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The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

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2 outdoor pools, open 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Taupo3 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaipahihi Botanical Gardens11 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaupo Hot Springs15 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)6 min drive

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About this area

Taupo

Located in Taupo, The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection is near the airport and on the waterfront. While the natural beauty of Lake Taupo and Huka Falls can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Taupo Hot Springs. Waipahihi Botanical Gardens and Taupo Bungy are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with downhill skiing, snowboarding and skiing lessons, or try out other outdoor activities such as sledging.

What's nearby

  • Lake Taupo - 3 min walk
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 11 min walk
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 15 min walk
  • Three Mile Bay - 3 min drive
  • Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bistro Lago - 14 min walk
  • Spoon & Paddle - 3 min drive
  • Dixie Browns - 3 min drive
  • Plateau - 3 min drive
  • Malabar Beyond India - 3 min drive

About this property

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

Elegant beach motel and 2 outdoor swimming pools
At The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection, spend the day on the nearby beach or relax by one of the motel's 2 outdoor swimming pools. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and electric kettles, plus in-room free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Hobs, free tea bags/instant coffee and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection offers 21 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bathrobes and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking (max. 1 space per unit)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free return airport shuttle from 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9 AM: NZD 5.50-24.00 for adults and NZD 5.50-24 for children

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Toaster

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Laundry detergent
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 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 (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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 5.50 and NZD 24.00 for adults, and NZD 5.50 and NZD 24 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Parking height restrictions apply

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

Reef Resort Taupo
Reef Taupo
Reef Hotel Taupo
The Reef Hotel Taupo
Reef Resort Heritage Collection Taupo
Reef Resort Heritage Collection
Reef Heritage Collection Taupo
Reef Heritage Collection
The Reef Resort
The Reef Resort Heritage Collection
The Reef Heritage Collection
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Motel
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Taupo
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection Motel Taupo

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 572 out of 755 reviews
5 - Excellent 76%
Rating 4 - Good. 161 out of 755 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 755 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 755 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 755 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stunning view of Lake Taupo. Room modern and clean with good kitchen. Staff friendly and helpful. Free parking on site.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great views from our unit,the pool was lovely and warm for this time of year and very popular with other guests.Hosts were very friendly and made u feel welcome, which made for a wonderfull weekend.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent very nice and friendly staff lovely heated swimming pool and spa very clean and spacious room and comfortable bed highly recommended
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love the easy walk to town the pool
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful location, very spacious. Great views
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021