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    Whakaipo Lodge

    1/504 Mapara Road RD 5 | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Bar/Lounge
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    1 - 5 of 189 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A great stay with wonderfull hosts and a really good deal. Dont miss this!! Good comfortable rooms and amenities. The breakfasts are extraordinary. The canapes are perfect late-in-the-day finishers. And do have a dinner or two at the lodge. With excellent NZ wines. Worth it!!...More

    Thank PC_Jag
    Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for your lovely review of your time with us. So pleased you found us great value for money (all those inclusions!) and a great stay. Our food & wine experience certainly seems to hit the spot with our guests too. We do hope...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Angie and Garth were the perfect hosts, for a much needed long weekend in Taupō. We were so pampered, having lovely meals prepared for us, drinking excellent NZ wines, sitting by a roaring log fire, sleeping in a very comfortable bed, and chatting with the...More

    Thank Robert S
    Response from WhakaipoLodge, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you Robert for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. So pleased you enjoyed all the things that make Whakaipo Lodge so popular with our guests. We hope to see you both again soon! Warmest regards Angie & Garth

    Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

    On our visit to NZ from the USA we stayed at Whakaipo Lodge for two nights in June with a family of 4 (2 parents and 22&18 year old sons) and had a simply excellent time. Angie and Garth are perfect hosts in every respect....More

    Thank Kent S
    Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 31 July 2017

    Many thanks Kent for your heartwarming review. We are delighted that you and the family enjoyed your stay with us. We thoroughly enjoyed your visit and hope that we may see you all again one day. Warmest regards, Angie & Garth.

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We had a lovely stay, starting with a very friendly welcome. Angie served the most delicious hors d'oeuvres and Garth helped us pick out a wine to match. We were only there for one night but had a great time. They are such a friendly,...More

    Thank Julie K
    Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 25 June 2017

    Thank you Julie for your wonderful review of your stay with us. We do hope you return one day for that longer visit. Many guests regret not spending longer in the Taupo region and at Whakaipo Lodge. Until next time, our warmest regards to you...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    The weather gods shined on us and we spent 3 wonderful nights here with Garth and Angie. Great tales were told, wonderful canapés consumed and perfect wines and local craft beers sunk! We optimistically took on the challenge of a 30KM bike ride which was...More

    Thank Chrishowden
    Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 25 June 2017

    Thank you Chris for your heartwarming review. An awesome effort by you both on your Great Lake Trail adventure too! (Wonderful as a walk for those not inclined to biking it!) We very much look forward to your next visit and continuing our lively discussions...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$190 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
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    Room Tips
    "End suite has a private entrance, and outdoor seating area. It was lovely."
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    "Book early as there are only a few rooms and this is one of the nicest places to stay in the Lake Taupo..."
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    "Both suites are quiet and open out onto a large garden."
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