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Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

Address: 103 Napier-Taupo Rd, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-378 8559
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Ranked #26 of 57 Activities in Taupo
Owner description: Living Waters Spa at Taupo DeBrettsA Volcanic Spa ExperienceRelax your body and soothe your soul in...
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Owner description: 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We went there today. Chose this place over a few others *because they had water slides*. We paid full freight for our family...only to discover the water slides were closed. And asking staff, they have been for MANY DAYS. They didn't tell us before we paid, there were no signs posted. When i asked afterwards, they condescendingly told us that... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Although the slides were not working at the time the pools are fantastic to relax and unwind. After walking Huka Falls and the Orakei Korako we decided to unwind in this little oasis. There weren't many people so it was perfect and the cost of admission is for the whole day so you can leave and come back again during... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Amazing massage by some talented people in a quiet well appointed place..... and soak in the mineral pools topped off what was a wonderful weekend in Taupo. Great to have a choice of either public or private pools and the water temperature choice was also a bonus.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This family of two adults and three children stayed at DeBretts and used the pools regularly throughout our visit. The pools have been greatly improved by the recent revamp and the complex provided entertainment and relaxation for everyone. The facilities were clean, and the heated floors in the changing rooms a real treat - especially as the evenings got chilly.... More 

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

Kia Ora FamilyformupNorth, Wonderful review to read, glad to hear you made the most of the all-day access to the mineral pool complex. We continually plan to improve facilities through-out the spa resort and maintain eco-friendly practises as apart of our mission to reduce our environmental impart. We look forward to your return. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Waikanae, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had just cycled around the lake so the soak was most welcome. We used a private pool as we had no swim suits. The outdoor pools are in pleasant surroundings so they would be nicer in that regard.There were steps down into the water and then a long bench-like structure but it was too deep to sit on that.... More 

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

Kia Ora Heather M, Thanks for your wonderful review of your visit to our hot springs. Congrats on taking part the Cycle Challenge, as soak in our indoor private pools will certainly ease aches and pains. Hope to see you again, perhaps the next Cycle Challenge. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Taupo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a lovely spot with lots to do especially if you have kids. The only disappointment I had was with the person taking the money. I hadn't realised that there was locals prices. I had bought 2 overseas people with me. I said I was local, she asked for I.D. which was fair enough but I didn't actually have... More 

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

Kia Ora TaupoSheryll, Thank you for writing a review about your encounters at our Hot Springs. Locals rates are only honoured with proof of address (and ID), unfortunately "Loyalty Cards" do not qualify as proof that you are local from our perspective. It is out of the goodness to the owners heart to give local rates, as you can imagine... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had a great time at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort. Loved the hot springs. Staff were friendly. Parking was not a problem. It was great value for money. I would go back here for sure. Highly recommended.

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

Kia Ora b121, Thank you for your delightful review of your visit to our Hot Springs. We're chuffed to read you rated us as the "best family activity in the North Island". Looking forward to seeing you guys again. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. All day pass so could come and go throughout the day. Beautiful setting. Relaxing in the public pools late afternoon then back in the evening for a private spa. Great.

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

Kia Ora k2622, Thanks for your great review of your visit to our hot springs. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your soak. Warm Regards Michelle More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

we stayed here for 2 nights on a large motorhome park. Excellent clean kitchen and bathroom facilities and pool access was discounted thankfully. Check in was friendly and efficient.

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

Hello Janet K, Thanks for reviewing your recent stay at our Holiday Park. Really glad to hear you enjoyed your time here. Look forward to seeing you again. Warm Regards Michelle More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I visited whilst in Taupo. Luckily we had a two for one voucher. Price $22 for an adult oh so overpriced. We went into private pool same price as for main pools, which were over run by children. Not a relaxing visit or soak. Not a suitable place for children unless they use children's area - stay... More 

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

Kia Ora Karen L, Thanks for your honest review of your visit to our hot springs. Our pricing reflects access to all facilities and all day access, in comparison to other thermal complexes' is a very generous rate, glad to hear you took advantage of a 2 for 1 voucher. During public holidays, many swimmers and visitors flock to our... More 

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