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3.7 out of 5

"My room was good. I was comfortable and warm there. However I wouldn't recommend eating at the Wellesley. I was part of a group which had its meal ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 23 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Wellesley on the Lake Taupo you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Lake Taupo and Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 40 rooms feature free WiFi and phones.

The restaurant, The Lazy Trout Fish Shack, serves seafood and is open for breakfast and dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a conference center. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Taupo hotel, you'll be 6.8 km (4.2 mi) from Huka Falls.

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Budget Double

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Queen Room Lake View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Wellesley on the Lake Taupo ratings based on 515 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Wellesley on the Lake Taupo

Everyone (300) Couples (172) Business (1) Students (2) Family (40) Other (1)
2 out of 5
I rang to confirm reception would be there until 8pm. They had locked up and left before 7.20pm. Key was left however no wifi details or welcome info. Staff didnt sound professional on the phone always in a hurry. Room wasn't clean (found a hair in the bathroom draw) and all furnishings were very old and worn, bedding had all the inner from the duvet coming out everywhere. Paint job had been done without finishing tape - lots of paint where it shouldnt be making it look messy. Lastly, i received a phone call the following night, i thought it would be to apologise (as i had commented at checkout) however staff were asking if i was going to be checking in - for some reason they thought i had booked another night.. to be fair, this would have been ok if i was looking for a hostel, does have the basics.

Posted by on 22 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, good price, a little small and due for an update.

Posted by on 16 May 2019

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3 out of 5
Great location on the lake. Room comfortable enough, but tap in handbasin broken, no soap in shower, and no teaspoons. No one at checkout early this morning to tell about these deficiencies.

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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3 out of 5
it was ok..nothing fansy about it but more convenient. i guess we got what we paid for.

Posted by on 7 May 2019

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2 out of 5
Location is good being close to the lake & restaurants. Cleanliness was not good, mould in shower & on shower curtain, & the spa pool smelt like swamp water

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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3 out of 5
Nice looking Hotel from the outside but the room was a little bit outdated and dirty

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
value for money. Small room but comfortable. Staff helped us find a park, they were friendly and helpful. Despite being road front with a lake view it was quiet. The building is old and tired, but we were pleased to find it.

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2019

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1 out of 5
Where to start. to start with booking dates were wrong. No confirmation call to ask if we were arriving or not. Person that served was very rude and abrupt. My advise never stay here again.

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Close to shops, close to lake, easy check in and easy check out, premises look nice

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2019

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1 out of 5
What a grotty hotel! No lights on, in hallways, freezing cold only heating a dusty burning dirty heater. The fridge seal was broken & filled with dirt. The bathroom was so dirty the kids refused to shower, i only did so putting flannels down to stand on. Mold in the sealant, the fan chooked with dustbunnies, the floor dirty in bathroom & carpets not cleaned since laid. Not only marked & dusty with crumbs which were not ours. The single beds only had

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2019

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About the Wellesley on the Lake Taupo

Location 100 Lake Terrace,, Taupo, Waikato 3351

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and dry cleaning/laundry services are also featured at the business-friendly Wellesley on the Lake Taupo. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Taupo hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Towels for the beach
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Computer for guest use
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking , Self parking (surcharge) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (6.6 km / 4.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking; self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Wellesley on the Lake Taupo offers 40 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

The Lazy Trout Fish Shack - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome for a fee

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 22 per person (approximately)
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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