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5.0/5 Exceptional
20 reviews
"Beautiful place. The staff tried to Make it all about dinner. They gave you the ..."


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Huka Falls
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Wairakei International Golf Course
    4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Craters of the Moon
    4 min drive
  • Airport
    Taupo (TUO)
    17 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Junior Suite

    Room Amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • River view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • The Owners Cottage

    Room Amenities

    • 370 sq m
    • River view
    • Sleeps 8
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  • The Alan Pye Cottage

    Room Amenities

    • 325 sq m
    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (The Owners)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 8
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  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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About this area


Located in Taupo, Huka Lodge is on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley and Taupo Bungy are also worth visiting.

Visit our Taupo travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Huka Falls - 8 min walk
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Craters of the Moon - 4 min drive
  • Golf Club Taupo - 7 min drive
  • Spa Thermal Park - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 17 min drive

About this property

Huka Lodge

5-star luxury lodge, walk to Huka Falls
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free lodge has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, spa services and a business centre. All 25 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and private yards. Guests will appreciate conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, while LCD TVs with digital channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment.
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. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
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.

Awards and 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.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle

Food and drink

Free full breakfast available daily
1 restaurant
1 bar
Free daily reception
Room service available

Things to do

2 hot tubs
Bike hire
Mini golf
Outdoor pool
Outdoor tennis court
Spa services

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
Laundry facilities
Mini golf
Outdoor pool


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre
Conference space


Picnic area


Manicures and pedicures


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Free toiletries
Separate bathtub and shower


40-inch LCD TV
digital channels
DVD player

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Free minibar

Outdoor space



Connecting rooms available
In-room massage
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM - 10 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM. <br />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.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Diners Club
JCB International
American Express

Important information

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 are 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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

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


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Beautiful place. The staff tried to Make it all about dinner. They gave you the feeling they were looking down at you.

Stayed 3 nights in Jul. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Top lodge in New Zealand

Wonderful Lodge. Great service, excellent meals and very accommodating. Room was spacious, well equipped, ultra clean with great river view. Definitely returning again.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Riverside room was lovely. Property was gorgeous. Loved every precious minute of our stay. Can’t wait to return.

Stayed 1 night in Jul. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Over the top in every way

Excellent experience! The lodge is beyond luxurious and the staff were all very attentive. Given the price of our stay one would expect excellence. The food was truly exceptional in presentation, imagination and flavour. The staff were very attentive and friendly.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb. 2019

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