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The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsspa bathfree bikeslake taupolake viewrecommend this resortgreat resortpool areanice poolpool and hot tubstudio roomtop floormain towntwo nightsmin walkplunger coffeebed was very comfortablethe kitchen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner & I had a weekend here recently to celebrate a birthday. We absolutely loved our room on the 1st floor although being called a lake view room showed a bit of license as it was more of a lake glimpse! Aside from that,...More

Thank diver201
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi diver201 We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here at the Reef Resort in Taupo and thank you for such a wonderful review. We are pleased that the birthday celebration was a fabulous weekend away for you both. We look forward to being...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this place we came here to stay for our 2nd wedding anniversary and we loved it! Rob and Sharon are very good hosts and we will be back again in the near future. Great heated out door pools, close to the lake...More

Thank dvkallday
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi dvkallday Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here for your second wedding anniversary. Congratulations! Rob and I will look forward to your return to the Reef Resort...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we arrived by bus, we asked for directions to the hotel from the bus station. Sharon and Rob were nice enough to offer to pick us up, which we happily accepted. Upon arrival, we immediately got the feeling that Sharon and Rob are the...More

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Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Marcel G Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Reef Resort! Your review is truly humbling, so thank you for your lovely comments. It was our absolute pleasure to help you enjoy your time here with us and we are...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great location being only a $11 taxi into town. We were looked after really well and were put into a pool side room. Waking up in the morning and rolling into the thermally heated pool was amazing. Will definitely be back.

Thank Izzard1980
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 12 July 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a poolside one bedroom room. Oh my gosh it was the best . So big and warm and the heated pool right outside the door. We swam every chance we could get. The bed was huge and the most comfortable...More

1  Thank HelenLM1971
Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 21 June 2018

Hi HelenLM1971 Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It means so much to us to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay here and that you were able to enjoy our facilities. I am so pleased that you had a great night...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Taupo
#2 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#4 Quiet Hotel in Taupo
#5 Harbor View Hotel in Taupo
#6 Mountain View Hotel in Taupo
#7 Great View Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Taupo
#2 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
#4 Quiet Hotel in Taupo
#5 Harbor View Hotel in Taupo
#6 Mountain View Hotel in Taupo
#7 Great View Hotel in Taupo
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (201)
Room & Suite (277)
Pool & Beach (39)
Dining (5)
Questions & Answers
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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
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Mary K
12 May 2018|
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Response from SharonAndRobBell | Property representative |
yes it is possible. We think this would take you about 15 minutes each way.
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620johnnyv
25 January 2018|
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Response from AucklandShar | Reviewed this property |
Reef resort is in a central location. Easy walking distance to Taupo township but away from the immediate hustle and bustle. Nicely located on the lake edge with fantastic views across the lake to the mountains. Nov/Dec is... More
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Room Tips
"The rooms fronting the pools could be a bit noisy."
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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."
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"Book direct for best price."
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"Quiet, private and airy"
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