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Anchorage Resort Taupo

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Deluxe Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Lake View | Balcony
3 outdoor pools, a heated pool, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Outdoor spa tub
3 outdoor pools, a heated pool, open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Overview of Anchorage Resort Taupo

Anchorage Resort Taupo

3.5 star property
3.5-star ski motel with ski shuttle, near Lake Taupo
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

523 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
346 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 outdoor pools and 2 spa tubs
  • Breakfast available
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Area shuttle
  • Ski shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle
  • Terrace
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Children's pool
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Two Mile Bay
  • Lake Taupo - 1 min drive
  • Taupo Hot Springs - 4 min drive
  • Huka Falls - 13 min drive
  • Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 5 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)


  • McDonald's - 5 min drive
  • Taste Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Two Mile Bay Sailing Club - 5 min walk
  • Dixie Brown's - 5 min drive
  • The Fish Box - 8 min walk

About this property

Anchorage Resort Taupo

Anchorage Resort Taupo features a ski shuttle and puts you near winter activities like downhill skiing and snowboarding. The sauna makes for a relaxing end to a day on the slopes, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are great perks. Other highlights at this Mediterranean motel include 3 outdoor pools, a steam room, and a children's pool. Fellow travelers love the pool and location.



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/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 17
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 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 check-in age is 17


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Area shuttle within 5 kilometers*
  • Ski shuttle*
  • Shopping center shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Fence around the pool

What to do

  • Bicycle tour information
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Romance packages


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Heated pool
  • Bicycle parking
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance


  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski lifts nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Ski lessons nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Ski rental shops

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 5.50–23.00 per person
  • Area shuttle, shopping center shuttle, and ski shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have elevators.
This property uses solar energy, plus eco-friendly cleaning products.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Anchorage Resort Motel Taupo
Anchorage Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo Motel
Anchorage Resort Taupo Taupo
Anchorage Resort Taupo Motel Taupo
The Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

Frequently asked questions

Does Anchorage Resort Taupo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Anchorage Resort Taupo 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Anchorage Resort Taupo?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Anchorage Resort Taupo and nearby?
Have fun with activities like boat tours, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and ecotours. Enjoy a relaxing soak in one of the 2 spa tubs and an invigorating swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Anchorage Resort Taupo also has a sauna, a steam room, and a picnic area, as well as a garden and access to a nearby health club.
Does Anchorage Resort Taupo have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Anchorage Resort Taupo like?
Anchorage Resort Taupo is in Two Mile Bay, a short 5-minute drive from Taupo (TUO) and 6 minutes' walk from Lake Taupo. Travelers give top marks for the motel's prime location.







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8/10 Very good

Merry, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay.
The management was welcoming and very good at what they do. The only recommendation is to warn people about the spa pool depth. Great place to stay!!
D, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The staff was wonderful and helpful. The spa was great after walking all day.
Maria, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing spot, had the room overlooking the lake. The staff are super freindly and accommodating and has a great pool.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location, lovely friendly gentleman in reception. Fantastic views from our apartment
Sara, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Garden and pool with bbq families and lake access close to boat ramp and bar and restraint on lake front
Richard, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Amazing staff and very clean units. Everything was great except of terrible shower and very slippery bath.Be VERY CAREFUL when taking a shower!
Valentyna, 2-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location, really friendly staff, clean and well maintained accomodation. Next time I’m in Taupō I’ll be booking to stay here. If you’re staying here be sure to head over the road to the 2 mile bay sailing club for a drink and pizza.
David, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Stopped by on a trip from Wellington to Auckland. Was a great place to stay. Kids loved the pools!
1-night family trip
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