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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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Ranked #29 of 71 hotels in Taupo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Napier, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic stay again - great facilities, staff & food. Our room was a little tired, but the overall experience is always good here - we love coming back each year for the proximity to the mountain bike tracks just behind the venue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good sized, neat and tidy rooms with balconies/terraces in nice setting. Very comfortable bed. Good value for money. Very good restaurant with reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay there again.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am usually in Taupo once a month for business and always stay at the Wairakei for the simple reason I am very well taken of by the very helpful and friendly staff. The rooms are very comfortable, warm and quiet. The restaurant offers excellent fare for all tastes. The resort has great facilities which I take advantage of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

4 star for the place overall and 5 star for the staff and facility. Great staff....lovely location. We will certainly visit again. The only things that was a let down was finding A cockroach on the curtain of one of the rooms as we checked in and one of the heated pool under maintenance during our 2 nights stay....

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an awesome experience. The outdoor activities were amazing the food and beverage was excellent and the service could not be faulted. It may be time to look at some room decor refurbishment as the current theme has been in play for a long time. It is a very value for money place to stay.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are a family of four (twin boys aged 12). We have stayed here several times and always really enjoyed our stay. Even though we cram ourselves into one room it's a great hotel with a stunning outdoor heated pool that stays open to a good hour of the night. The restaurant is great for breakfast, and the a la... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hi, sometimes when you choose to stay at large hotels that have been around awhile you imagine dated rooms and disinterested service. Not at the Wairakei resort. The room was modern and spacious,the bathroom slightly dated but not damaged or well used looking. The service was friendly and helpful. The facilities excellent. The restaurant was also great. Although busy on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As always a great place to visit.wonderful hot pools to swim in when it is cold and rainy.lovely welcoming entrance. But no squash rackets, one of the spa pools was filthy and there were no cheap dinner options saturday night.little bit of a let down as it was the school holidays !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great old fashioned hotel to stay. The rooms are always clean and tidy . Nothing flash but have all the basics. The facilties on site are amazing. The Pavillion restaurant is fantastic. We have now stayed there over 12times and had the most awesome food every visit. Infact that is the main reason we come back to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I held a training course at this hotel. The room was spacious, clean and tidy, the restaurant was excellent, the conference and catering staff were incredibly helpful and the price was reasonable. It is only a few kms out of Taupo and very well located for travel from all directions. I'd certainly stay here again.

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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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Also Known As:
Bayview Wairakei Hotel Taupo
Hotel Bayview Wairakei

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Business Hotel in Taupo #17 Family Hotel in Taupo #19 Luxury Hotel in 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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