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Anchorage Resort Taupo

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Deluxe Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Lake View | Balcony
3 outdoor pools, a heated pool, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Outdoor spa tub
3 outdoor pools, a heated pool, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Overview of Anchorage Resort Taupo

Anchorage Resort Taupo

3.5 star property
3.5-star ski motel with ski shuttle, near Lake Taupo

9.4/10 Exceptional

494 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Microwave
The price is NZ$235
Price available on 21/02/2023
346 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Two Mile Bay

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 5 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)


  • Espresso Cove - 16 min walk
  • The Brantry Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Zest Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Rose on Roberts - 5 min drive
  • Plateau - 5 min drive

About this property

Anchorage Resort Taupo

Anchorage Resort Taupo features a ski shuttle and puts you near winter activities such as downhill skiing and snowboarding. The sauna makes for a relaxing end to a day on the slopes, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are great perks. Other highlights at this Mediterranean motel include 3 outdoor pools, a steam room and a children's pool. Fellow travellers love the pool and location.



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 or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 17
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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 17


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free off-site parking nearby


  • Area shuttle within 5 kilometers*
  • Ski shuttle*
  • Shopping centre shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • BBQs

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Fence around the pool

What to do

  • Bike tour information
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Heated pool
  • Bike parking
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English


  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski lifts nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Ski hire shops

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 5.50 to 23.00 per person
  • Local area shuttle, shopping centre shuttle and ski shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property uses solar energy, plus eco-friendly cleaning products. </p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Anchorage Resort Motel Taupo
Anchorage Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo Motel
Anchorage Resort Taupo Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo Motel Taupo
The Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

Frequently asked questions

Does Anchorage Resort Taupo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Anchorage Resort Taupo 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
As of 5 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Anchorage Resort Taupo on 21 February 2023 start from NZ$235, including 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Anchorage Resort Taupo and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as boat tours, hiking and kayaking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and ecotours. Enjoy a relaxing soak in one of the 2 hot tubs and an invigorating swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Anchorage Resort Taupo also has a sauna, a steam room and a picnic area, as well as a garden and access to a nearby health club.
Are there restaurants at or near Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Zest Cafe (2 mi), Rose on Roberts (2.1 mi) and Cafe Baku (2.3 mi).
Does Anchorage Resort Taupo have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Anchorage Resort Taupo like?
Anchorage Resort Taupo is in Two Mile Bay, a short 5-minute drive from Taupo (TUO) and 4 minutes' walk from Lake Taupo. Travellers give top marks for the motel's prime location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Best place Taupo
Absolutely amazing place to stay. Hosts were very friendly. I am so glad we pucked here to stay in taupo. Will def return Also the pools are amazing too. We stayed 3 dif places in taupo this topped it
Crystina, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

LORRAINE, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Annabel g, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

louis, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place, will stay again! Thank you!!
Great location, great room with separate bedroom, nice kitchen, lovely lake view. Loved our stay and will stay again on our way back through the Taupo.
Wendy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Super helpful staff, very family friendly. Great facility and give us swimming pool towels on arrival. Our family had a great time, definitely will book again when we visit Taupo
Xue, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

spacious apartment with lake view
well-appointed apartment with pretty well everything you wanted and plenty of space. Also an elevated and front on lake view
DAVID J, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A great place to stay!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Anchorage. It was welcoming, everything was easy. We would definitely return.
Delwyn, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Well-appointed apartment with view of the lake
A spacious apartment with everything we wanted and a lakeside view
DAVID J, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great size spa
Jodi, 1-night family trip
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