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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such peaceful, quiet location. Our room was jjust perfect, beds really comfy, service was great - excellent value for money! We wont hesitate to come back - best place to stay in Taupo especially if you are heading north.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As always a great place to stay .so much space outside and very tidy. Rooms well sized and bed comfortable. Great to have a room close to the pool. Nice walk down the back of the hotel by the thermal streams. Plenty of activities for the kids to do for free. But time you got free wifi

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Cambridge,New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay and great value for money. Love the outdoor pools and couldn't believe how inexpensive the restaurant buffet was for such good food. Excellent staff and very friendly too. 10 out of 10.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very fortunate weather wise for our visit and were able to make the most of the facilities. Our kjng room was great and a bit larger as we had the disabled room for some reason (never explained). The decor in the bedroom was slightly boring but was in very good condition. The domestic staff were very helpful. The... More

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

This resort is perfect for family, large size of room, wide range of recreation facilities with kids playground, lovely spa pool, one thing need to be highlighted, amenities delivering speed is super fast! Staff is friendly, especially thank u reception Linda. However there are no bathrobe in room, wifi only for 30mins

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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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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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#9 Business Hotel in Taupo #15 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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