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Whakaipo Lodge


TripAdvisor Best of the Best 2019/18 & Travellers' Choice t/out 2021-2015, Supreme Winner NZ B&B Excellence Awards 2020, 2018 & 2016. Stunning location, luxury accommodation & fab food & wine. An authentic boutique lodge experience near Lake Taupo.

Whakaipo Lodge is an architect-designed lodge offering relaxed luxury in a beautiful location. Two spacious guests suites, with luxurious beds & linen, have romantic, secluded settings. You can enjoy the beautiful views and peace & quiet from your very own private patio. Relax in the guest lounge with log fire, or our stunning outdoor setting, with a glass of complimentary New Zealand wine or craft beer and canapes, gourmet coffee and a chat with your knowledgeable Kiwi hosts. A truly authentic foodie's heaven. Stunning location, award-winning luxury accommodation, fabulous food & wine and great Kiwi company are all here in abundance. So, sit back and relax in style.

Facilities & features

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to airport:
18km to Taupo Airport
Proximity to town:
10km (10 minutes) from Taupo
Number of rooms:
Two suites
Maximum capacity:

Opening times

Months of operation
All Year


$295 - $425 (Adult)
+64 7 378 9298
Physical address:
Whakaipo Lodge
1/504 Mapara Road
Acacia Bay
New Zealand