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Wairakei Resort Taupo

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   State Highway 1, Taupo, New Zealand (Formerly Bayview Wairakei Resort)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very old and tired - shower and bath was a joke - I don;t think they have this set-up in NZ anymore execpt this resort. Staff were friendly but the place needs a lot of work. Order room service at 9.15pm and received it at 10.45pm. They didn't charge me for this so thanks.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very large resort, staff friendly and professional. Bedrooms roomy, very comfy beds and pillows, rooms modern in styling detail, bathrooms well appointed, doors open to outside grounds, stayed in winter but this would be great feature in warmer weather. Excellent range of facilities, gym well set up with separate facilites to main hotel, restaurants, meals provide good range, catering for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shabby, run down and just awful rooms. Come on guys this is not what we want our tourists to see let alone stay in. Stayed for one night and have stayed in the past. Its not badly priced but anyone would be disappointed. You may need to ask for rooms in the newer section although these are not so new... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as a group and found staff are very friendly helpful and pleasant.Facilities are awesome, gym spa, sauna and squash court etc all amenities are very clean and well presented. Restaurant and bar is very well appointed also. We will certainly be back

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome facilities and amenitites and the service we had was excellent. All staff were so pleasant and nothing seemed a bother. This is our favourite hotel to stay at Taupo. The pools and spa pols are exceptionally clean and staff are so friendly. We will definitely be back to stay here and wath out for the rabhits that come out... More

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a conference. Great facilities and well run. The point that stood out was that all staff were friendly and smiling. They were happy to be there and that gave a good feel to the hotel. Keep up the good work. ☺

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and foremost, I found the staff always helpful. this is important in a large hotel with long corridors and various entrances. The staff i asked help from were always most obliging. The room was always spotless after cleaning, and supplies in the bathroom were always topped up. The meals were excellent, and I particularly enjoyed breakfast---a wonderful range of... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location and facilities for a Conference which we attended. The food from the restaurant was of high standards along with the service. Rooms were well presented but getting a little dated. Great for a short break.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Wairakei on a business trip. Rooms were spotless and housekeeping staff very friendly, as were all staff that we met. The pool was lovely and warm - and we were the only people in it which was great!! We have also taken the kids to Wairakei last year and found it a great place as a base for... More

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Wanaka NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As usual, my recent stay at Wairakei Resort Hotel was a satisfying experience. Every element of my stay, first impressions, check-in, room standard, meals, service, was of a high standard. Congratulations to management for building a top team who continue to provide such good outcomes for guests. John Sandford

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Address: State Highway 1, Taupo, New Zealand (Formerly Bayview Wairakei Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Wairakei Resort Taupo 4*
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Bayview Wairakei Hotel Taupo
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Wairakei Resort Taupo is located only 5 minutes north of Taupo town centre, offering superb hotel and villa accommodation in Taupo with excellent indoor & outdoor leisure facilities and dining options, as well as a being a purpose built Taupo conference venue. All situated in a stunning historic setting, close to Taupo’s many activities and attractions. ... more   less 
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