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Top tips for finding Taupo hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Taupo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Taupo in June and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Taupo if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Taupo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R2 718, while the most expensive was R2 718.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Taupo for 3 days.
To explore some of the region’s lush green spaces, look for hotels in Taupo that are close to Riverside Park, an area that has picnic areas, benches, weekend markets and BBQ facilities. The Quest Taupo is a modern choice located directly next to the park and offering both parking and breakfast.
Hoping to do some relaxing during your trip? Opt for a hotel next to Spa Thermal Park such as the Lake Taupo Holiday Resort, which is a 5min walk away and has laundry facilities and several communal kitchens. The park features small lakes that contain both hot and cold flowing water, creating a natural hot tub for visitors.
Those who are plant lovers should make sure to choose a hotel close to Waipahihi Botanical Reserve, a botanical garden that has several walking trails and rare flowers from all over the world. If you stay at Lakeland Resort Taupo you’ll be a 3min drive away and have access to a tennis court and outdoor pool.
If you want to do some fishing during your vacation, select lodging located just a short drive away from Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve. The Rainbow Point Motel is close and has both an airport shuttle and an outdoor hot tub.
Travellers who love to play golf will want to stay somewhere near Taupo Golf Club, such as at the Berkenhoff Lodge located a 5min drive away. The course has 18 holes, a putting green and a clubhouse, making it a perfect place to spend the day playing your favourite sport.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Taupo
Where should I stay if I would like to be as close as possible to the local airport?
If you would like to be just a short drive from Taupo Airport (TUO), it’s best to look for hotels in the southern part of the city. The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection is a chic 4-star option that is less than a 10min drive away and offers apartments with kitchens and living rooms.
Which area should I stay in if I will be visiting with children?
For those who will be travelling with children, pick a hotel next to Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, a water park that has a variety of pools, slides and activities that are sure to keep the little ones entertained and having fun. When staying at the Hilton Lake Taupo you’ll be adjacent to the park and have access to an upscale bistro.
Which area is the most convenient to stay in if I want to be close to different dining options?
To be just a few minutes from several different dining options, look for hotels in Taupo in the northern part of the city and near the Waikato River, as this is where you will find restaurants like Pauly's Diner, Plateau Bar + Eatery, and Spoon & Paddle. The Tiki Lodge is a budget-friendly choice that is less than a 5min walk from the closest bus stop and has free bike rentals.
Which is the most scenic part of Taupo for guests to stay in?
If you want to be in an area that is beautiful and scenic, select a hotel directly overlooking Lake Taupo. The Executive Motel Taupo offers rooms that provide views of the water and has an on-site business centre.
How do I find a hotel in central Taupo?
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Taupo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Taupo city centre
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.