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Chelmswood Motel

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We stayed at this hotel during a whirlwind tour of New Zealand. We just completed the Tongariro NP day hike and were looking to book a place that had a way to let our sore muscles get a rest. The pool did just that, so hot we could only take a short while! Great service at the front, offered suggestions...

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

Hi luckylindalu Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is really appreciated.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Comfortable,clean rooms, friendly service and great value for money. Has private thermal pools at no charge and heated pool. Close to the lake and not too far from shops. Good parking. BBQ area. Very enjoyable

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

Hi Laurna. Thank you for tanking the time at this busy time of the year to write us a review. it is really appreciated and all the staff are always thankful when their efforts are praised. Have a great New Year and travel safely.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We stopped at the Chelmswood Motel on our way south, noticing that it had views and a No Vacancy sign. Our room had a lake view, had been recently redecorated, and was very well appointed, with nice high ceilings. The extra single bed made the room feel more cramped than it was, as there was also a lovely large recliner...

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

Thank you for tanking the time at this busy time of the year to write us a review. We are pleased that you were very happy with your stay and enjoyed your room. The paint peeling from to Thermal pool is simply because the pool water enters at 70 degrees and we fill them with thermal water first to get...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2015

had a 3 units all lake facing thought the property would be noisey but it was NOT.rooms are not large as they all have a single bed in as well. but it was well furnished. hot swimming pool and outstanding grounds, majority of the units hot plunge pools (fill your own) a large well equiped meeting room unit ideal for...

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

Hi Clinton G It was great to have you stay with us and your feedback is greatly appreciated

New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2015

When we arrived we were shown to our room, they explained how the hot tub worked. The room was clean, beds were comfy and the hot tub was very hot, but was heaven. When we were leaving a free bottle of water was given. Just a nice touch on our trip home.

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

Thank you for taking the time at this busy time of the year to write us a review. It is really appreciated and all the staff are always thankful when their efforts are praised. Have a great New Year and travel safely.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Had a great weekend stay at Chelmswood, the room was clean, comfortable and good for the price. The thermal swimming pool was great and the free dropoff in town was really helpful. Nice touch of giving us some bottled water for the trip home. Thanks for a great stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I booked this property through Wot.if. After making the booking I contacted the property to make them aware I was arriving after 9pm. The receptionist was lovely, and said normally they would charge a penalty to keep the reception open but as long as I arrived before 10pm this would be ok. (This was not mentioned on Wot.if, that if...

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

Hi Joaniev1967 We again apologise for your experience. an omission on the Wotif booking system let us all down. The economy $89 room type you selected has always had a check in requirement of BEFORE 9.00PM. Simply for the comfort and peace of other guests in that wing. All other room types allow late check in as they have separate...

Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

A large group of us meet here and it was the perfect place for a large get together with a fabulous communal kitchen and BBQ area, very well set up for large groups. Very clean and well kept grounds with a great heated pool. The owners were very friendly and helpful thru out our stay

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

Hi Whowes it was great to have your group stay with us recently and we are very pleased that the facilities delivered to all expectations. We look forward to next years reunion.

Nelson Bay, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is the first motel that I have stayed in (and I have stayed in motels all over the World) where the most helpful receptionist personally showed us to our room and then explained each of the rooms facilities. An excellent motel just across the road from Lake Taupo. First Class facilities Quiet location Five minutes drive to the Taupo...

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

Graham it was great to have you stay with us on your way through Taupo. as a regular traveller we firstly thank you for taking the time to write reviews and for your kind words. We really appreciate feedback to help us stay on top of our game and to also acknowledge the staff efforts. Thanks

Sunny Coast
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Quality rooms, excellent service, helpful advice on where to go,where to eat.Very comfortable well appointed rooms with great bed and even good variety of pillows. Wonderful views of the Lake and very reasonable tariff. Indoor hot spa was just divine! Breakfast is huge and will certainly keep you going until mid afternoon. Can't recommend it highly enough

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

Hi Ranald Thank you for your great endorsement it is really appreciated. i'm sure others will find your review very helpful as well.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
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: ₹ 5,220 - ₹ 12,244 (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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“Request a room in the front of property facing the lake”
Ontheroadagain055, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“great lake view, mineral spa bath”
TAROTZAMM, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the front have a view of the lake”
Lyn_traveller13, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“lake front!”
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.”
Andysafrica11, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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