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    Wellesley on the Lake Taupo

    100 Lake Terrace | PO Box 54, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good36%
    • Average26%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible8%
    Travelers talk about
    “ski lodge” (4 reviews)
    “lake trout” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
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    Wheelchair access
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 353 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Highly recommend this place, beautiful rooms, comfy bed, no noise from other rooms, lovely breakfast at the restaurant,omelettes yum, French waitress was so lovely, desk staff just okay, stayed in a family room, would definitely stay again, the only thing they could do to improve...More

    Thank Jenny b
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Hotel okay, well located and with room, bathroom and structure reasonable. The problems were: poor service at reception and restaurant, unfriendly female staff and the fact that there was absolutely no funerary at the hotel after 09:00 PM until 06:30 / 07:00 AM ..... they...More

    Thank Victor C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Good location across from the water and not far from the shopping precinct. The room was clean and inviting but quite small, I wouldn’t want to stay there longer than a few nights if you weren’t alone. Drinks at the bar weren’t cheap though -...More

    Thank Jarney N
    Reviewed September 15, 2017

    I paid extra for the premium Queen size bed room with a view. The view was exceptional. The room was small, bed frame and desk tired, top pillow clean, bottom pillow stained. Very fussy wallpaper covered in boats. Obviously the bathroom was recently painted as...More

    Thank sallyrlfrench
    Reviewed September 13, 2017

    Definetly isn't value for money. Staff seemed friendly enough. Room was tired, duvet well past its useby date, and no duvet cover !! They folded a sheet around it ! Bed very uncomfortable. Room was warm, but the room was very dated. Spots of mould...More

    Thank Sean S
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $70 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #13 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Taupo District >
    • Taupo
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    "We had the family room it was great very roomy"
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    "Reasonable facilities. Poor attendance of staff."
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