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Hilton Lake Taupo

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Hilton Lake Taupo

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Hilton Lake Taupo - Hilton Lake Taupo. Copyright Hilton Lake Taupo.

Bask in the breathtaking natural beauty of Taupo from Hilton Lake Taupo. Nestled among the epic scenery of Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island, our hotel was originally built in 1889 as The Terraces Hotel. Experience awe inspiring natural beauty and stunning blue water as well as the best trout fishing in the world.

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Relax in Hilton Lake Taupo guest rooms where considered amenities such as 32-inch LCD TV and walk-in showers furnish a touch of luxury. Upgrade to a spacious Guest Room Plus to enjoy panoramic views of Lake Taupo. Absorb history in the elegant marble bathrooms of Deluxe Rooms, sited in the Heritage wing, originally built in 1889. Fully self-contained apartments are ideal for groups or longer stays. In a choice of one or three bedrooms, all have fully equipped kitchen and private terraces.

Dine in famous style at Bistro Lago - part of celebrity chef Gareth Stewart's Nourish group. Gareth’s Executive menu places emphasis on the finest of international produce. Savor signature dishes like Alaskan Crab and Prawn, and relax with a cocktail at the open fireplaces. Enjoy any mealtime al fresco on open air balconies.

Maintain any workout routine at Hilton Lake Taupo. Get to work on the cardio machines in our fitness room and challenge friends on the tennis courts. Warm down in the sauna, steam room and thermally heated spa pool.

Hold conferences and celebrations in the spectacular setting of Lake Taupo. Hilton Lake Taupo has seen many brides have the most special of days in our 250 capacity Cellar Ballroom. Rent AV from the business center to make presentations easy and use videoconferencing to connect with colleagues globally. Hilton is committed to sustainability and will offset any group’s CO2 emissions, free of charge.

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Review date:   September 18, 2017 8:30AM
Review:   Quite underwhelming actually. Though it certainly is a nice hotel with a great view, coming to a Hilton one expects the Hilton standard. When arriving, we were greeted with only half of the necessities, considering the amount of guests we were. The suite, which accommodates four people and comes with a built-in kitchen, had shards of broken glass in the dishwasher. The kitchen itself is rather useless: The knives aren't sharpened and the kitchen hood simply sucks up the cooking fumes and blows it into the room. The pullout couch for the third and fourth guest is uncomfortable and squeaky. Also, the bed sheets came off with every single move one made. Something as easy as having the usual two bottles of water ready was not done regularly. However, the managers on-duty did their best to handle the problems. I'll think twice about returning here.
Author:   Pascal Cabos
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Review date:   November 23, 2017 4:32AM
Review:   Gorgeous hotel. Staff, in particular the manager Emil were incredibly kind and helpful. Small gym and pool and a good quality restaurant on site. Wish we had more time here.
Author:   Jasmine Nagpal
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Review date:   December 2, 2017 4:01AM
Review:   The only place you should stay in Taupo. I've been here many times and everytime is great (once was also a stag trip with 20 guys and they were great) we love the views, the rooms are spotless and new, and you can order to the spa using the phone near the gym. The local restaurant makes some banger cocktails, excellent food and great views and ambeince next to a fire. Winter or summer - top spot. Also has a Tesla charging station.
Author:   Cass Toyne
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Review date:   December 7, 2017 9:21AM
Review:   Hilton still belives in charging for every service and squeezing every cent out of you for second rate accommodation and food this is true for this version of the hotel, pool area nice rooms outdated. blood splatter or simular inside of lamp shade if you like the chain because your loyal go for it otherwise nice lake views would be the only positive comment about the stay.
Author:   Daniel Gallagher
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Review date:   August 16, 2017 4:40AM
Review:   The best hotel experience I have ever had! We were treated like royalty, had full access to gym, spa, pool, steam room and sauna. the room was PERFECT! very clean, heated floors and towel rack in bathroom. I wish I could have taken the bed home too! SUPER COMFORTABLE! They even folded our PJ's for us when they serviced our room! Staff were spectacular! Shout out to Pania and Angela! These beautiful ladies made our stay extra special! They never batted an eye and promptly delivered anything we requested. Even a pair of scissors! I cannot fault the Hilton at Taupo in any way! Just perfect!
Author:   Carly Culpin
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