Hotel Huka Lodge

271 Huka Falls Road3377TaupoNew Zealand
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About Hotel Huka Lodge

Hotel Huka Lodge offers award-winning, luxurious accommodation on the banks of Waikato River. Its gorgeous gardens are considered nationally significant and Huka Falls is less than a mile away.

All with private river frontage, the elegant suites feature sumptuous beds and a luxurious bathroom with a deep bath. Mod cons include a television, a minibar and a coffee machine. The Owner’s Cottage and Alan Pye Cottage are options for larger groups of guests.

Guests can unwind in the swimming and spa pools and relax with a massage and manicure. Tennis, pètanque and croquet provide more energetic pastimes and Wi-Fi is free throughout.

Fine dining is the order of the day in the lodge’s restaurant; its breakfast and dinner menus feature ever-changing, innovative dishes to make the most of local, seasonal produce.

Three miles from Hotel Huka Lodge, Taupo Museum displays fascinating Maori artefacts. In the same area, cruise companies offer trips across Lake Taupo to Mine Bay where impressive rock carvings can be seen.


271 Huka Falls Road, 3377, Taupo, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7)3785791 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Exceptional fine dining

The lodge’s restaurant provides an exquisite dining experience. Guests report that breakfast is delicious and the evening meal is an outstanding experience that ranks with some of the best restaurants in the world. Before the meal, guests can partake in drinks and canapés in the company of the other guests if they wish. Afterwards, the outstanding meal can be taken in private in one of over 20 amazing locations within the grounds. The dishes are expertly cooked, featuring the best seasonal produce sourced as locally as possible.

Outstanding standard of service

From arrival to departure, guests are treated to the highest standard of service. The members of staff go out of their way to make sure guests’ needs are met at every point and guests marvel at the staff members’ friendliness and feel entirely welcome here. This attention to detail and willingness to please permeates the entire staff, helping make a stay here a truly memorable experience.

A truly stunning location

Guests are almost lost for words to explain how beautiful the lodge’s surroundings are. The suites are all situated close to the magnificent Waikato River and feature a private space to enjoy the staggering scenery. The lodge itself is located in 17 acres of stunning grounds which incorporate manicured gardens of national importance featuring aspects of an English country garden and native New Zealand plants. Guests love relaxing and soaking up the peaceful environment.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 38 reviews