Baycrest Lodge

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Outdoor pool, a heated pool, open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, a heated pool, open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, a heated pool, open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Family Room with Balcony | Balcony

Overview of Baycrest Lodge

Baycrest Lodge

4.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Map
79 Mere Rd, Taupo, 3330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Taupo4 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs2 min drive
  • Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens2 min drive
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)7 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, Baycrest Lodge is near the beach. Taupo Hot Springs and Wairakei International Golf Course are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. Don't miss out on a visit to Taupo Bungy. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including a ski shuttle and skiing.

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo - 4 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 2 min drive
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 2 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Brantry Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • Zest Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Espresso Cove - 13 min walk
  • Rose on Roberts - 18 min walk
  • Ninety Nine - 3 min drive

About this property

Baycrest Lodge

4-star eco-friendly motel
You can look forward to a terrace, a garden and dry cleaning/laundry services at Baycrest Lodge. For some rest and relaxation, visit the 8 hot springs. In addition to a bar and conference space, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool with sunloungers
  • Free self-parking
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), hot springs on site and an electric car charging station
  • A front desk safe, express check-in and express check-out
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the family-friendly amenities, helpful staff and WiFi
Room features
All guest rooms at Baycrest Lodge boast comforts, such as premium bedding and heated floors, in addition to amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and air conditioning. Guests reviews speak well of the cleanliness rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with heated floors and showers
  • 50-inch Smart TVs with Netflix, streaming services and premium channels
  • Balconies or patios, wardrobes/cupboards and heated floors

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: NZD 10.00-27 per person
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Heated pool
  • Hot springs
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool gate
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Conference space (624 square feet)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 hot springs
  • Hot springs open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated floor (bathroom)
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 50-inch smart TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Premium channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Free newspapers
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10.00 and NZD 27 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 4.00

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Hot springs access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 4 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Baycrest Lodge
Baycrest Lodge Taupo
Baycrest Taupo
Flag Hotel Baycrest
Baycrest Lodge Motel
Baycrest Lodge Taupo
Baycrest Lodge Motel Taupo

Frequently asked questions

Does Baycrest Lodge have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool types include heated pools. Pool access is from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 19 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 2 Sept 2022 start from NZ$217.50, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Baycrest Lodge pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Baycrest Lodge?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Baycrest Lodge?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Baycrest Lodge?

Checkout is at 10 AM.

Where is Baycrest Lodge located?

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Bungy and Huka Falls are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Baycrest Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, Baycrest Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Baycrest Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 439 out of 573 reviews
5 - Excellent 77%
Rating 4 - Good. 117 out of 573 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 573 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 573 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 573 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and tidy, spacious and comfortable beds. Highly recommended.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
good basic, clean, roomy
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
great friendly staff and great location
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff is nice .
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable rooms, cosy and warm. Great view of the lake from our room which was a 1 bedroom upstairs room. Great staff. Very considerate in managing under current Covid settings. Rooms super clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice and comfort stay
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the hot tub. Will visit again.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022