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The Owners Cottage
370 square metres
4 King Beds 8 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 8 guests
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Junior Suite
42 square metres
1 King Bed 3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms (Alan Pye)
325 square metres
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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The Alan Pye Cottage
325 square metres
2 King Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Cottage, 4 Bedrooms (The Owners)
370 square metres
4 King Beds
Room sleeps 8 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star luxury lodge, walk to Huka Falls

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

When you stay at Huka Lodge in Taupo, you'll be on a river, a 1-minute drive from Huka Falls and 7 minutes from Lake Taupo. This 5-star lodge is 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from Taupo Hot Springs and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Wairakei International Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 25 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private patios. Digital programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Treat yourself with massages and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 spa tubs, an outdoor tennis court, and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the lodge's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Free airport transport
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms - 25
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Conference space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Free breakfast
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Business centre
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Swimming pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free reception
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Yard
  • Desk
  • Patio
  • Free bottled water
  • DVD player
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Digital TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Linens not available
  • Bed sheets not available

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Huka Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No lifts

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Security system

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff do not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available for guests

Masks are available for guests

Gloves are available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are available

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service

No gap period between guests' stays

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation is not required for facilities on site

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

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

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Awards & 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.

The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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