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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were here for a couple of days with some friends. The room was great on the third floor of a building away from the road. Plenty of room and a nice comfy bed. No complaints on that score. On our first night there we decided to go for a meal in the restaurant at the hotel. The food was,...

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

Dear Nickademus64 Thank you very much for staying at Wairakei Resort. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooms. Please accept our apology about our restaurant services. I have passed your message to our restaurant manager for their review and please rest assured the appropriate measures will take place about the training. Looking forward to welcoming you back...

Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed as an overnight stop on our way up the north island. The accomodation was clean but basic and looked tired and not comparable to similar priced properties in the area. Check in staff were efficient but not especially friendly. As this is quite some way out of Taupo centre I'm not sure we'd book again.

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

Dear vicki41 Many thanks for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to give us your feedback. We are happy to know that you thought our rooms were clean. The hotel is getting refreshed and it is an on going process and it will be great if we can welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Hiro...

Scotland
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The room was in fact a suite - very luxurious and good value for money. The staff were very helpful throughout and there are some good facilities on site - gym etc. We were there on a Sunday which coincided with an all you can eat carvery on the Sunday night - good value at $35 NZ. Our visit also...

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

Dear astroman042000 Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our luxurious suite, our fun facilities and our renowned friendly staff members. I will pass your nice message to our restaurant team about your happiness about the buffet dinner. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future....

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We found our room on the ground floor extremely comfortable. Did have some noisy neighbours in the morning though! That is the problem with long corridors and guests going to breakfast before catching their tourist bus!

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

Dear MandyJkim Many thanks for staying with us at Wairakei Resort Taupo. It is great that you enjoyed your room on the ground floor. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front Office Manager

Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

i am aware the biker meeting was a windfall for the management, for a ordinary guest like us (a family it was hell.) partying until 11.30 the time i asked the night manager to stop it, what addmittingly worked. now after reading the reviews i am aware they have booked me in the oldest rooms avaiable (thanks for that) and...

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

Dear halanke We sincerely thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to give us your feedback. Please accept our apology for the hotel being fully booked and you did not have a quiet and relaxing time with us. Please contact myself if you could give us another opportunity to welcome you back in the future....

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Wairakei Resort is still worth a visit although it could do with a face lift. All the staff were extremely helpful and pleasant, but we did have a few issues with housekeeping. On arrival we found a used wet towel on the back of the bathroom door. We threw this into the hall and immediately notified housekeeping. It was still...

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

Dear Mary G We thank you very much for staying at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and our friendly team assisted you well. Please accept our apology for the housekeeping services were not as of usual standard. We have passed on your feedback to our housekeeping manager for her review. The hotel...

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The room we stayed in is perfectly fine, starting to get a little bit worn, but only slightly. Offered a bigger room to put a trundler in. Staff just helpful and lovely. Stayed a few times before as our go to stay over hotel when traveling as we get looked after, good food androids are happy. Stuff to do for...

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

Dear Sian H Many thanks for choosing to stay at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are pleased to know that you and your family members had a great time with us enjoying our facilities. I will pass your feedback about our restaurant to our restaurant team for their review. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Hiro...

West Yorkshire
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed here for two nights and found it to be a good location for a stop over enroute north. It is just 5 minutes off the SH5 and about 15 minutes drive into Taupo. We were in a block of 3 floors on the 1st floor. I would have preferred to be on the top floor because you can...

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

Dear WestYorksHomebird Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are very pleased to read that you had a great stay with us. Please do not hesitate to let us know your room preference at a time of booking and we will try our very best to accommodate your needs. Please accept our apology for...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great event organisation at the Wairakei Resort - 80 cars and 170 people! Plenty of parking, and plenty of space for all to enjoy. I was really impressed with the organisation of our dinner dance - all the food arrived at the table hot and beautifully presented, no request was too much and all were swiftly delivered. There's plenty of...

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

Dear visit453 We thank you very much for staying with us over the event and we are thrilled to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very happy that the event went well and all the attendees had a great time here in Taupo. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Hiro Ogata Front...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were concerned reading some of the recent reviews, but we were very pleased with our excellent room (in the 700's), two comfy (maybe a bit soft for some) beds and plenty of space. Nice patio to sit out on and no complaints about noise. A rather curious wifi arrangement with two sets of (limited) free WiFi access. The hotel...

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

Dear severus Thank you very much for staying at Wairakei Resort Taupo. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay especially your room. We do have more complimentary WIFI so please contact reception if 650MB/day is not enough for you anytime. We are also happy to know that you enjoyed your dinner with us too! Looking forward...

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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
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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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  • 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: ₹ 5,042 - ₹ 10,473 (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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