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Reviewed 28 November 2016
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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Susan and Tony made us welcome in every way from pre-dinner drinks by the fire in the sitting room to excellent advice on local excursions and places of interest. We learnt a lot about New Zealand today from lively conversation over the evening drinks. The bedroom was extremely comfortable, well furnished with a lovely selection of things provided in the...

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UK
Reviewed 3 July 2016

On our tour of NZ we stayed in several family run bed and breakfasts. This was the highlight of our trip. We were made very welcome by the owners, joining them for drinks and snacks each evening and they made every effort to ensure we saw the best of the local attractions and tried the best restaurants.

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Caddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We didn't think our experience of New Zealand could be improved upon but Susan and Tony proved us wrong. They were so welcoming, relaxing us from the first much needed cuppa. Our room was well appointed and comfortable with a lovely view and all one could wish for. Throughout our three night stay they made us feel totally at home...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We are so disappointed that our stay was limited to one night. Tony and Susan are superlative hosts; welcoming us after our early evening arrival to drinks and appetizers on their veranda overlooking Lake Taupo. Positives: Everything! The hosts, accommodations, breakfast, location . . . and did I mention hosts! We thought about kayaking while there, and Tony offered to...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Tony and Susan were the most generous and friendly hosts one could hope to meet. Our room was extremely comfortable and well thought out. Drinks and canapes every night with our hosts and other guests was much enjoyed by all. Ideas of what to see in our short time with them and where to go for dinner were much appreciated....

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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights as part of our 5 week tour of N and S Island. We were met by our hosts who immediately made us welcome with tea and cake. Drinks on the patio followed after we unpacked with canapés and fun chats. The bedroom was a good size and scrupulously clean. Our balcony...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Lodge is a few steps away from the Lake through the back garden and only a short drive from the Town Centre. Tony and Susan are excellent hosts and have put a great deal of thought into the design of the Lodge to ensure that guests are very comfortable. Unlike many lodges and hotels the soundproofing is excellent and...

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Worcester
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were made very welcome by Susan and Tony - our room was very comfortable with a great uninterrupted view of Lake Taupo. As well as delicious breakfasts we enjoyed interesting conversations over pre-dinner canapés and a glass of wine. Helpful tips of things to do - while he was travelling Tony even phoned through some advice that the clouds...

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Wharewaka Lodge is stunning our room is perfect marvellous view great breakfast Susan & Tong perfect hosts there local knowledge is so helpful . today we are going for a drive around the area . Susan & Tony supplied maps & made great suggestions.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit Taupo and enjoy our warm hospitality and boutique lake edge accommodation.All rooms have tea & coffee, ensuite tiled bathrooms with heated floors and towel rails, high quality linen,TV.Experience golf, trout fishing, Tongariro World Heritage Park, thermal parks & spas, wine tour & Maori culture.Dine at a wide choice of nearby restaurants.Relax with pre dinner wine and hors d’oeuvres by the open fire or on the terrace. We serve generous healthy breakfasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wharewaka Lodge

Address: 87 Wharewaka Road | Four Mile Bay, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $332 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms have a lake view and a balcony and are very quiet.”
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“all rooms are quiet and well thought out.”
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