Located in Taupo, The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection is near the airport and on the waterfront. While the natural beauty of Lake Taupo and Huka Falls can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Taupo Hot Springs.
Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Bungy are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with downhill skiing, snowboarding and skiing lessons, or try out other outdoor activities such as sledging.
Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 4 min drive
Taupo (TUO) - 6 min drive
Bistro Lago - 14 min walk
Spoon & Paddle - 3 min drive
Dixie Browns - 3 min drive
Plateau - 3 min drive
Malabar Beyond India - 3 min drive
About this property
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
Elegant beach motel and 2 outdoor swimming pools
At The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection, spend the day on the nearby beach or relax by one of the motel's 2 outdoor swimming pools. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and electric kettles, plus in-room free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Hobs, free tea bags/instant coffee and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers 21 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bathrobes and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.
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
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
Limited on-site parking (max. 1 space per unit)
Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
On-site parking includes off-street options
Free return airport shuttle from 8 AM to 8 PM
Airport shuttle on request
Ski shuttle nearby
Food and drink
Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9 AM: NZD 5.50-24.00 for adults and NZD 5.50-24 for children
Things to do
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Free newspapers in reception
Front desk (limited hours)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available
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 24.00 for adults, and NZD 5.50 and NZD 24 for children (approximately)
Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
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; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
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
Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Parking height restrictions apply
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
Reef Resort Taupo
Reef Hotel Taupo
The Reef Hotel Taupo
Reef Resort Heritage Collection Taupo
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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
Frequently asked questions
Yes, The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 17 Jun 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection on 23 Jun 2021 start from NZ$205, 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.
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools. Pool access is from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
Limited spots are available.
Check-in is from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle that runs from 8 AM to 8 PM on request.
With direct access to the beach, this Taupo motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Waipahihi Botanical Gardens, Lake Taupo and Taupo Hot Springs. Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp and Golf Club Taupo are also within 3 miles (5 km).
The room was large and well designed with a great view of the lake. It had everything I needed in it.
My only comment it that the area downstairs that leads to the pool should be better lit. Perhaps with sensor lights.