For some alternatives, checkout the Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centre and the Barcelona Motel. They are 40 kilometres and 35 kilometres respectively from the main center. If these don't meet your needs, try the Falls Chateau or the Huka Falls Resort.
Wairakei is 35 kilometres to the southeast of Whakamaru and is where you'll find the Aratiatia Rapids and Taupo Hot Springs. If you'd like to spend a night or two in Wairakei, check out the room rates at the Wairakei Resort Taupo and Huka Lodge. 35 kilometres to the southeast of Whakamaru is Acacia Bay, which is home to the Acacia Cliffs Lodge and Tauhara Sunrise Lodge. A.C. Baths and Taupo Bungy are just some of the more popular places to experience when visiting Acacia Bay.
Taupo is situated 40 kilometres away from Whakamaru. While you are in the region, you may wish to visit the Huka Falls, the Lake Taupo Museum and Art Gallery and Wairakei Geothermal Power Station. The Golf Club Taupo and Maori Carvings are also worth visiting. If you'd like to stay in Taupo, check out the rates and amenities at the Sacred Waters and Voyager Apartments Taupo.
If sport gives you an adrenaline buzz, head to Rotorua International Stadium. It's located to the northeast of Whakamaru. Rest your head near the action at the Regent of Rotorua or the Regal Palms Resort.
Hotels in Whakamaru start at AU$104 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.