Overview of Wairakei Resort Taupo

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4.3 / 5Excellent
1,107 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Spa



Popular LocationWairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa4 min walk
Popular LocationWairakei Natural Thermal Valley7 min walk
Popular LocationRock`n Ropes3 min drive
AirportTaupo (TUO)13 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • King Disability

    King Disability

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Tauhara King

    Tauhara King

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Tauhara Twin

    Tauhara Twin

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Spa Suite

    Spa Suite

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Twin Double Bed

    Twin Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Economy Room

    Economy Room

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Waiora King

    Waiora King

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Tauhara Superior Twin

    Tauhara Superior Twin

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Studio King

    Studio King

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Villa

    Family Villa

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area


Wairakei Resort Taupo is located in Wairakei. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Travelling with kids? Consider Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley and Taupo Bungy.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa - 4 min walk
  • Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 7 min walk
  • Rock`n Ropes - 3 min drive
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Prawn Farm - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 13 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant with a bar. Serves dinner.

About this property

Wairakei Resort Taupo

Family-friendly hotel with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa
2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa and outdoor tennis courts are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a sauna and a meeting room. All 187 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite TV and safes. Phones and ironing boards are also available to guests.
Wairakei Resort Taupo offers 187 forms of accommodation with a safe and an iron/ironing board. Televisions come with satellite channels.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Wairakei hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor tennis courts
Full-service spa
Hot tub

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)


Banquet hall

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room


Picnic area


Body wraps
Spa open daily


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible path to lift

Room amenities


Hairdryer (on request)
Shower/bathtub combination


Satellite channels


Connecting rooms available
Iron/ironing board



Late check-in subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

  • To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

  • Wairakei Resort Taupo
  • Bayview Wairakei Hotel Taupo
  • Hotel Bayview Wairakei
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Guest reviews



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    Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2020


    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    everything is available on-site was easy , needs rooms upgrading looking old and tattered

    Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2020

    5/5 Excellent

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      Stayed 3 nights in Mar. 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      It felt like you were overseas in a 5-star resort (when we only live 2.5 hrs away)

      Stayed 2 nights in Mar. 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

      It is in a nice quiet setting but the units are a little tired.

      Stayed 2 nights in Mar. 2020