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Wellesley on the Lake Taupo

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  • Average27%
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  • Terrible8%
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Staff were brilliant. Reception staff and house keeping were all fantastic. Room was cosy and well set up. Even had a bath in our room. Housekeeping made our bed, even did our dishes that we had bought in ourselves. Room was only $89 a night...More

Thank scorp30
Response from Corinne C, Manager at Wellesley on the Lake TaupoResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for posting a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your night with us. We agree it is tremendous value for money! Great that you felt welcome and looked after. I will be sharing your comments with our...More

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A standout road front appeal but when you enter the "hotel" it is something else. The rooms are poorly painted over timber with a terrible light blue paint. An attempt is made to give a "nautical" feel, but the old safari decor still occupys the...More

Thank Dave E
Response from Corinne C, Manager at Wellesley on the Lake TaupoResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us. Hotels are continuously upgrading their rooms which often means hotel imagery cannot simply reflect every single room configuration on offer - in our case we have 7 room types. You...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

This hotel was easy to find. Well signposted. The staff (cleaning, office and bar) were fantastic to deal with and very professional. The breakfast choices were great and very reasonably priced. Underfloor heating was great as the weather was rather on the chilly side.

Thank hethrick
Response from Corinne C, Manager at Wellesley on the Lake TaupoResponded 21 August 2016

Thank you for the excellent feedback! We are thrilled you thought everything was great! Thank you for your comments and please do come and stay with us again.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A good hotel, if a bit of a walk from the town centre. We had a nice spacious room and bathroom. The restaurant's food was excellent, but the service was shaky. Very reasonably priced for the quality of room. We would definitely consider staying here...More

Thank Jack L
Response from Corinne C, Manager at Wellesley on the Lake TaupoResponded 21 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to place a review on your recent stay with us. Great to hear you enjoyed your reasonably priced bedroom and loved the food in the restaurant. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night after seeing deal on TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. Had stayed at this hotel 12 years ago when it was called something else, but no matter, the room was comfortable and quiet. Has all the amenities you need for a stopover,...More

Thank Philip W
Response from Corinne C, Manager at Wellesley on the Lake TaupoResponded 21 August 2016

Thank you for your great review. We are thrilled your stay met your expectations in terms of comfort, value, location...Please come and visit us again soon!

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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Taupo
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"Book early for the quieter rooms"
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"At the back with no view if you want a quiet room, at the front if you want a view"
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"Get a room at the back of the property"
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"If want quiet room, maybe at the back of property. Lake view not worth extra $."
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