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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hilton Lake Taupo Celebrates 125 Years Of Hospitality

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Terraces Hotel, 1889
Hilton Lake Taupo today announced the commemoration of the hotel's 125th anniversary of personalised service to visitors from around the world.


Taupo's historical Terraces Hotel, now Hilton Lake Taupo, dates back to 1889 when the original property was built as an upscale hotel. Known as "the only hotel with hot water on premises," the 20-bedroom hotel boasted two lounges and later a dining room able to seat 40 guests.

Commenting on the anniversary, Roger Brantsma, General Manager of Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo, said: "This is a momentous occasion for Hilton Lake Taupo as it celebrates a historic past. We are thrilled to recognise an important landmark in Taupo and New Zealand history."

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Hilton Lake Taupo
While the property has undergone many interior refurbishments, the original Victorian-styled exterior has remained out of respect to its rich and entrenched heritage.

The hotel now combines the Victorian grandeur with contemporary comfort, five-star facilities and impeccable Hilton service.

In commemoration of the hotel's 125th anniversary, Hilton Lake Taupo is offering a series of $125 per person promotions to its guests and event planners.

- 125th anniversary room package: Stay in a luxurious room with complimentary WiFi, $50 credit to be used in the hotel or restaurant, an anniversary-inspired cocktail and take-home gift from just $125 per person*.
- Chef's celebratory tasting menu at Bistro Lago restaurant: For $125 per person*, indulge in a six-course tasting menu designed by New Zealand Master Chef, Simon Gault. Begin with an amuse bouche, before each of the four-main courses are paired with premium wines and finished with a sorbet to clear the palate. Available during Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
- Commemorative group room and Daily Delegate Rates (DDP) rates: Residential meetings with 15 or more rooms will enjoy Guest Room rates of just $125 per room and a Daily Delegate Rate (DDP) of just $60 per person*.

Hilton Lake Taupo Hotel Manager, Ryan Mikkelson, added: "We really look forward to continuing to lead the way for hospitality in regional New Zealand, as the property did when it first opened in 1889."

Conveniently located midway between Auckland and Wellington and close to the bustling town centre, the award-winning Hilton Lake Taupo offers something for everyone. The hotel features world-class facilities including a thermally heated pool, spa-pool, sauna, steam room, fitness centre and upscale restaurant. Set against the stunning backdrop of New Zealand's largest lake and rolling mountain scenery, the hotel provides a truly memorable experience.

For more information and to save with Hilton Lake Taupo's anniversary promotions, visit laketaupo.hilton.com today.
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