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Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort

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#2 of 6 campsites in Taupo
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Choose to stay ahead of the game with our awesome Luxury Accommodation - self contained villas, lodges and spa chalets, providing an indulgent escape and complete with panoramic lake and mountain views. Or stay true with our ever-popular Qualmark rated 5 Star Holiday Park accommodation - from camping to van sites, cabins and motels, all spacious and excellent value.We have pools,water playground,slides,big bouncing air pad,Day Spa,Cafe-the ultimate all-year-round relaxation and recreation destination!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Water park
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Vending machine
Spa
Hot spring bath
Massage
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Microwave
Refrigerator
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4.5 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
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English, Chinese, Afrikaans, Hindi and 1 more
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Joanne C wrote a review 3 Mar
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions6 helpful votes
We held a family reunion at DeBretts recently and the venue couldn’t have been better. We were quite a large group and DeBretts were extremely accommodating and the staff couldn’t have been friendlier or more helpful. We had people in villas and units, camping and in caravans which were all great options for us. The units are well equipped, clean and comfortable. We had our own shared outside space which was perfect for coming together as a group. An amazing weekend was had by all. Thank you DeBretts! We’ll be back.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 2 days ago
Hi Joanne. Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that your family reunion was such a great success. See you next time!
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margery H wrote a review Apr 2023
Sydney, Australia137 contributions19 helpful votes
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Great spot with excellent facilities including pools of various temperatures. The children will be delighted with the water slide. Our unit was very comfortable although instructions on how to use the oven would have helped rather than playing trial and error.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Responded 1 May 2023
Hi Margery. We are so pleased that you were comfortable in your unit and that your children got to enjoy the hydro slides. Thank you for your feedback.
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PaulA113 wrote a review Nov 2023
7 contributions1 helpful vote
This is the 5th time I've stayed here; everything has been fantastic. Great place to come camp or take a cabin, fantastic amenities and great to have the pools just next door. Wonderful stay, I'll be back very soon.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 28 Nov 2023
Hi Paul. Thanks for the awesome feedback! We will look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
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Kara H wrote a review Nov 2023
Columbia, South Carolina8 contributions1 helpful vote
DO NOT BOOK THIS! Our room was not clean. Maybe appears clean if you walk in and see beds are made and the trash is out but look closer. Hair on the pillows, floors and walls. Dead bugs on kitchen floor. Empty soap dispensers. Dishes were dirty with dried food on them. No lake view for us. We got to watch employees from our “chalet”, smoking. We learned our lesson and will pick the back packers lodge next time!! We have better luck with those. On a side note, if you go to Rotorua, book the Ramada Resort by Wyndham!! So clean and super attentive and has a washer and dryer so you can catch up on laundry and keep traveling 😊
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 28 Nov 2023
Hi Karah. We do sincerely apologize if there were cleaning issues in your room. We do hope that you reported this at the time so that we could make amends.
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Laura C wrote a review Nov 2023
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We were staying on one of the powered sites with our camper whilst on our honeymoon across NZ, De Brett’s had some of the best facilities we have experienced on our trip! The showers, toilets and kitchen were spotless. The pool is a nice bonus compared to most campsites for a small fee
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Mirela Petrar, General Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Responded 19 Nov 2023
Thanks for the fantastic feedback. Congratulations! We wish you well as you honeymoon across our beautiful New Zealand.
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jvt2017 wrote a review Nov 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand25 contributions8 helpful votes
Our large family had units 6 and 7 for the weekend. Rooms spacious, very clean and tidy. Easy parking. Nice childrens playgrounds and well kept grounds. Walk down to the hot pools may be too steep for very elderly or disabled but once there what a beautiful spot. Surrounded by bush, trees. Located a bit out of town but easy to get to if you have a car. Would highly recommend staying here with a family. Plenty to do with hotpools and playgrounds. Oh and the view of the lake and mountains beautiful too
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 13 Nov 2023
Thank you for this wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We do hope that you will come again.
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sharon g wrote a review Nov 2023
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions1 helpful vote
Dirty rooms, mold on blinds, old dishes still in oven with food on, not enough toilet paper, rude and disrespectful receptionist, broken bed not able to be used leaving one child on floor for night!!!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Room Tip: Slides were mostly closed but had to pay full price. Beware of asking for anything as you may get...
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Response from Mirela Petrar, General Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Responded 13 Nov 2023
Hi Sharon. We are truly sorry about your disappointing stay. The cleaners should have checked the oven. You are most welcome to ask for more toilet paper at reception. We have two hydroslides operating, but one was closed for a time that day for maintenance; we are sorry for the inconvenience. We apologize if one of the reception staff were disrespectful in any way; we strive to be friendly and helpful at all times. Thank you for your helpful feedback.
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Kirtsyg wrote a review Oct 2023
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand7 contributions2 helpful votes
We visited the hot pools at 7.30, knowing they closed at 8.30pm. We were not staying here. Pool was very cool and no fresh water coming into pool. The plug was pulled out and the pool started draining at 7.55pm! We were charged full price for cool water and low levels with water draining away! Disappointed about paying full price for draining pools and cool water without even warning us that this was the case.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Response from Mirela Petrar, General Manager at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Responded 23 Oct 2023
Thank you for your feedback. We are truly sorry about the misunderstanding with the pools. Our pools are drained every night for cleaning. You should have been informed about this. We sincerely apologize if you were not informed.
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JuBlue2014 wrote a review Sept 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked a cabin (with shared toilet/shower facilities). A lovely, tidy, comfortable space. Great location, nice staff. The communal shower/toilet area is one of the best we've seen - underfloor heating, really warm, bright, and clean. We'll be back to stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Responded 2 Oct 2023
Thank you for this wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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MargyPerth wrote a review Sept 2023
Perth, Australia177 contributions72 helpful votes
We stayed a few days at DeBretts for a family gathering with a couple of motor homes, a basic cabin, a motel style unit, a studio and a superior studio. All were good and the amenities and facilities were excellent as were the grounds with lovely trees and hedges between accommodations. Our superior studio looked basic on the outside but was nice inside and very well appointed with underfloor heating, Wifi, large TV with Sky sport and movie channels, and a small outside deck with table and chairs. The kitchenette had a microwave and two hotplates as well as fridge and dish drawer dishwasher and a coffee plunger. We technically had views of the mountains but the weather conspired against us so we had brief glimpses during our stay, but it would be lovely on a fine sunny day. There was shower body wash and shampoo and hand-wash supplied in dispensers and they will service the room and replenish anything as needed daily. Having the hot pools on site was great and we got a discount because we were staying there and towels provided that we could take with us. The playground and bouncy pillow were a big hit with the kids. We gathered in the camp kitchen on the first night and it was also well set up with plenty of options for different groups and a TV/lounge area. The only thing I could fault in our room was the lack of reading lamps/lights. We only had overhead down lights which were all on or off (with a dimmer – but if you dimmed them you couldn’t see to read). We would definitely stay again if in Taupo, it was overall very good and the staff were friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Responded 2 Oct 2023
Thank you Margy for this awesome feedback! We are thrilled that your family gathering was a success and that a good time was had by all.
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$98 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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Frequently Asked Questions about Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Nearby attractions include Lake Taupo (2.7 km), Huka Falls (5.9 km), and Huka Falls tracks (5.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Master of India, Malabar Nepalese and Indian Kitchen, and Incredible India Restaurant and Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Hindi, Romanian, and Afrikaans.
Does Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.