The Flying Trout Lodge

2/41 Mapara Road3385TaupoNew Zealand
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About The Flying Trout Lodge

With stunning views of Lake Taupo, The Flying Trout Lodge offers luxurious suites, some with whirlpool spa baths.

Elegantly decorated suites offer king-size beds, quality linens, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, refrigerators and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature balconies with lake or city views.

The Flying Trout Lodge features a private spa, game room and billiards table, a guest lounge with a fireplace and TV, and a sun terrace. Luggage storage and parking are offered, and staff can arrange for airport transport. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Guests receive a complimentary cooked breakfast; dinner can also be arranged. Other dining options include Malabar Beyond India and The Bistro, both within seven kilometres of the hotel.

A comfortable and scenic base for exploring the Lake Taupo area, this hotel is within 12 kilometres of Huka Falls and Huka Prawn Park. Nga Awa Purua Rapids is just over 24 kilometres from the hotel.


2/41 Mapara Road, 3385, Taupo, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7)5626939 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 2:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Luxury and comfort

From the complimentary breakfasts to the luxurious suites with whirlpool bathtubs and balconies to amenities such as a tennis court and game room, guests say this hotel is the ultimate in luxury, comfort and elegance. They describe the food as amazing and well prepared, have nothing but praise for the elegant decor and appreciate the attention paid to every detail. Guests highly recommend this hotel and most say they can’t wait to return.

Friendly, accommodating hosts

The hosts could not be kinder and more welcoming, guests say. They offer examples of exemplary service, say that nothing is too much trouble and that the hosts make them feel like family. Guests also appreciate the hosts' knowledge of the area and advise on where to eat and what to see and do. Help with airport transport is also a plus.

Stunning views of Lake Taupo

Guests love the views of Lake Taupo offered from the balconies and grounds of this hotel. They describe them as stunning and amazing and many say they are content to do little more during their stay than gaze out at the lake. Walking the pleasant grounds is also a popular way to take in the views.

Negative Reviews