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Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   58 Waipuna Rd | Mt Wellington, Mount Wellington 1060, New Zealand   |  
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good quality business hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Very pleasant hotel. Very clean, and attentive staff. Restaurant a bit limited, but good food and service.
My room was very comfortable, nothing negative, just boring.
Comfortably the best option in the area.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wairarapa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed here over a weekend, receptionist very helpful, room was comfortable, even with a view over the carpark - instead of a view of the beautiful lake.Restaurant food offerred a tasty buffet. We had catered food at the weekend for our conference and the selection of food was terrible. Be aware that it is a $62 taxi ride from the airport - no courtesy shuttle, but within walking distance to Sylvia Park shopping complex.

Room Tip: A room facing the beautiful lake would enhance your stay Im sure.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Daron_Gray, Director of Sales at Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel.
It is always a pleasure to receive feedback from our guests. I was glad to see that you enjoyed the meal in the restaurant but was disappointed to read your comments about the selection of food provided at the conference.
We assist all conference organisers on food selection but at the end of the day they make the final decision.
Once again thank you for your review.

Kind regards
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Auckland NZ
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76 hotel reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

as it was so good last time. Joined with the family group (8) for dinner to celebrate 30 July 2012 - why not as it's the only one this year. Excellent buffet. Staff tops. Parking good. Cost acceptable. Will no doubt be back in the future as it's all good. Nothing else to add. Pleased we visited again.
(Didn't stay this time)

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Wellington
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13 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I'm a reasonably regular business guest and every visit the staff are welcoming, the rooms are immaculate and the service is great. Room service is always timely and hot food is hot! Bathroom amenities are plentyful along with tea/coffee making facilities. A walk around the lake is on your doorstep along with wonderful views, no traffic noise and plenty of free parking. A preferred Auckland hotel is you're not wanting to be smack in the middle of the city.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

I first stayed here in 1981 so it was strange returning in 2012. I was pleasantly surprised with the stylsh, modern rooms and the excellent restaurant & bar area.
There is a buffet meal that will please everyones taste and the Wellingtons Bar was well set out for a drink with clients.
The staff were all very helpful and it made being away for work easier.

Room Tip: Breakfast was very nice but pricey. I would be inclined to grab a breakfast downtown next time. Thi...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I have stayed here many times for business. I've been upgraded a few of these times to some fantastic rooms some with great views of the small lake. The hotel has great facilities and the restaurant serves a decent meal at a good price. The fitness centre is a little small but it does the trick. Parking is plentiful. I would have no hesitation staying here as a base for an Auckland Holiday. Just be aware it is a bit out of town but it is easy to get to.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Daron_Gray, Director of Sales at Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review, June 7, 2012
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your time here, and we really appreciate your loyalty. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback such as yours.
Kind regards
Daron Gray
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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

We have stayed often , it's central enough because you can get on the train - look for the weekend deals, great stuff. Outdoor pool in the summer and outdoor spa for other seasons. Plenty of grass for running around for the kids. If you have your bike go fo the ride around the basin, if not, the bar is the place to be. Sylvia Park is great for shopping, go to the Garrison for Pizza.

Room Tip: Get a corner room for a large family - can't be beaten.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 58 Waipuna Rd | Mt Wellington, Mount Wellington 1060, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Mount Wellington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Mount Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
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Also Known As:
Waipuna Hotel And Conference Centre
Waipuna Lodge
Waipuna Hotel Auckland
Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre Auckland/Mount Wellington

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