Lakeland Resort


Lakeland Resort Taupo is a stunning hotel located 2.8 km from the start of the race and 4 km from the finish, situated on the shores of Lake Taupo.

The hotel features a tennis court, an on-site restaurant, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and guest laundry facilities. Guests can enjoy complimentary WiFi and free on-site parking.

The resort offers a variety of studio rooms, including queen, standard, triple and family options, all equipped with 42″ plasma flat screen TVs.  Each room is fitted with tea and coffee-making facilities and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.


  • Close to Race Start
  • Lakefront Location
  • Access to other sporting activities
  • Option to upgrade and include daily buffet breakfast (please select the correct room type belo


  • On-site Restaurant
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking


Lakeland Resort is nestled in a serene setting, adjacent to the beautiful Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake, located in the heart of the North Island. The hotel is two miles south of the township, set back from the road to provide privacy and tranquillity.

Its elevated position offers stunning panoramic views and makes it easily visible whether travelling north or south. With ample on-site parking for cars, boats, and trailers, the resort is an ideal base for exploring the many activities available nearby, such as cruises, water adventures, and fishing.

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