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Taupo, New Zealand
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Taupo hotels

Good to know

Low season

MayCheapest month to stay with an average 93% drop in price.

High season

MarchMost expensive month to stay with an average 229% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$148Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$126Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Taupo hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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When to book a hotel in Taupo

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Top tips for finding perfect 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 May and August.
  • 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, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Taupo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $52, while the most expensive was $184.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Taupo for 2 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

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Taupo. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Lake Taupo being one of the most popular landmarks in Taupo, many travellers enjoy staying close by. The Cove Taupo, Ascot Motor Inn Taupo, and Tui Oaks Motel are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • In the last 3 days, double rooms in Taupo have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as $50. On average, the price for a double room is $287.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Taupo?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Taupo by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Taupo hotels

Most recommended Taupo hotels

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eMotel - Taupo - Patio
eMotel - Taupo - Patio
eMotel
9.6 Excellent
Taupo CBD$128+
$128+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Huka Lodge - Taupo - Lounge
Huka Lodge - Taupo - Lounge
Huka Lodge
9.7 Excellent
$2,000+
$2,000+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Tauhara Sunrise Lodge - Taupo - Lobby
Tauhara Sunrise Lodge - Taupo - Lobby
Tauhara Sunrise Lodge
9.5 Excellent
$209+
$209+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Baycrest Lodge - Taupo - Outdoor view
Baycrest Lodge - Taupo - Outdoor view
Baycrest Lodge
9.3 Excellent
$150+
$150+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Acacia Lake View Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Acacia Lake View Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Acacia Lake View Motel
9.2 Excellent
Taupo CBD$127+
$127+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Ashbrook Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Ashbrook Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Ashbrook Motel
9.2 Excellent
Taupo CBD$105+
$105+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection - Taupo - Living room
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection - Taupo - Living room
The Anchorage Resort - Heritage Collection
9.2 Excellent
Richmond Heights$177+
$177+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Accent On Taupo Motor Lodge - Taupo - Living room
Accent On Taupo Motor Lodge - Taupo - Living room
Accent On Taupo Motor Lodge
9.1 Excellent
Richmond Heights$94+
$94+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Loft - Taupo - Patio
The Loft - Taupo - Patio
The Loft
9.3 Excellent
$148+
$148+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
52 on Rifle Motel - Taupo - Balcony
52 on Rifle Motel - Taupo - Balcony
52 on Rifle Motel
9 Excellent
Taupo CBD$116+
$116+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Executive Motel Taupo - Taupo - Balcony
Executive Motel Taupo - Taupo - Balcony
Executive Motel Taupo
9 Excellent
$162+
$162+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Sails on The Lake - Taupo - Outdoor view
Sails on The Lake - Taupo - Outdoor view
Sails on The Lake
8.9 Excellent
$130+
$130+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Alpine Lake Motor Lodge - Taupo - Outdoor view
Alpine Lake Motor Lodge - Taupo - Outdoor view
Alpine Lake Motor Lodge
8.9 Excellent
Taupo CBD$124+
$124+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Cottage Mews Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Cottage Mews Motel - Taupo - Outdoor view
Cottage Mews Motel
8.9 Excellent
$124+
$124+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Great Lake Motel Taupo - Taupo - Building
Great Lake Motel Taupo - Taupo - Building
Great Lake Motel Taupo
8.9 Excellent
Taupo CBD$126+
$126+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa