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The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection

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3 outdoor pools, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor spa bath
3 outdoor pools, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Balcony

Overview of The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection

The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
346 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Taupo4 min walk
  • Popular LocationThree Mile Bay8 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens20 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)5 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection is near the airport and on a lake. Lake Taupo and Three Mile Bay reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Hot Springs. Travelling with kids? Consider Taupo Bungy and Spa Thermal Park. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and waterskiing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and rock climbing.

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo - 4 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 8 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 20 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 4 min drive
  • Four Mile Bay - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Zest Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Rose on Roberts - 5 min drive
  • Plateau - 5 min drive
  • Cafe Baku - 5 min drive
  • Dixie Browns - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 5 min drive

About this property

The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection

Family ski motel with 2 spa tubs
A perfect getaway for skiers, The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection offers conveniences such as laundry facilities, a garden and free self parking. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and coffee makers, plus in-room free WiFi and Smart TVs with digital channels. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with Netflix, and guests will also find furnished balconies or patios and free newspapers.
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection offers 21 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. 42-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels and Netflix.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs are on site. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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 (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
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 self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 5 kilometers
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee weekdays 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: NZD 5.50-23.00 per person

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Bike rentals
  • Bike tour information
  • Bike parking
  • Children's pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Travel cot

Conveniences

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

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • LED light bulbs
  • Local maps
  • Recycling
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 17

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5.50 and NZD 23.00 per person (approximately)

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
This property uses solar energy, plus eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property
A car is not required for transport to and from this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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.

Property is also known as

The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection Motel
Anchorage Resort Motel Taupo
Anchorage Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection Taupo
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection Motel Taupo

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 352 out of 461 reviews
5 - Excellent 76%
Rating 4 - Good. 99 out of 461 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 461 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 461 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 461 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a great stay, the property was clean and well maintained.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice view of the lake, handy to town without being to close. Good sized rooms.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hot pool and view. Closer to lake Taupo.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
nice place to stay. would recommend to stay anytime
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021