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Chelmswood Motel

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 in summer it makes the bedroom even more hot than it already is. The room...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is well-located, quiet and has parking in front of the unit/room. We had the room with the view of the lake Taupo and it was just beautiful. We also loved and enjoyed our own hot mineral spa bath. There's also a place to have a barbecue. We slept well after the mineral bath, it was good for the...

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Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night recently with friend. Staff were very welcoming and offered vouchers for coffee at local café and discount at local pub for dinner. Out of town but short drive- across from the lake. Room very clean with small kitchenette which included microwave, toaster and kettle, cutlery and crockery, and small table and chairs. Beds comfortable. Didn't get a...

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lynn Your feed back is greatly appreciated Thank You

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right from the get go this place was winning, booking was a treat as the lady booking us in was very polite and pleasant to deal with. Upon arrival we were about an hour early but our room was already ready so that was a bonus. The man who showed us to our room was an absolute sweetheart and made...

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

Review greatly appreciated Thank You

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group stayed here as we were competing the lake taupo relay. We had 3 family units and the tuatara plunger coffee a bonus. The relief manager went out of his way to assist us even booking the room by the pool so we could have a group bbq and utilise the facilties, very much appreciated.

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andy Great to hear that your group had a good time. We look forward to your next visit

Auckland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great place, nice and quiet. Management go out of their way to make sure we are happy. Even drove us into town as we were having a boozy lunch -(go to Waterside Restaurant -YUM). The pools are awesome - so relaxing. cant wait to come back soon. thanks Chelmswood!

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

TRUEBLUEKIWIS Yes you are, great to have you with us and we look forward to hosting you again.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

All I can say is what a shame! A really beautiful space, albeit slightly dated, complete with your very own thermal pool to soak in after a long day exploring Taupo. As far as first impressions go, although the woman on the desk looked less than impressed to see us, the gentleman who showed us our room was both attentive...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We booked a studio unit, which was OK, although no aircon, and it gets stuffy during the day. Manager and receptionist were most unwelcoming to my daughter who lives locally and dropped in to see us briefly at the motel on Sunday night (Not to stay overnight !) My daughter and grandson joined us in the pool for a short...

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

Hi David While I apologise for you feeling that the message that your daughter and grandson who were visiting you were not able to use the heated pool was poorly delivered. You have to acknowledge that in you room there was a tent card with a note re visitors that clearly House Rules. We also have signs on the entrances...

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Not kid friendly. Weren't even allowed to have our kids aged 2 and 3 to even sleep with us or on a mattress we had stayed at another motel and they had allowed it. Owner came over and accused us of having a extra child when we didn't , owner argued with me when i said we didnt and even...

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Chelmswood M, Owner at Chelmswood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place your review. It appears that your main dissatisfaction is with ‘not child friendly’ but this is very far from the truth. At present, and right across the holiday periods, you have been the only guest to have questioned this. Your problem stems from making your booking online and failing to reveal or...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here over the busy new year holiday time. Found the room clean and tidy (sometimes hard to come by these days). While the rooms are a little out of date they suited our purpose. The motel offered lots of facilities. The people in reception were extremely helpful and willing to share their local knowledge. Would stay here...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Asure 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. Just a few minutes from town, with off street parking for cars, boats, trailers, trucks and more. The complex sits on a very peaceful two acres of grass land with stunning views of Lake Taupo. Asure 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, or just sit along the front of the complex and soak up the magnificent views of Lake Taupo. Keep in touch by utilising our high speed internet access including free wireless, and catch up on the washing in our Free Guest laundry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelmswood Motel

Address: 250 Lake Terrace, State Hwy 1 | Waipahihi, Taupo 3330, New Zealand (Formerly Chelmswood Manor)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: €74 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chelmswood Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Chelmswood Manor Hotel Taupo
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Taupo
#21 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“great lake view, mineral spa bath”
 of 5 bubbles TAROTZAMM, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the front have a view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles Lyn_traveller13, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“lake front!”
 of 5 bubbles See-an-a-looney, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The family units have a an upstairs sleeping area with a stand alone fan. Appreciated the bottle water.”
 of 5 bubbles Andysafrica11, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a spa or a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles peacha2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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