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Whakaipo Lodge

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Free Parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived and were welcomed by Angie and Garth we knew we had found a true gem. Lovely location about 5-10 mins out of Taupo in beautiful countryside. Our suite was large and comfortable with everything we needed and opened onto the...More

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

Dear Sarah, Many thanks for your truly heartwarming review of your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed it. We know you will love exploring more of the Tongariro National Park if you get back to Taupo - especially the hidden gems we can tell...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay, the only mistake we made was not staying longer. Really lived up to all the reviews, Garth and Angie really made us welcome. Enjoyed the yummy breakfast. Will be back again next time we visit Lake Tapo thanks Alex &...More

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

Thank you so much Alex & Sarah for reviewing your stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward very much to your return! Warmest regards, Angie & Garth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Whakaipo Lodge with Garth & Angie. The B&B is absolutely wonderful and the hosts couldn't have been better. Jan is a diagnosed Coeliac and they couldn't do enough to ensure that she was catered for at all times. This even...More

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

Thank you Jan for your lovely review of your stay. We are especially pleased that you found our catering to your special dietary needs was appreciated by you. We wish you all the very best and do hope we see you again one day. Warmest...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

The amenities were excellent, the food amazing, the surroundings delightful and not far from town but the best thing was the welcome from our hosts. Nothing was too much trouble and they were delightful. We travel a lot and I can honestly say this was...More

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

Thank you so much for your heartwarming review. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and you have gladdened our hearts that you think so highly of our hospitality. Hope we see you again one day. Warmest regards, Angie & Garth.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Our room was spacious and the bed very comfortable. Garth and Angie are entertaining hosts and the food was first rate. Since being back home weI have missed the wonderful breakfasts and the canapés in the evening. We would recommend this wonderful B & B...More

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

Many thanks Mark for your review of your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed the lodge and our hospitality. (Thank you also for contributing to the guest library with a couple of great novels!!) We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and do hope we can...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Bar/Lounge
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US$195 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$195 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The B&B has 2 letting bedrooms and both of them are excellent. We really couldn't suggest one over..."
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"Very small B & B"
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"Only two rooms (a third w/o a bathroom for children) so book early."
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"There are 2 suites, and they are both very well appointed and roomy. Can not go wrong at this B&B."
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