Centennial House Taupo

Luxury Boutique Lodge

Corporate Events - Wedding Venue

Family Retreats & Vacations

Become a member & book directly from this website to receive a 5% discount

on your accommodation costs and as a special gift you will also receive

 some complimentary breakfast foods, wine, chocolates and

as a special Taupo welcome a smoked trout on arrival.

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Centennial House set on 5 acres of lush park like grounds, stroll around and discover hidden treasures among the beautiful mature trees, stunning private gardens and water features.

This 5 star luxury boutique lodge can cater for every occasion be it a Corporate  Event , an Amazing Wedding, Family Retreat, Vacation or Romantic Weekend Getaway.

The lodge offers 6 spacious Deluxe Suites, 1 Twin Deluxe Suite and 1 Deluxe Queen Bedroom which combined can sleep a total of 20 guests, each suite has its own unique interior styling most with en-suite and private lounge areas. (18 guests sleep in luxury beds 2 children on fold away flexi slat beds.) Children Welcome!

The light and airy kitchen with connected lounges and outdoor conservatory offer a retreat for guests to relax and socialise.

Nestled amongst the trees in is a self contained unique historic villa The Pavilion Suite formally the Taupo Cricket Pavilion.

Conveniently located opposite the Taupo Horse Racing Course and Bruce McLaren Motorsports Park, ample free parking available for trailers or boats and just down the road from the Taupo Golf Club and famed trout fishing waters of the Waitahanui River.

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Our rooms are designed to the highest standard, complete with the comfort of luxurious bedding, towels and toiletries. Relax in your stunning suite and enjoy the amazing garden views

and listen to the native birdsong while enjoying a complimentary drink or two. 

The Hideaway Suite
Relax in comfort in this retro styled beautifully appointed room with its high vaulted ceilings, sumptuous lounge area, Italian leather couch, amazing four poster bed, Air-conditioning, TV, Free WiFi and adjoining ensuite.
The Nook Suite
Relax in comfort in this beautifully appointed room with vaulted ceiling and rustic beams relax in bed and stare at the stars through the remote controlled skylight, read a book on the chaise lounge or sit outside on your own outdoor deck area with beautiful garden views, amazing bedroom with en suite, air-conditioning, TV and Free WiFi
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden is our largest suite with the option of being a double super king rooms or a super king & twin rooms if you have children, relax in comfort in these beautifully appointed rooms with a sumptuous lounge area which leads to your own private outdoor deck area with a beautiful outlook over the patio area and stunning gardens, amazing bedrooms with en-suite & walk in wardrobe, Free Wifi,TV and air-conditioning.
The Bloom Suite
Relax in comfort in this beautifully appointed room, with plush lounge leading to your own private outdoor patio area, amazing bedroom with a comfy king size bed, ensuite & walk in wardrobe, Air-conditioning, TV, Free WiFi,
The Aviary Suite
Relax in comfort in this beautifully appointed room, with your own sumptuous lounge leading to an amazing bedroom with en-suite & walk in wardrobe. This suite has air-conditioning, Free Wifi, TV and a private outdoor patio area where your surrounded by nature.
The Pavilion Suite
The Pavilion is our Bridal Suite it is an historic building being Taupo's very own cricket pavilion which was relocated here in 2010 and totally restored. It has an en-suite now and walk in wardrobe and fitted out to create a romantic setting where the bride and groom can getaway from it all and enjoy a blissful night after there amazing wedding day. Free wifi and air-conditioning.
Centennial House Floor Plan
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Taupo's Premier Wedding Venue
Centennial House makes for an ideal wedding venue with its boutique lodge accommodation for the bridal party and family, to its many garden features which lend themselves well to stage such a very special occasion 
Wedding Page
Professional Wedding Photography
Capture that special occasion forever
by one of Taupo's leading and renowned Professional Photographers
Matt Jordan 
Corporate Events
Centennial House is great as a corporate events venue we have a large lounge and adjoining conservatory  which can seat 40+ people
We are located just over the road from the Bruce McLaren Motor Sports Park if your colleagues fancy a team building Race!
Bespoke Jewellery 

Your host John Elliot is one of New Zealands finest Bespoke Jewellers, who would love to design and create a beautiful piece of jewellery just for you!

View some of his Jewellery

Trout Fishing Guided Tours
Guided trout fishing tours can be arranged  to suit your needs be it an introduction to fly fishing with tuition or if you are an accomplished fly fisherman a guided rafting trip on the Tongariro River to some of the remote unfished pools or a guided tour of some of best trout fishing rivers in the world 
like the Waitahanui River, The Hinemaiaia River, Tauranga Taupo River or the Tongariro River.


Blissful views, enchanted gardens, and good people



Leisure Activities

Walking and Cycling Tracks

including the Tongariro Crossing

Skiing at Whakapapa & Turoa

Fly Fishing-Guided Tours

Scenic Flights 

Horse Riding

AC Baths Thermal Hot Pools


Taupo Events
Taupo has many Iconic  and cultral events throughout the year including
world events such as the The Taupo  Ironman and the ever popular Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and if that's not your cup of tea then there's always some good  food and music down town from local Kiwi bands to international music events like the
Taupo Summer Concert
Food & Wine

New Zealand is world renowned for its vast range of quality wines, Tours to local wineries and craft breweries can be arranged on request.

Centennial House is 5 mins from Taupo's city centre with its wide range of Restaurants, Bars and Cafes. 

Cultural Sites

Wairakei Terraces

Taupo Museum

The Moari Carvings

Whirinaki Rainforest - Guided Tours

Orakei Koruko Cave and Geothermal Attraction

Local Attractions 

Taupo Market held every Sunday  throughout the year on the lake front.

Spa Park natural hot spring and cafe.

The Bee Hive viewing, honey products.

Lava Glass glass blowing and cafe.

Lake Hole In One and Mini Put

Adrenalin Junkies 

Motor Sports Events

Race Car Hot Laps

White Water Rafting

Sky Diving

Bungy Jumping

Swing Ride







   April 2018

On behalf of my family and I, i would like to thank you so much for providing us with such a beautiful home to stay at during our easter holiday break. We much appreciate the food and trout you provided, it was very nice.From sending photos to our extended friends and family of your home, we have received lots of positive messages and many people are interested in staying at your home if they come to taupo.Thanks so much again and we hope you have had a fantastic easter break

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John & Caroline Elliot

432 Centennial Drive, Taupo 3378

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