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Baycrest Lodge

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place to stay. The rooms are large, well appointed, very clean, and have a kitchenette. We had an upstairs room that had a great view across the lake. The pool was warm enough for an evening dip. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank DavidrSt
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfectly placed for a visit to Taupo. This place had everything we needed for an overnight stay with a young family. The private hot tub with a little garden made it feel very luxurious. Easy access to the lake for a walk with the children

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at this excellent venue every time we go to Taupo. The beds are super comfy, the rooms are spotlessly clean and we love the thermal pool and spa bath in the rooms! On top of all that the Hosts are so friendly and welcoming and really do look after us so well. It's our hotel of choice when... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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135 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Was sad to leave. Had a downstairs unit with outdoor tub which was fantastic! Can't fault anything about the place. Bed was comfortable and it was quiet at night. Don't forget about the heated pool which is kind of hidden from sight if you don't have a tub outside (or even if you do!). It was small but it was... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality from Simon at Baycrest Lodge, from booking our accommodation, checking in and departing, very pleasant and friendly. A lovely place, comfortable and clean. We had a king studio, beautifully presented and very spacious. Great view of the lake from our room, own private deck/conservatory. Kitchen had everything we needed and more. Bathroom was nice, towels were comfortably soft.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed for one night before heading to Auckland from Wellington. I should have planned another night! 7 of us in 2 x rooms. One family room and an Interconnecting Unit. Both with outside spa. 2 Adults with our 5 kids aged 19 - 5 years. Beautiful Clean rooms, family room with an oven. We had lived on Takeaways and... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 12 years ago on our honeymoon, and loved it. Fast forward to now, four kids, less budget. Affordable, spacious, everything you could need in unit including hot pool. Heated out door pool with mini bar, mini library........ticks all the boxes, highly recommend.

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Manukau, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

As usual we always stay in this property during our visit to Taupo. This place has never disappointed us in any way....Always delivered what they advertise for. Would highly recommend this place to all readers who would like to stay in Taupo.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is one of the few places in the area where you can get your own private outdoor hot tup in a lovely treed courtyard that you fill with thermal hot water. Its a big spa pool/hotub. A small kitchen with hot plates and microwave plus all the needed pots n pans. A big kingsize bed and a sofa bed... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Room was just what we were after -- clean, comfy and spacious with a private courtyard. The best part however, was the fill-it-yourself thermal hot pool! The weather during the weekend was miserable, but it was lovely to come home each evening and have a nice long soak. The balcony's above provide the perfect shelter, so you can enjoy being... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the latest in quality service and surroundings, where traditional elegance blends with a restful ambiance. Baycrest Lodge, Qualmark rated 4 Star Plus is 100m from the main swimming beach of Great Lake Taupo. All 16 units are spacious and elegantly appointed and have tasteful European bathrooms and fully self contained kitchen facilities, including fridges, ceramic hotplates and microwaves. Ground floor suites have individual hot thermal tubs, up to 50'C, 2 of which are full disability access units. First floor suites have large champagne spa baths, balconies and superb Great Lake Taupo views. Super King beds are available in all the studio suites. The 2 room family suites can have either singles or a super king bed as well as the queen bed in the lounge area. Some suites interconnect to make more sleeping configurations. Baycrest Lodge also has a stunning swimming pool thermally heated to between 30'C and 35'C all year round. There is a guest lounge/bar area and a guest laundry on site. Baycrest Lodge is close to a number of restaurants and is about 1 kilometre (flat and easy 15-20 minute walk) from the town centre. It is also in a perfect position to watch many of the major events such as the NZ Ironman. All the suites offer free WiFi (limits apply), Sky's all new 'Guest Select' meaning 50+ channels in every room, 32" LCD TVs with inbuilt DVD player and I-Pod docking. Baycrest Lodge is the ideal place for the discerning traveller, anyone away on business or those just wanting to get away and relax for a time. We look forward to welcoming you to Baycrest Lodge and Taupo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baycrest Lodge

Address: 79 Mere Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM551 - RM729 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Baycrest Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Flag Hotel Baycrest
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#9 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#12 Family Hotel in Taupo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Personally prefer the upstairs rooms because they each have an awesome view of Lake Taupo!”
 of 5 bubbles alchemy8, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room only have thermal hot tub. Upstairs room have a tap water spa on the balcony with a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles yyiippeeee, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“None was all great”
 of 5 bubbles Ronce2, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms with balconies or downstairs with spa pool”
 of 5 bubbles katy161, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for a ground floor one with a hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles mehefinllanmaes, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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