Queen bed, wardrobe, in the bedroomModern bathroom with shower, toilet and basin
Acacia Bay gem overlooking the lake

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

Private and quiet, set in lovely gardens, 5 minute walk to lake, parking on site, a 6 minute drive to town and all Taupo has to offer! Flat is cool in summer and warm in winter with gas heater. There is a BBQ, small 'ToastandRoast' oven and microwave available for cooking, and the flat has an ironing board, iron and hair blow drier.

The space

The flat is comfortable and well-appointed with its own outside access and lockable door. You can sit outside and enjoy the birdsong in the surrounding bush, or the views of Lake Taupo.

Guest access

Guests may access wireless Internet in the flat now that we have installed a stronger wifi signal! They can use our washing machine if needed.
Guests may relax in the garden.

Interaction with guests

Mostly we are at home in the house above the flat. We give guests absolute privacy, but at the same time love to chat about their travels and plans when we get a chance.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Some pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
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House Rules

No smoking inside, no pets.
Please arrive before 8.30pm unless prior arrangement is made.



Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

1 night minimum stay

279 Reviews

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Stephen User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful spot with a great view. Vicki was very kind and accessible, we had a great stay!

Alana User Profile
June 2017
Stayed there for two nights on Queen's birthday weekend and check-in was seamless even though Vicki wasn't around. The place was very clean and spacious, bed and pillows are very comfortable too. The kitchenette was well-equipped with oven, microwave, fridge, toaster etc. As it's winter, the powerful heater is definitely a plus for us! Overall a warm, cosy and comfortable stay. Highly recommend it :)

Sally User Profile
May 2017
Vicki's place is amazing! It is the best AirBNB we have stayed at during our trip in NZ. It is set up perfectly, has everything you need and is in an amazing location. We really loved everything about this place. Thanks Vicki :-)

Penny User Profile
May 2017
Lovely wee place for a Taupo stopover.

Olwen User Profile
May 2017
A beautiful spot, nice and quiet for any light sleepers out there. Comfortable and warm, especially as the days are getting cooler.

Gabrielle User Profile
May 2017
Vicki was a very obliging host who went out of her way to accept and prepare for our stay. The location is breath taking with stunning views of the lake from the garden terrace. The apartment is very clean and spacious and private with a huge living area, well appointed bathroon and very cosy comfortable bed. The kitchen facilities were perfect for making snacks and breakfast. A short 5 minute drive to the great Taupo CBD and shops and a good bar/restaurant just two minutes drive. A perfect place to stay, stunning location and very discreet host. Thoroughly recommend Vicki's apartment and her hospitality.

Natalie User Profile
April 2017
Vicki's place is wonderful. Really spacious and the view is amazing! Vicki gave us great directions to get to the flat and we felt right at home during our stay.

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Taupo, New Zealand · Joined in August 2013
Vicki User Profile

I am the department head at a Taupo secondary school - I teach English. I have four grown up children, we have 3 cats. My husband Michael and I like to spend time at the beach and on the lake fishing.
We enjoy having guests to stay but at the same time like to give you privacy.

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