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    The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

    219 Lake Terrace | Town Center, Taupo, New Zealand
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    • Excellent78%
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    • Average2%
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    “spa bath” (50 reviews)
    “lake view” (31 reviews)
    “free bikes” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    We had a Lakeview studio. Views fantastic. The bed was very comfortable! Towels were available from reception to use for the pool - which are heated so nice temps to use even in the early winter! (In fact we bought swimming togs in taupo so...More

    Thank Robby_j78
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 6 June 2017

    Hi Robby_i78 Thank you so much for your delightful review and for taking the time to write it! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us and you enjoyed our facilities that we have here at the Reef Resort. The pools...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon. The staff are very friendly and our room was clean. There is a little kitchen in the rooms and the Thermal pools are great. You can walk to the back of the resort and then you...More

    Thank Mallory M
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 31 May 2017

    So happy you enjoyed your special stay here on your honeymoon. Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us.the pools are fantastic and thrilled you enjoyed everything at the resort,

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    We had a well appointed room overlooking the pools, with views of Lake Taupo. A restful idyllic home away from home for one nights peaceful rest. Our Hosts Rob and Sharon added to a wonderful experience as their knowledge of Taupo was invaluable Will be...More

    Thank Christine19581124
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 19 May 2017

    Hi Christine 19587784 Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us and you managed to have a peaceful rest. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the very near future....More

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    This is a lovely resort and benefits from being away from the hustle and bustle of Taupo. We booked a lake view studio but on arrival were given a limited lake view apartment. We did complain to Sharon but she was fairly dismissive and said...More

    Thank Gadabouts95
    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 17 May 2017

    Dear Gadabouts95 Thank you so much for your positive comments regarding the accommodation here at the Reef Resort. It means a lot to know that you found your room clean and well appointed. I am disappointed though that you felt you were unable to voice...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    I simply can not say enough wonderful things about this hotel. Sharon and Rob, the owners, made every aspect of our stay absolutely amazing. Before we even arrived, Sharon arranged for our shuttle service to the Tongariro Crossing. Upon arrival we were surprised to learn...More

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    Response from SharonAndRobBell, Manager at The Reef Resort - Heritage CollectionResponded 3 May 2017

    Dear mnal345 Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for your lovely review! It means so much to us to know that you have enjoyed your stay here with us and we appreciate your feedback. We hope that you were able to enjoy the rest...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Family Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Business Hotel in Taupo
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • #6 Best Value 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
    5 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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    "Ground floor - easy access to pools"
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    "Room 5 is accessible. It is a tightish turn from the doorway into the room. 2 showers, one over the spa bath..."
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    "spa suite, electric blankets, hot spring pools, centrally located, ample free parking"
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    "I would go up rather than ground floor because of noise"
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