The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
219 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330, New Zealand
4.5 out of 5 rating 620 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection in Taupo, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 15-minute drive of Huka Falls and Waipahihi Botanical Gardens. This 4-star motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Taupo Hot Springs and 1.8 mi (3 km) from Barbary.


Make yourself at home in one of the 19 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and iPod docking stations. Flat-screen televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and designer toiletries. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this motel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and tour/ticket assistance.


Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 9 AM 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).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Waipahihi Botanical Gardens - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Taupo Hot Springs - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Taupo Museum and Art Gallery - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Barbary - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Taupo Bungy - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Golf Club Taupo - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Huka Falls - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Wairakei International Golf Course - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Craters of the Moon - 9.4 km / 5.9 mi
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Prawn Farm - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Aratiatia Rapids - 16.2 km / 10.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Reef Resort - Heritage Collection is Taupo (TUO) - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8 AM to 8 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

National Rating
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Know Before You Go

  • 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 following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5.50 and NZD 24.00 for adults, NZD 5.50 and NZD 24 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 35 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Number of floors - 3
  • -Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • -Total number of rooms - 19
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area