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Baycrest Lodge

4-star motel with outdoor pool, near Lake Taupo

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
NZ$196

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79 Mere Rd, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand
9.6.Exceptional.
  • The suite was comfortable and warm and the private spa was amazing.

    Jul 22, 2021

  • Best weekend getaway :) The private thermal hot pool with our suite with a nice garden…

    Jun 18, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) cleaning and disinfection practices.

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
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Walkable
Easy parking
Dining options
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 16 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot springs
  • Breakfast available

For families

  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • Lake Taupo - 4 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 33 min walk
  • Huka Falls - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
  • Craters of the Moon - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 5 mi / 8.1 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • King Studio with Balcony
  • Family Room with Balcony
  • Luxury Studio Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Comfort Studio, Hot Tub
  • Family Suite
  • Deluxe Studio Suite
  • Superior Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Lake View
  • Superior Apartment, Hot Tub, Courtyard Area

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Lake Taupo - 4 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 25 min walk
  • Taupo Bungy - 33 min walk
  • Huka Falls - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
  • Craters of the Moon - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 5 mi / 8.1 km

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive
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79 Mere Rd, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. Guests providing vaccine records must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to 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 18

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

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

At the motel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Working away

  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 624
  • Conference space size (meters) - 58

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Year Built - 1998
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

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

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 50-inch Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between NZD 10.00 and NZD 27 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of NZD 4.00

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Hot springs access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is professionally cleaned; 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.

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

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Guests providing vaccine records must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in.

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

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Baycrest Lodge
  • Baycrest Lodge Motel
  • Baycrest Lodge Taupo
  • Baycrest Lodge Motel Taupo
  • Baycrest Lodge Taupo
  • Baycrest Taupo
  • Flag Hotel Baycrest

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Baycrest 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 guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, and 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.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Zest Cafe (13-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby winter activities like skiing. Additional recreation onsite includes hot springs. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the motel's other amenities, which include a garden.
9.6.Exceptional.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Great place

    2 night trip, Apr 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Absolutely wonderful hosts - very welcoming and extremely accommodating for our last minute booking. Love what they are doing to be greener and reduce waste while not sacrificing quality. The hot pool was so dreamy and the room was very comfy. Great stay! We will be back again :)

    Helen, 1 night trip, Mar 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great Motel in Taupo

    Lovely motel in Taupo. Great rooms, quiet, handy to town centre... will definitely be back. Owners are great communicators... lots of messages welcoming us and making the stay easier.

    Tony, 1 night trip with friends, Mar 10, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place to stay, friendly hosts, very clean, comfortable bed. I would highly recommend staying here :) We will be back again.

    Carol, 2 night trip, Feb 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Simply the best!

    One of the best places I stay when travelling for work. The location is great, the units are spotless, and the service is first class, cant fault it.

    Luigi, 1 night trip, Jan 27, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Could not fault this facility....from room to pool absolutely siperb would certainly book again.

    Peter, 1 night trip, Oct 28, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Really well set up motel. Thermal pool was lovely and relaxing after a day of travelling. We stayed in a suite which had all amenities, kitchenette, ,microwave etc. Nice crockery, toaster etc for self catering. Bed was really comfy too. Highly recommend.

    Sara, 1 night trip, Oct 20, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent stay!

    Everything was great, thank you very much!

    Janella, 1 night family trip, Oct 1, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Clean, tidy, comfortable, relaxing & a nice atmosphere

    2 night trip, Jul 28, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Luxurious accommodation close to town

    Superb resort -like accommodation. Very comfortable with first class facilities. Unit had its own spa pool in garden setting. Loved the cabana & large hot pool area. Quiet location close to town & lakefront.

    Jennifer, 1 night trip, Mar 20, 2020

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