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Hilton Lake Taupo
5 out of 5
80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$191 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.
3.42 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"An excellent hotel with very obliging staff and great restaurant"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Hilton Lake Taupo
Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
3.5 out of 5
76-80 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$118 per night from 18 Nov. to 19 Nov.
1.56 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"The location was great, next to Jolly Goodfellow and within walking distance of the town. The room was very tired. The furniture was stained and the Venetian blind in the bedroom broken. The shower broke on the second day and the owner couldn’t get anyone to come and fix it. There was no mirror in ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
5 out of 5
76 Napier-Taupo Road, SH 5, Taupo
The price is AU$84 per night from 4 Nov. to 5 Nov.
3.42 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (881 reviews)

"family friendly accommodation. Great place to come and relax in the hot pool."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2020

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

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Lakeland Resort Taupo
3 out of 5
282 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$108 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.66 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"Send stay in a fortnight and we weren’t disappointed. This place offers value for money. The staff are lovely."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Lakeland Resort Taupo
Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night from 11 Nov. to 12 Nov.
4.13 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (120 reviews)

"We stay in the same rooms every time we’ve stayed and they’ve always been clean and we’ve definitely enjoyed our stays however wash cloths for the face would be handy :)"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Grandeur Thermal Spa Resort
Silver Fern Lodge
2.5 out of 5
118 Tamamutu Street, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$96 per night from 19 Nov. to 20 Nov.
2.01 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (288 reviews)

"Good location with just a short walk to the town centre."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Silver Fern Lodge
Sails On The Lake
3.5 out of 5
138 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$182 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.98 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (426 reviews)

"great location. all the amenities you need. nice staff."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Sails On The Lake
Cascades Lakefront Motel
4 out of 5
303 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$134 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
2.61 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (396 reviews)

"I had very enjoyble stay, my room was so pleasant with nice view. Staff were friendly and helpful.location was just prfect. All went well."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct. 2020

Cascades Lakefront Motel
Lake Taupo Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
33 Kaimanawa Street, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$154 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.78 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Lovely place to stay, quiet location and close walk to lakeside and town. Pool and spa were perfect after a long drive. Would recommend"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2020

Lake Taupo Motor Inn
Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre
4 out of 5
14 Northcroft Street, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$161 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.
1.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (706 reviews)

"Great having the lake view and it seemed the hotel staff moved the trucks that parked out front to ensure guests retained the view, which was very good as that is the key selling point. Room was well appointed and renovated, quite happy for a hotel tho very small fridge"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre
Acapulco Motor Inn
4 out of 5
19 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$104 per night from 18 Nov. to 19 Nov.
1.75 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"This motel is in a perfect location for walking into town and for the mini golf. It is a two minutes walk to Lake Taupō which is beautiful. It is an older style Motel in need of renovation but was spacious, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Acapulco Motor Inn
Great Lake Motel Taupo
2.5 out of 5
56 Lake Terrace, 3350 Taupo, New Zealand, Taupo, Waikato
The price is AU$146 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
1.36 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Great shower, lovely staff, parking a little cramped"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2020

Great Lake Motel Taupo
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
219 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$176 per night from 11 Nov. to 12 Nov.
2.48 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (733 reviews)

"The rooms were very well presented and the pool temperature was perfect for this time of the year, the staff were very friendly and even thou our accomodation faced the street there was no street noise at all, can highly recommend this resort"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep. 2020

The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection
The Cove Taupo
3.5 out of 5
213 Lake Terrace, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$129 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
2.44 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (269 reviews)

"Tidy well equipped room. Shower was a little weak."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

The Cove Taupo
Chantillys Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
112 Tamamutu Street, Taupo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$140 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
1.99 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (381 reviews)

"Very personal and warm greeting by owners. Attention to cleanliness was pleasing to see."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

Chantillys Motor Lodge
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Visiting Taupo

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Taupo, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting and relaxing spas. This city also attracts tourists with its waterfalls.

  • There are 113 hotels and other accommodations in Taupo
  • The closest major airport is in Taupo (TUO) 4.8 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Taupo

The lakeside and hot springs exemplify the city's natural beauty and places to visit include Craters of the Moon and Lake Taupo. Biking is just one of the top activities, while Barbary and Golf Club Taupo are sights to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and Taupo Bungy.

In Taupo, there are 113 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Fairbairn House - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location.
  • Serenity on Wakeman - Our customers like the breakfast and location at this B&B. This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • The Pillars Retreat - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Dressing for Taupo

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 77°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 52°F
  • From April to June, the average is 70°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 64°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 46°F as the nighttime average
  • Taupo gets about 42.20 inches of rain per year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 76°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Taupo?
Serenity on Wakeman is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Acacia Heights Gardens and Belle vue Boutique Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Taupo, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Taupo.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Taupo?
Based on reviews, Camellia Court Family Motel is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Utopian Motel Taupo and Taupo Urban Retreat.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Taupo?
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and free parking. Other good options for your family trip include Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort and Acapulco Motor Inn. Also, attractions such as Taupo Hot Springs and Taupo Bungy are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Taupo?
Millennium Resort Manuels is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a beachfront restaurant. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Taupo?
The Lake Motel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers free use of bicycles and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Adelphi Motel and 52 on Rifle Motel.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Taupo?
Oasis Beach Resort is a top 4.5-star property with 2 restaurants, and it’s located on the beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Gables Lakefront Motel and The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection.
What's the best high-end hotel in Taupo?
Millennium Resort Manuels is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Hilton Lake Taupo and Sacred Waters are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Taupo?
Whakaipo Lodge is a favourite 5-star B&B with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Taupo?
The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection is a popular 4-star property featuring 2 outdoor swimming pools, free WiFi and a hot tub. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort and Hilton Lake Taupo.

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