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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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#16 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A large hotel complex with an old time feel but with al mod cons, very nice and helpfull staff, rooms cleaned everyday, lovely steak in the restaurant, nice selection of local beers in the bar. Reasonable price too in May.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 1 night early in the week. This was my second visit to this hotel and I was not disappointed. Booked a King room with breakfast. Good value especially as breakfast is a well set out buffet. My only complaint would be that we got 2 tiny single beds and although I asked for a twin room,...

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Thank Lee M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Many business travellers leave home base early in the morning to beat traffic, meet flights. Such was the case when we arrived late afternoon at Wairakei. Check in was informative, we were encouraged to use the facilities. The thermal pools and spas are very clean and heaven sent to relax in. The house Bar was traditional, large and dotted with...

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Thank ishlan
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the outside a nice looking Resort/Hotel. Inside a dated Hotel with poor/limited WiFi and really poor TV reception. A small distance from town which is an inconvenience. Also has the slowest elevators in NZ (the stairs are quicker).

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Thank nigo75
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was well appointed although my shower had weak pressure. Breakfast was included in my room rate and was excellent. No reason to go away hungry! There was the option of dining in if you wanted. I took advantage of having a massage which I can thoroughly recommend! The outdoor thermal heated pool was awesome.

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Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice large room, with 2 queen sized beds, good heating with air conditioning available for Summer. Smallish (32") TV, nice large bath and good pressure shower with good hot, hot water. Internet a bit limited at 500mb Nice bar and great restaurant

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Thank David C
Hiro_Ogata, Front Office Manager at Wairakei Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Dear David C Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to give us your favourable feedback. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. Please contact our friendly reception team if you need more than 500MB/day and we are happy to give you more anytime. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the...

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room, vey comfortable and warm. Our stay was very memorable and we will be back - next time with the kids. Having access to the spa pools after playing a sports event was ideal and we loved our time here.

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Hiro_Ogata, Front Office Manager at Wairakei Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Dear Brenda Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to give us your feedback. We are delighted to know that you had a great time at Wairakei Resort. Looking forward to welcoming you back with your children next time. Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front Office Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the cafe for lunch it was very delicious all freshly cooked food. Not the cheapest but you do pay for quality food. We had 2 teens with us so we paid $90 for mains drinks and dessert for all 4 of us. You can sit outside on the court yard lawn but we chose to sit inside...

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Hiro_Ogata, Front Office Manager at Wairakei Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Dear Hfanau We thank you for choosing to stay with us at Wairakei Resort Taupo. It is very pleasing to read that you enjoyed our freshly cooked food at our café. Please come visit us on a nicer sunny day next time to sit in the court yard lawn! Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front Office Manager

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it was NZ school holidays we were struggling to find somewhere to stay. My wife found this hotel on a phone app. The guy on reception was most helpful, considering we likely found the last room in the area the price was very reasonable for a family room. The restaurant was very good for both dinner and breakfast. Service...

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Hiro_Ogata, Front Office Manager at Wairakei Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Dear Andy B Thank you so much for staying at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are delighted to know that you had an excellent overnight stop at our hotel and our team assisted you very well. It is also pleasing to read that you enjoyed our restaurant services and clean room. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wairakei resort is a beautiful idea. It has two pools, a spa, a gym, tennis courts, a golf course across the road (through the tunnel), supposed free wifi (I'll come to that in a minute), restaurants (plural), a bar. And it is nice. The rooms are huge. Especially in comparison to the ship I'd just come off the week before....

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Hiro_Ogata, Front Office Manager at Wairakei Resort Taupo, responded to this review

Hi nzTrina Thank you very much for staying at Wairakei Resort and taking the time to give us such nice feedback about your recent stay. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the Wairakei Resort essence - beautiful ground, lots of free activitites(facilities), nice restaurant and friendly staff ! With regards to your wifi concern, please always contact...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Wairakei Resort Taupo

Address: 640 Wairakei Drive, Taupo 3384, New Zealand (Formerly Bayview Wairakei Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $83 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wairakei Resort Taupo 4*
Number of rooms: 187
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Also Known As:
Bayview Wairakei Hotel Taupo
Hotel Bayview Wairakei
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Taupo
#11 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#14 Family Hotel in Taupo
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“Rooms in the 900's”
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