and a bit different to say the least, with the 22 month old continually saying "Wow". There were twin beds in one room, and king in the other. Everything...More

    1  Thank LornaRP
    The Lake Motel
    110 reviews
    #29 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Sails On The Lake
    315 reviews
    #5 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Colonial Lodge Motel
    60 reviews
    #41 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    Baycrest Lodge
    294 reviews
    #11 of 69 hotels in Taupo
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$85 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • Lakefront Hotel Taupo ,
    • Lakefront Motel Taupo
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    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (18)
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    .15 km away
     
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    Room Tips
    "Go for the private pool!"
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    "Lake view & thermal pools"
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    "Go for the rooms with the private thermal pool, you pay a little extra, but it's worth it"
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    "Rooms with private pool are great value."
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