The Best Hotels in Lake Taupo, New Zealand

If you did not know about Lake Taupo in New Zealand, it is the largest freshwater lake in the country. It was formed many years ago as a result of volcanic activity. It is a hotbed for local New Zealanders and is also a major tourist attraction on the island. This site tells you everything that you need to know about the many activities and attractions that are available in Lake Taupo. There is something for everyone, including a wide range of watersports, indigenous Maori carvings, frequent boat tours, and some great hotels and restaurants.

Best Hotels in Lake Taupo

There are a lot of places to stay around Lake Taupo or in the town of Taupo itself. Where you stay will depend upon what budget is available to you. There are campsites, apartments, holiday sites and good quality hotels to choose from as well as bed and breakfast establishments. These are all highlighted on the site in various articles. However, if your heart and your budget allow, let’s look at some of the best hotels within the resort.

At the high-end, you can stay at the Hilton Lake Taupo and the Millenium Hotel and Resort Taupo as well as the Sacred Water Appartments.

Hilton Lake Taupo

This is a five-star hotel. It has its own pool, sauna, fitness room, excellent on-site restaurant, and tennis courts as well as business and meeting facilities. Important for some will be the free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel. Situated on the shore of Lake Taupo it is central to all tourist amenities. The hotel is close to Taupo city centre and a 15-minute drive from the airport. Enjoy the luxury and also stunning views of the lake.

Millenium Hotel and Resort Taupou

This chain of hotels boasts over 130 establishments around the world. This hotel is also based on the shore of Lake Taupo and has stunning views as well as an award-winning restaurant. It features free Wi-Fi, a concierge, dry cleaning and air conditioning. Close to all local amenities such as Huka Falls, water and snow skiing, hot mineral pools and a golf course.

Sacred Water Apartments

Taupo’s most acclaimed luxury lakefront accommodation is situated lakeside. This the Taupo Sacred Waters Lakefront accommodation. With views over the lake, this premium apartment block offers a spectacular vacation for guests visiting Taupo. The complex features free Wi-Fi, airport transfers, a pool, a hot bath, and a spa. The complex is close to all Taupo activities and an easy walk to central Taupo. This luxury accommodation is recognized as a five-star experience.

In Conclusion

The above are some of the more luxurious places to stay in Lake Taupo, but there are many much more budget-friendly places to stay. The resort caters for everyone from backpackers, mobile homeowners, casual tourists to the high-end visitors who prefer to spend a bit more on their accommodation. It has its own airport in addition to road, rail and ferry links. It also has numerous restaurants and even has fast food outlets such as McDonald’s and pizza takeaways and restaurants featuring Chinese, Indian and Thai restaurants. Explore some of the other articles on this site to learn everything you need to know about one of New Zealand’s most popular resorts.