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Acacia Cliffs Lodge

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Front of property – evening/night
Mapara Garden View | Terrace/patio
Wharewaka Lake View | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, desk
Mapara Garden View | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, desk

Overview of Acacia Cliffs Lodge

Acacia Cliffs Lodge

5.0 star property
Taupo upmarket lodge with restaurant
9.8 out of 10 Exceptional
9.8/10 Exceptional

10 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry facilities
1/133 Mapara Road, Acacia Bay, Taupo, Waikato, 3385
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Room service
  • Area shuttle
  • Limo/town car service
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Acacia Bay
  • Lake Taupo - 2 min drive
  • Huka Falls - 12 min drive
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 24 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • McDonald's - 8 min drive
  • Element Bar - 8 min drive
  • Taste Cafe - 8 min drive
  • Dixie Brown's - 8 min drive
  • Shaynes Fresh Fish & Chip - 5 min drive

About this property

Acacia Cliffs Lodge

Acacia Cliffs Lodge offers a free airport shuttle (available on request). Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights at this luxurious lodge include a snack bar/deli, a terrace and a garden.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 20
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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 20


  • Children (12 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Free airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Skydiving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 2008
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Awards and affiliations

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

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property does not have lifts.
This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Acacia Cliffs
Acacia Cliffs Lodge
Acacia Cliffs Hotel Taupo
Acacia Cliffs Lodge Taupo
Acacia Cliffs Taupo
Acacia Cliffs Lodge Lodge
Acacia Cliffs Lodge Taupo
Acacia Cliffs Lodge Lodge Taupo

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM on request.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Acacia Cliffs Lodge 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 ecotours and segway hire. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Acacia Cliffs Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
Does Acacia Cliffs Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely fabulous
The hosts are so attentive and welcoming from the minute you arrive. The Lodge and rooms are spotless and very comfortable and the view is seriously amazing!! A lovely private getaway - definitely recommend
Fiona, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

David and Jackie review of Acacia Cliffs Lodge
The Lodge was beautifully located overlooking Lake Taupo. Richard and Linda were perfect hosts and were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the area and what to do and see. We had a wonder stay and would highly recommend it to others.
David, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The hosts are both very welcoming and hospitable, nothing seemed too much for Lynda. She is a brilliant host & always smiling ! I loved their idea of letting guests use their laundry facilities ie washer & drier ! An excellent thought to detail I think as most guests are travelling for 3-4 wks . Lovely evening canapés with wine where one meets the other guests and can discuss their travel etc . We met some very interesting people. Excellent views of the lake Taupo .
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The wow factor of this property is undeniable and the common spaces are well designed and exquisitely appointed. Our room, however, as spectacular as it was because of the view, was lacking in practicality. There was a huge double sink in the bathroom which had barely any counter space to place hairdryers, shaving necessities or toiletry bags. The private balcony chairs were metal and not very comfortable. There was a small side table on which to set a laptop but just barely and there were no units with drawers. The bedside tables were metal and tiny, again very little space on which to put things. If you are staying a while, you basically have to live in your suitcase.
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Linda and Rick are excellent hosts! The lodge has breathtaking views and is most enjoyable to stay out. Rick is the chef and prepares wonderful breakfasts. Couldn't be happier! There are only 4 rooms at the lodge. We met the other guests and that added to our stay.
Chris, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing stay with Linda and Rick. What a great location, beautiful view, unbeatable food and a super comfortable room. Slept so well!
Laura, 1-night romance trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great Location, Great Views
I have travelled extensively throughout NZ in the last few years staying at a large number of Hotels etc ,, Our stay at the Acacia Cliffs Lodge was by far the best experience yet
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous view, modern & comfortable boutique
Rick & Linda were wonderful hosts. Modern ad exquisitely decorated B&B with gorgeous views of the lake. Morning breakfasts cooked to order beautifully presented, followed by personal conversations about plans for the day. Huge bathtub but no bath salts
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Calme sérénité
Maison magnifique chambre design Calme Très bonne table
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