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    VU Thermal Lodge

    2 Taharepa Road | Hilltop, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Oct 29 Oct 30
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    Traveller (13)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good18%
    • Average18%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “huge tv” (2 reviews)
    “weekend stay” (2 reviews)
    “private pool” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    Booked this hotel for two nights but ended up staying for three nights. We enjoyed the nice view of Lake Taupo from our arm chairs at the patio of our room, where we could round off the day's sightseeing with a glass of wine or...More

    1  Thank lalangm
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Loved our stay at Vu Thermal Lodge, especially the private hot pool. The decor is fresh and a bit different to say the least, with the 22 month old continually saying "Wow". There were twin beds in one room, and king in the other. Everything...More

    1  Thank LornaRP
    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    Newly refurbished lake view room with a private spa having mineral water coming from underground . For a family , It may be a bit rush as water is pumped up until 11 pm . We started only after an awful dinner at Dixie Browns...More

    1  Thank welcon
    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    Was impressed with the views from the deck and the nice hot tub. The owner was friendly and polite. Unfortunately the beds were way too hard for us. The pillows were not very comfy either. An OK place to stay with close proximity to town.

    1  Thank kimmramor78
    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    What a great place, since the new owners took over with the cutest, albeit out of place Mart Antoinette styled fixtures in the rooms. We stayed in two different rooms, each with their own special feature. The first was a balcony room that had a...More

    1  Thank Traveller-Safari
    Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

    Thank you for sharing with us your pleasant experience of your stay, we are so happy that you enjoyed the view and thermal facilities that we are so proud of. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • Lakefront Hotel Taupo ,
    • Lakefront Motel Taupo
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    Traveller (13)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (20)
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    114 reviews
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    .23 km away
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    342 reviews
    .13 km away
    The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
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    1.43 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    "add a balcony for just a little extra and you are rewarded with your personal balcony, an upstairs room and a..."
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    "Go for the private pool!"
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    "Lake view & thermal pools"
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    "Go for the rooms with the private thermal pool, you pay a little extra, but it's worth it"
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