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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The reception staff were very off hand. Not suitable to impress tourists. The wifi was slow and not up to standard. Rooms were pleasant, clean and comfortable. Pools very nice. The staff need to be trained to not treat families as second class guests.

Thank Mcgecko
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We meet my parents at the Resort as it was their wedding anniversary. We enjoyed walking around the gardens, playing tennis and my parents played 9 holes of golf just across the road. The kids and I swam in the main hot pool which was a lovely temperature. We had a lovely meal in the Restaurant in the evening; we...

Thank 105rachel2015
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Been here now 4 times with my husband and have really enjoyed the experience, you dont have to dress up all proper for dinner if you dont want to, its a really nice clean hotel with lots to do for familys or couples. Food was great and lots to have with the buffet breakfast yum :). have never felt harrased...

Thank NeilnLisa
Reviewed 25 April 2016

As the saying goes...never judge a book... This place is like a little self contained village and has pretty much absolutely everything you need. This is an 'old school' style resort with its own golf course. Reminds me of Dirty dancing...

Thank Aklguy
Perth Western Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went to this fantastic resort with family to celebrate New Year. We stayed in one of the units which was modern and very comfortable. Lots of things to do at the resort and in the surrounding areas. all the facilities were first class and available at all times. Although the weather was not all that warm we made the most...

Thank Derrill1943
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Stayed two nights for a conference - whilst the resort has been around forever and is looking a little tired in places, the setting, staff and quality of food more than make up for it. I stayed in a Family Villa (313) and enjoyed a couple of great nights sleep - the villas are tucked away down the back of...

1Thank KentandMichelle
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Ok, it's not the newest hotel in the Taupo area and it is definitely just a little bit tired - but the staff are very friendly and helpful, the position is stunning and peaceful and the price is fair. The room is well equipped with everything you need, and it is very clean and comfortable. Overall it delivers as expected...

Thank Matthew61
Marton, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2016

A great place for families and couples to get away from it all. Everything you need is within the resort, so you only need to venture out if you really want to. Great food and swimming and the rooms are very comfortable.

Thank Elmendorfnz
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Great staff, rooms ok, its all a bit tired, needs an upgrade, air con in our room nit working, four in a small room was very hot,the pool was liked by the family but pool needed a paint,the cushions were ripped, just tired,

Thank Gazzeroni
Otane, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Spent several days over Easter at the Resort in one of their "villa" rooms. Was absolutely fantastic! Plenty of room for us and our little girl - even when it was raining we could all be inside and she could have all her toys spread out and there was still heaps of room. Room service from the Pavillion Restaurant was...

Thank shellbath2016

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: ₹ 5,056 - ₹ 11,409 (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”
Nickademus64, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suite is excellent if you can get it for a reasonable price.”
astroman042000, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for ground near the bar and pool”
, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 900's wing faces a garden and the sunset one side or parkland on the other.”
visit453, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most are dated but have balcony or terrace. Rooms with evening sunshine would be best”
P2100YKstevem, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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