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Outdoor pool, open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Outdoor spa bath
Outdoor pool, open 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
482 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Kitchen
Laundry
Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

Professionally cleaned
Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in

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Explore the area

Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens2 min drive
Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs3 min drive
Popular LocationTaupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre3 min drive
AirportTaupo (TUO)7 min drive

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  • King Studio with Balcony

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsKing Studio with Balcony
  • King Studio with Thermal Pool

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsKing Studio with Thermal Pool
  • Family Room with Balcony

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 58 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room with Balcony
  • Family Room with Thermal Pool

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 58 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room with Thermal Pool
  • Luxury Studio, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsLuxury Studio, 1 King Bed
  • Luxury Studio Suite

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Partial lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsLuxury Studio Suite
  • Family Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Suite

About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, Baycrest Lodge is near the beach. Taupo Hot Springs and Wairakei International Golf Course are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. Don't miss out on a visit to Taupo Bungy. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing and a ski shuttle.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 2 min drive
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 3 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Marina and Boat Ramp - 3 min drive
  • Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 7 min drive

About this property

Baycrest Lodge

4-star eco-friendly aparthotel, walk to Lake Taupo
An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and conference space are available at this smoke-free aparthotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and express check-in are on-site. Each apartment boasts a deep soaking tub and a heated floor, while offering a kitchenette and a fridge. For a bit of entertainment, a flat-screen TV comes with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences, such as a microwave and a coffee/tea maker.
Baycrest Lodge offers 16 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star aparthotel has kitchenettes with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Taupo aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Beach

  • Near the beach

Ski

  • Close to skiing
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Pool/Spa

  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • 8 hot springs
  • Hot springs open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • Ski shuttle nearby
  • Accessible parking

Family friendly

  • Pool gate

Kitchenette

  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle

Dining

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: NZD 10.00-27 per person
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds: NZD 20 per night

Bathrooms

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Heated floors

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable/satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Conference space (624 square feet)

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Things to do

  • Bike rentals nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector

General

  • 16 rooms
  • 1 floor
  • Built in 1998

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 10 per day

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10.00 and NZD 27 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 4.00

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
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
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Hot springs access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Baycrest Lodge Taupo
Baycrest Lodge
Baycrest Taupo
Flag Hotel Baycrest

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Baycrest Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Baycrest Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Baycrest Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Taupo, Taupo Hot Springs and Taupo Bungy. Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Baycrest Lodge

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
364
4 - Good
102
3 - Okay
12
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
0
4.7
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.7
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Very friendly owners, comfortable bed and terrific views from the balcony even tho the weather was very cold. The wife and daughter loved the heated pool in the rain.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Room had everything you would need to enjoy a vacation. The hot pool is great too.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Amazing find with hot tubs and lake views. Accommodating and friendly staff. Rooms were nice and big with great beds.

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Very spacious rooms. The pool and cabana were great. The parking was a bit hit and miss as there is only just enough spaces. We missed out on a park one night and had to park on the street.

    Stayed 2 nights in May 2020