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Huka Lodge

Riverfront lodge in Wairakei with outdoor pool and restaurant

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
NZ$2,769

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271 Huka Falls Road, Wairakei, 3384, New Zealand
9.8.Exceptional.
  • Top notch. Service was very attentive. Nothing was too difficult. Includes 5 course…

    Jan 27, 2021

  • Our third time here and it never disappoints!

    Oct 21, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 25 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 1 outdoor pool and 2 spa tubs
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Outdoor tennis court

Feel at home

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television

What’s around

  • Huka Falls - 11 min walk
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 27 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 42 min walk
  • Prawn Farm - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Craters of the Moon - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Junior Suite
  • Alex van Heeren Cottage
  • The Alan Pye Cottage

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Huka Falls - 11 min walk
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 27 min walk
  • Spa Thermal Park - 42 min walk
  • Prawn Farm - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Craters of the Moon - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Lake Taupo - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Taupo Bungy - 3.1 mi / 5 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 15 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
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271 Huka Falls Road, Wairakei, 3384, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 25 cabins
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 8:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: Dutch, English, French, Spanish

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception

Things to do

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Tennis on site

Working away

  • Business center
  • Conference space

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby

Accessibility

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

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the cabin

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

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

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures.

Recreation

On Site

  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Tennis on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site

Nearby

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby

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 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Fees & policies

Children & extra bedsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

PetsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Policies

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 does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Huka Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Lotus Thai restaurant (2.7 mi), Victoria's Cafe Kitchen Bar (2.8 mi), and Ninety Nine (2.8 mi).
  • Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
  • Have fun with onsite activities such as fishing, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Soothe your senses in one of the 2 spa tubs or make use of other amenities, which include an outdoor pool and spa services. Huka Lodge also has a picnic area and a garden.
9.8.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Absolutely first class would definitely go back. The food was exceptional and the staff were lovely

    1 night romance trip, Feb 26, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent staff service anticipating needs plus quality food and wine.

    2 night romance trip, Jan 8, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Beautiful place. The staff tried to Make it all about dinner. They gave you the feeling they were looking down at you.

    3 night trip, Jul 30, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Riverside room was lovely. Property was gorgeous. Loved every precious minute of our stay. Can’t wait to return.

    1 night romance trip, Jul 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    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.

    David, 2 night romance trip, Jul 12, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    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.

    2 night romance trip, Feb 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Teresa, 2 night trip, Jul 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Teresa, 2 night trip, Jul 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Mar 11, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Aug 9, 2019

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