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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

If you want to relax off the grid, this is the place to do it. The service is exceptional, staff all charming, friendly and efficient. They are right there when you need them and no where to be seen when you just want peace and quiet. The rooms are large and overlook the river. They have AC and heat. The...

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Guttenberg, NJ
Reviewed yesterday NEW

About an hour from Rotorua Airport by car, good roads. A full of energy and cheerful General Manager welcomed us and gave us a tour of the small place. It felt like leaving a movie. Everything was just perfect. The rooms are located alongside the river, full of birds, ducks and black swans. They rotate the seating every night so...

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Siesta Key, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent luxury hotel with some of the best food in New Zealand. While not in some of the stunning locations of the South Island the place oozes charm and luxury. It is very relaxing and is well located. I highly recommend doing one of the boat trips they offer.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as two couples and loved every minute. Lodge is so cozy and welcoming, food was excellent and the service was great. Rooms were very large and immaculate. Lots to do at the property and around the area.

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights as part of our tour of the North Island. We loved it. The Lodge itself is set in a stunning location and is so peaceful. The rooms are lovely with views out over the river. The staff were very professional and friendly. There are various private locations for dining - we had memorable meals...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Huka Lodge as part of a luxury second honeymoon in NZ and Australia, Huka Lodge was the "jewel in the crown" We lodged in a Junior Suite, spacious and luxurious but curiously it really felt relaxed and homely at the same time, a lovely bathroom to boot. The staff at Huka Lodge are superb with attention to...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Words cannot truly captures and express how lovely this property is...the staff, decor, and food are truly the best that Taupo has to offer. We loved everything about this hotel and would definitely stay again. Make sure you try the corn fritters w/ creme fraiche and bacon

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United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 stars Positives: Everything!!! Negative: Didn't appear to have a casual food option, which would have been nice. Beautiful setting, stunning lodge, great food. Swam in the river, relaxed, and fly fished. Only wish was that there were some casual food options for the folks less inclined to be fancy schmany for every meal. Unreal - go!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 17 January 2017

An absolutely lovely high end resort! The service was impeccable and the facilities were graceful. It's quite British and the Queen has visited it. It's a unique lodge, the only one in the world although the owner does also have properties in Fiji and South Africa. We had a very romantic birthday dinner in the wine cellar. It's right on...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We have been at the lodge for lunch - it was outstanding. Location, food, most of the people super friendly - a place to collect freedom and energy. There was unfortunately one lady who was very judging, as we are with 30 years of age, rather young guests. She made it obvious she thinks we can not afford the experience....

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MediaManagerSA, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Travel T Thank you for your review. While I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Huka Lodge, I would be grateful if you could make contact with the General Manager - Kerry Molloy - at Kerry@hukalodge.co.nz so that he can look further into the perception issued that you raised. Kind Regards Karien van Heeren-Vorster Social Media &...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Huka Lodge
Huka Lodge
Cuisines: New Zealand
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Huka Lodge

Address: Huka Falls Road | PO Box 95, Taupo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $1,756 - $3,164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Huka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms are along the river, they are all close to Main Lobby and Dining Room.”
 of 5 bubbles QueenMaya22, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lunch at the pavilion is a must”
 of 5 bubbles Pv2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are located on the river bank with amazing views. Only a few have fireplaces so request if this is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonMark_UK, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For those travelling with kids, ask for an adjoining escort room”
 of 5 bubbles SINWSSS, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are well appointed and individualized so you cannot go wrong here.”
 of 5 bubbles awedMollys, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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