The Reef Resort

219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by petach on Feb 21, 2014

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Arrived tired and grumpy after a terrible nights sleep but the sun was shining, we found our place right on the lake edge and we had been upgraded happy happy people ! This was to be a chill out few days so walks along the lake edge, dips in the pool and mineral pool which are thermally heated and catching up with the blog. We did make it to Huka …

Swim practice

A travel blog entry by nloon on Apr 23, 2014

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... 15% of the electricity for the whole country. We stopped off at the free hot pools on the way back to Taupo, really weird feeling when you get in first because the hot pools are connected to the river so in the parts closest to the river the water at the top is really hot but the water underneath is really cold. Good for people like me who aren't really able to spend too much time in the hot ...

The Rainy Day Contingency Plan

A travel blog entry by handytravels on Apr 18, 2014

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... for an update on whether or not we could go, we left following the cruel shake of the desk ladies head – it was just not to be.

Time for Plan B

The rain was getting us down; we’d seen the lake and its surroundings whilst we were left in a bit of an itinerary limbo for what we should do with this extra day we’d received. A browse on the internet showed rumours of some sunshine down Napier way – we packed up ...

Day 5 in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman on Mar 12, 2014

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... 10,000 by hitting a hole in one over water onto raft....Fred hit the raft but that was the closest we came to with 18 attempts! Had lunch on lakefront and strolled along lake looking at boats before coming home for a swim in the pool and get ready for our Mauri experience tonight! Oh yes and the weather cleared to a perfect afternoon! We got picked up at 5pm and taken to a Maori experience evening at Wairakei. It was ...

Day 17

A travel blog entry by md_bartlett on Jan 27, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... s with chicken wings, had an adventure finding ice and whiskey, then headed back to our room. We crushed, and we mean crushed, the pizza's and took in the view. Whiskeys were hitting the spot to. Hit up a thermal spot, which was awesome! Had a few laughs and even practiced our New Zealand accents since our Canadian accent is apparently difficult for some to understand. Auckland tomorrow for two days. Matt booked us in some apartments downtown. ...

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This hotel, located on 219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Reef Resort Taupo

    Reviewed by davidneideck

    Good standby deal

    Reviewed Jul 3, 2014
    by (25 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