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“Bird paradise”
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Oreti Village
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Turangi
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This is the place if you want complete relaxation. All the accommodation has beautiful panoramic uninterupted views of Lake Taupo. You will awake to the sound of bellbirds (Korimako). There were four of these delightful birds in a tree outside our apartment. The quails come to visit early morning, the woodpigeons early evening just before dusk. They flitter backwards and forwards between the trees. It is a good location if you have a boat, lots of good launching facilities nearby and plenty of secure boat parking on site. Loved it, I shall really miss the birds

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2013

Thanks for the Review .... Yes the Birds are special To Oreti.
This is thanks to the Pukawa Wildlife Management Trust and their Trapping.

Look forward to welcoming you back soon
Regards Fleur

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

Pros: The appartments at Oreti are among the best we have tried during our 3 weeks travel across NZ. The facilities include everything you could imagine like washing machine, dryer, etc. The views from the appartments over Taupo lake are fabulous. Very close to Tongariro national park.

Cons: The territory of Oreti looks a bit abandoned. The walking path to the lake seems to be neglected a long time ago. Not sure who owns this part of the ground, but I guess that Oreti could invest some money to clean it up a bit and repair the stairs on the lakeshore. Also an old- fashioned crt-tv units in the appartments look a bit odd in comparison with the overall level of equipment.

Room Tip: Loft appartments on the second line have wonderful views over the lake.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Marina_Gen
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2013

Thanks For Your review

The Lake Track has be come a focus and has been Tidied up as much as we can as this is reserve.

Thanks For your other comments too ... These are Being Addressed.
Regards Fleur

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Reviewed 18 March 2013

Great find, would highly recommend. Location is unbeatable and fantastically spacious rooms, all at a really good rate. Nice little bar and the restaurant is great too. Will be returning. Can recommend to all.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2013

Thanks For your Review
Look forward to welcoming you Back soon
Regards Fleur

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Reviewed 2 February 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in a lake front loft apartment. It was spacious, clean and well equipped enabling us to cook our own evening meals which was a nice treat after 2 weeks of eating out!!!
It was really peaceful despite it being New Years Eve and the location is perfect from which to do the Tongariro Crossing (about a 30 minute drive to the nearest transport company to the start of the crossing).
My only complaint would be that wifi is chargeable in excess of 30 minutes but this is a minor gripe.
One the best places we stayed during our trip - wished I could have stayed longer and would return if in the area again.
Good value.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Simon S
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2013

Thanks for Great review. We now have some complimentary WiFI on arrival - Look forward to welcoming you back
Regards Fleur

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Reviewed 23 January 2013

We have just returned from a family wedding held at the Oreti Village. What a beautiful place, the location is spectacular, with stunning views of the lake and very quiet and peaceful. We were pleasantly surprised by our Unit, it was spacious, and very well equipped with full kitchen and laundry facilities. The restaurant served very good food, and the service was good too. Our apartment was clean and comfortable, with comfy beds and good bathrooms. Such a lovely place, we'd be happy to return.

Room Tip: We had a lower level apartment, so were able to sit on the deck or walk onto the grass to see the qu...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2013

Many thanks for your positive review - The quail are very cute at this time of the year!
Look forward to welcoming you back very soon
happy travels
Fleur

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Reviewed 20 January 2013

I have just returned home from my nephews wedding which was held at this amazing place! I wanted to tell everyone that this location is just magical, peaceful, comfortable with spectacular views, the restaurant served beautiful food, i just can not fault this wonderful place at all!! I will be back and sooner rather than later! Thank you Oreti!!

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2013

Many thanks for your great review!
We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon :)
Regards Fleur

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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Stayed here for one night during a 4 week road trip around New Zealand. Having checked in we opened the door to our loft apartment to be left breathless by the spectacular view over Lake Taupo that greeted us. We could have stayed here for the whole 4 weeks and never tired of the view. Unfortunately due to a recent chef departure the restaurant was closed the night we stayed but the owners kindly pointed us in the direction of their local competition where we had an excellent meal. After heavy overnight rain we were greeted by a gloriously sunny day and still that spectacular view over the lake. Our apartment was spacious and nicely furnished & the owners were very hospitable. Would definately stay again.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with friends
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Fleur A, Manager at Oreti Village, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2013

Thanks For your review.
Look forward to welcoming you back in the Future
Best Wishes
Fleur

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Additional Information about Oreti Village

Address: 90 Mission House Drive | Pukawa Bay, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Turangi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Turangi
Price Range: £144 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oreti Village 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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