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    Chelmswood Motel

    250 Lake Terrace, State Hwy 1 | Waipahihi, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good30%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “mineral pool” (21 reviews)
    “lake view” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Kitchenette
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    Wheelchair Access
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    Myself and my husband stayed for 3 nights in January 2017, not only is the motel in a superior position , the couple that run it went above and beyond the call of duty to help us , they were so helpful about where to...More

    Thank countrybumpkin50
    Response from Chelmswood M, Manager at Chelmswood MotelResponded 14 May 2017

    Your feedback is most appreciated and we are glad that you could take the time to do so. We all enjoy the opportunity to make trips memorable so it looks like we helped you along the way! Take care and remember to include us in...More

    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    This accommodation is situated in a lovely position and if you book a room with a view that's definitely what you get across the lake with a beautiful sunset. Our chalet room was smaller than expected (from photos) with a family of 4. The living...More

    Thank Sarah W
    Response from Chelmswood M, Manager at Chelmswood MotelResponded 14 May 2017

    Hi Sarah and thank you for your feedback. We are always available to assist with any issues you might have and our opportunity to do so was lost (even though you stayed for 2 days). When travelling, there is always a solution to any shortcomings...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    Service was great, we got in late but it was no problem, walked us to the room, had already filled the soaker tub for us, beds were the best we have slept on; lovely views. This will be a go to Taupo accomodation.

    Thank Barry W
    Response from Chelmswood M, Manager at Chelmswood MotelResponded 6 April 2017

    Hi Barry and thank you for the vote of confidence. It was a pleasure to have you come by and please get in touch any time you are considering a trip to Taupo. Take care and tell your friends.

    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    I highly recommend this property. Accommodations are nice, clean and comfortable. Rich and Sandy were amazing hosts. Very polite, helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. They truly made out stay even more enjoyable. The location of the property is a little bit out of town (maybe 1...More

    Thank Ontheroadagain055
    Response from Chelmswood M, Manager at Chelmswood MotelResponded 2 April 2017

    Thanks so much for sharing your positive experience....you were very welcome during your stay and our other guests certainly appreciated you being here. You will always have a great time on your travels because of your positivity and interest in all that is happening around...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    An amazing find along Lake Terrace, this place is a bit back from the road. My room was at the back of the yard, which made it very peaceful and quiet. The hot pool out the back of the room is a nice touch, but...More

    Thank Schumi3006
    Response from Chelmswood M, Manager at Chelmswood MotelResponded 2 April 2017

    Hi Schumi and it is great to have your feedback. We would really recommend trying a lakeview Studio next time....quiet, comfy and best view in town!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 80 - USD 173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #19 Family Hotel in Taupo
    • #21 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
    • Also Known As
    • Chelmswood Manor Hotel Taupo
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    Room Tips
    "Beautiful views, private mineral pool in the lake view units"
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    "If you intend to use the pool I suggest you may benefit from bringing your own towels or you have to pay to..."
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    "You pay a little more for the lake view rooms but the mineral hot tubs are great!"
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    "If you are going to spend your stay in your room, you will want a view, at the front."
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