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River Birches Lodge

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Our time at River Birches was amazing, such a beautiful place to stay with a gorgeous garden and even nice interior! We enjoyed the bath with candles each night, woke up to breakfast waiting on the table and the lovely Anthea waiting to cook us a cooked breakfast and the same at dinner! I was blown away by Antheas cooking...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 21 October 2012 via mobile

The River Birches is an absolutely lovely cottage. We rented it in October with dreams of doing the Tongariro crossing. While the weather is fickle in New Zealand, the River Birches is an absolutely place full of comforts. The grounds are absolutely stunning and the owner was excellent to make recommendations on things to do in the area as well...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Staying at River Birches was the absolute highlight of our honeymoon!!! I cannot speak highly enough of the place! It is situated in the most idyllic place in the world - Turangi. We enjoyed hiking along the river, and just relaxing in the gardens, or in our room (although we didn't stay inside much, there was so much to see...

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1Thank BookishTraveller80
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2012

River Birches is a beautiful place to stay. It feels luxurious but homely, and spacious yet cosy. Upon arrival we were kindly upgraded (at no extra charge) to the larger Admirals Room in the main lodge because we were the only guests there for our 2 night stay. The room was beautiful and extremely comfortable. We wanted to try our...

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2Thank PeaPodAdventure
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 11 April 2012

The lodge is beautiful! A big and modern house with a huge garden close to the river. The rooms are luxurious and there's the wifi throughout the area The runner is a lovely lady, Anthea. She's been so kind and sweet, she treated us like we were her nephews. The place is gorgeous, quite close to Lake Taupo.

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Reviewed 11 April 2012

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Hamilton
Reviewed 10 April 2012

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 1 April 2012

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Reviewed 11 February 2012

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2012

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superbly located for the Tongariro crossing, fishing, and skiing getaways. River Birches is an exclusive retreat alongside the Tongariro River. Listed in Travel & Leisure Magazine’s Best of 2007. It features luxury accommodation equipped with Wi-Fi, fitness room and onsite chef. Qualmark: Five Star rated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Birches Lodge

Address: 19 Koura Street | Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Price Range: £285 - £436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — River Birches Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pretty sure they are all great!”
S4399FRlaurae, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay at the Main lodge. The Admiral room is the best. It has access to a to an outdoor hot tub.”
Clubmoon, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only the Admiral's Room has a TV (we think) (if that is important)”
pjrcarshrtwr, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The Cottage comfortable accommodated a group of 6 males and would be ideal for a family or couples sharing.”
ith47, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room with the hot tub is the best and worth paying for !”
tatjanak956, 2 May 2015 | Read review
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