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Chelmswood Motel Taupo

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Ratings and reviews
#31 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mineral pool”(22 reviews)
“bottled water”(6 reviews)
“lake view”(19 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Suites
Kitchenette
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
250 Lake Terrace, State Hwy 1 | Waipahihi, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
3.6 km to Taupo Airport
13 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
6.7 km from Huka Falls tracks
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All reviewsmineral poolbottled waterlake viewwarm outdoor pooloutdoor furnitureunderfloor heatingstayed for nightsclean unitsky tvgreat spotdefinitely stay here againsmall kitchenettefamily rooma great place to stayhome away from homeacross the roadfull kitchen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chelmswood Reception was very welcoming and helpful. The new owner has guests comfort in mind and is very friendly and approachable. Chelmswood lakefront unit, beautiful view of the lake and Taupo lights. Barbecues and outdoor seating on well tended lawn and garden in front of...More

Thank 123m3
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We first stayed here 25+ years ago and have stayed many times since. It is our 'go to' place in Taupo. We had a lake view studio unit, which has an open grass space in front with views of the lake. There are outdoor picnic...More

Thank heweyWhangarei
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Booked in here on trip up north. Arrived late evening host was very accommodating and helpful in finding somewhere to eat. Room was pleasant but bed to hard for my liking. My only big complaint is the walls are paper thin. Could hear the conservation...More

Thank GrantandSheryl D
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Arrived late afternoon after a horrendous driving in a massive storm so very tired. Got a cheaper room for a night facing the neighbour's blackberry patches (shame it wasn't the season, we'd have had a field day eating them). Lovely friendly welcome, given a delightful...More

Thank Ducktalk
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This was our third stay at this motel and we love the hot pools. It is set back from the road so road noise isn't an issue. The Lake view units have a nice view over the Lake and the lake side walking trail are...More

Thank Robert G
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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 ...More 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, Less
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"All units are easily accessible. Best view has to be the lakefront units."
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"Although there is an outdoor heated pool go for a unit with its own mineral pool"
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"Rooms at the front open onto the lawns and have a nice view of the lake."
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"Choose a Lakefront unit"
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