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Chantilly's Lake Taupo
Ranked #20 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 17, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for one night during our honeymoon. While we had not booked the honeymoon suite, the owners bumped us up free of charge! The rooms and service were amazing and we loved the inroom spa! Would definitely recommend due to the rooms and the service. It was one of our favourite places to stay during our honeymoon. We'll definitely be staying again if we come back to Taupo!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jessica C
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

This was our first visit to Chantillys. We found the hosts lovely, the room, a large studio great. We loved the 50+ Sky guest channels, loved the shower and loved the inroom spa.
We recommend this motel because of those features. It is easy walking distance to the CBD, but we were lazy and drove, plus you know we might just want to go somewhere else!
We had views of the mountains which we appreciated.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We booked the Studio Room, it was on the ground floor. The room was very spacious and the biggest studio ive ever stayed in. We got given a big size milk for the night which was a surprise and given we love milk, a nice surprise :)
The staff are friendly and the room was spotless and had great amenitys such as soaps and microwave.
The only let down was that if you leave the bathroom window open and are on the ground floor you will be woken by car doors slamming and people walking past so make sure you shut the window and the bathrooom door before going to bed.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Shellosh
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

So my sister and I stayed here 2 nights. Had the 'honeymoon' suite which we found funny but a beautiful room. There is a big spa in the lounge room so you can have a spa bath while watching tv. There is a separate bathroom with a gorgeous, huge shower. Separate bedroom with a huge, comfortable bed. Plus we had the sofa bed in the lounge which I slept in, very comfy. This room had everything we could want. It's like an apartment. Cooking facilities, fridge, dinning area etc. it was on the second floor so it was a little hard to get our suitcases up.
The owners were just lovely and did everything to help.
Overall we had a wonderful stay here...oh we had a balcony that went right around our room. All the rooms on the second floor had balconies and if you ate staying on the ground floor you have a little courtyard.
It's just a very short stroll to town and shops.
Really good value for money....was very impressed with how beautiful our room was and at a great price.
I can't rave about this hotel enough. If you are visiting Taupo you must stay here.
That's right, we had free wifi as well.....it's not the best free wifi but it did our needs. You could only pick it up in certain places in your room so sometimes you had to stand on your head in the kitchen to get reception lol.
I will definitely be returning to this wonderful hotel.....had a blast....had a great sleep....wonderful, wonderful owners. Can't thank them enough for our stay.

Room Tip: We had the honeymoon suite, highly recommend it, there is only one so get in quick. Apart from that...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Tracey B
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed here as a family of four for a weekend away. REALLY NICE PEOPLE - extremely helpful. Their cleaning staff do a great job and were also really lovely to chat to. Nice location, off the main road which is great in terms of 'not being where everyone else is' which I think is a positive. They really do put guests first and that is all to often not experienced. Thanks Chantillys - we had a wonderful stay!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Clare G
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Our room and bathroom were both spacious, well appointed and clean. Beds were comfortable and the room was quiet. The owners of the motel were both very friendly and helpful in providing us with great suggestions on how to occupy our time in Lake Taupo. I would stay at Chantilly's again.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Vanessa M
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Chantilly's is out of town and we fell into it because we took a wrong turn. However, it turned out a good omen because the motel has good size rooms and a good bathroom. The usual kitchenette is sufficient for an overnight stay. The accommodation is clean and well kept. One of the problems we had was the lack of designated parking spaces. As my wife is a semi invalid we wanted to park outside or near our unit, but because the disability parking space is slightly larger, it was always taken by other people and I had to park some distance away from our unit whenever we returned to the motel.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Chantilly's Lake Taupo

Address: 112 Tamamutu Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 68 Hotels in Taupo
Price Range: $85 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chantilly's Lake Taupo 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chantillys is one of Taupo's NEWEST LUXURY Accommodation and Conference Establishments. A 32 unit CITY located complex boasting all the modern fittings expected of a fine Motel. The units are all very SPACIOUS, Beautifully tiled EN-SUITE bathrooms, Kitchenettes with microwaves, New Widescreen TVs, "50 SKY TV CHANNELS",DVD Players, Private courtyards with out door furniture. Some with KING SPA Baths and views over the Lake and Mountains from your private Balcony. Just a 3 or 4 minute stroll to Supermarkets, Shops, Cafes and Restaurants, and only a 2-3 minute drive to to the Lake and many of Taupos Activities and Attractions. Free Parking. Free Wireless Broadband Internet. ... more   less 
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