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Baycrest Lodge

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved the Baycrest. Highlights were the really nice room and the fantastic heated swimming pool. Simon was always very helpful - great customer service. Highly recommended - we plan to stay here again next time we're in Taupo.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room at the Baycrest Lodge was very spacious, clean and well appointed. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and all the little extras were supplied. Due to our change of plan we had a spa unit on the ground floor so I can't comment about the view which I believe some units have. We didn't use the spa...

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Thank HuddiesNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location! Hotel was close to the beach and restaurants. We were within walking distance of shopping, too. Our view overlooked the beach. Staff was friendly and very accommodating. We were there for the Ironman. Our equipment shipped from the US a couple of days before we got there and they let us settle up GST with them when we...

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Wilton, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we booked our reservations at this motel that was described as "luxury" and cost the same per night as several high-end bed and breakfasts that we have stayed at during our travels around NZ, we expected a lot more. In the US it would certainly not be considered a "luxury" motel but perhaps the standards are different here. Also,...

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Thank dillysm0m
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stayed here 4 yrs ago due to an online error for a hotel that was overbooked as we were going to the annual summer concert at the Ampitheatre. Lucky to find a place at last minute and have come back here every year since.Your own mineral pool in the ground floor rooms private courtyard, Forceful Shower you wish you had...

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Llantwit Major
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stayed there for 2/3 days in early 2016. Enjoyed staying there so made sure we stayed again when we were passing through in mid January this year. Rooms very clean, spacious & tidy. Bed & bathroom fine. Last year we stayed in a ground floor apartment with a large tub in the garden that was filled with underground hot water....

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Warm, welcoming, and non-intrusive hosts at the Baycrest made my three day stay the best this summer so far. Professional and no fuss, got me through the check-in process and into my room quickly, so that I could freshen up after a long drive up from Wellington, and a longer evening ahead over dinner with friends. The room was scrupulously...

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Thank Nita K
Auckland
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Close to town yet far enough away to be nice and quiet and is the perfect place to stay for Round the Lake Cycle Event. Have booked again for next year. Nice and tidy rooms and very spacious and the hospitality is brilliant.

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Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice lodge, with great views. Clean and spacious rooms, and wonderful hosts. A little hike into town for food, but being right on the lake, hearing the kids playing or the waves lapping, was wonderful.

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Auckland
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Thanks very much for the very tidy and comfortable room. Views from the balcony are great and the place is located in a convenient place near town. Shame we couldn't stay for longer but will be back!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the latest in quality service and surroundings, where traditional elegance blends with a restful ambiance. Baycrest Lodge, Qualmark rated 4 Star Plus is 100m from the main swimming beach of Great Lake Taupo. All 16 units are spacious and elegantly appointed and have tasteful European bathrooms and fully self contained kitchen facilities, including fridges, ceramic hotplates and microwaves. Ground floor suites have individual hot thermal tubs, up to 50'C, 2 of which are full disability access units. First floor suites have large champagne spa baths, balconies and superb Great Lake Taupo views. Super King beds are available in all the studio suites. The 2 room family suites can have either singles or a super king bed as well as the queen bed in the lounge area. Some suites interconnect to make more sleeping configurations. Baycrest Lodge also has a stunning swimming pool thermally heated to between 30'C and 35'C all year round. There is a guest lounge/bar area and a guest laundry on site. Baycrest Lodge is close to a number of restaurants and is about 1 kilometre (flat and easy 15-20 minute walk) from the town centre. It is also in a perfect position to watch many of the major events such as the NZ Ironman. All the suites offer free WiFi (limits apply), Sky's all new 'Guest Select' meaning 50+ channels in every room, 32" LCD TVs with inbuilt DVD player and I-Pod docking. Baycrest Lodge is the ideal place for the discerning traveller, anyone away on business or those just wanting to get away and relax for a time. We look forward to welcoming you to Baycrest Lodge and Taupo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baycrest Lodge

Address: 79 Mere Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $162 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Baycrest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Flag Hotel Baycrest
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#12 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“Ground floors have their own private mineral tub that draws from the geothermal waters of Lake Taupo - Purrfect!”
 of 5 bubbles pmeagher41, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want an outside hot tub go for a ground floor room, if you want a balcony & a lake view, go for the upper room.”
 of 5 bubbles mehefinllanmaes, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Service, cleanliness, views, price.”
 of 5 bubbles 388nitak, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room was spacious and clean with a comfortable bed”
 of 5 bubbles siloatat, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Personally prefer the upstairs rooms because they each have an awesome view of Lake Taupo!”
 of 5 bubbles alchemy8, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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