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Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

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Address: 103 Napier-Taupo Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-378 8559
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Description: Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your...
Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your body and soothe your soul in the tranquil world of this unique spa experience. This is where the healing mineral waters of DeBretts Hot Springs combine with therapeutic massage and luxurious body treatments to leave you feeling amazingly relaxed and rejuvenated.Each treatment starts with a complimentary soak in the therapuetic warm waters at Taupo Hot Springs. Then, enjoy a unique New Zealand treatment including massage, Hot Volcanic Rock Massage, Warm Thermal Mud Wrap or Tribal Body Ritual. Rejuvenating Facials and other body and beauty treatments make this a spa experience you will not soon forget.
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A nice place to go and relax

The car park for this resort is on the hill located near the Hilton Hotel. You then need to take a fairly long walk down a steep hill to reach the pools. We found the pools to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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136 reviews 136 reviews
61 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The car park for this resort is on the hill located near the Hilton Hotel. You then need to take a fairly long walk down a steep hill to reach the pools. We found the pools to be nice and clean, and the active supervision by staff was good to see. The vegetation and grounds around the pools are well... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We (the grandparents) were going to take the grandkids to the hot pools in Taupo so we arrived at De Bretts. A man returning to the car park stopped to talk to us and suggested we take them to the AC baths - he said it was cheaper, more for them to do and 'they wouldn't be bored after an... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Topsy59, Thank you for reviewing your experience at Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs. Apologies if your visit was unsatisfactory. Our height restrictions for our hydro-slides comply with OSH standards, children must be able to stand comfortably at 1.2 metres as this is the depth of the slide pool. You may not be aware that we are a family owned business... More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Whilst campervan-ing around New Zealand we decided to treat ourselves and go a little over our budget for a more luxurious stay at a campsite. What sold DeBretts to us was the onsite spa and thermal mineral pools and if you're staying onsite you get a 50% discount. We opted for a current deal which was two nights for $60... More 

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My partner and I headed here after a rainy day. We didn't go into the main pools as we arrived about 8pm, instead opting for a 35min soak in a private pool. Clean, well thought out and easy to use - a wonderful way to unwind and warm up before camping for the night. The lady charged us a little... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello DivaCJ, Thank you for writing such a lovely review about your visit to our Hot Springs, it's most definitely a great way to escape a rainy day, glad to hear you enjoyed your indoor private pool. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Auckland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Sorry to only put an average rating, the rating I feel would be 'good' not 'very good'. We always go to AC Baths while in Taupo which we really enjoy, but as a treat I decided to take the kids to DeBretts this time (& pay the extra). Although the setting was lovely I felt a couple of things to... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Kia Ora luvggs, Thank you for choosing to visit Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, we appreciate your valued feedback. We are currently replacing decking around the complex, at the moment all maintenance is on hold until after the school holidays, apologies for any inconvenience. Not many people are aware that we are in fact a family owned business that have been... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I went with my sisters. After an exciting day on the jet boat in Taupo we needed to relax. It was a rainy day but didn't matter. Couples might prefer the private rooms but best value to go on the open area with several pools one very warm and another slightly cooler. Another area specially for kids. Brilliant.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Tracey B, Thanks for taking the time to review your time at out Hot Springs & Water Park. Glad to hear you experienced all of our facilities. All the best in your travels. Kind Regards Michelle. More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Such a lovely setting and the facilities are amazing. Spend some time in each pool and you will feel so relaxed no time limit so you can spend as long as you like chilling

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Wander down the access walkway to the valley below. The secluded valley is sheltered, sunny & beautiful native bush surrounds the attractions including natural mineral outdoor pools, private pools, water slides (hot water), bucket drop, BBQ, lounging chairs, sun umbrellas - just love it every time we visit. Better than expectation!!

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hi Alan C, Thanks for reviewing your visit to our Hot Springs attraction, it was a joy to read of your experiences. We continue to make improvements to provide a quality customer experience over time. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Perth, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
69 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Compared to Hanmer Springs, De Brett's is small but still enjoyable. We stayed at the caravan park so were able to purchase a 3 day pass for $50 which is great for a family (new water slides $7pp extra). There is one small swimming pool with 2 spas, 2 big hot pools, water play area and 3 water slides. You... More 

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Memee08, Thank you for reviewing you visit to our Hot Springs during your stay in our Spa Resort. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your day visits. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This spa is great for all ages. The splash area was loved by my 7 year old. The water slides were enjoyed by my husband and I loved relaxing in the hot mineral pools. Perfect.

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DeBretts-Taupo, Guest Relations Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Pamela P, Thanks for reviewing your family visit to our Hot Springs & Water Park. Great to hear you guys had an enjoyable time. Kind Regards Michelle More 

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