Hotels Huka Lodge

Taupo, New Zealand

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Andrew Harper Travel Benefits

  • Complimentary three-course lunch for two per stay
  • Complimentary full breakfast for two daily
  • One bottle of NZ wine upon arrival
  • Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
  • Room upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

About Huka Lodge

This European-style country house hotel set along the willow-draped banks of the Waikato River near dramatic Huka Falls and Lake Taupo is just one hour south of Rotorua. The 26 peaked-roof accommodations, including the four-bedroom Owner’s and two-bedroom Alan Pye cottages, dot the manicured grounds, laid out by landscape designer Suzanne Turley, in a series of duplex dwellings, each containing a wicker-furnished sitting area, a riverside veranda and a skylit bath with heated floors. The main lodge has a clubby lounge, a library with a fireplace and a fine-dining room decorated with Scottish tartan fabrics. Other meal venues include a scenic covered terrace, a handsome trophy room and a vaulted wine cellar. The property also encompasses an outdoor swimming pool, plus several spa pools and a tennis court. Guided trout fishing, horseback riding, sailing and golf outings can be arranged.

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