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Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't want to be negative about this hotel as the receptionists were most helpful. The food was excellent but not a varied enough menu with no specials. The staff in the dining room although very nice lacked experience but in their defence were left alone to run both the bar,take orders and wait on tables this led to complaints...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So so so bad. Over an hour and half wait on food. Staff need to be trained in hospitality. Not staff fault management needs to step up. Function room was OK waited over hour for a drink. It was so disappointing as such a beautiful spot. Please sort yourselves out.

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Hirwaun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the reviews for this hotel are not very good, but we couldn't complain. The hotel is in a perfect location and it was easy to find. The room was a little disappointing , but was adequate for our stay. The bed was comfortable. Our room was at the end of the corridor and next to the laundry room...

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights Waitangi Weekend. The room was. Horrible sickly baby blue. The room was so sickly hot no air con or fan. The bed was old and very uncomfortable. The duvet was stained. I think the car would have been more comfortable. Don't be fooled by price lesson learnt pay a little more and read trip advisor with all...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place for two nights as looked really inviting online. location was right by the lake and short walk to town centre with amazing views. Also didn't realise until we arrived they had a fantastic fish and chip take away/ restaurant. Staff were really friendly and I liked the relaxed vibe they gave. They cared but weren't in your...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start off with saying I booked this hotel for its location and cheap price. It was cheap & the location and view were perfect!! The staff were friendly but not very helpful. I'm rating it low because it is so old and outdated. The beds are very hard and uncomfortable, the furniture is old and warn. The facilities are...

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Thank CreAUS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and professional, the room was clean and comfortable with good facilities and a nice soft bed. Lake taupo was just over the road. The in house restaurant and bar were well used with fish being the main meal.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in front of the Lake Taupo, stayed here for 1 night. Free parking for your vehicle, our room at upper floor although no elevator to access, but is no problem if you have small luggage, was quiet, very clean and well equipped, nice toiletries, tea, coffee and many power points.Staff was very friendly and provided very useful information. It's...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night. From the outside it's not much to look at, however our room was well equipped, nice toiletries, tea, coffee and lots of power points. Room was clean and staff friendly. Bed was really comfy and room very quiet. It's a 15 minute walk to the main shops, bars & restaurants. The hotel overlooks the lake...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I stayed here for 1 night on a stop over on the way to Auckland. Our room was lovely, we had our own en-suite, TV, tea and coffee facilities and it was ideal. We had a bath and shower in the en-suite too. Our room smelt a bit when we first entered but once we opened the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo is perfectly positioned on the lakefront, with spectacular views across the lake to the three volcanic cones of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe. Taupo is home to New Zealand's largest lake, more trout than you can shake a stick at and some of the country's most stunning scenery. Whether you are in Taupo on business or for a holiday, Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo offers an ideal setting. Our Lake Taupo accommodation offers great value and is proudly NZ family owned and operated, and is located within minutes of the Lake Taupo town centre and airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wellesley on the Lake Taupo

Address: 100 Lake Terrace | PO Box 54, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $108 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wellesley on the Lake Taupo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“try to avoid the back rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ErylAnn, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room that is upstairs, hopefully with a view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles 415lawrencec, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very close to other restaurants, main street shops and walking track around the Lake”
 of 5 bubbles LisaWalker, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“do not taky view to the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Dejv94, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles G4455XJannem, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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