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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

After being chilled in this New Zealand winter it was so nice to take a soak in these beautiful thermal pools. For $25 you can stay as long as you like.Other places give you limited time. The pools range from the hottest at 40 degrees C and lower. There are three large pools. Bring a towel or hirer one for...

Thank Barb1002015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Have just stayed weekend at Wairakei Resort Hotel for a family function and found the hotel villa rooms upgraded and the Saturday night meal exceptionally good. Pools great, recommend for a family get together.

Thank Moanahau
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stayed just for one night to break up a long journey. Place is getting a bit tired but room is comfortable (beds are great). Spa pools are warm but again a bit tired. Our deal included breakfast which was the normal fare but plenty of it, well presented and the hot dishes are hot (not always the case in some...

2Thank GrantandPam255106
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night - concierge was unorganized, inefficient and unapologetic for it. Rooms small and dank. Pricey and too far away from taupo township. somewhere else as there are plenty of better options in taupo.

2Thank Mikey F
Kempten, Germany
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed here christmas 2011 and had a pleasant time. Second time around we still really like the place. It is quiet, relaxing and comfortable. The rooms are nicely furnished and provide everything you need. Wifi has a good speed. Our highlight this time was a swim in drizzling cool weather in the heated outside pool. Very enjoyable. We chose...

Thank Martina F
Merricks North, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Taupo is a beautiful place - but I did not see much. I visited Wairakei Resort for a conference. Rooms: My room, and the rooms I saw, were not overly modern, but they were certainly adequate. Good water pressure, iron/ironing board, quiet, spacious, good bed, big enough TV, and good WiFi signal strength. There were not many TV channels -...

Thank Jason T
Opotiki, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Queen's Birthday Weekend exactly 1 year ago, my wife and I stayed there as a get away weekend before I was due to have major surgery a couple of weeks later. The whole weekend experience in Taupo was terrific in spite of it being in Winter. The appointment of the rooms, The bar and the restaurant were fist class and...

Thank mel19462015
Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Great place to stay, great outdoor heated pool, spas, tennis court, kids playground and gym. They were quick to rectify a problem. was nice just to be able to travel a short distance to various places or you could spend the day at the resort. Looking forward to going again, oh and the food is good there to a+++

1Thank 78angeline
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 May 2015

As a group of 8 ladies all budding golfers we stayed at Wairakei Resort. The service was fantastic.The duty manager at reception bent over backwards to make our stay so enjoyable.The facilities and location was top class with the beautiful grounds and a picturesque 9 hole golf course across the road. We are all keen to go back again and...

Thank BarbaraNZ
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Only stayed one night here but it certainly made an impression being situated in Tongariro National Park. There was a seating area outside our room & it was lovely to sit there taking in the view & the wildlife. Our room was clean & spacious & although there was no mini bar the drinks we ordered on the phone came...

Thank Grasmi909

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: ₹ 7,441 - ₹ 11,810 (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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“Don't stay by the swimming pools”
 of 5 bubbles Sharonsos, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“600 wing furtherest from reception and no lift. 619 overlooks pool so can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles ausgezeichnet70, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor 900 block”
 of 5 bubbles Alyayde, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in tge wing where the room numbers are 400 onwards it is old, dirty and stinks of old.”
 of 5 bubbles JakesPerthWA, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Around room 312 - north end overlooking gardens and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwistoUSA, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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