Taupō has some of the top tourist destinations in the country - for good reason.
With Taupō known for its geothermal wonders and distinct Maori culture, and Taupō best known for its outdoor activities on the famous Lake Taupō, a volcanic caldera, these destinations in the central North Island attract both locals and international tourists alike.
Have a read of the different types of accommodation available in these beautiful regions, and go and experience them for yourself.
This modern and stylish laid-back backpacker is located just a 5 minute walk from the lakefront. Featuring a resident pup, a chilled out lounge with Netflix, a garden, lakefront views from the balcony, and a mix of private and dorm rooms, this is one of the best youth hostels in the region.
Stay the night on a Sunday or Tuesday and join in on their regular Movie Night or Pub Quiz.
Haka Lodges are a great quality budget accommodation, with five different accommodation options around New Zealand.
At Haka Lodge Taupō, take your pick between private and dorm rooms (each with their own private curtain and power socket), make use of their top facilities, and have a chat with the friendly team at the front desk about the best activities and tours available in the area.
This stunning Glamping accommodation is located on a 2-acre section in the beautiful Acacia Bay countryside.
With continental breakfasts, a swimming and spa pool, a bottle of champagne on arrival, friendly animals, an outdoor fire pit, and your choice of a retro caravan or glamping tent, this is a perfect middle of the range accommodation for people looking for something a bit different.
Tucked away amongst the trees, this luxurious 5 bedroom, 3 bedroom self-contained accommodation is a luxury getaway at its finest.
With private access to both Lake Taupō and the Kuratau River, as well as picture-perfect views over the glistening water, this modern and rustic accommodation is a must-stay within the Taupō region.
Long Stay Accommodation:
For those who can afford to pay a bit more for a longer stay, these luxury apartments on the lakefront are a beautiful and modern accommodation option.
Only a short walk to central Taupō and featuring an outdoor lap pool, a thermal hot tub in each apartment, a gymnasium, complimentary bike hire, and private beach access for those on the ground floor, this is one luxurious accommodation worth staying at if your budget allows.