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inside one of Tuakau Hotel units
outside Tuakau Hotel

Welcome to Tuakau Hotel

The historic Tuakau Hotel - beautifully refurbished with 21 rooms, two Conference spaces, and onsite facilities such as Elsies Restaurant and Bar, this boutique Hotel is a great place to meet, socialise, stay, and work.

inside one of the units at Tuakau Hotel

Accommodation

Tuakau Hotel is a boutique country hotel offering warm friendly hospitality at the Gateway to Waikato, within a one-hour drive of Auckland or Hamilton.

The beautifully refurbished 4.5-star accommodation is situated in the centre of Tuakau township, this central location provides easy access to restaurants and bars, shops and function venues.

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Our COVID Protocols

At Tuakau Hotel ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our guests, staff and wider community is our first priority. We are following official advice from the Government and monitoring updates closely. We are committed to providing a safe and clean accommodation experience that puts people first.

See Our COVID Information

Conferencing & Facilities

Within an easy drive to Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga, we are perfectly situated to host your next conference.

With two conference rooms available, please contact us to discuss how we can help with your conferencing needs and bring you out of the city and into the country.

Our Facilities

Qualmark Rating & Sustainability

Tuakau Hotel holds a Silver environmental rating as part of our Qualmark rating.

The team at Tuakau Hotel is dedicated to minimising our environmental impact, lowering our emissions and reducing our waste. As new sustainable options become available we will work on making our processes more environmentally friendly.

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Tuakau Bridge
Tuakau landscape
historic Tuakau bridge

Discover Our Past

The Hotel is situated in a small rural town of North Waikato and only 35 minutes from Auckland Airport making this a great place to start your New Zealand adventure or a great escape when you just want to relax and enjoy yourself.

We are surrounded by exceptional landscape that offers many activities for adventure, or for just taking in and enjoying the rural and river lands aspect, through to the ocean at Port Waikato.

Click the button below to see historical images of the hotel and Tuakau.

See Our History
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What Our Guests Have Said:

"Wonderfully friendly and professional"

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"I fully recommend making Tuakau Hotel a "must stay over" or to "stop-in" for a meal, when passing through this way. Wonderfully friendly and professional staff, who will go the extra mile."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Great service guys"

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"This is a busy hotel but they managed to get our room clean two hours early so we could book in and get ready for a family wedding. Great service. Everything was clean and well presented, the whole room was comfortable and inviting."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Great local traditional NZ Hotel"

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"Enjoy staying in this hotel, Tasha and the rest of the staff made me feel so welcome. Excellent car parking, pleasant spacious rooms well fitted out, and a restaurant on site all add to the overall experience."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Gorgeous hidden gem"

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"Very nice dinner at the attached restaurant again and very easy check-in and checkout, it's just a wonderful building that's been lovingly and impeccably refurbished to a great standard. Looking forward to our next trip there soon!"

What Our Guests Have Said:

“Classic Old Hotel with Great Facilities

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“We love the Tuakau Hotel. Its location is perfect for Pukekohe as well. The restaurant and bar have a great selection of food and drinks. The rooms are lovely and spacious with great king beds and the bathrooms are large as well”

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Wonderfully friendly and professional"

"I fully recommend making Tuakau Hotel a "must stay over" or to "stop-in" for a meal, when passing through this way. Wonderfully friendly and professional staff, who will go the extra mile."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Great service guys"

"This is a busy hotel but they managed to get our room clean two hours early so we could book in and get ready for a family wedding. Great service. Everything was clean and well presented, the whole room was comfortable and inviting."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Great local traditional NZ Hotel"

"Enjoy staying in this hotel, Tasha and the rest of the staff made me feel so welcome. Excellent car parking, pleasant spacious rooms well fitted out, and a restaurant on site all add to the overall experience."

What Our Guests Have Said:

"Gorgeous hidden gem"

"Very nice dinner at the attached restaurant again and very easy check-in and checkout, it's just a wonderful building that's been lovingly and impeccably refurbished to a great standard. Looking forward to our next trip there soon!"

What Our Guests Have Said:

“Classic Old Hotel with Great Facilities

“We love the Tuakau Hotel. Its location is perfect for Pukekohe as well. The restaurant and bar have a great selection of food and drinks. The rooms are lovely and spacious with great king beds and the bathrooms are large as well”

Stay with us at Tuakau Hotel

A boutique hotel with warm, friendly hospitality at the Gateway to Waikato within one hours' drive of Auckland or Hamilton.