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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Wairakei Resort Taupo

Wairakei Resort Taupo

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
640 Wairakei Road, Wairakei, 3352

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWairakei Natural Thermal Valley7 min walk
  • AirportTaupo (TUO)12 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Kinloch Club15 min drive
  • Popular LocationOrakei Korako Geothermal Park and Cave22 min drive

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About this area

Wairakei

Located in Wairakei, Wairakei Resort Taupo is in a national park. While the natural beauty of Huka Falls and Lake Taupo can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Taupo Hot Springs. Travelling with kids? Consider Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley and Taupo Bungy. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley - 7 min walk
  • Wairakei International Golf Course - 1 min drive
  • Prawn Farm - 3 min drive
  • The Kinloch Club - 15 min drive
  • Orakei Korako Geothermal Park and Cave - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pavilion — 1 min walk
  • Victoria's Cafe Kitchen Bar - 7 min drive
  • Ninety Nine - 7 min drive
  • Thai Delight - 7 min drive
  • The Bistro - 7 min drive

About this property

Wairakei Resort Taupo

4-star, family-friendly hotel near Huka Falls
This hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a golf course and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 187 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus in-room free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Balconies or patios, 24-hour room service and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Wairakei Resort Taupo offers 187 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Cable televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include Golf course, outdoor tennis courts, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: NZD 28 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German

Business services

  • Meeting rooms 5

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 40 per night.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 28 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40 per night
  • 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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Connecting rooms may be available for the Family Unit and Studio King room categories only.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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
Resort Taupo
Wairakei Taupo
Wairakei Resort Taupo Hotel
Wairakei Resort Taupo Wairakei
Wairakei Resort Taupo Hotel Wairakei

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 450 out of 992 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 398 out of 992 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 104 out of 992 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 992 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 992 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
For the amenities wildly overpriced
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great facilities with hot pool. However hotel is very tired and needs and update. Room size ok for 2 kids, 2 adults for one night.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
I liked the fact we were out of the centre if Taupo, but it was noisy from doors closing, and the whole place in general looked tired and in need of a revamp.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The resort is centrally located to many of the activities in the area. Both staff and amenities are excellent The only issue is that the rooms need updating.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021