The Reef Resort - Taupo

219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealandshow map
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Overview

The Reef Resort is a 4-star property only 2.4 km from Lake Taupo. The hotel features a year-round outdoor pool with a hot tub and a whirlpool.

This hotel is located in the heart of Taupo. Orakei Korako is 26 km from the motel in Taupo.

A museum and a gallery are also settled steps away from the hotel.

Rooms

Rooms here are offered with satellite television, a work desk and high ceiling. The rooms have a view over the mountain. The hotel's rooms have luxury furnishings and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, terry dressing gowns and a shower cap.

Eat & Drink

Nearby restaurants Stag Park Diner and Bistro Lago can be found within 350 meters away from the property. The venue has a bar with free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs NZD 11 per person per night.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of NZD 18 per person per night. 

Services

The Reef Resort offers not only free shuttle services, dry cleaning and tour/ticket assistance, but also a free private carpark, a luggage storage and a lift.

Relax

On-site guests can rent bicycles. The Reef Resort also has a sundeck, a community pool and a library.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   19.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

24-hour services
Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

DVDs/ Videos for children

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Outdoor dining area

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Dryer
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotOne child3 - 6 yearsExtra bedAll children7 - 12 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Waterside Restaurant & BarWaterside Restaurant & Bar1400 ftLake Terrace
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Taupo BungyTaupo Bungy1.6 mi
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Great Lake Convention CentreGreat Lake Convention Centre1.7 mi
Taupo Events CentreTaupo Events Centre1.9 mi
Tongariro CrossingTongariro Crossing1.6 mi
Taupo BayTaupo Bay5200 ftTaupo Bay Rd, Taupo
Spa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic ReserveSpa Thermal Park and Riverbank Recreational and Scenic Reserve1.3 mi
Taupo Museum Taupo Museum 1.7 mi4 Story Place
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Action World TaupoAction World Taupo2.5 mi23B Anzac Memorial Drive
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.4 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.1 mi
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Reviews
8.8
SuperbBased on  72  reviews
  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    It was a lovely family run friendly hotel and the spa bath with the view was fab

    Nothing really to dislike. Just a short walk into town which might put people off but not us. It was lively.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Very pleasant hosts, clean, comfortable, spacious.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Efficient but cool reception. Given it was so empty, it was a pity we couldn't have been upgraded to a room with a better view.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Initial reaction on booking in was friendliness of Mein Host - Good relaxed hosts - very handy location to Taupo Race track & tourist spots. Great comfy bed... cheers

    could be a problem for some clients to park their car..esp on the slope...my confusion over payment (or not) online - wasn't sure which credit card paid for what. (don't book online very often so did scratch head...but people at Reef sorted quick & no problem).

  • 9.2
    Superb

    looooved the swimming pool

  • 9.4
    Exclusive

    clean warm and all home comforts nice hosts.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Great lake veiws, large rooms, great hoists, clean frinedly

  • 10.0
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    The hotel is an excellent location with friendly and helpful staff and near all the amenities of Taupo. We would recommend this hotel to our friends.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very good welcome. Staff considarate. The site of the Reef Resort Hotel is lovely, at the Taupo lakeside. The room is comfortable.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Bryan and Keren and those staff who we met were very pleasant. Very comfortable (king size!) bed. Very good quality kitchenette supplies. Some under cover parking available.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Excellent position

    There were no curtains at the window and with the light on it was possible to see inside in spite of the shutters!

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Superb facilities overlooking Lake Taupo, which itself is a good central location for Rotorua and the thermal area. Bryan and Keren are excellent hosts and have lots of good advice on how to spend your time/places to eat. Could have used a day or two longer.

    All good.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    location good, with sea view. decoration is very nice, modern and chic. every little detail taken care of. very comfortable bed. cleanliness immaculate. good hospitality by hosts. would have stayed longer except for the weather.

  • 10.0
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    I enjoyed the stay. The motel was very clean and the proprietors were very welcoming.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Great location, room with lake and mountain view. The room was beautiful, very spacious, well equipped and quiet. The staff was very helpful.

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-21:00FREECheck-out07:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotOne child3 - 6 yearsExtra bedAll children7 - 12 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Taupo (TUO)2.4 mi
Rotorua (ROT)43.1 mi
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