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Centennial House Taupo

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Luxury Holiday Home

Family Retreats & Vacations
Special Family Celebrations
Corporate Events & Wedding Venue


Centennial House Taupo

Centennial House Taupo

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Some of our Member Benefits include
  complimentary breakfast foods, wine, chocolates and
as a special Taupo welcome a smoked trout on arrival.



Centennial House set on 5 acres of lush park like grounds,

At Centennial House we are quite unique as we only accept group bookings as our main focus is Family Special Celebrations & Events

​This 5 star luxury holiday home can cater for every occasion be it a Family Special Celebration like the big Five 'O' or a Corporate Event an Amazing Wedding, Family Retreat or a Vacations.

 The lodge offers 4 spacious Deluxe Suites, 2 x 2 Bedroom Premier Suites with balcony & garden views, 1 Deluxe Queen Bedroom and 1 Garden Villa a total of 10 bedrooms which combined can sleep 23 guests, each suite has its own unique interior styling, 8 bathrooms and 7 private lounge areas.

20 guests sleep in luxury beds & 3 guests in single deluxe sofa beds. Children Welcome!

From your suites you come into the light and airy kitchen, a Foodies Delight, we can arrange for our private chef to prepare you an amazing dinner for your special celebration or if you want to have a real fun time we can have Taupo's very own Confinement Escape Rooms come in and do a Murder Mystery Weekend for you, where you can dress up like Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marples and hunt around the garden and house for clues to solve the crime, an absolutely amazing time, please enquire for pricing and menus.

The kitchen connects to the large main lounge, with plenty of comfortable sofa's and chairs for you to relax and watch the

All Blacks on SKY on our large Smart TV with Netflixs & Bluetooth sound system or let the kids have a play on the PlayStation while you relax on the patio with a wine. A large extendable dining table that seats 12 and a smaller table that can seat 4 are at one end of the main lounge & from here you can go into the all weather heated outdoor conservatory with 2 dining tables that can seat an additional 16 guests, if you feeling competitive have a game on our professional Table Tennis Table and Dart Board or if you like lawn games there is Patanque, Lawn Bowls and Croquet, from here you can go onto the patio area and relax in the sun or socialise with other guests on the comfy outdoor furniture or cook a nice juicy steak on the large gas BBQ. 

From the patio you can stroll around the stunning private gardens and discover hidden treasures amongst the beautiful mature trees & water features, like the Fairy Trail and the Fire Pit where you can roast a few marshmallows, which is a big hit with the kids or if you are feeling sporty have a go on the 3 hole pitch and put golf course, watch out for the 3rd hole over the large pond you'd best bring your 'A' game.

As you head back up to the house after your golf game nestled amongst the trees in is a a unique historic villa

The Pavilion Suite formally the Taupo Cricket Pavilion.


Centennial House is conveniently located opposite the Taupo Horse Racing Course and Taupo International Motorsports Park home to the NZ V8 Supercars, 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 and Lake Taupo.

Come stay a while


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. 


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
Wedding Photography
Professional Wedding Photography
Capture that special occasion forever
by one of Taupo's leading and renowned Professional Photographers
Matt Jordan 
corporate events
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!
Guided Fly Fishing
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

Taupo is great fun! 

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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