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Overview of Huka Lodge

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5.0 / 5Exceptional
21 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking

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What's nearby

Popular LocationHuka Falls8 min walk
Popular LocationWairakei International Golf Course4 min drive
Popular LocationCraters of the Moon15 min drive
AirportTaupo (TUO)18 min drive

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  • 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

    • 370 sq m
    • Sleeps 8
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  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)

    Room amenities

    • 325 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Taupo

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. Parasailing and rafting offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Huka Falls - 8 min walk
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Golf Club Taupo - 7 min drive
  • Spa Thermal Park - 8 min drive
  • Craters of the Moon - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 18 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 and safes, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). 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

Internet

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
Fishing
Mini golf
Outdoor pool
Outdoor tennis court
Spa services
Tennis

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

Dutch
English
French
Spanish

Business services

Business centre
Conference space

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

Spa

Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massages

Accessibility

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

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Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

40-inch LCD TV
Digital channels
DVD player

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Free minibar
Fridge

Outdoor space

Patio
Garden

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free local calls
In-room massage
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

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 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.

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

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®

Property is also known as

Huka Lodge Taupo
Huka Lodge
Huka Taupo
Huka Hotel Taupo

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Guest reviews

5.0
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
1
3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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5.0
Cleanliness
4.9
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    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