Lake Taupo Holiday Resort

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort

Reviews

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Chantelle

Ranking: 10/10

A little more expensive but worth it for the amenities on offer. Stayed at Dino Valley which is further away but cheaper. Toilets and showers were hardly 2 mins away. The pool less than 5!

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Lisa Kempf

Ranking: 10/10

There is nothing to fault with this park- a hidden gem that makes you feel like you’re in a tropical resort. Complete with large heated thermal pools, a swim up bar and movies in the pool, this park is a credit to the managers. Exceptional staff and facilities

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your fabulous review, we hope to see you again soon.

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Ema

Ranking: 10/10

Just perfect!
We were so tired after 6 days on the road and this place has everything: BBQ, hot pool (with bar), hot showers, nice camping area, nice personal, cleaning cheap and includes soup.
Only the bar on the pool closes really early like 8pm

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thankyou for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Our bar/cafe does close earlier during the winter, it is subject to patronage use.

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Scooper

Ranking: 4/10

Most expensive site we have ever paid for in NZ (more expensive than one in walking distance of Queenstown CBD) which is quite unbelievable because it was definitely NOT worth it. Not in walking distance to anywhere or anything. Majority of the park was closed for site grass maintenance. After paying our $$$ and signing weird digital T&C document, drove first to the dump site. Road was blocked off. Drove back to Reception “oh it’s closed as part of our site works” I was told. “Should have disclosed this before taking our $$$” I replied “as we need to use it/was one of the reasons we are paying to stay here”. Had to walk our tank way down a road and through worksite to empty it. NOT COOL when you were just charged over $90 for one night. Our site was not quite level but spacious. Wanted a swim and drink at the swim-up bar in the much advertised heat pool. Entered pool gate at 7pm only to see girl locking bar up for the night. Website and sign on gate all say bar open until 8pm, but no. More people joined us in the pool over the hour all commenting re why is bar closed early? Pool not hot enough, needs at least 2 degrees more to be confortable, freezing when we got out. Back wall of shower cubicle was shuddering / vibrating like a generator or similar on the other side - really, really loud. No relaxing here! Kitchen and laundry facilities also insufficient. Over-rated park, would not go back.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Nik

Ranking: 7/10

Stayed here with family. Great facilities and a huge park. The pool had way too much chlorine but I guess they have to..? Such a big park facilities can be far apart. Expensive but nice for a treat. Lots to do for kids.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again. Our pool is tested twice daily and is kept within the levels required.

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Michael S

Ranking: 9/10

Einer der besten, aber auch der teuersten Plätze während unserer Neuseelandreise. Haben uns hier eingebucht nachdem wir den Tongariro Crossing gemacht haben. Genau das richtige für die geschundenen Beine... einfach am Pool liegen und entspannen. Tolle Poollandschaft, tolle Bar, schöne Musik dort im Hintergrund.
Küche, Bad und Dusche top. Einziges Problem Platz ist riesig!! Längere Laufstrecke, wollten unpowered haben und haben fast am Ende des Platzes was bekommen obwohl noch vieles frei war... seltsam!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your lovley review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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Emre

Ranking: 10/10

The best (and luxury) camping experience ever! Only for 86NZD for 2 nights we had access to a thermal pool with a large movie screen from 8am to 10pm, very clean and well-maintained toilets, well-organized kitchen with lots of electrical plugs, and really good hot showers. Not to mention the always smiling helpful staff. It was an amazing stop over to relax and rewind before driving towards south island.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

20Sept18. 2 nights @$55 per night. Expensive but as previously described excellent facilities. The only reason not 10 is we didn’t like the big screen tv at the pool! Oldies for ya!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Mike Fricker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

20Sept18. Quite a bit of change since my review of 4 years ago. More expensive, of course, at nzd55 for 2 of us on powered site.
Facilities just as good. Only downside for us was the large screen TV overlooking the pool.
Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Zella Mahoney

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This was such a nice spot, that we decided to stay a second night. The reception was great, they offered us a pick of where to put the campervan since it was empty. There's nice bathrooms, great showers, and a coin-operated laundry with dispensers for soap. The thermal pools were definitely the highlight - they range from warm to hot. There is a large screen playing movies, which you can see from most of the pools. Also a small swim in cave and swim/walk up bar. I was impressed with the bar - they had gluten free food options. I saw what looked like plenty activities for kids. All in all, I could've stayed there a week and been happy.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Bradletn

Ranking: 10/10

We thought $92 was expensive for a night for 2 adults and 2 kids however this is the best caravan park we have ever stayed in. So many options for kids to do - they loved the go karts and the bouncy pillows and we all loved getting in the pool while it was 12degrees outside. Staff were really helpful when I had an issue with the dryers and the kitchen and bathroom were absolutely spotless. This encourages people to leave it as they found it.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Michael McMahon

United States

Ranking: 9/10

This was my wife's favorite park because of the heated thermal pool. The swim up bar is a nice touch! Chips were hot and crust and the beer cold and tasty. There is even an outdoor movie screen at the pool for the kids. Good place for families. It was a little noisy during the day due to what sounded like a shooting range nearby. Quiet enough at night.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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John Wyatt

Ranking: 9/10

Stayed here March 20 and 21 2018. Large park 30 minutes from town lake front by walk. Quiet and nice grounds with grass power sites and a large thermo pool about 30c. It has a nice bar grill with burgers and breakfast that you can get from the pool or not. Good hot showers and clean showers and kitchen areas. A little on the high side for a power site fee but you get a lot. Free WiFi that works fast and you can get on line anytime. Pool and extras for the kids if you have them. Good place to stay for a few days to see the area as there is a lot to see. Would stay again.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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UK 50-something couple

Ranking: 9/10

Generous sized pitches, good facilities, and a wonderful and very warm pool complex - between 32 and 38 degrees when we were there. Swim up bar and massive screen showing movies and sports, though this wasn’t intrusive for people just wanting to enjoy the water. It’s some distance to town and the lake (though a much easier walk going in downhill than coming back uphill!).

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Laureen Trainer

Ranking: 10/10

Loved this park. It was so much fun with the large pool, pool bar and evening pool movies. You can charge food and drink to your camp site. The camper van spots were level. The kitchen was nice and the bathrooms were bright and clean. You do have to turn on the hot water button but the water heats up fast and lasts plenty long.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Jon Veitch

Hong Kong

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice big heated pool! Unfortunately it was raining when we were there so didn't able to use all the facilities! Also you need to pay for wifi!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Wayne Britton

Ranking: 10/10

Large campground geared for family vacation. Clean and tidy as well as being the most expensive on our 14 night trip.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Neil Warnock

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

By far the most expensive place we stayed on our trip around NZ but we were meeting some friends and this was their choice. It did offer a lot for the money though - the large warm pool with its bar and movies was particularly good and the children's play area was well equipped. Staff were friendly and helpful and the site was very well maintained with spotless toilets, showers and kitchen. Wifi was good but only 100MB was free - after that you had to pay for any more. If you need to use the kitchen you might require equipment (available free from reception) as not much is provided. Overall a good place for a splurge - a bit like staying in a 5 star hotel after a while in bed and breakfasts.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jane Anderton

Ranking: 10/10

Spent the day/night in the lovely campsite on 4 January 2017. It was very busy but that did not stop us enjoying cocktails in the pool whilst watching a movie on the big outdoor screen. No waiting for the laundry room or showers and both clean and spotless. Staff helpful and friendly ... our pitch was near the road bit that did not bother us at all. Highly recommend this site ... we have stayed at others of similar ranking but this was by far the best so far.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jule & Thomas aus Hamburg Elternzeit 2015

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Hi Folks,

a standard Top Ten Holiday Park. As we were here 10/15 a new Swimming Pool was being build. I think it must be ready by now and it must be a very awesome hot pool.
We had a standard hot pool, which was amazing and really relaxing with the kids. The playground was nice and the staff friendly. Though it was expensive and the parking place for our motorhome not very spectacular. The holiday park is setteled quite ordinary. Nothing special about the location.

cheers

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in October 2015

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Tony Waters

Australia

Ranking: 1/10

Ridiculously expensive - $23 each for an unpowered site. That's $92 for the four of us for a patch of grass and a shower. We were probably naive choosing this accommodation, but we did so because of the good reviews on Rankers. Let's face it if you want to pay top dollar it is probably value for money. And if you want to pretend you are at an island resort complete with a bar in the thermal pool you wont mind. For a party of freedom campers who just wanted a decent shower it was obscene. Particularly poor form on the part of the office to tell us that was the powered site rate and then realise they had made a 'mistake' and that hooking up to power would cost us an extra $16. Most disappointing NZ experience.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Julia Day

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic place, spacious campground with exceptionally clean and modern amenities, we will definitely be coming back here.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Case West

Ranking: 9/10

Good place to stay, have heated pools of different temperatures, facilities are very clean, park is quite large, and personnel are quite friendly and helpful, definitely one of the better Top 10 around!

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Sheila Kenny

Ranking: 9/10

Best campsite we have stayed in so far. New pools are fantastic with a swim up bar. Staff also super friendly and helpful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Agnes Bouloumie

Ranking: 10/10

Great warm pools, many playgrounds, clean showers, much space, very good place but quite expensive.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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David From Switzerland

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

Very large camping ground, designed for family vacations. Very good facilities, friendly staff, very expensive ($52 powered, $22 unpowered), no free wifi but a free voucher for 100mb wifi, street noise from the nearby highway, kitchen a bit too small for the amount of people.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Alan Field

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent spot to take a break. Walk to Huka Falls was very nice. The heated pool got a workout too. They are building a new eco pool and this looks like it will be a fantastic place when finished. Had lots of activities for little ones too.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Richard Thompson

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Great park, lots of sites, well priced, and the staff were very accommodating. After having a great afternoon out on the lake it was a relaxing place to park up for the night with great clean, tidy, and up to date facilities thanks again.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Oliver S.

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Large and busy park. Annoyed staff at the reception. Nobody fixed the broken barbecue during our 3 nights stay. Very poor WiFi. They claim to own 5 stars but that's only true regarding the price.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Oliver, I am sorry you felt this way. We don't seem to have many problems with our Wi-fi connection so I'm sorry to hear that you felt it was poor.

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Roeland Driessen

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Large campsite. We stayed on the far end with 2 little tents on a large empty field. We loved it. Toilets and Kitchen are very clean and well equipped. The heated pool is very nice. They are in the midst of building an additional larger pool. The only criticism is the price, which was very high for 2 little tents on a campsite.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Roeland, We do have a wide range of facilities onsite that are included in our rates, with the use of the pools etc, we feel our rates are very competitive.

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Sarah Munnings

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Very large site set up for families, new swimming pool being built while we were there so we had to treck round the building site to access the pool - but with the swimming baths across the road this was ok. The shops are about a 30 min walk - so better to drive to town for supplies.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2014

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Sarah, we hope to see you again soon!

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Mike Fricker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

02May14, 2 nights, $48 per night, 2 of us (50's).
A bit expensive but staff friendly, quiet site and what drew us back here (we were here in 2006) was the geothermally heated swimming pool. Loved it.
Quite a hike into town but Taupo is another one of our favourite places so we didn't mind.
Will def come again on our next trip.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Mike! Hope to see you again once our second thermally heated pool has been completed!

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Brita Topp

Cambodia

Ranking: 6/10

Huge park with good amenities (spacious showers!), number code for entering and leaving the park. Quite noisy from near highway until lte and from early morning. Playground can probably be very noisy as well, but in April there were few guests.
My poor ranking is for the unfriendly staffs, at reception and manager (?). No greetings, no friendly word, all just acting not as they should in hospitality services. Despite having few customers, these few were allocated sites next to each other, which was unnecessary. On request changes were made. Very long fussy registration procedure, made me feeling as if applying for a bank loan or s.th. This has happened for the first time in 2 months of travelling the country.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback. Our registration process is reasonably standard with accommodation providers in New Zealand so I am sorry you felt this way. We take pride in our customer service so I am sorry to hear that you did not feel you received the standard of service we constantly provide.

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nztravel

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best 5 star Holiday parks in NZ.
Excellent,clean facilities. Great hot pool.
Reasonably priced. Helpful staff.
Will be back

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback! We look forward to seeing you again at the Resort!

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Florian Carli

France

Ranking: 9/10

Was the best place I stayed at in the North Island of Nouv. Zealande in 2013 with staff so very kind and helpful and all the facilities extra good. It was wonderful to meet so many other nice people from NZ and elsewhere while there.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback! Excellent to hear that you enjoyed your time in New Zealand!

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Ton Martens

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Great campground for families since it has a lot of facilities for children. If you are a young couple (like us) I would recommend.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you Ton, we hope to see you at the Resort again soon!

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Bertiethebus

Ranking: 9/10

A mega big site in every way. Wonderful facilities, including a huge play ground, enormous bouncy pillow, and a swimming pool heated thermally so part is gorgeously warm, while the rest of the pool is less hot so better for actually swimming. Very clean modern toilets, showers, washing facilities etc. the powered site pitches are plonked right beside each other with minimal privacy between, and there is not exactly much character to the place, and if you want to nip back down to Lake Taupo to watch a sunset or have a dinner then you will definitely need to drive.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback! We are only a ten minute walk to Spa Park which is a beautiful place for a picnic and to watch the sunset! With the addition of our new swim up pool bar and cafe this year, we will soon be able to offer food onsite!

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Michael Nolan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Clean facilities with everything you would need - great swimming pool and hot pool. Not sure I would like to be there when it is busy - a very big site. Timed showers again, but seems to be long enough for a good shower without rushing.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Michael! The Resort is definitely a wonderful place to be when it is peak season, such a cool environment!

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Jenny Short

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Great facilities and helpful staff but quite noisy with the by-pass road nearby.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Jenny.

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Denise Albrecht

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Womens facilities was not so good (smelly).

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Jenny, I apologise you felt this way. We do have night managers onsite who are contactable at reception 24/7 to deal with this.

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Alastair MacDonald

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Helpful staff, great heated swimming pool!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Alastair!

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1246km

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Nice spacious holiday park, with a great pool and playground. Great kitchen and facilities, groceries at reception. And go karts!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your comments, pleased to hear you enjoyed our onsite facilities.

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Megan Child

England

Ranking: 9/10

Never disappointed. Clean and spacious facilities both kitchens and bathrooms. Staff usually friendly and helpful. The main and only way they should improve is to give free WIFI and reduce the costs to use their computers - too expensive!!!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Megan!

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Lisa Blake

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Gorgeous campground, spacious sites, well serviced campground, very helpful staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Lisa, we hope to see you at the Resort again soon!

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Claudia Mueller

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely clean. Helpful staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Claudia!

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Judy

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent amenities. Heated pool and hot pool.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Judy, we hope to see you again soon!

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Doan

France

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent accommodation and playground.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Doan! Hope to see you again soon!

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ORfam

United States

Ranking: 10/10

The best Top 10 Holiday park we used in NZ (we used 6) across both islands). Our kids loved the thermal pool in the rain, and the jumping pillow. Great camp.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Excellent! Great to hear, pleased you enjoyed the facilities!

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Michael Touzer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice park, everything clean and in a good shape.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Michael, we hope to see you again soon!

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Steven Hill

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great place, brilliant play areas, heated pools were lovely, services lovely. Location convenient but not picturesque.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Steven. We do have the very picturesque walk to Huka Falls close by.

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Michael Jefferies

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Michael!

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J Knol

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Good campsite, but a little bit small for a mobile home (good enough for one day/night).

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback. We do have large sites available.

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Moni01

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

This caravan park was massive & they had amazing play equipment for all kids! The staff where very helpfully as well, with a well stocked convenience shop.
Bit of a shame about the timed showers & locked unisex showers :( plus a hair dryer not working
We really enjoyed our stay & we would stay there again.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback, our awesome facilities are loads of fun for adults too, especially our almost complete swim up pool bar!

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Adam Critchley

England

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely heated pool and nice staff.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you Adam, we hope to see you again soon!

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Nora

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Crowded but pool, clean facilities, nice showers and close to the river.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Nora, hope to see you again soon!

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Mark & Wendy Caddye

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Efficient, clean and quiet.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2011

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback!

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Fran & Roger

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Nice and clean pools, safe and quiet place.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Awesome, we hope to see you at the Resort again soon!

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Sandy & Michaela

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The reception area was just as good as in a hotel, even the barrier to go in was pretty good, we felt pretty safe too.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Hi Sandy, we receive many compliments about our reception area. Pleased to hear the barrier made you feel safe, that is our intention!

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Robert Carswell

England

Ranking: 9/10

Very good facilities and good location.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Robert! We hope to see you again at the Resort soon!

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ZephyrTL

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Probably one of the best Top 10 camps in NZ. Great big sites, super clean facilities and everything in tip top order. Ended up staying longer!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback! That is great to hear, hope you will be returning to check out our new pool and bar complex once it has been completed!

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Jennifer Holloway

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Biggest jumping pillow in NZ - so much more fun when you are not a child!!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Jennifer, we now have a second pillow onsite, TWICE THE FUN!!!

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pkac

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Stayed here for two nights and wished it could have been longer. The kids loved the adventure playground and jumping pillow, then there was the pool at no extra charge!! It might be on the edge of town but was nice and quiet so very much worth it! The staff are great, excellent local knowledge and nothing seemed to be too much bother. We've stayed all over the country and this is one of the best by far. :)

Reviewed about 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! Hope to see you again soon!

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Tacksharp

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great facilities with friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommended!

Reviewed about 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback, Awesome!

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Guult Ryan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Good clean facilities. Lots to do nearby.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your comments, hope to see you again soon!

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Oliver Berg

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Pretty expensive ($44), but worth it. New facilities, good service.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Oliver, Hope to see you again soon!

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Michael Orme

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities onsite especially for kids - wish we had brought our grandaughter!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your comments Michael, hope to see you soon (with your granddaughter this time!)

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mandnken1

New Zealand

Ranking: 1/10

Terribly rude people. We would have had 5 separate lots of contact both on the phone and in person with these people and each time they were extremely rude. The final straw was when we had to pay $5 for a 1 year old baby for 'use of their facilities' when we were briefly visiting family who were staying there.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback. We do charge a visitors fee for each visitor who is not staying onsite at the Resort. Guests using public pools or other attractions with facilities of our standard would not gain complimentary access for any period no matter how brief, so I do hope you are able to understand our need to charge visitors using facilities that are provided for our guests. I am sorry that you felt our staff were rude, we take pride in our high level of customer service so this is disappointing to hear.

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Jackie MacRostie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

Kids loved the jump pillow, play area, heated pool and facilities.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Jackie, we hope to see your family again soon!

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Carolin

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Just great, Wifi, free BBQ, pool, very tidy.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Carolin, we hope to see you again soon!

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Christina Fischer

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Everything is superclean and the sites are grassy and big enough. Friendly staff.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

That is great to hear Christina! Thank you.

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Melanie Gruber

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Clean, pool, space, not expensive.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you Melanie! Great to hear, hope to see you again soon!

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Kay and Colin Yendole

England

Ranking: 2/10

Very disappointed as were told Top 10 were the best. Not in our experience! Very cramped site, facilities only average, small pool for a busy site and at $44 NZD, a might expensive!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry you felt this way. We are in the process of building a second pool onsite, one that is seven times the size of our current pool. It will have some pretty impressive features including the very first swim up pool bar in New Zealand!

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Daniel Lang

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice place and clean, personal.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Daniel, we hope to see you again soon!

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David

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely pool, very small pitch allocated.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks David, I am sorry that you were unhappy with the size of your allocated site, we do have large sites available, be sure to request one for your next stay!

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Stefan Morris

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice park with all the features you could want, had little extras like volleyball and basketball net, nice staff.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Stefan! Pleased to hear that you enjoyed our onsite facilities!

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D Oostrum

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very good accommodation (showers, kitchen and so on).

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback! Hope to see you again soon!

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Patrick Decoster

Belgium

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful campsite!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Patrick, we think so too!

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Andrew Hammond

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Great facilities - some of the best we came across. A bit pricey but you certainly get plebty of space and facilities.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Andrew, hope to see you again soon!

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Rob

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent - heated pool, all the facilities one would require.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Rob, once our pool bar and cafe are completed, our guests will have no reason to leave!

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lindam

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very clean, tidy and friendly.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2010

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback!

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eowyn2k

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Bit pricey, most expensive campervan site we came across but had the most facilities. The heated outdoor pool was the highlight and well looked after.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your comments, be sure to visit again once our new Swim up pool bar has been completed!

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david

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Extremely clean and well lokked after.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks David, we hope to see you again soon!

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Yvanna

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Great facilities.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your comment Yvanna, We are pretty proud of our onsite facilities also!

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Henrik Plichta

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice and clean, but very many mosquitoes

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Henrik, We don't seem to notice a large amount of Mosquitoes at the Resort, however the units are sprayed with insecticide to minimize this.

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Johan

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

best camping we can think of at the moment. good and clean facilities. a lot of space.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Johan! Hope to see you at the Resort again soon!

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Gunda G

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Quiet is nice atmosphere with superb swimming pool, playground etc.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback. Please to hear that you enjoyed your stay!

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Richard Kesteleyn

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

nice clean hotpool.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Hi Richard, Thank you for your feedback! Hope you visit us again once our new thermally heated pool has been completed!

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Charlotte Therland

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

clean toilets, 2 pools, lots of playground for the kids.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Charlotte, great to hear that you enjoyed your stay!

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Greg Gerritz

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful pool, good facilities. Felt a bit penned up as there was nowhere to wander outside the campground (except town).

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Greg. There is a spectacular walk to the Huka Falls which begins about ten minutes walk from the Resort! There is also an awesome (FREE!) Thermal Spring at the beginning of this walk.

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Daryl Taylor

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Good but staff difficult when we booked by phone.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Hi Daryl, I am sorry that you found it difficult to make a reservation with our staff over the phone, I do hope you come back to the Resort and allow us to rectify this issue!

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Camenzind

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Made all reservations for other camp grouds. BBQ not clean, would go again. Super clean, friendly people.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback! Pleased to hear that you found the Resort Super clean and friendly!

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Lesley Nixon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Facilities brilliant but only down point was that it is expensive for what you get.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Lesley, we are pretty proud of our onsite facilities that are included in our rates and hope that you choose to visit again to make use of these.

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Pieter Neeleman

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Good campsite, expensive.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Pieter, We do have a wide range of facilities onsite which are all included in our guest rates.

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Hennie Neeleman

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good advice.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

That's great Hennie! Thanks for your feedback!

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Peter Essink

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Most perfect camping!!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Peter, hope to see you again soon!

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Stefan Lua

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Spacious, excellent facilities.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback Stefan! Hope to see you soon!

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robertst

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very modern - showers possibly one of the cleanest I have ued with underfloor heating. Excellent kitchen, very clean. Lots to so onsite (all free) very helpful reception.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your lovely comments, great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Katy1

England

Ranking: 9/10

$30-$36 for two of us. A little bit pricey (even with a card) but can't fault the facilities or discounts. Better hairdryers?!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thank you for your feedback Katy. We do provide a lot of facilities onsite which are included in our rates. I will ask our Housekeeping Manager to ensure all of our hairdryers are in good working order. Thank you for bringing this to my attention

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WinstonH

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

Okay, just out of town. Would have been great to be close to the lake, good value.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Hi Winston, thank you for your comments. Unfortunately I can't help with the distance to the lake, however we are in walking distance to the Beautiful Huka Falls!

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PBouwmessten

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful park and swimming pool, everything good.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback!

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suet

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Great to hear!

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Brigette Guikens

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice campground with excellent facilities.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Brigette, Hope you are able to visit us again soon!

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JudithNetherlands

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice people & great area.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in March 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Judith, Hope to see you again soon!

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arthurw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very helpful staff.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks Arthur, Great news!

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EvertG

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities, friendly people.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Thanks for your feedback, Hope to see you soon!

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Donna

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Best campground we visited in NZ. Everything is very clean. Pool is heated with thermal water, great playgrounds and it has a huge chess game.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Great to hear, Thanks Donna! Hope you can come back soon to use our new Swim up Pool Bar!

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PeterK1

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Clean, good playground.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009

Lake Taupo Holiday Resort responds:

Hi Peter, Thank you for your comments. We hope to see you again soon!