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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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#16 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 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 NEW

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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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 1 week 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 2 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...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this property. We stayed in the King Spa Suite, and the room was comfortable and spacious. The facilities of this hotel are fantastic, especially having the nine hole golf course across the road. The staff were friendly, but special mention must go to Rebecca, our waitress from the Pavilion Restaurant. Rebecca was very friendly and accommodating to our...

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

Dear MJBSMB Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such great feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to read your comments. I have passed your message to our restaurant manager for Rebecca in our Pavilion restaurant. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front Office...

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We struggled to find a place to stay in Taupo over the Easter weekend, this resort had a family room available so we booked it with one day's notice. As soon as we arrived we knew we had made a good choice; and by dinner time we had decided to extend our stay. The resort has great facilities including the...

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

Dear Charlie Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are very pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed everything about our hotel including the popular facilities. We are also happy to know that you had a great dinner with us and you thought our hotel was worth for money. Looking forward to...

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great spot to relax away from the centre of the city. Well appointed and very clean room. The facilities (if you choose to use them) are varied and enough to keep everyone happy; swimming in the thermal pool (35 degrees) was a pretty cool way to start Easter Sunday. We chose not to eat here as there was so many...

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

Dear michelletI2269FY We appreciate you taking the time to write this very favourable review of Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Wairakei Resort Taupo essence - swimming pool, relaxing ambience and clean room. Please come enjoy our buffet dinner on weekends next time when you visit us. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2017

stayed here with a a group during a motorcycle rally ,the accommodation , restaurant and service was very good, buffet breakfast was excellent also.. this is a great place for a couple to get away or a group to meet and enjoy the local attractions

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

Dear Tanewha We appreciate you taking the time to write this very favourable review. We have shared with the team your wonderful comments and we are very pleased that you had a great stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front Office Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre 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
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $116 - $219 (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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