Baycrest Lodge - Taupo

79 Mere Road, Taupo, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Baycrest Lodge - Taupo

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The business 4-star Baycrest Lodge lies within walking distance of Wairakei Geothermal Power Station, Orakei Korako and Mind Junction.

The hotel’s major location offers quick access to a museum and a gallery. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Taupo city center.

Baycrest Lodge offers a superb view to its guests.

Baycrest Lodge can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Taupo airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 16 individual rooms with a balcony, a personal computer, satellite television, a sitting area and climate control as well as a dishwasher, a kettle and a small fridge. Baycrest Lodge offers rooms with the lake view. Bathrooms are fitted with a spa bathtub, a bidet and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Located in a beach area, Mr India Tandoori Restaurant and Mole & Chicken serve a wide range of meals.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs NZD 12.50 per person per night.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of NZD 18 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can make use of housekeeping, ironing service and 24-hour reception as well as a safe deposit box, parking and a storage room.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a patio and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

79 Mere Road, Taupo, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Taupo
    1.2 mi
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    2.9 mi
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    42.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant
    1200 ft
  • Waterside Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
    1600 ft
Beaches
  • Taupo Bay
    3200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Rooms and availability

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Baycrest Lodge - Taupo Taupo location
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      Hotel Address:

      79 Mere Road, Taupo, New Zealand

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Taupo
        1.2 mi
      Airports
      • Taupo (TUO)
        2.9 mi
      • Rotorua (ROT)
        42.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        2000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant
        1200 ft
      • Waterside Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
        1600 ft
      Beaches
      • Taupo Bay
        3200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        16

      Baycrest Lodge Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.1 mi

      Parks

      • Tongariro Crossing - 1.1 mi

      Local attractions

      • Taupo Museum - 1.2 mi
        4 Story Place, Taupo
      • Volcanic Activity Centre - 3.8 mi
        Corner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road, Taupo
      • Mind Junction - 7.5 mi
        Corner Palmer Mill Rd & SH 5, Taupo
      • Craters of the Moon - 3.8 mi
        Karapiti Road, Taupo
      • Huka Falls - 4.4 mi
        Off SH1, Taupo

      Near the hotel

      • Taupo Bay - 3200 ft
        Taupo Bay Rd, Taupo
      • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 4900 ft
        Shepherd Road, Taupo

      Restaurants nearby

      • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant - 1200 ft

        Address: Lake Terrace
        Phone: (07) 377 1969

        77% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      • Mole & Chicken - 1800 ft

        Address: 40 Taharepa Rd
        Phone: (07) 378 7843

        74% likes this, based on 100 reviews

      • The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie - 2500 ft

        Address: 282 Lake Terrace
        Phone: 7-378 3893

        74% likes this, based on 40 reviews

      • Waterside Restaurant & Bar - 1600 ft

        Address: Lake Terrace
        Phone: 07 378 6894

        71% likes this, based on 120 reviews
        Cuisine: New Zealand
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 25

      • The Copthorne Hotel Restaurant - 1800 ft

        Address: 100 Lake Terrace
        Phone: 64 7 376 0116

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        16
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      Baycrest Lodge Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Baycrest Lodge

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 77 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        7.0

        We liked the atmosphere and staff. Amazing that anyone still uses the trust system for the bar! Felt very safe, at home and warm on a frosty night. Underfloor thermal heating was great! Recomendations for dining were spot on! Very clean, comfy bed, good tv with built in dvd player.

        Outdoor hot tub area could have done with a spruce up and clean the cobwebs off under the overhang above the hot tub. Spot light in courtyard at night very bright and could not be turned off from in our room, mood killer for a night time spa!

      • Couple
        10.0

        Nice hottub in the room. Great bed.Enjoyed my stay

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Great location, nicely presented, great staff, great stay

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The outside spa bath.

        The shower head in our unit required maintenance, it didn't provide enough water and was temperature was difficult to regulate.

      • Couple
        10.0

        The pool and the private pool was nice. It was also very close to the township, so you can walk there instead of driving.

        Every other motel I have stayed in has provided a complimentary milk every day you stayed. We only recieved a single milk on the first day of arrival.

      • Couple
        7.8

        Hotel Staff were very friendly and accomodating.

        We didn't think the Hotel was 5 star quality as indicated. Several services and details lacked.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Lovely big bed, warm rooms, comfortable chairs, nice hot pool, good water pressure, good selction of complimentary tea and coffee. Helpful staff.

        Very difficult parking and this created a challenge getting in and out. There was also a dripping tap which was annoying.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        It was a really enjoyable stay at the Baycrest, excellent facilities and helpful friendly staff.

      • Couple
        10.0

        I liked everything about this hotel and I would highly recommend to everyone as a great place to stay. The room was very spacious, modern and spotless, the staff were so freindly and very accomodating. Loved the fact that the pool was thermally heated and very inviting to relax with a glass of wine (especially with the bar just there).

        I couldn't fault a thing, loved the relaxing atmoshpere and would highly recommend to everyone.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        the view was great. Room balcony overlooked the sunset

      • Couple
        9.2

        Overall, we had a very positive experience. It was clean and offered all the services promised. The staff was very helpful and flexible when we decided to check out in the wee hours of the morning to head to Tongariro for the Alpine Crossing. We didn't explore the facilities a whole lot, but everything was clean and we slept great!

        Nothing really jumps out; it wasn't brand new or fancy, but nonetheless was a great place to stay at a reasonable price!

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        good hospitality, on main road - good access

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Very good rooms, very clean and great service, very pleasant & helpful people.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Awesome heated swimming pool and thermal hot tub

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Very friendly greeting, lounge area with wi-fi, great hot spa outdoor tub, clean and comfortable king bed as requested. A little fridge and cooktop although we didn't use it.

        The hot tub area outdoors could have been cleaned a little better. Saw champagne cork from previous user on the deck as well as a few cigarette butts. Not really a big deal though.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Baycrest Lodge - Taupo Taupo location
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      Hotel Address:

      79 Mere Road, Taupo, New Zealand

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Taupo
        1.2 mi
      Airports
      • Taupo (TUO)
        2.9 mi
      • Rotorua (ROT)
        42.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        2000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mr India Tandoori Restaurant
        1200 ft
      • Waterside Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
        1600 ft
      Beaches
      • Taupo Bay
        3200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        16