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Outdoor pool
Terrace/Patio
Terrace/Patio
Free minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated

Guest reviews

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

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Free Airport Shuttle
Air Conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationHuka Falls8 min walk
Popular LocationWairakei International Golf Course4 min drive
Popular LocationCraters of the Moon16 min drive
AirportTaupo (TUO)16 min drive

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  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 452 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 3 Twin Beds
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (The Owners)

    Room amenities

    • 3983 sq ft
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 King Beds
    More detailsCottage, 4 Bedrooms (The Owners)
  • The Alan Pye Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 3498 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Alan Pye Cottage
  • The Owners Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 3983 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 King Beds OR 8 Twin Beds
    More detailsThe Owners Cottage
  • Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)

    Room amenities

    • 3498 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsCottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)

About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, Huka Lodge is on a river. Taupo Hot Springs is a popular attraction and 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 - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTaupo (TUO) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Victoria's Cafe Kitchen Bar — 6 min drive
  • Ninety Nine — 6 min drive
  • Thai Delight — 6 min drive
  • The Bistro — 6 min drive
  • BodyFuel Cafe — 6 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 center. All 25 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and private yards. Guests will appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, while LCD TVs with digital channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment.
Huka Lodge offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations 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 refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

2 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court.

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

Awards and affiliations

Huka Lodge is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2018 Travel + Leisure 500.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
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 transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle

Food and drink

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

Things to do

  • 2 spa tubs
  • Bicycle rentals
  • 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
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

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 center
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Patio
  • Yard

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, 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
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

This Lodge property is rated 5 stars.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Huka Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Huka Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Huka Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Huka Lodge?
As of Oct 24, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Huka Lodge on Oct 25, 2020 start from $1,189, excluding 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.
Does Huka Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Huka Lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Huka Lodge?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Huka Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM–10 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Huka Lodge?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Huka Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Huka Lodge located?
Situated on a river, this luxury lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wairakei International Golf Course and Huka Falls. Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley and Spa Thermal Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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5.0/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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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

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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

Traveled with partner
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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

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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

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent Service - Stunning Surroundings - Beautiful Resort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

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