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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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Whangaparaoa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful Spring break at the Wairakei Resort with a large group from our tennis club. Enjoyed the very good facilities, clean well appointed rooms, both hot pools were lovely and thermally heated to a temp up to 38 deg C. Our group played tennis on the two courts, and we dined in the restaurant for a buffet meal... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We played golf and called into the Pavilion Restaurant at the Wairakei Resort for a coffee. The waiter was not very welcoming and proceeded to serve up luke warm coffee to 4 people. What was worse... the coffee was in disposable plastic cups! OMG!! The Resort is very attractive, the restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. The Resort grounds are lovely... More 

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

Did not come to stay but got a tour around the place and was amazed. Upon arrival we were greeted with a nice receptionist until waiting for Jane. Jane then took us all around the resort, from visiting the bar, going into the conference rooms, visiting some of the rooms such as the 2-bedroom apartment, and going around the pool,... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 12.15am with no booking. Anthony was very helpful & friendly, thank you. In fact all the staff here were friendly & polite. The bed was extremely comfortable just what we needed after a very long day travelling. Great to stay somewhere you can connect to wifi in seconds without any awkward passwords. Another huge plus is the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good venue for accommodation with good restaurants/food available. Numerous adventure activities close by. Golf course across the road, Huka Falls close by, jet boating on the river all within 10 km. Capacity for large conference groups. Plenty of parking and easy access. Taupo main centre is only a short drive away and one can easily spend a few hours there... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is about 15mins from Taupo, and is an historic location. The grounds are beautiful. The hotel rooms are very nice but look closely and it's clear that they are starting to show their age. The beds were too soft; particularly the bed frame was flimsy. Nevertheless, I would visit there again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large earthquake research conference at Wairakei resort for 3 days - it was very comfortable with quality food and spa, but I must stress that this hotel has the most friendly staff I've ever met. Kevin at the reception was exceptionally helpful. Will happily come back.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed overnight, however the rooms were a tad small for the price paid. Apart from that very comfortable accommodation, great restaurant and would have loved to stayed a little longer to check out the spa pools

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked online and got amazing deal at Wairakei Resort Taupo - Spacious, rooms very clean, warm & inviting, nice comfortable beds, friendly staffs, amazing hot pools and spa, will definitely come again!

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had a lot to do with Wairakei Resort over the years and recently stayed there for a conference. The service and food was excellent and their out catering for a special function was world class. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful trees that provide a brilliant colour palette particularly in autumn. There is a 9 hole golf course,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 3384, New Zealand (Formerly Bayview Wairakei Resort)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $103 - $188 (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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