The Reef Resort

219 Lake TerraceTaupo3330New Zealand
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About The Reef Resort

The Reef Resort offers serviced lakefront accommodations. Studio, one, two and three-bedroom units are available. All feature spa baths.

All units include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, thermal heating. Some have garden or lake views. The two and three-bedroom apartments feature full kitchens, laundry facilities, patios and barbecue areas.

There is a heated swimming pool as well as a thermal water spa pool. Guests can soak up some rays in the sun loungers or relax on the outdoor furniture. Complimentary gym access to a nearby fitness centre is provided. For adventurous guests, the hotel also offers cruiser bikes available for rent. Parking is offered on site.

A continental or home-cooked breakfast is available for a surcharge. Breakfasts are delivered to rooms.

The Reef Resort is under five kilometres away from the Taupo Golf Club. The Spa Thermal Park is a little over four kilometres away and the Taupo Museum is a five-minute car ride from the property.


219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7)3785115 | Fax: +64(7)3784540 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Computer with internet
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Situated in an excellent location

The resort sits right on the lake and offers guests beautiful views of the water and mountains. Visitors also appreciate that the beach is a short walk from the property, less than five minutes.

Offers several great amenities

The resort's pool area has a lot of positive feedback. The heated and spa pools are big draws to the resort and guests say they are very nice and relaxing, especially on cooler evenings. Guests say good things about the breakfast offerings and visitors also enjoy the fact that cruiser bikes can be rented on site.

Nicely kept facilities

Apartments are said to be clean and well furnished. Guests like that the facilities are modern and maintained on a regular basis.

Negative Reviews

Parking may not be the best

There are complaints about the parking space provided. Space may be awkward to navigate and is also limited at times.

Some areas of the resort noisier than others

Guests say that the rooms next to the pool can be quite noisy at times. Pool hours are open well into the evening and it is common to hear people and children talking and swimming. Guests advise that visitors should be sure to check out their room locations before booking.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1105 reviews across the web
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9.3 out of 10 based on 1105 reviews