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The Reef Resort

219 Lake Terrace, Taupo 3351, New Zealand
+64 7378 5115


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Overall guest ratings

9.3/10 Excellent
based on 826 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.5
  • 9.2
  • 5.9

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Great view
  • Friendly service


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    Located in Taupo, The Reef Resort is on the waterfront and convenient to Taupo Hot Springs and Taupo Museum and Art Gallery. This 4-star motel is within close proximity of Barbary and Taupo Bungy.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 19 air-conditioned rooms featuring private spa tubs and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include complimentary newspapers and microwaves, as well as phones with free local calls.


    Enjoy recreation amenities such as a spa tub or take in the view from a garden. Additional amenities at this motel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and tour/ticket assistance.


    Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Laundry service
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Ski storage
    • Storage available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.3 Excellent
    based on 826 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.2 "Awesome vibe."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.7 "Rooms are great."
    • 5.9 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    9.3 Excellent
    based on 545 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      9.7 "97% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.3 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
    • 8.5 "Rooms are great."
      9.6 "96% thought the view was good."
      9.5 "95% said rooms were clean."
      8.6 "86% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.2 "72% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.3 "83% were happy with the bathroom."
      7.5 "75% found the kitchenette to be good."
      8.6 "86% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    9.2 Excellent
    based on 264 reviews
    • 9.9 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.4 "Perfectly clean."
      9.5 "95% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% thought it was clean."
    • 9.2 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."

    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    based on 16 reviews
    • 8.7 "Rooms are great."
    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Great view"
    "Friendly service"
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