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Huka Lodge

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Junior Suite | Free minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of Huka Lodge

Huka Lodge

5.0 star property
Riverfront lodge in Wairakei with outdoor pool and restaurant

10.0/10 Exceptional

28 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
271 Huka Falls Road, Wairakei, 3384
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool and 2 spa tubs
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Room service
  • Spa services
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 21 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • Shaynes Fresh Fish & Chip - 6 min drive
  • The Storehouse - 6 min drive
  • Wild Bean Cafe - 7 min drive
  • Plateau - 7 min drive
  • The Bistro - 6 min drive

About this property

Huka Lodge

A great choice for a stay in Wairakei, Huka Lodge offers a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or indulge in massages, facials or manicures and pedicures. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court are other highlights at this luxurious lodge. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and size.


Dutch, English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 7:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 10
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Mini golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skiing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Bike hire


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Outdoor tennis court


  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures.

Awards and affiliations

Huka Lodge is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Huka Lodge
Huka Lodge Taupo
Huka Taupo
Huka Hotel Taupo
Huka Lodge Lodge
Huka Lodge Wairakei
Huka Lodge Lodge Wairakei

Frequently asked questions

Does Huka Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Huka Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Huka Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Huka Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Huka Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Huka Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Huka Lodge?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Huka Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Huka Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as fishing, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Soothe your senses in one of the 2 hot tubs or make use of other amenities, which include an outdoor pool and spa services. Huka Lodge also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Huka Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
Does Huka Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio and a garden.
What's the area around Huka Lodge like?
Huka Lodge is located by the river, a short 11-minute walk from Huka Falls.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Liked pretty much everything. Food was amazing.
Richard, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Teresa, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Teresa, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely first class would definitely go back. The food was exceptional and the staff were lovely
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing experience
Top notch. Service was very attentive. Nothing was too difficult. Includes 5 course dinner, lunc (whatever you want) and breakfast. All superb. They even drop you off at beginning of a lovely walk that takes you back to hotel. Expensive but worth it for a special experience. Recommended
Avi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent staff service anticipating needs plus quality food and wine.
2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Luxury at its best
Our third time here and it never disappoints!
Wayne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Beautiful place. The staff tried to Make it all about dinner. They gave you the feeling they were looking down at you.
3-night trip
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