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10 Best Hotels in Taupo

Hilton Lake Taupo
5 out of 5
80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NZ$195
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
3.42 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,810 reviews)

"Very good service, great facilities . The staff were very friendly"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Hilton Lake Taupo
Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
3.5 out of 5
76-80 Lake Terrace, Taupo
NZ$130
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.56 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (884 reviews)

"Location. Ease of parking. Clean, light, lake views"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
Lakeland Resort Taupo
3 out of 5
282 Lake Terrace, Taupo
NZ$129
per night
27 Apr. - 28 Apr.
2.66 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,018 reviews)

"There is no AC in the room, and also the fan is very small. Room looks okay and is big enough."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Lakeland Resort Taupo
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
3 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NZ$95
per night
2 Apr. - 3 Apr.
4.13 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (53 reviews)

"We had a pleasant stay - the location is great, close to thermal pools. There is also a private thermal pool/ hot tub at the propert. wifi was excellent - very fast."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2020

Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Acapulco Motor Inn
4 out of 5
19 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NZ$112
per night
3 Apr. - 4 Apr.
1.75 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (897 reviews)

"Loved the location and it was off the highway which made it nice and quiet"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Acapulco Motor Inn
The Village Resort
NZ$149
per night
2 Apr. - 3 Apr.
1.58 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)

"Like the location of this property and the rooms were great, hosts were nice and had a great stay."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

The Village Resort
Ascot Motor Inn Taupo
4.5 out of 5
70 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NZ$115
per night
26 Apr. - 27 Apr.
2.05 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (390 reviews)

"A lovely, modern motel. Great position in Taupo and we really enjoyed using the balcony - wine, sun and a great view1"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Ascot Motor Inn Taupo
Quest Taupo Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
NZ$122
per night
3 Apr. - 4 Apr.
2.06 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (421 reviews)

"The unit had all the features a traveller would need including kitchen and laundry."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb. 2020

Quest Taupo Serviced Apartments
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
5 out of 5
76 Napier-Taupo Road, SH 5, Taupo
NZ$90
per night
27 Apr. - 28 Apr.
3.42 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (845 reviews)

"Very presentable Excellent staff Rooms fantastic Highly recommend to stay"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2020

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Cascades Lakefront Motel
4 out of 5
303 Lake Terrace, Taupo
NZ$113
per night
2 Apr. - 3 Apr.
2.61 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (362 reviews)

"Loft created two separated spaces for two couples to stay comfortably."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2020

Cascades Lakefront Motel
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Accommodation in Taupo

Wrapping around the shores of Lake Taupo in the centre of North Island, New Zealand, the charming town of Taupo is an outdoor adventurer’s dream come true. Life revolves around the water, and visitors have many exciting water-related activities to choose from during their stay. Taupo also sits right in the middle of a geothermal hotspot, and its delicious hot springs can soothe away all travel stress. The best time to visit is in the summer, but year-round moderate temperatures let you have fun no matter when you come.

When you first arrive in Taupo, take a moment to stop and enjoy the ever-present panoramic views of the lake and nearby mountains. Then it’s time to spice up your holiday with activities. Lake Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand, is a natural starting point. Popular activities include jet boating across the mirror surface of the lake, as well as paragliding. Rent a kayak and explore all the lake’s hidden coves.

If you prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, there is still plenty to do. Go back in time when you hike through the ancient rainforests of Pureora Forest Park, or get up close and personal to the ancient beech forests of Kaimanawa Forest Park. To heat things up, slip into a geothermal mud pool, or explore volcanic craters and steaming vents at Craters of the Moon. If you happen to visit Taupo in the winter months, you can enjoy the unique experience of skiing down a volcano! Mt Ruapehu offers two enjoyable ski fields, Turoa and Whakapapa.

You’ll also find plenty of restaurants throughout Taupo that will fill your belly with excellent food. The town is known for its delicious seafood options and for “Taupo beef.”

Taupo accommodation

You’ll find a wide array of hotels to fit almost any budget. Spoil yourself at a Taupo accommodation with a spa. Enjoy a more rustic adventure at one of the town’s many bed and breakfast options with breathtaking and romantic lake views. Taupo motels, hostels, and holiday parks are also available for those on a budget. If you’re in town for a while, perhaps an apartment rental might be a better option. Finally, if you’re looking for the true Kiwi experience, Taupo offers several farmstays. You’ll sleep at an authentic farm, eat farm fresh meals, and even have the chance to roll up your sleeves and pitch in with the chores.

Getting to Taupo

Taupo is served by the small Taupo Airport which offers direct flights to Auckland and Wellington. If you are coming from farther out of town, expect at least one transfer. State Highway 1 and State Highway 5 run through town, so pick up a car hire in Taupo to embark on a truly scenic road trip!

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