The Loft

The Loft


Nicely done with your pages Mary. It is great to see the webinars paying off.
We stayed there for 2 nights in july.Lovely people,made us feel very welcome and the place was spotless.Beds very comfy and electric blankets.Breakfast was yummy too ! Gave us lots of info on best places to visit.would definately recommend.thanks John Andrea Robyn and Bob too 😊
I had a wonderful stay. Mary and Ian are fabulous hosts. The Dicken's room and bed with ensuite is soooooo comfortable. Definitely will stay here on my next trip through. Thanks for the wonderful breakfast.

The Loft is a lovely purpose built, cozy BnB in Acacia Bay, only 5 kms away from the hustle and bustle of Taupo. We have three spacious rooms available for you.

The Loft is a five minute drive from Taupo CDB and five hundred metres walk to a great bar and restaurant. Our rooms are very spacious with comfortable beds and roomy bathrooms. The garden has several seating areas to enjoy a cup of tea, or a glass of wine. Breakfast is served in our farmhouse kitchen and the best scrambled eggs are always popular. We are situated in a very special part of Acacia

Operating as usual


Wisteria with lake peeps.


Our beautiful visitor this morning came to drink from the waterfall before flying off into the native trees next door. So beautiful my friend. Come again.


The beautiful Lake Taupo is home to a huge range of walking tracks. 🌳🚶‍♀️

Why not try out the lakefront Lions Walk during your stay with us! This short walk is perfect for all levels. 🚶‍♂️🍃

📷: Love Taupo
#LakeTaupo #TheLoft


Enjoy a delicious continental or cooked breakfast at The Loft. 🍽☕️

Breakfast is a time to chat to Ian and Mary about what to do and see in our lovely area. Mary has her own itinerary of favourites and is delighted to discuss all these options with you. 😁

#BnB #Taupo


We love it when our guests leave wonderful reviews. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

“The BnB was located in a safe area with wonderful hosts. The breakfast was great. The beds were comfortable and room was clean and cozy. We had a lot in common with the hosts and enjoyed their company! Great place to stay! Highly recommended!”


Not sure what this lovely plant is called. The flower looks like a hydrangea but the leaf is quite different. Any ideas?


Not snow, just blossoms from our flowering cherry tree in spring time.


Our newest thrush chick having a swim in our garden waterfall this afternoon. So cute


Spring has sprung in all it's glory. 13/07/2020

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A beautiful winters evening in Acacia Bay. Mt Tauhara looking stunning


Roses and butterflies still happening at The Loft despite the cooler temperatures and the shortest day not far away 🌹


The wildlife enjoying the peace of lockdown


He did it! The Loft has its very own Ironman. Great work Ian. So proud of you. All that hard work paid off


Love Taupo

A great taste of what's on offer here in Taupo

Recently Bike Taupo hosted international mountain bike legend Bas van Steenbergen and current Queen of Crankworx and 3x Canadian DH National Champion Vaea Verbeeck for an epic few days riding in Taupo New Zealand. In between trails, they threw themselves off a ledge, soaked in hot pools and experienced Taupo’s apres-bike scene! Here’s what they got up to…


A great way to end another beautiful day in paradise


Roses loving the weather and putting on a stunning show


Fresh sourdough bread straight from the oven yum.


It's feijoa time again. Making feijoa jam and feijoa relish and of course over indulgence of these delicious little fruit.


With thanks to the many special people we have had staying with us over the last year.



With #IMNZ just around the corner, now is the time to think about what you or the family can do while in Taupō, other than 🏊‍♀️ 🚴‍♀️ 🏃‍♀️

We caught up with 2018 champ Laura Siddall Professional Triathlete to chat through her love of this beautifully active destination.


🎥 Wilson Visuals


So beautiful kayaking on lake Taupō with Mt Tauhara in the distance on a very hot summers day.


Our chairs in the Dickens Room have had a facelift. Don't they look stunning? Thank you Mayhill Upholsters for a great job.


A couple of late checkins!!


The Loft's cover photo


The Loft


Love my playground. Beautiful day #theloft_acaciabay #whakapapa #tongarironationalpark #skinz


Lots of snow all ready for us to enjoy. Great skiing. Whakapapa at her best


Beautiful view of Huka Falls

The roar of Huka Falls is mind blowing. It’s where New Zealand’s longest river, the Waikato, is squeezed through a ravine of hard volcanic rock. The result is 220,000 litres of water blasting by every second. View the falls from a footbridge right at the very top, or get up close with a boat ride or river cruise. Photo by Serena Coady.


Huka Falls, the most visited natural attraction in New Zealand. What you see when you take a cruise with Huka Falls River Cruise


Love Taupo

Great Lake Taupo has some of the best biking in New Zealand. From grade 1-2 family and e-bike tracks, to cross-country trails, mountain bike parks and BMX jump parks to epic overnight adventures and grade 5 downhill, there’s something for everyone. Check out for more. What's your favourite bike trail? #BikeTaupo


A Birdseye view of The Loft. Thanks to Alan from England for taking the shot.

Trout for Dinner 16/01/2018

Trout for Dinner


First bloom from 'Mum in a Million'. She seems to like living at the The Loft. Thank you my children ###x


A great afternoon on the river with Rapids Jet. So much fun.

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The wildlife enjoying the peace of lockdown



3 Wakeman Road, Acacia Bay

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