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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Taupo awaits you at Huka Lodge, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2011. You'll be within a 10-minute walk of Huka Falls and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Wairakei International Golf Course. Highlights at this lodge include 2 spa tubs, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 25 individually decorated rooms feature LCD TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, patios and private yards. Minibars provide free refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and room service. Nice touches include bathrobes and free toiletries. DVD players, separate bathtubs and showers and coffee/tea makers are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages, facials and mani/pedis. At the lodge's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the outdoor tennis court along with access to mini golf and bike rentals. Business travellers can take advantage of conference space and a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and laundry facilities. Each morning a free full breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Taupo lodge, you'll be 5.3 km (3.3 mi) from Lake Taupo.

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$2,700* Per night/room 16 Oct. - 17 Oct.

The Owners Cottage

Bed Count 4 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

The Alan Pye Cottage

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (The Owners)

Bed Count 4 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

91.0% of guests recommend out of 352 reviews

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Property Features

Huka Lodge offers its guests 2 hot tubs, an outdoor tennis court, and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business centre on site. Spa services, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Huka Lodge. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Free self parking is available. This 5-star Taupo lodge is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (258.9 km / 160.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Huka Lodge offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and free minibar items. Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 40-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private patio
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily. The lodge hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Huka Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards not accepted

Hotel Names

  • Huka Lodge
  • Huka Lodge Taupo
  • Huka Taupo
  • Huka Hotel Taupo
  • Huka Lodge Lodge
  • Huka Lodge Taupo
  • Huka Lodge Lodge Taupo

You should know

  • Huka Lodge offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Huka Lodge is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2018 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodation in New Zealand. This Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, which is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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