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Whakaipo Lodge

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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 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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We arrived to a genuinely warm welcome from Angie and Garth, from that moment onward we loved our stay at Whakaipo Lodge. The property is wonderful, from the living areas to the outdoors and even Primrose the lamb that thinks she's a dog. What made the stay very special was
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Hosts Angie & Garth do a great job of making guests welcome. We enjoyed a swim in nearby Lake Taupo then had dinner at the lodge. They're great cooks, plus Garth really knows his wines. And while we ate canapes in the garden, we were even introduced to the pet sheep,
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My wife and I spent 2 days at Whakaipo Lodge recently . We did some mountain biking and walking on the amazing Great Lake Trails. Garth and Angie ( the owners and hosts) went beyond expectations. Great brekkies, evening wine and canapés, shuttles to and from the trails, general
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We loved our stay from the warm welcome, the delicious & nicely presented canapés homemade with ingredients from the local area to the clean and comfortable bedrooms. We came as a family with teenagers. Angie & Garth gave us great tips of what to pick from the plenty tourist
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We stayed just one night in mid-December in the Tongariro King Suite which was very comfortable. Angie and Garth made us feel very welcome; we enjoyed chatting with them over Angie's home-made canapés and wine/beer before enjoying home-made pizzas for dinner. Breakfast the
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Stunning gardens to relax and unwind
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Tongariro Suite - interior
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Tongariro Suite - romantic & secluded
"Tongariro King Suite is very private at the far end of the property and so very quiet."
"Doesn't matter, all gorgeous"
"All rooms are quiet and one room is accessible"
"Definitely try the dinner and walk around the lake."
"Our room had a porch and a private entrance. Called the Tongariro Room (on some sites it is called the Executive Suite). Very Nice."
US$205 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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