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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I had just been for lunch with an old friend in Rotorua and has dressed nicely. I then drove down to Taupo via Huka Falls and rocked up at the Spa hotel as it got dark. I took my suitcase from the car and battled through the door into the bar in my pretty dress and wedges and the piano...

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Thank Gillchelt
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 April 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights to do some hiking in the area with my dog. I booked a studio through Jasons travel. Location wise it is good if you want a base to get out and about around Taupo. There are foot/cycle paths straight from the hotel to Huka Falls. It is not ideal if you are wanting somewhere...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2012

OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!! I have never seen such an appalling place in all my life. We booked online after seeing the quaint photos on their website. Talk about false advertising!!! We should have read Trip Advisor first. We actually forfeited our money and left. We were lucky to find alternative accommodation on a holiday weekend but there is no way...

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1Thank 1Tostka_13
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2012

We fondly remember this hotel as 'the hills have eyes'. It is by far the worst place we have stayed in New Zealand (North or South). I'm generally very careful to check reviews before booking but it was getting late and we booked a nice looking 'spa chalet' over the phone for a premium price and gave a credit card....

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1Thank BartholemewH
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2012

We booked this as it offered a facility that was large enough for the boys and their bikes (for Ironman). There was a married couple and two single people who didn't really know each other. We had booked three separate rooms in one complex, only to be given a bedroom and loft. Not actually ideal, esp since we booked it...

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1Thank SLL888
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 March 2012

This place needs a clean!!! We have stayed twice (reluctantly) and both times there have been cobwebs on every beam, creepy! Pictures on the website - not what you pay for. The rooms are a mismash of furniture and the bed was beyond uncomfortable. The walls are paper thin. Reception area stinks of booze and is very run down. Perhaps...

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1Thank Natalee M
Port Waikato
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Room was clean but furnishings very tired. Staff friendly and helpful but facilities disgusting. Hot pool - had to use bodily force to get door open to find green cold filled cobweb infested coffin. Bar and restaurant - don't even walk in the door, we did and if we hadn't paid in advance would have immediatly gone somewhere else. Fire...

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Thank PortWaikatoTraveller
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I was very nervous about staying here as I booked to stay here over New Years through Wotif and I forgot to read the reviews first as it was a last minute decision to go away. We booked a 1 bedroom stand alone cottage through Wotif for $95. The reviews were so bad but I decided to go ahead as...

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Thank KAPG2
Taree
Reviewed 23 December 2011

a lovely park which has very tall pines and well kept grounds.We liked the hot, hot spa (free) which we had all to our self it is pumped in from the river , despite the reviews here on some black silt (minimal the temperature would kill anything . You wont get your kids in it ..too hot. We enjoyed the...

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2Thank ozadventurers
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Was quite nervous about staying here because only read the reviews after we had booked. However, we were pleasantly surprised. We booked 4 chalets for a family reunion and had a wonderful weekend. We didn't expect 5 star and didn't get it but the rooms were clean and adequate. This place's greatest asset is their staff - very friendly and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Spa Hotel offers budget friendly accommodation, close to everything Taupo has to offer. The hotel is opposite the famous AC Baths and close to the new bypass. It's also handy to most Taupo sporting facilities including golf courses, motor and cycling tracks and the Owen Delaney Sports fields. Set in tranquil park like grounds, the Spa Hotel occupies a quiet, sheltered position. A unique and intriguing slice of Taupo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Spa Hotel

Address: 281 Spa Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: RM287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask Kelly, she will know”
karlosf78, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“"Never again will stay here"”
Odie2013, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I like my room to have a hot bubble spa and this place has it in the Chaets”
KowhaiM, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Find somewhere else - ANYWHERE else”
1Tostka_13, 7 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Not recommended. Try the Lake Hotel.”
SLL888, 5 Mar 2012 | Read review
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