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Le Chalet Suisse Motel

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#10 of 69 Hotels in Taupo
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

stayed for a couple of days. rooms were more like apartments with two levels. cleanliness was passable but the patch work of painting and fixes were not fantastic. service was ok but no housekeeping unless you stay more than 4 days which i thought was poor taking into account the premium prices we were paying.good location and close to everything....

Thank Reidygoes7
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The motel is conveniently located and quite comfortable. We stayed for two nights and were happy with the service and room. Having suc great views was a pleasant surprise and the in-room spa was lovely. The pool and spa outdoors looked nice but we didnt have the time to use them on this stay. The one annoyance was being charged...

Thank Jessica W
Paris, France
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Hôtel near the lake, welcome was OK but nothing special! Rooms were Leo OK but very hot when we came in. There was also a disturbing smell in the room. Didn't mind so much as we had to wake up very early in the morning but not the best experience we had... Wouldn't go back if I had the choice...

Thank Franco8375
Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2nights 27nov16. I am a travel agent, and am spoiled when it comes to accommodations. I was slightly nervous staying at a motel. This place is a perfect location, central to downtown. The staff was so nice, and catered to every request we had. Look no further in Taupo. Stay here! Great price, and the rooms are like...

1Thank Melissa A
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Very good location, walking distance to the shop areas where you can find food and trinkets. It's also near the Taupo boat tour area. Overall the place is cosy enough. I got the 2 storey room with a great view and if there's one thing I love, it's the heater in the washroom, if you have coming out of a...

Thank Farah Y
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had a stop over for a night on our way up to Auckland from Wellington, and were very happy with our room. Two floors, two bathrooms, very spacious, with a kitchenette and spa bath. Massive bed was very comfortable and waking up with a view over the lake was very nice. Friendly service, and a great overall experience. Only small...

Thank BeerFan34
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed for two nights in a two bedroom apartment. The location is very central, with a short walk to the main strip of restaurants and shops. It is also situated opposite Lake Taupo. The two bedrooms were upstairs and shared a toilet. There kitchen, lounge and bathroom were located downstairs. The bathroom also has a backdoor that leads outside....

Thank Missjte21
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice enough place albeit dated in kitchen area. Not enough towels, very creaky upstairs flooring. No power points near a mirror which is not helpful getting ready for a lady. Walls are paper thin and not ideal when the drunken louts next door find a singing competition a good idea from 0215-0430. I've woken tired and not happy after my...

Thank MistyW79
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stayed there for two nights. Even though our room was on the ground floor and facing the street, we loved the room very much. It was clean and neat. I like the room that separated the dining and sleeping area. Very cheerful host! I miss Lake Taupo! I wished I could stay longer... The only thing I dislike was...

Thank SGTracy
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

First night in very noisy outside noise with cars trucks and people. The windows are not double glazed so it is not good if you are a light sleeper. 5.40am there are trucks emptying bins so not happy with that. Sunny side of the building makes it very hot and luckily they have an air conditioning or it would have...

Thank Cam P

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located less than 100 metres from the lake and 3 minutes walk from restaurants, cafes, and shopping with a picturesque view of Lake Taupo and Mount Ruapehu from all guest rooms. Rooms include Studios (30sqm), 1 and 2 bedrooms (61sqm) with spa bath in some of the units and balcony on the first floor. Facility includes a heated spa pool, swimming pool, children's play area, BBQ facility, self-serviced launderette, and FREE WI-FI internet access throughout the motel. All rooms are fully self-contained. Seasonal, peak and special events rates apply. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Chalet Suisse Motel

Address: 3 Titiraupenga Street | PO Box 1381, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Taupo
Price Range: $116 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Chalet Suisse Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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#3 Spa Hotel in Taupo
#6 Business Hotel in Taupo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Taupo
#9 Family Hotel in Taupo
#16 Romantic Hotel in Taupo
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“We had rooms with a view and balcony...each ba lacy connected which was great for larger groups to easily join each other”
334joanneh, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 3. Great view.”
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jakebrake54, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms 1-6 have good views of the lake. Was a pretty expensive stay but this time of year we were lucky to get anything!”
N7966SWjessicaw, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“lake view is best”
Nata0419, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are a tall person I do not recommend this hotel as our bed was against a wall with an angled roof only a few inches above your head.”
MrsBrannolte, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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