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River Birches

Luxury lodge with bar/lounge, near Tongariro National Trout Centre

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
NZ$704

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  • The Major's Room - Terrace/Patio
  • The Major's Room - Terrace/Patio
  • Luxury Cottage - Living Room
  • The Admirals Room - Bathroom
  • The Major's Room - Terrace/Patio
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19 Koura Street, Turangi, 3334, Taupo, New Zealand
10.0.Exceptional.
  • River Birches architectural quality and detail was exceptionally pleasing to the eye.

    Nov 6, 2020

  • A fantastic lodge steps from the Tongariro river hiking trails and 15 minutes from the…

    Jan 11, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ski storage
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • Tongariro National Trout Centre - 41 min walk
  • Tokaanu Thermal Pools - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Kuratau Jetty - 12.4 mi / 20 km
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing - 14.9 mi / 23.9 km
  • Tree Trunk Gorge - 16.8 mi / 27 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • The Admirals Room
  • The Duchess's Room
  • The Major's Room
  • Luxury Cottage

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Tongariro National Trout Centre - 41 min walk
  • Tokaanu Thermal Pools - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Kuratau Jetty - 12.4 mi / 20 km
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing - 14.9 mi / 23.9 km
  • Tree Trunk Gorge - 16.8 mi / 27 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 39 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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19 Koura Street, Turangi, 3334, Taupo, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 4 cabins
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 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

  • One child (8 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English, Spanish

At the property

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Ski storage
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the cabin

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 150 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 200.0 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs NZD 150 (one-way)
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and cash.

Also known as

  • River Birches House Turangi
  • River Birches Turangi
  • River Birches Lodge Turangi
  • River Birches Lodge
  • River Birches Lodge
  • River Birches Turangi
  • River Birches Lodge Turangi

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Electric vehicle charging is available.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Creel Tackle House & Cafe (10-min walk), Hare & Copper (2.8 mi), and Lakeland House Restaurant (5.7 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 150 per vehicle one-way.
  • During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like skiing and return when the snow melts for hiking and mountain biking. River Birches also has a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect

    Beautiful and relaxing, both luxurious and cozy. We highly recommend the 5-course dinner for an additional fee. The hiking and rafting vendors that River Birches can book for you are also excellent.

    3 night trip, Dec 13, 2019

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Food was wonderful!

    2 night family trip, Apr 23, 2019

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This property is absolutely fantastic! The owners Jason and Rebecca were a complete delight. The property is gorgeous and located within a stone’s throw of great hiking and biking tracks not to mention world-class fishing.

    1 night family trip, Apr 10, 2019

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Это было потрясающе! Очень красиво, уютно и потрясающе милые хозяева!

    Roman, 1 night romance trip, Jan 9, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Feb 25, 2020

    Verified Orbitz guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Jan 4, 2019

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Dec 18, 2018

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