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Whakaipo Lodge

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“angie garth”(22 reviews)
“wonderful hosts”(22 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a home stay opportunity with wonderful hosts Garth & Angie. First, the property is lovely, set in the rural area outside Acacia Bay, but still only about 10 minutes from the town of Taupo. Our room was gracious and looked out onto...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Angie and Garth were the consummate hosts. The rooms were comfortable and the grounds were fabulous. Garth got us a reservation at a great restaurant where we had the best rack of lamb of the entire trip. We really felt like we were visiting friends....More

Thank Rich T
Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rich, thanks so much for taking the time to review you and your friends' stay with us. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your time here: we certainly enjoyed hosting you all. Wishing you all the very best, Angie & Garth.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcome and continuing hospitality from Garth and Angie. Lodge decor creative and interesting. Nice gardens to explore. Peaceful and tranquil spot away from the noise of town. Fantastic breakfast and drinks and canapés in the evening a special touch.

Thank Steve C
Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Steve, thank you for review. Great to hear you really enjoyed your stay. We do hope we see you again one day. Warmest regards, Angie & Garth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hosts (Garth and Angie) were incredibly pleasant and helpful. They greeted us outside when we arrived and shared appys with us each night. Some people may not want this much interaction, but the two of them are so much fun to talk to, they...More

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Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your heartwarming review. We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your time at Whakaipo Lodge. Great to hear that you found our food and wine experience of such a high calibre - we are well chuffed! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed with Angie and Garth for 3 nights in early March, and couldn't have been more pleased with our selection of Whakaipo Lodge for our time in Taupo. Even before pulling up their driveway, all email and pre-arrival communication was handled timely and efficiently...More

Thank karen o
Response from Angie L, Owner at Whakaipo LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Karen for your truly heartwarming review of your stay at Whakaipo Lodge. We are so blessed to live in such a wonderful place and be able to share it with our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed the whole experience and we...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
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$212 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$212 - US$308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (45)
Dining (8)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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"The Ruapehu Suite is on a corner so has lovely views over their garden."
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