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Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

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#2 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
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27/06/2017 28/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a treat! The Anchorage is the perfect place to stay whether it is for business, family or solo travel! My hubby and I stayed in a poolside room and Erin and Amos were more than accommodating! They provided a port o cot for our 11 month old, gave us all the local knowledge possible and cracked a joke with...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in January for motor racing, with our family. Amos & Erin were amazing hosts, and always super helpful. Room opening onto pool area, with bbq's was fantastic and kids loved the pool. Great parking options too. As long as the Woottens manage it, we wont stay anywhere else. cheers! #somervelltravel

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Thank Trista L
Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Wowww!! Thank you so much for your amazing review, we loved having you all to stay and thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We look forward to seein you all again!! Regards Erin and Amos

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked last minute and managed to secure a room for one night. We arrived and found the staff member to be courteous, patient and helpful. Because it was late she recommended a few restaurants and dining in takeaways. areas and recommend The room has a separate bedroom with access to the shower and toilet. A separate kitchen and lounge...

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Thank Ron T
Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi Ron T, Thank you very much for your awesome review and we are glad that you had a awesome stay while you were here!! We do hope we can host you again in the future. Kind Regards Erin and Amos Wootten

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a joy to stay here. I was welcomed by Louise with a huge smile and given a lovely room. It was extremely clean, fresh and well appointed with a fabulous view of the bay and the sunset. I wish I had stayed longer than the one night. The bedding was clean and the bed comfortable. The pool is small...

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi Rowever15, Thank you very much for your awesome review and we are so glad you had a great stay while you were here. We hope you have a great rest of your trip in New Zealand and safe travels heading back home. Kind Regards Erin and Amos Wootten

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this motel for two nights and what a delight. It looks like it has been renovated recently and rooms and facility looks amazing. The units are well serviced and provide required facilities. All rooms look over the pool spa area which was nice and easy to keep an eye on the kids too. From our ground floor...

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi Kat C, Thank you very much for your review and that you enjoyed your time here. Good luck for tomorrows ANZAC service for your son, he did sound amazing. We look forward to seeing you again in future and that your husband can catch many trout!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely weekend here. Our studio room was extremely spacious with a separate sitting area. Very comfortable bed. Small kitchenette but adequate for our needs. Lovely view over the lake. Our balcony was small & I really wished the chairs were more comfortable! The pool area was very well done although I imagine noise could be a problem,...

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi Joan B, Thank you very much for your kind review and that you enjoyed our spacious property and the pools. The first floor rooms are great for views and yes you do need to carry your bags up the stairs, but luckily my husband is super awesome at helping out and if you do come back again I am...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

There is no doubt we booked here knowing the upper floor views over the lake were a delight. The rooms were well appointed and clean and well laid out. The garden areas were well maintained and looked lovely. Unfortunately with the prices you pay we were disappointed to find misleading advertising on the bed arrangement. We booked 2 beds to...

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi Pam P, Thank you for your review and your positive feedback on the lake views and the well maintained gardens. We have just had the best week with fantastic sunsets here in Taupo with also the different trees changing colours makes our town look even more fantastic. We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very welcoming staff, lovely rooms, in an excellent location. The facilities are very good, and the customer service is second to none. I would recommend this very highly both for adults travelling without children, and for families.

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Erin W, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi 337ger834 Thank you very much for your great review, and that you enjoy our friendly kiwi hospitality. We do hope to see you again in the future.

Banchory, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed for one night and the staff were fantastic. We arrived slightly later than expected with two sleeping children in toe and the reception staff helped us round to our room, grabbed a travel cot and sorted us out with some towels for the pool and milk before we could even ask. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi There 'BattleGroundsAberdee' We so very much appreciate you taking the time to review our motel. We very much enjoyed having you stay and were more than happy to help you upon your arrival, as we know how hard it can be arriving late with children. We are super stoked that you found the room to your liking, and appreciated...

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our room overlooked the pool with direct access. We had a ground floor unit with a little balcony where we had our meals overlooking the pool though it was secluded from sight of people in the pool. There was a hot tub in the pool area (which was also heated) that was a great place to spend some time after...

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Anchorage_Taupo, Manager at Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Hi there 'Jane P': Thank you for staying with us and for placing a great review here on Trip Advisor. We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your room and also found the outdoor hot-tub to your liking. It certainly is a great place to meet and get to know what other guests have been up to while staying...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Anchorage Resort is a beautiful complex located right on the shores of NZ's largest body of water, Lake Taupo. The Anchorage Resort features 21 spacious units, which have recently been refurbished with new carpets, furniture, beds and a fresh coat of paint. We have a variety of room types from large studios, one and two bedroom units and our amazing and luxurious 3 bedroom apartment. Our complex is also family friendly with our pool area recently receiving a spruce up -including a new deck. With a heated plunge pool, we offer the perfect way for the family to relax and enjoy Taupo's amazing summer weather. We also offer free Wi-Fi, off-street parking and easy access to the lake just across the road from our motel. Whatever the occasion our resort can cater to your every need, and don't forget our delicious home cooked breakfasts which are available up request. You will not find a better place to stay at for that special family holiday this summer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection

Address: 346 Lake Terrace | Two Mile Bay, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: £73 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchorage Resort Heritage Collection 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“If you have kids, get a ground floor room, easy to watch older kids while having a drink on the deck”
TristaL_12, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Ground rooms have a shorter distance to the spa pool and back especially on a cold morning. Awesome.”
RonT22, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Second floor is probably quieter and those facing the lake catch the last rays of sunshine”
Rowever15, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms depend on preference for ground or upper floor. The upper floors would have a better view over to the lake”
, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For the best views, ask for 2nd floor facing the water. First floor 107 is very quiet.”
2mchfn, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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