Huka Lodge

Guest accommodation


271 Huka Falls Road TaupoSee nearby area


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Lonely Planet review

Welcome to paradise. One of the best hotels in NZ, Huka Lodge basks in accolades and a procession of famous guests, including at least three queens. Surrounded by lush bush and delightful gardens, the main lodge has a homey feel (albeit the home of a wealthy aesthete) and features shared dining and lounge areas, and a library. Individual guest lodges are dotted along the riverside, with views and privacy. Rates include breakfast and a five-course dinner. There are also two entirely self-contained cottages set apart on the grounds.

Our independent authors have visited Huka Lodge and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Taupo.

Description provided by property

Set on 17 acres of countryside on the banks of the Waikato River, Huka Lodge boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, free airport transfers and a spa pool. It offers air-conditioned suites with a private terrace and lovely river views.

All suites feature a minibar, an electric kettle and a coffee machine. Each suite has a separate dressing room, bathrobes and slippers. The bathroom includes a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Huka Lodge is just 10 minutes’ walk from the famous Huka Falls, and 5 minutes’ drive from Wairakei International Golf Course. Taupo Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

You can play a game of croquet, or explore the area using the free mountain bikes. The property also features a library, a terrace and massage services.

Important information

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Huka Lodge in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Garden
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
    • Room service
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport shuttle (free)
    • Car hire
  • Recreation
    • Bikes available (free)
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast in the room
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking
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