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Chelmswood Motel Taupo

250 Lake Terrace, State Hwy 1 Waipahihi, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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#33 of 66 hotels in Taupo
Welcome to Chelmswood Motel Taupo Overlooking Lake Taupo New Zealand. Chelmswood Motel Taupo is a Tudor style complex consisting of 36 units (24) with their very own natural thermal mineral pools. Located at the southern entrance to Taupo with beautiful views of Lake Taupo. One of only 10 properties with SKY Guest Select (60 Plus TV Channels). Easy to find, conveniently located on Lake Terrace (old SH 1) which passes through Taupo on the way to either Auckland or Wellington. Chelmswood Motel Taupo is the perfect choice for the whole family, the couple wanting a romantic peaceful break, the over-nighter looking for a great nights sleep to break their journey, or the club who want all the facilities on one site. (Function room and large kitchen). Secure off road parking for your trail bike trailers, race rigs, boats etc. While staying have a fun filled break and use the heated outdoor swimming pool, redwood sauna, grassed BBQ area or one of our bikes to ride around the lakes cycle-ways,
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Hot spring bath
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Maria S wrote a review Jun 2020
Owhango, New Zealand32 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed one night, the receptionist was lovely very helpful showed us how to use the pool. The units are clean and tidy and have everything you need. Sorry but the lazy boy chair does need to go. Beds were comfortable, sheets nice and crisp. Nice and warm good heating. The views are lovely of the lake and the outside furniture is good.
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Date of stay: June 2020
Cris101 wrote a review Jun 2020
Auckland, New Zealand110 contributions26 helpful votes
It might have been because we were just a couple wanting to stay a single night, but despite having booked in advance we were given what appeared to be the pokiest unit in the whole place. It was in a corner that got no sunlight, right next to a passageway frequented by noisy guests, an outside light on all night and it had a nasty smell. Even worse, the glasses and cups had lipstick smears on them. The facilities were the most basic and no way was it worth $100 a night!
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Nga padha wrote a review May 2020
Taupo, New Zealand1 contribution
I booked than canceled 1 week before checking in but made a deposit asked for the deposit back and they decided not to reply to me for my refund. I gave notice well before 48hrs so why dont you give the refund back. Toke a very good few months for a reply from them too
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
anth0ny1946 wrote a review Mar 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand24 contributions13 helpful votes
Booked a lake view studio in need of decoration otherwise adequate we planned on staying two nights but due to the country going into lockdown we left early in our haste we forgot our clothes in the wardrobe I called the motel and they organised having them couriered back to us hopefully after the covid-19 is over we can return for a few day as we found its in a great location as you have a good walk alongside the lake to all the restuarants and bars.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Ray wrote a review Mar 2020
14 contributions4 helpful votes
The place obviously was built in the 70s, and had not received any upgrades or maintenance since the day it was built. The room we were in certainly required a lot of TLC. The place was full, I think we got the last room, the whole town was full, so we were lucky to get somewhere. Was clean and tidy, just old and worn, a revamp is well overdue.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$55 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chelmswood Motel Taupo
Which popular attractions are close to Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Nearby attractions include Formula Challenge Racing (3.3 km), Huka Falls tracks (6.7 km), and Lake Taupo (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malabar Indian Restaurant & Bar (Nepalese & Indian Cuisine), Incredible India Restaurant and Bar, and Suncourt Indian.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Chelmswood Motel Taupo have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Chelmswood Motel Taupo offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Chelmswood Motel Taupo?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Chelmswood Motel Taupo offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Does Chelmswood Motel Taupo have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.