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Le Chalet Suisse Motel

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Located less than 100 metres from the lake and 3 minutes walk from restaurants, cafes, and shopping with a picturesque view of Lake Taupo and Mount Ruapehu from all guest rooms. Rooms include Studios (30sqm), 1 and 2 bedrooms (61sqm) with spa bath in some of the units and balcony on the first floor. Facility includes a heated spa pool, swimming pool, children's play area, BBQ facility, self-serviced launderette, and FREE WI-FI internet access throughout the motel. All rooms are fully self-contained. Seasonal, peak and special events rates apply.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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On a North Island driving holiday at Xmas/New Year we stayed in Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington, Tongariro and Auckland again on the way home. We only booked one night stay in Taupo, and we were glad we did as the Le Chalet Suisse Motel Taupo was the worst of the whole
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We stayed three nights in early December in a two bedroom unit. The unit had an unobstructed Lake view, although the units are older, they are well serviced with everything you need and are extremely clean. The staff were very accommodating and nothing was too much trouble.
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The location is excellent for a short walk to restaurants, or stroll around the lake. Great view of the lake. Only problem is that the rooms are rather noisy, I understand the building is older and therefore did not have insulation in the walls as more modern places have.
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Stayed for one night and that was enough - apart from the location this place didn't have much going for it. The unit looked tired and scruffy with cracked electrical sockets, hair dryer labelled as not working but still in the bathroom, half the light bulbs don't work (one way
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Stayed here overnight on our trip to Napier. Great location. Owner was very pleasant and friendly. Within walking distance to most food cafes. Place was very comfortable and clean. Parking directly outside the unit.
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Upstairs spa bath.
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Upstairs bedroom.
Is your pool heated?
Hi, No, our pool is not heated. We do have a heated spa next to the pool. Regards
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Hi does this place have a Sauna?
No, we do not have sauna faculty. Some of the rooms have a spa bath.
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Do you provide shuttle drop off at Count or park n save?
Hello Tam Pak & Save and Countdown is only 10 minutes walk from the motel. Shuttle service is only drop off at the airport and bus stop near i-Site, subject to availability on timing requested.
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We only offer shuttle send off to airport, timing is subject to vehicle availability. Self-service launderette is available on site.
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"Suite 12 only has a suite on one side"
"Any room would be fine"
"Maybe get on on the end so you only have one neighbour."
"Generally rooms can be noisy as the walls are very thin and it is an older building"
"Best to check when booking."
$105 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
le chalet suisse hotel
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionTaupo DistrictTaupo
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