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Great Lake Holiday Park

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lady who greeted me couldn't have been friendlier. Easy access flat with lots of room and a great bathroom. Super clean and well appointed. Even the towels were folded like little dogs...and extra special touch. Great for families as the folks could sit in the unit or on the lovely verandah and watch their kiddies play safely on the...

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments on our park and our staff. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that are able to stay again on your next trip to New Zealand.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in this park for a night. It was the cleanest and most well kept park we stayed in during our tour of the north and south islands. The facilities were first class, the hosts friendly and could not do enough. The price for our powered camper van site $40 which is average. This site is...

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It is a huge compliment to us that you felt we are the cleanest and most well kept park that you stayed in during your time in New Zealand. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Intended to stay one night, ended up staying three. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The park is well maintained and kept neat and tidy. The kitchen was large and stocked with some equipment, there is also a tv and computer. There is a laundry at $4 a wash and the shower's which are free, were clean. The park is...

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed staying with us so much that you extended your original stay.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We payed for one night, and after checking out the fascilities we instantly decided to stay another night. It is reasonably close to central Taupo and the fascilities were in excellent condition (clean toilets/showers, well ecquipped kitchen). We were out of season, so we had the kitchen to ourselves most of the time and therefore used the living area to...

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our facilities and staff. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that the rest of your holiday went well.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016

For the second year in a row our group of 35 children and 14 adults stayed at Great Lakes. Vicki goes the extra mile when helping us book our large group, our accommodation is always extremely clean and tidy on arrival, and we are always warmly welcomed. It is the perfect venue for groups with children, as there is ample...

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your appreciation of Vicki's "going the extra mile" in organising your group's requirements, and for the compliments on your accommodation and your warm welcome. We were delighted to have you all back again for another rugby tournament and it was great seeing the boys enjoying themselves. We have received wonderful feedback from the weekend and...

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Back again with the Wildfish Rugby team, competing in the NZ schoolboys rugby tournament in Taupo. Great accomodation for our large group. We stayed in a cabin which was so clean. Warm and quiet, really well equipped and such friendly staff. A real warm welcome. Hope to be back next year if not before.

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for another wonderful review of our holiday park and our staff. We are pleased you were comfortable in your self contained unit again and we appreciate your comments on your warm welcome. We enjoyed having the Wildfish and Viking teams with us for this year's tournament. It was wonderful to see them enjoying our facilities and...

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a deluxe cabin for one night with the children. The room was biasic, but clean and warm with a playground in easy view. Good value accommodation. Staff were friendly and helpful. Suited our needs as there wasn't a kitchen or bathroom in the unit but we just stayed for one night.

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are pleased you found our staff friendly and your deluxe cabin clean and warm and suitable for your one night stay. We hope you will return and stay in one of our self contained units in the future.

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The unit we stayed in was a good size, clean, comfortable and warm. We had one issue that was of no fault of the camp management and they dealt with it quickly and efficiently. Thank you William for getting out of bed to help. Mustn't forget to mention that the beds were very comfortable. Definitely will stay again.

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay and your appreciation of our onsite owner management. We are also pleased that you found your newly decorated unit so comfortable, clean and warm. We look forward to your family staying with us again in the future.

Clarks Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Stayed in a cabin, it was well equipped, warm and just what we needed. It was cleaned nicely, right down to the towel folded like a dog left on the bed, nice touch! We got a lovely welcome and the office was well equipped with local info.We will return :)

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

What a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again next time you visit Taupo from Clarks Beach.

Foxton, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Very clean great pricing, main kitchen clean and will looked after Main shower block clean and tidy. Grounds will keep, Quite easy to park your car in will marked car parks with your cabin number, and close to your cabin. Staff very friendly.

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gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your nice comments on our park and our staff. We look forward to you staying with us again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great Lake Taupo Holiday Park is situated only 3 km's (5 minutes) from town centre and is set in 5 acres of sheltered parklike grounds, surrounded by 3000 acres of farmland. Lake access and northern boat ramps are 1,5 km down the road. We offer a variety of quality affordable accommodation, 1 & 2 bedroom self contained units, deluxe and standard cabins, powered campervan and non powered tent sites. Park facilities include communal camp kitchen, toilets and showers, guest laundry, children's playground, trampolines, games room, Sky TV lounge, cardphone, internet kiosks, WiFi, private spa, free gas barbeques and tour and activity bookings.Come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of our Holiday Park along with lake views and warm, friendly hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Lake Holiday Park

Address: 406 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: €26 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Great Lake Holiday Park 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“The flats that face the playground area were lovely.”
  • Our cute towels.
 of 5 bubbles cazbar62, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No tips nreeded - Good pitches for camper vans and tents”
 of 5 bubbles martinf706, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from road sites”
 of 5 bubbles 31rikkir, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“30 mins free wifi (better than nothing)”
 of 5 bubbles Trumpetlips, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“away from ablutions is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles bessylove, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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