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Wairakei Resort Taupo

#16 of 70 Hotels in Taupo
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Kihei, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very beautiful location, gorgeous grounds, great pools, very good dinner buffet....terrible soft beds...We had to cut our stay short because of it. The front desk staff was very understanding and canceled our stay on a short notice. Thank you very much! We would love to come back one day, but I wish the hotel would replace their beds for better... More 

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

We had a fantastic time at wairakei resort. The restaurant was first class and our steaks were cooked to perfection, nothing was too much trouble for the wait staff. We stayed in the studios/villas which was perfect for kids and the playground was right opposite.

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Thank richnsands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent place to spend a few days or even a week. Wonderful winter base for a family holiday. Tons to do in the vicinity, we ran out of time in our three days there. Very nice heated pools and Spas to enjoy on site and there's more across the road. We thought it very good value as it's a very... More 

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Thank Lynwood4
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We obtained a late booking at a great rate and weren't disappointed. Lovely setting for the hotel with beautiful gardens and close to Huka Falls and Wairakei Geysers. Great for families. Check in was fast and cheerful, hotel itself is looking tired in parts and could do with updating.bed was good and room was quiet. Staff very helpful.

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Thank Jan M
new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove up from Nelson for a fun few days with the family. Wairakei is the perfect spot. Quiet with extensive grounds. Heated pools and spas. Excellent restaurant. Had two rooms with a lounge in between. 5 minutes drive from town. Highly recommended.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was rather upset over an initial misunderstanding but all was sorted in a very professional manner. Excellent service in restaurant staff made our 2 day stay the most excellent . Was great having a late checkout of 3 pm with our celebration package . We had suite 915 at back of resort so no noise

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the resort for some meetings. Great surroundings and close to some sights, while a bit of a drive into Taupo. While practical, some of the rooms are hidden and one can easily get lost on the way for food. Overall a bit outdated hotel, but practical and comfy.

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Thank LxRichter
Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband and I went to dinner at the Pavilion Restaurant the other evening and had the best service thanks to all but especially to Max very attentive and professional. The food was lovely and would recommend it to all

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for a conference he was attending as it was a business trip I'm unsure on value. We had a villa room and it was nice but the outside a little dated more so than the inside but clean. I think this would be great for groups as they seemed to be interconnected, however for us... More 

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Taihape, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had another relaxing 6 day stay up in 900 wing, away from everybody else. Staff are always very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed my Steak, it was perfect. Restaurant staff now recognize us and it is good to catch up with them again. They reserve our preferred table and bring out the Dusky Sauv Blanc.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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 3352, New Zealand (Formerly Bayview Wairakei Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $76 - $137 (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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