The elegant Hilton Lake Taupo hotel is located on the Napier-Taupo Highway, just minutes from the town center and 15 minutes from Taupo airport and features stunning views over the largest lake in New Zealand and the mountains of the Tongariro National Park. The original Terraces Hotel, built in 1889, forms the Heritage Wing with rooms that feature private balconies offering views of Lake Taupo or the picturesque Thermal Springs. The new Mountain Wing features Guest Rooms, Junior Suites and self-contained Apartments; all benefiting from wireless internet access, available on request, and complimentary use of the Fitness Center, pool, spa-pool, sauna, steam room and tennis court. Enjoy lakeside views over breakfast or savor dinner in front of a welcoming open fire in Bistro Lago restaurant and bar. When hosting a meeting, event or even a wedding, the historic Cellar Ballroom and cocktail bar are the ideal destinations for your guests. Visit Taupo Motor Sports Park or Wairakei International Golf Course, or if you're feeling adventurous, try an exhilarating bungee jump or helicopter flight.