Creel Lodge Motel


19 quiet garden suites set in park-like grounds. Private access to famous Tongariro trout fishing river. 45 minutes to Ruapehi Ski Fields, 5 minutes to Tokannu hotpools, kayaking, restaurants, rafting. Wi-Fi, air conditioned

This quiet oasis will both surprise and delight you. Creel Lodge is just four 1/2 hours drive from both Auckland and Wellington, and just 90 minutes from Waitomo and Rotorua. Set in three acres of established grounds with it's own private access to the famous Tongariro River, featured in Zane Grays - 1920s novel Anglers Aldorado. The Lonely Planet lists Creel Lodge as the Place to stay. A welcome stop for the weary traveller, a paradise for fisher folk and a great place to stay if you are doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, which is now listed as the best one day walk in New Zealand. Creel Lodge is the haunt of many from all over the planet, once discovered you will return again to both renew and make new memories of this lovely lodge.

Facilities & features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Sky - communal
  • Safety Deposit Box at Reception
Proximity to airport:
30 min by car to Taupo airport
Proximity to town:
5 minutes walking to Village or 1 minute by car
Number of rooms:
Maximum capacity:
4 pax per 2 bedroom Family suite.

Opening times

Business hours
8am -8pm 7 days a week
Months of operation
All Year


$140 - $190 (Adult)

We have a number of types of suites. Each type has a maximum number of guests. Please refer our web sit for this information. You can book directly on line.

+64 7 386 8081
0800 273355
Physical address:
Creel Lodge Motel
183 Taupahi Road
New Zealand

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