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Wairakei Resort Taupo

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Aerial view
2 outdoor pools
Economy King | In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Daily full breakfast (NZD 35 per person)

Overview of Wairakei Resort Taupo

Wairakei Resort Taupo

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Wairakei with 2 outdoor pools and bar/lounge

8.2/10 Very good

996 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar
640 Wairakei Road, Wairakei, 3352
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa tub
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Fridge
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • Taupo (TUO) - 12 min drive


  • Shaynes Fresh Fish & Chip - 7 min drive
  • The Storehouse - 7 min drive
  • Wild Bean Cafe - 8 min drive
  • The Bistro - 7 min drive
  • Replete Food Company - 8 min drive

About this property

Wairakei Resort Taupo

Enjoy your visit to Wairakei with a stay at Wairakei Resort Taupo. Guests can indulge in massages, body wraps or facials. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include 2 outdoor pools, a bar/lounge and a fitness centre. The helpful staff and restaurant get good marks from fellow travellers.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Hindi

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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 187 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


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

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Golfing
  • Golfing nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Hot tub
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Banquet hall


  • Lift
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • German
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Geyser Bar – On-site bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, 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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 35 for adults and NZD 17 for children
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 22 February 2023 to 3 April 2023 (dates subject to change).

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 40 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


<p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>
Connecting rooms may be available for the Family Unit and Studio King room categories only.

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

Is Wairakei Resort Taupo currently open?
This property is closed from 22 February 2023 to 3 April 2023 (dates subject to change).
Does Wairakei Resort Taupo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Wairakei Resort Taupo does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Wairakei Resort Taupo?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Wairakei Resort Taupo?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Wairakei Resort Taupo?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Wairakei Resort Taupo?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Wairakei Resort Taupo?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Wairakei Resort Taupo and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Relax in the hot tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include 2 outdoor pools and a fitness centre. Wairakei Resort Taupo also has a picnic area and a garden.
Does Wairakei Resort Taupo have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Wairakei Resort Taupo like?
Wairakei Resort Taupo is a short 4-minute walk from Wairakei Terraces & Thermal Health Spa and 7 minutes' walk from Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.



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8/10 Very good

Sharon, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Andrew, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

TAEK SU, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Nancy, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Susan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Jenny, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Sunny room
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Location and ease of access was great, reception was nice and friendly. Staff are great, efficient and friendly. Rooms were tired, specially the bathroom. Carpets worn and place in general is in need of renovation.
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

The staff were friendly & helpful. Went out of their way to help us. The thermal pool was just the right temperature & fantastic relief for the tired muscles after cycling around the Lake. A little dated & the bed wasn't as good as the one at home.
Glenn, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

AnneMarie, 1-night trip
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