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Great Lake Holiday Park

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful - surrounded in gum trees it has a park setting and is close to town and to Acacia Bay Beach. So clean and well kept, the owners consider the environment with recycling, great for overseas visitors and locals we loved it, big comfortable power sites, we had our 24 ft caravan and Amarok all on one...

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

What a wonderful review, thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our recycling, cleanliness, big powered sites and location. We look forward to you staying again.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great location in terms of proximity to both Taupo town centre and Acacia Bay (canoe rental and bay). Facilities are plenty. One negative for us was the noise coming from the road, with a 100km speed limit. All tent and campervan sites are adjacent to the road an although not a state highway, still plenty of traffic passing during the...

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

Yes, we are very handy to the Taupo town centre and also to Acacia Bay with its wonderful swimming environment. We are located on Acacia Bay Road and a small number of our sites are adjacent to the park's front boundary fence. The remainder of the property is surrounded by farmland.

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Great Lake Holiday Park for a couple of days over Christmas. Was nice and quiet, and had well kept facilities. Very conveniently located near town. Highly recommended for any type of traveller(s)!

Thank tg901
gtlake, Owner at Great Lake Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your nice review and for your recommendation to other travellers.

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of a row of units with family of 3. The unit was very tidy and had all necessary stuff in the kitchen. Holiday park has great playground for younger kids, free barbecue and a hot water tub (max 4ppl) which you can hire for 5$/30min. Good location off crounds in Taupo. At arrival we were surprised...

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

Thank you for your lovely review and for spending your family Christmas with us at our holiday park. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The Holiday Park stay for us began with a very friendly and supportive staff member who made us feel welcomed - even though she was not having a good day - she was truly a professional! We stayed on the campsite area for one night, where it was clean and tidy. The facilities accessible, clean, lots of friendly neighbours, and...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and our facilities in the park.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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...

Thank Caz G
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 26 November 2016

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...

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 25 November 2016

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...

Thank chumpstacharlie
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...

Thank Kajsa G
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 18 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...

Thank kimbom3
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...

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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: RM72 - RM412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Set of units adjacent to the officewere quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 983ElaineH, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a site sheltered from the wind if you are tenting”
 of 5 bubbles 922JD922, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quieter pitches , away from the road, at the back of the site”
 of 5 bubbles Milliemax64, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try to get further back in the site to avoid road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles UK_Rob_000, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The flats that face the playground area were lovely.”
  • Our cute towels.
 of 5 bubbles cazbar62, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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