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Lake Maraetai Lodge

Hostel | 5 Totara Terrace, Mangakino, Taupo, New Zealand 3421


  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Set amongst nearby lakes and tucked away in lush forestry, we offer the perfect combination of beautiful surroundings and adventure activities. Whether you are travelling alone or with the family, Lake Maraetai lodge provides the ideal setting for your adventure-filled holiday, or just a relaxing break. With the Waikato River Trails, wakeboarding, rock climbing and kayaking being just a few of the activities you can do while you are here in Mangakino it really is a place to come and explore. Read more

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About Lake Maraetai Lodge

The Lodge is situated centrally in Mangakino (5 Totara Terrace) with views across the village to the lake and a forest backdrop.

The Lodge is the perfect place to stay for backpackers, tourists, singles, couples, families, cyclist, wakeboarders and of course all sorts of adventure lovers. With Taupo only 53km, Rotorua only 72km and Hamilton only 103km away you will be staying the perfect location to see all the sites and still be able to be able to enjoy a peaceful stay for only a small price

From our Lodge we can help you organize cycling tours or mountain biking, kayaking, climbing, golf, wakeboarding and supply you with maps to find local attractions.

Accommodation Information

Facilities available at Lake Maraetai Lodge for all our guests to use during their stay include:
-Fully equipped communal kitchen
-Communal bathrooms
-Lounge area with flat screen TV
-Large covered deck area with tables and chairs for all
-Outdoor BBQ
-Wi-Fi internet
-Washing Machine and tumble dryer
-Ample parking for campers, boats and trailers
-Lock-up garage for your bikes, jet ski and gear.

We have three room types available - 4 Twin Rooms, 3 Double Rooms and 1 Dorm Room 6 beds, and can sleep in total of 20. But there is also enough space outside for tents and campervans.

Location Information

The Lodge is situated in Mangakino - Lake Maraetai - just off State Highway 30, just north of Taupo. The Lake is one of a series of lakes formed as part of the hydroelecticity scheme on the Waikato River.

The small town of Mangakino lies on the western shores of this majestic lake. The attractively forested hills not only form a picturesque background but shelter the making it perfect for all recreational water sports.

Its location amidst native and exotic forests makes it the perfect outdoor recreation base. The township shopping area includes grocery shop, chemist, takeaways, restaurant and pub.

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