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    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

    219 Lake Terrace | Town Center, Taupo, New Zealand
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    • Excellent78%
    • Very good18%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    “spa bath” (51 reviews)
    “lake view” (31 reviews)
    “free bikes” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 523 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    very friendly receptionist. easy check in. wonderful room with a truly magnificent view of the lake. beautifully appointed with a huge Jacuzzi and shower. top quality ceramics and bathware. very comfortable bed, good internet and a small kitchen. we could find no fault and I...More

    Thank gam8le
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent hotel on the edge of Lake Taupo. Very friendly staff, lovely spacious rooms and everything you want for a stay here. It has access to the lake, as well as swimming pools of its own which are great to stay cool. Excellent choice.More

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

    Hi MikeKiwi Thank you for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us and hopefully, one day in the near future, we will have the opportunity to be able to...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for a very quick honeymoon on 22nd November for two nights. The resort is in a great location with a fantastic view of the lake, and the hosts were absolutely lovely. Would stay here again for sure.More

    Thank Vanessa G
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 December 2017

    Dear Vanessa G Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We are so pleased that you had a lovely time and we look forward to your return at some stage in the future... maybe for an anniversary??? Once...More

    Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

    What a great resort. The hosts were friendly and helpful nothing was too much effort . This resort is 3km from town centre along the beautiful lake Taupo nearby is the very nice Edgewater restaurant with a coffee cafe next door .Can highly recommend this...More

    Thank Keith Y
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 30 November 2017

    Hi Keith Y Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully, we will have the pleasure of being able to host you again in...More

    Reviewed 21 November 2017

    The Reef Resort definitely lived up to the good reviews! The staff were very friendly and helpful, the rooms were modern and clean, beautiful lakeside location and the wifi in the rooms worked perfectly. My partner and I booked a studio unit for two nights...More

    Thank m-earley3
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 21 November 2017

    Dear m-earley3 Oh my goodness, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive and a delightful review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here at the Reef Resort and that you we able to enjoy the amenities...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Family Hotel in Taupo
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Business Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • The Reef Hotel Taupo ,
    • Reef Hotel Taupo
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    orangecat0
    22 June 2016|
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    Sorry, don't know. We were driving not flying.
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    Tony M
    4 November 2014|
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    Response from Erin W | Property representative |
    We do have those room types available for both reception level and the floor upstairs. They are pretty private with spectacular. The best option is to email or contact us directly via our website. Just so you know that... More
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    "lake view is recommended"
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    "If you like to swim, choose a poolside room - if you like a view, choose a lakeview"
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    "Ground floor - easy access to pools"
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