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Whakaipo Lodge

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Overview
1/504 Mapara Road RD 5 Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Suites
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews angie garth wonderful hosts mountain biking hosted dinner new zealand an amazing cook delicious canapes homemade pizza wealth of knowledge pre dinner canapes bed and breakfast other guests great company glass of wine wonderful weekend lake taupo each evening
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so impressed with this lodge in Acacia Vay and in a short distance from the Whakaipo Bay, pristine water, stunning mountain views. Garth and Angie London are wonderful hosts, warm and incredibly knowledgeable about the area, all the activities, good food and fantastic...More

Thank FraseCamperdown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can’t speak highly enough of Angie and Garth and the Whakaipo Lodge. We were warmly welcomed upon arrival and left two days later feeling like we had been visiting old friends. We very much enjoyed the canapés and wine in the evening, which gave...More

Thank janicaa
Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Whakaipo Lodge. Our little lambs are especially cute at this time of year. You can check out "Primrose's Progress" on our Facebook page (the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Angie and Garth! From the moment we arrived to the day we had to pack up and move on to our next stop, Angie and Garth pulled out all the stops and showed the most gracious hospitality we could have hoped for, and...More

Thank Eric C
Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Eric for your heartwarming review of your stay at Whakaipo Lodge. While we named the Lodge after the stunningly beautiful Whakaipo Bay of Lake Taupo, just along the road from us, it was surely fate when we learnt that "Whakaipo" in Maori meant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this lovely Whakaipo Lodge with my husband during our baby moon, and we enjoyed it so much we didn't want to check out. Hosts - Angie and Garth are so warm and hospitable. They are also very knowledgeable on locally and the North...More

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Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review of your babymoon stay with us. We are absolutely delighted that you both enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again with your new baby along too! All the very best for the birth of...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you, Angie and Garth, for sharing your corner of paradise with us. The accommodations were lovely, the breakfasts wines, beer, and canapés delicious, and being able to feed the sheep and get close to the lambs most memorable. We really appreciated spending time with...More

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Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kathy, thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We loved hosting you and are truly delighted that you also enjoyed your time at Whakaipo Lodge. Lambing time is so special and pleased you got to meet our fourteen...More

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Description
You'll certainly cherish your time at Whakaipo Lodge, a boutique, luxury lodge perfectly positioned close to Taupo and the Great Lake while providing an idyllic, romantic sanctuary away from it all. Nestled on a 4 More hectare estate, with stunning gardens and friendly sheep, the Lodge is adjacent to the spectacular Whakaipo Bay Reserve of Lake Taupo, just perfect for secluded swimming, walking, biking or photography. Treat yourself and be pampered with superb food, NZ wine, local craft beer and exceptional coffee or organic tea from your knowledgeable Kiwi hosts at Taupo's top-rated Bed & Breakfast/Inn. Stunning location, gourmet food & wine experience, luxury accommodation and great company are all here in abundance. So, sit back and relax in style. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$198 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$198 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
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Traveller (48)
Dining (8)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Definitely try the dinner and walk around the lake."
FraseCamperdown
6 days ago
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"Our room had a porch and a private entrance. Called the Tongariro Room (on some sites it is called the..."
D923RBericc
2 weeks ago
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"The B&B has 2 letting bedrooms and both of them are excellent. We really couldn't suggest one over..."
D9316NPjanw
28 May 2018
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"Very small B & B"
682richt
3 Apr 2018
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