Taupō town

The Taupō region’s largest town is a bustling lakeside resort in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island. The town has photo-ready mountain and lake vistas every way you turn, and plenty of things to do.

The crystal-clear freshwater of Lake Taupō draws visitors to the town’s boutique and luxury lodges, lakeside hotels, motels and guest accommodation year-round, to swim and sunbathe, kayak, fish, enjoy family activities or soak up the atmosphere in the town’s many lakeside restaurants and bars.

In Taupō town centre, the streets are lined with boutique shops, cafes, craft galleries, art sculptures, public spaces and one of the country’s best children’s playgrounds. Further out, there are national and forest parks, natural hot springs, and adventure activity bases, including whitewater rafting, sky-diving and bungy-jumping.

Taupō town

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  • Motels

    Chelmswood Motel Taupō

    Chelmswood Motel Taupo is a Tudor style complex consisting of 36 units (24) with their very own Genuine Thermal Mineral pools, located at the southern entrance to Taupo with beautiful views of Lake Taupo.

    $110 - $399
  • Bed & Breakfast

    Hill View Hide Away

    My place is a beautiful hideaway looking across a gorgeous rural vista to the lake. Well worth the 10 minutes drive from the hustle and bustle of town!

    $135 - $180
  • Motels

    Boulevard Waters Motor Lodge

    Boulevard Waters is situated right at the waters edge of Lake Taupo. All 10 luxury units with unlimited views are serviced daily & offer in-room spa, king size bed, kitchen facilities. Quiet location with off road parking.

    $189 - $259
  • Holiday Homes

    Hatepe House

    An extremely comfortable Taupo holiday house only a 30 seconds walk from the lake edge. Spacious, warm and welcoming, nestled in beautiful trees on a quiet lane, with native birds all around, this is the perfect escape for families and friends.

    $450 - $595
  • Motels

    Baycrest Lodge

    Experience the latest in quality service and surroundings, where traditional elegance blends with a restful ambience. Baycrest Lodge is 100m from the main swimming beach of Great Lake Taupo. All 16 units are spacious and elegant.

    $159 - $315
  • Motels

    Bay Court Lakefront Motel

    Bay Court Lakefront Motel is situated just across the road from the lake, 1 kilometre from town. Twelve spacious, smoke free units - bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom - some with spa bath.

    $120 - $170
  • Boutique & Lodge

    The Retreat Luxury Garden Villa

    A stay at The Retreat Luxury Garden Villa will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Tucked away on the beautiful Huka Falls Road, this luxury accommodation provides for a perfect romantic getaway.

    $325 - $475
  • Boutique & Lodge

    Fairbairn House

    Fairbairn House sits high above Lake Taupo in the private Grandview Country Estate at Acacia Bay, Taupo. At 642 metres (2,106 feet) above sea level, the unique elevated position commands extensive and rare views of Great Lake Taupo.

    $175 - $245
  • Luxury & boutique

    Lake Taupō Lodge

  • Holiday Homes

    Lake Front Taupō

    A beautiful spacious holiday home right on Lake Taupo with private access, set in a secluded half acre of park land. Perfect for large groups of friends and family get togethers.

    $695 - $995
  • Boutique & Lodge

    Rive Gauche B&B lodge

    Stylish purpose-built home-hosted accommodation in quiet neighbourhood only 2km from Taupo town centre. Lovely location with landscaped grounds and private vineyard: a convenient base for tourism, weekend getaways and holiday relaxation.

    $245 - $325
  • Motels

    Acapulco Motor Inn

    Acapulco Motor Inn offers affordable, comfortable accommodation and is conveniently located near the Lake Taupo edge and town centre.

    $110 - $420
  • Holiday Homes

    Baywatch - Acacia Bay Holiday House

    Baywatch is an upmarket 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Acacia Bay holiday house in Taupo. This modern and stylish property enjoys easy outdoor living, a spa pool, a theatre room, and stunning lake views!

    $385 - $495
  • Boutique & Lodge

    The Lakeview House

    Luxury Accommodation in Taupo and so much more. Welcome to The Lakeview House, one of Lake Taupo’s premier iconic properties, sitting high above Lake Taupo in the private Grandview Estate at Acacia Bay, Taupo. Great for family reunions & celebrations

    $950 - $1,150
  • Holiday Homes

    Watermark Harbourside Villa

    Watermark Harbourside Villa is an upmarket 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Taupo holiday apartment with a swimming pool and guest parking. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Waikato River, boat harbour and Lake Taupo from this excellent location!

    $300 - $475
  • Holiday Parks

    Taupō DeBretts Spa Resort

    Award winning 5-Star Thermal Resort-Overlooking Lake Taupo/Tongariro National Park. With an exceptional range of Accommodation. Big Bounce Air Pad, free WiFi, Hot Springs & Water Park, water-playground & day spa. A good reason to visit!

    $27 - $290
  • Backpackers

    YHA Taupō

    YHA Taupo offers a range of comfortable, refurbished accommodation including multi-share, female only, double and twin rooms, most with ensuites. YHA Taupo also accommodates families and groups.

    $23 - $120
  • Boutique & Lodge

    Belle Vue Boutique Lodge

    Belle vue Boutique Lodge suites are decorated with absolute luxury and perfection. Liz and Steve will treat, spoil and give you an experience you will never forget, leaving you excited to plan the next opportunity to visit again.

    $260 - $350
  • Motels

    ASURE Prince Motor Lodge

    Situated in the heart of Taupo, the ASURE Prince Motor Lodge offers 32 fully appointed units only a two minute stroll to both the town centre and the shores of Lake Taupo. Central New Zealand accommodation at its best.

    $135 - $230
  • Apartments

    Lake Views From 3 Mile Bay

    Near new apartment situated in the new Lakeside Subdivision at Rainbow Point. Sleeping for 4 guests - 2 bedrooms, plus 2 additional single sofa beds in living area. Total sleeping for 6. Full Kitchen facilities, own laundry & dryer. Min 2 nights stay

    $180 - $210