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The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

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We offer modern, clean, quiet and comfortable motel accommodation right on the edge of Lake Taupo, New Zealand. We have a range of room options from studio suites to one Bedroom Units all with spa baths and heat pumps.to luxury three bedroom apartments with thermal spa pools. We have free on-site parking, a heated swimming pool, a thermal pool, free high speed fibre WiFi, and most rooms come with breath-taking views of the lake and surround mountains.
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Rotorua Airport69 km
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All reviews spa bath lake taupo lake view recommend this resort pool area great resort nice pool studio room top floor main town two nights hot tub plunger coffee the kitchen bed was very comfortable would definitely stay here again a wonderful stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only staying in Taupo for 1 night but the host and facilities made us want to stay for a lot longer. Wonderfully appointed rooms only a 25 min flat walk in to the centre of Taupo (or an $18 taxi ride). We arrived earlier than...More

Thank stewandtrudi
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Hi stewandtrudi Oh my gosh! thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay here with us and were very comfortable and you enjoyed the pools. We love to hear that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a no view room which was lovely! The host was extremely friendly, the unit was spotlessly clean and very comfortable and the added bonus of a thermal pool was appreicated after a long day. I would highly reecommendMore

Thank DudleyandFreda
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Hi DudleyandFreda Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review for us! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you were comfortable and relaxed. The thermal pool is amazing especially after a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed for 2 nights at this heritage collection property. In a lake view room. The location is right on the lake, however you will need to book the lakefront room to have untarnished view. We knew what we were booking and were super...More

Thank Courtney_5659-9
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Courtney_5659-9 Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you enjoyed your room. We love hearing that our guests are comfortable! All the very...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous place to stay. We really loved the heated pool. So nice after a day skiing and it is a super pool. The staff are very welcoming, helpful and friendly. Spotless room and great views of the lake. A super place to stay...More

Thank megancI110HQ
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 23 September 2018

Dear megancl110HQ Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking the time to write one. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the pool. ( I have to admit, it is a lovely pool to relax in after a...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was our third stay but first review. We got an excellent deal on line and that meant the room faced the road and there was no lake view. However, the room was immaculate, modern and very, very spacious. It had a fully equipped kitchenette...More

Thank Davidv6397
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 21 September 2018

Hi David Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us and hopefully, you will come back and stay in the future. Once again, thank you so...More

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8 November 2018|
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Response from MIROTREE | Property representative |
Hi Jenny Only the two apartments have washing machines in them Have never experienced any problems with guests laundry Regards Reef Resort
Candice K
19 July 2018|
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Response from SharonAndRobBell | Property representative |
Hi there.... There is no Sulpur smell around the Reef Resort Warmest Regards Sharon
Mary K
12 May 2018|
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yes it is possible. We think this would take you about 15 minutes each way.
Room Tips
"Poolside or lake view apartment but our cheaper option was of the same high standard"
20 Sep 2018
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"Anything with a view of the lake is amazing - rooms are very modern even if you dont have lake view."
20 Aug 2018
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"The rooms fronting the pools could be a bit noisy."
1 Aug 2018
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"If you have luggage try to get a room on the check-in floor as there are no lifts up or down."
4 Jun 2018
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US$103 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the reef hotel tauporeef hotel taupo
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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