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Kinloch Manor & Villas

Last updated: 03 December, 2023

Set on a hillside about 20 minutes outside Taupo, this isolated luxury resort is made up of a stark, white-stone white building and a clutch of wooden lodges that overlook the Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course, and the glittering lake beyond.

Golf is the primary focus here, with electric carts ferrying players to and from the clubhouse and between the main house and their lodges. But non-golfers can enjoy the tennis courts and the fine spa, while the large dining room serves ingredients sourced locally, including from the resort’s own vegetable garden.

And, no matter how you spend your day, everyone tends to gather for sundowners on the terrace, watching the sky flame rose-pink over Lake Taupo.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed