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Hotel Description

At The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Lake Taupo and within 15 minutes of Waipahihi Botanical Gardens. Highlights at this beach motel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, free self parking and a free airport shuttle.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and all 19 rooms feature free WiFi, free newspapers and free local calls. Microwaves and hobs make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches include jetted tubs and free toiletries. Hairdryers and desks are also available.

Enjoy the spa tub and pool loungers as well as access to bike rentals. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star Taupo motel, you'll be 8.2 km (5.1 mi) from Huka Falls.

Studio, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$148* Per night/room 16 Oct. - 17 Oct.

Luxury Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Pool View, Poolside

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Poolside

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Lake View, Lakeside

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection ratings based on 195 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

Everyone (91) Couples (74) Business (1) Family (31)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2019

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9 Oct. 2019 by Kare

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we do appreciate it. See you again @ Reef Resort Taupo

5 out of 5
The upgraded room was superb. Would recommend this property to anyone.

Posted by on 25 Sep. 2019

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26 Sep. 2019 by Sharon

Thank you so much for your lovely words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Warmest Regards Sharon Relief Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Sep. 2019

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8 Sep. 2019 by Karen

Thank you for your review - we appreciate it.See you again soon @ Reef Resort Taupo.

5 out of 5
Well appointed room. Friendly proprietors. Enjoyed our breakfast.

Posted by on 7 Aug. 2019

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7 Aug. 2019 by Karen

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we do appreciate it and love when our guests enjoy their stay @ Reef Resort, Taupo.

5 out of 5
I have stayed at the Reef Resort on a number of occasions and it never disappoints. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the room always very clean and is well appointed. Car parking is easy and the location is great.

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2019

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31 Jul. 2019 by Karen

Always great when our guests enjoy their stay with us @ Reef Resort Taupo. Thank you.

5 out of 5
Just loved this place. It’s well designed and clean and comfortable. When I come back to Taupo this is where I will stay. Although I’m pretty sure I’ll have to book well in advance.

Posted by on 15 Jul. 2019

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15 Jul. 2019 by Karen

It is always wonderful to hear when our guests enjoyed themselves @ Reef Resort, Taupo - we appreciate your time in reviewing us.

1 out of 5

Posted by on 25 May 2019

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5 Jun. 2019 by Karen

thank you for taking the time to review us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 May 2019

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5 Jun. 2019 by Karen

thank you for your review of Reef Resort

5 out of 5
Liked everything! Great to have the heated pool as it kept the kids entertained for hours. Lovely and clean.

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2019

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5 Jun. 2019 by Karen

Yes kids and adults both love the heated pools. thank you for reviewing us and we hope to see you again soon @ Reef Resort

5 out of 5
Stunning location, friendly service and most importantly a beautiful unit with a comfortable bed. Definitely recommend.

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2019

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5 Jun. 2019 by Karen

wonderful to know that you enjoyed your stay @ Reef Resort and we hope to see you back again.

About the The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

Location 219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Property Features

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers its guests 2 the outdoor swimming pools and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). A library, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at the business-friendly The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection. Self parking is free. This 4-star Taupo motel is smoke free.

  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (5.2 km / 3.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers 19 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free newspapers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a jetted bath and complimentary toiletries. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Jetted tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8 AM to 8 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 8 AM to 8 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 35.0 per day.

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. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5.50 and NZD 24.00 for adults, and NZD 5.50 and NZD 24 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 35.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Reef Resort Taupo
  • Reef Taupo
  • Reef Hotel Taupo
  • The Reef Hotel Taupo
  • Reef Resort Heritage Collection Taupo
  • Reef Resort Heritage Collection
  • Reef Heritage Collection Taupo
  • Reef Heritage Collection
  • The Reef Resort
  • The Reef Resort Heritage Collection
  • The Reef Heritage Collection
  • The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Motel
  • The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Taupo
  • The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Motel Taupo

You should know

  • The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.