Luxury and Boutique Escapes

Add a little, or a lot, of indulgence to your stay in Great Lake Taupo. For a trip to remember check into one of these luxury accommodation options.

Lake Taupo Hilton

The iconic Lake Taupo Hillton



Bask in the breathtaking natural beauty of Taupo from Hilton Lake Taupo. This classic hotel was originally built in 1889 as The Terraces Hotel. The rooms have sweeping vistas of Lake Taupo or Onekeneke Thermal Valley. Bistro Lago is a favourite among guests and locals alike. Dine outside on the sweeping balcony and enjoy spectacular views of the sunsetting on the lake. Find out more about Lake Taupo Hilton here.

Chateau Tongariro

Timeless elegance at Chateau Tongariro


The elegant Chateau Tongariro is located within Whakapapa Village - in the heart of the Tongariro National Park. This iconic hotel was built during the 'roaring twenties' and opened in 1929. Today the Chateau has a timeless elegance. Enjoy high tea in the Ngauruhoe room with the most jaw-droppingly beautiful view of the mountains of Tongariro National Park. Find out more about Chateau Tongariro here.

Poronui Lodge

Poronui Lodge, the ultimate wilderness retreat


Nestled in the secluded Taharua Valley, Poronui Lodge boasts some of the world’s best wilderness experiences, breath taking scenery, and genuine warm hospitality. Poronui is the ultimate luxury wilderness retreat, a place where you can escape and simply relax. You can expect luxury accommodation, outdoor adventures and gourmet New Zealand cuisine. Find out more about Poronui Lodge here.

Huka Lodge

Sophisticated and stylish Huka Lodge


Huka Lodge lies on the banks of the Waikato River, 300m upstream from the famous Huka Falls. It started as a simple fishing lodge in the 1920s, attracting guests from around the world. Now the exclusive lodge lures the most discerning travellers from around the globe, seeking one of the world's very best retreats.

Huka Lodge spans 17 acres of manicured grounds, offering 18 Junior Lodge Suites, one Lodge Suite and two exclusive cottages – the Owner’s Cottage, with four suites, and the new two-suite Alan Pye Cottage. Find out more about Huka Lodge here.

Braxmere Lodge

Blessed seclusion at Braxmere Lodge

Relax on the southern shores of picturesque Lake Taupo at Braxmere Lodge. Whether you’re seeking a weekend escape, or planning an extended holiday, Braxmere offers you the complete experience.

With apartment style accommodation nestled in a quiet, secluded location, you’ll find everything you need to unwind and revel in the fresh air. Lakeland House Restaurant offers excellent food, service and atmosphere right on the lake's edge. Find out more about Braxmere Lodge here.

Kinloch Lodge

Tranquil retreat, Kinloch Club


The KInloch Lodge is set in the tranquil 254 hectare grounds of the Kinloch Club golf course, on the shores of Lake Taupo. This modern uber-luxury Lodge has been designed by multi-award winning Andrew Patterson of Patterson Architects.

The only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course to be built in New Zealand, Kinloch Club showcases a design philosophy that aims to enhance the natural environment – allowing the surroundings of the stunning Taupo region to shape each hole. Find out more about Kinloch Lodge here.

Oreti Village Resort

Relax and unwind at peaceful Oreti Village Resort


Oreti Village Resort is stunningly situated on the southern shores of Lake Taupo at beautiful Pukawa Bay. Surrounded by tranquil bush and breathtaking lake and mountain views, Oreti is one of New Zealand's best kept secrets. Take advanatage of the bush and lakeside walks or just simply enjoy the peace of this retreat. Every self-contained apartment has breathtaking views for you to savour. Find out more about Oreti Village Resort here.

Whakaipo Lodge

Boutique luxury accommodation at Whakaipo Lodge


Whakaipo Lodge is an architect-designed lodge offering relaxed luxury in a beautiful location. The lodge offers two spacious guests suites, with luxurious beds and linen in a romantic, secluded setting. You can enjoy the beautiful views and peace and quiet from your very own private patio.

Relax in the guest lounge at the log fire, or our stunning outdoor setting, with a glass of complimentary New Zealand wine or craft beer and canapes. It is a truly authentic foodie's heaven! Find out more about Whakaipo Lodge here.

Acacia Cliffs Lodge 

Stunning mountain views from Acacia Cliffs Lodge


Acacia Cliffs Lodge offers a simply stunning location with spectacular panoramic lake and mountain views.  Architecturally designed luxury boutique accommodation offering you the best of both worlds - total privacy and quiet seclusion with Lake Taupo and the region's world class attractions only minutes away.

World class fishing, ski-ing, and golfing are right on your doorstep. Altogether it makes for the perfect honeymoon, golfing getaway, vacation or luxury escape. You may never want to leave! Find out more about Acacia Cliffs Lodge here.

River Birches

Tranquil relaxation at River Birches


River Birches is an award winning luxury lodge. The lodge offers quiet seclusion and understated luxury alongside the world-famous Tongariro River.

The lodge features large living areas with open fires, a beautiful garden, terrace and a fully equipped fitness room. Breakfast is included and, for evening meals, an on-site chef can prepare an excellent three course dinner. It is the ideal location to base yourself for exploring the Tongariro National Park or for trying your hand at trout fishing. Find out more about River Birches here.

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