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This luxury lodge has a quiet location and wonderful views of Lake Taupo and Mount Tauhara. It offers free WiFi and large gardens. Chalet Eiger features a spacious lounge with fireplace, a wine cellar and a sauna. There is also a home entertainment system with interactive plasma-screen TV and film/music library. All suites of Chalet Eiger are equipped with sophisticated audio and mood lighting systems, a balcony (on the first floor suites), modern private bathroom and lake or garden views. Each has a smart TV, bathrobes, luxury bathroom amenities and complimentary mini-bar. Welcome gifts include fruit, a bottle of New Zealand wine, cheese and accompaniments. The restaurant serves European influenced food, using the freshest New Zealand produce and Eiger's own herbs. The menu changes daily according to guests' preferences and the season. The area offers great opportunities for outdoor activities, including trout fishing, hiking in the World Heritage Site Tongariro National Park, thermal hot springs and skiing. Chalet Eiger is a 2-minute drive from Lake Taupo and an 8-minute drive from Taupo town center. It is 12 minutes' drive from Huka Falls and Taupo Golf Club, Wairakei International Golf Course and Jack Nichlaus’ Kinloch Club Course.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.8
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
9.3
Location
9.5
Free Wifi
8.8
High score for Taupo
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Quentin
    United States of America United States of America
    Nina and Peter are fabulous: they felt more like friends than hosts, and ensured that we had a flawless stay.
  • Ellen
    Australia Australia
    Breakfast was fantastic. Beautiful big, warm room with an amazing view. We had a fabulous stay at Chalet Eiger.
  • Rachel
    New Zealand New Zealand
    My partner and I were very impressed with every part of our stay; the room was clean and smelt so good when we walked in. There was complimentary wine, beer and cheese/crackers/grapes in the fridge. Gorgeous views from the living space which we...

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Cantonese • Chinese • British • French • Italian • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Pizza • Seafood • Steakhouse • Thai • Australian • Local • Asian • European • Grill/BBQ
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Chalet Eiger
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Ski
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours
  • Badminton equipment
  • Sauna
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Skiing
    Off-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Blu-ray player
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Executive lounge access
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
Spa
  • Full-body massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
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Check-in
From 14:00 to 18:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 06:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 15 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
NZD 50 per stay

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Chalet Eiger of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Chalet Eiger

  • Check-in at Chalet Eiger is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Chalet Eiger can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Chalet Eiger offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Body treatments
    • Bicycle rental
    • Waxing services
    • Bike tours
    • Full-body massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beauty services
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Manicure
    • Foot bath
    • Badminton equipment
    • Couples' massage
    • Makeup services
    • Facial treatments
    • Pedicure

  • Chalet Eiger has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Chalet Eiger is 3.1 miles from the center of Taupo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Chalet Eiger include:

    • Suite

  • The prices at Chalet Eiger may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.