The Reef Resort

Address: 219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Taupo Bungy, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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          • Spa
          • Beach
          • Outdoor pool
          • Heated pool
          • Swimming pool


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Hot tub
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking
          • Kitchenette


          • Suites


          • Airport Transportation
          • Room service
          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Reef Resort Taupo

          Reviewed by davidneideck

          Good standby deal

          Reviewed Jul 3, 2014
          by (38 reviews) Kellyville NSW , Australia Flag of Australia

          Lovely non view studio unit, but brand new with kitchenette and spa bath. Free wifi very handy.
          3 minutes to town.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by petach

          Great place to stay

          Reviewed Feb 21, 2014
          by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Fantastic resort on the lake, spacious room, great view and friendly helpful staff

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Reef Resort Taupo

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Taupo

          House sitting and dog sitting

          A travel blog entry by hbert on Nov 04, 2015

          1 photo

          ... to stay over night before our early flight on Sunday morning. The weather here has been challenging to say the least with freezing winds coming from the mountains. We are looking forward to staying on a tropical south sea island for a week. ...

          En route river valley

          A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Apr 16, 2015

          13 photos

          ... park. We got to explore the waterfalls in the volcanic region - and of course we took many photos there. A lot of filming for the Lord of the Rings was done at the national park - which made it of course even cooler! The park was so pretty, and it was such a warm day so I ended up wearing my sunglasses and taking my jumper off. Jonny even walked it in flip flops! (But I'm sure he regretted that seeing as it was quite rocky and stoney). The park is dominated ...

          North Island

          A travel blog entry by perryadventures on Mar 27, 2015

          7 photos

          ... good, so weird to see steam and hot water bubbling out of the ground, looks a bit like something from another planet! After Taupo, we completed the road trip up to Auckland to catch our night flight out, loving the New Zealand Airways Lord of the Rings safety videos... hilarious!

          Cheerio New Zealand and sorry about the cricket, we were rooting for you!

          My unforgettable hobbit trek through Mordor!

          A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust on Feb 08, 2015

          69 photos

          ... ascent was suitably named the 'Devil's Staircase', a hard, steep ascent climbing steps from 1400m to 1600m, up to the base of Mount Doom. Along the way, there was a lovely sign putting the fear of God in us, as it delightfully informed us that we were standing directly in the path of pyroclastic flow, were Mount Ngauruhoe to erupt now. GULP. If anything's going to make you move up this evil ascent quicker, the terrifying thought of being caught in a ...

          Looking hot in a hard hat and gas mask......

          A travel blog entry by milskii on Jan 12, 2015

          21 photos

          ... was a lot of sulphur on the island hence the gas mask and in case of flying rock we had to wear hard hats at all times. The sulphur seemed to affect some more than others with manic coughing and streaming eyes, but we seemed pretty much alright. The island had so much on it from the yellow sulphur, to the volcano crater (with a green lake in it, I expected black thick molten) to the streams running down and the old ...