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Lakeland Resort Taupo

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Feilding, New Zealand
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 2 nights here. Room small but tidy. A bit dated. Bathroom clean and tidy . Very basic unit with no cutlery apart from 2 teaspoons. All in all not a bad unit. For overseas visitors it is handy to the lake and about a 5 min drive or 15 min walk. Hairdryer available. No kitchen facilities in our room... More 

Thank 55June
Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

So great you enjoyed our facilities at the Hotel. As we are a Hotel, the rooms do not contain a kitchen facility, but we have an excellent Restaurant on site for great Buffet breakfasts and a wonderful A' La Carte Restaurant each night. Do come and stay again, to try our great Dining experience. More 

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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

6 years we have been at lakeland resort, we knew thestaff and the owners Barry and Raewyn for 6 years we have enjoyed and build a relationship with this place we fell in love with for the last 2 to 3 years the staff started to move on......and the new staff........is?????. recently we received a call like every year to... More 

Thank Sam S
Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, and pointing out your experience with the Resort. All Hotels require guests to supply them with a valid credit card on booking to secure their reservation and over very busy periods (like Taupo's Cycle challenges), pre-payment is frequently taken to avoid cancellations in the Hotel. This policy has been implemented here at the Hotel by... More 

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168 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place was good to stay at. Had all you need really with restaurant, few outdoor areas like tennis court for the active types. Rooms were quite dated but adequate for the price. Bed was hard for me but that's just my view. About a 5min drive to the main shops area.

Thank G-DoggyRulz
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great affordable hotel in perfect spot. Loads of parking, easy to find and only a few minutes drive from town centre. Super friendly and accomodating staff, clean hotel and great price. Would stay again if on a budget - while family impressed.

Thank superkayakgirl
Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Great to hear we exceeded your expectations, look forward to surprising you in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a budget hotel so don't expect a luxury stay. The reason we have given a 4 rating is that we paid 107 dollars for our one night stay and we thought this was excellent value to have a room with bathroom in comparison to a cabin at a holiday park. The room was very clean and the bathroom... More 

Thank graciejames2016
Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Great to hear from you. We appreciate you found us very reasonable and clean. Love to see you back some time. More 

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43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lakeland Resort Lake Taupo, in an excellent position close to the edge of the lake. A 5 minute drive from the town centre. Accommodation was good, with ensuite bathroom, refrigerator, rea, coffee making facilities. Staff were friendly and helpful. Complementary newspapers available.

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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for a single night. We considered booking in advance but decided to wait until the day of our stay and walk in, feeling the chances of a vacancy were still good. The room we received was actually a step up from the one we expected to get for the price we'd remembered... More 

Thank bikerjff
Jan5256, General Manager at Lakeland Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, we enjoy getting guests on the spur of the moment and its great you liked your room sufficiently to stay again. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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116 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well that is really early, maybe people want to sleep in for a while. But that is not as bad as the reception calling you at 8:50 if you want a breakfast buffet. If we wanted it, I would have said so at the check in. But let us get back to the housekeeping, which stands for glorified coffee, tea... More 

Thank Mark K
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel seems to have recently done up its rooms. The bathroom was new and water was nice and hot. really enjoyed the stay. Staff were friendly. great location by the lake, shops and restaurants. I would recommend the hotel and think its really value for money.

Thank Tyrell G
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Would have got an 'excellent' rating if the wifi was faster, other than that I thought it was great value for money - the rooms were comfortable and clean with a modern bathroom while the staff were attentive and friendly and the meals were absolutely delicious.

Thank Andrew K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakeland Resort is situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake and world renowned for its trout fishing and scenery.Set amidst 2.8 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with 64 well equipped studio units, with 42 plasma flat screen TV, tennis court, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, 2 private indoor spa pools, guest laundry facilities, ample off-street parking, 2 conference rooms and the Lakeland Bar and Brasserie.Lakeland Resort offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation, superb conference and function facilities with The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie serving divine cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeland Resort Taupo

Address: 282 Lake Terrace | P.O. Box 1179,, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM275 - RM512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lakeland Resort Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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“all rooms are good to be honest from what I could see. Maybe you want to get a downstairs room if you prefer not to use stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 168tyrellg, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper level units would have a better view but I think you need to walk up stairs to get there.”
 of 5 bubbles RayandSue68, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“upstairs rooms for views but did not see any lift access”
 of 5 bubbles spicetraveller, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any are great so don,t worry.”
 of 5 bubbles terryp554, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor for best views”
 of 5 bubbles Trumpetlips, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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