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Welcome to the Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo

Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo is the newest brand in town and the perfect Taupo accommodation whether you are in town for business or pleasure.

Wellesley Hotel Taupo offers unbeatable value and comfort, plus all the attention to detail and service you would expect from a Wellesley Hotels and Resorts property.

We cater to the business travellers needs with everything from free wi-fi access and quiet, well appointed rooms, through to brand new 40" LED televisions with SKY and free movies.

Our in house restaurant, the "Lazy Trout Fish Shack and Cafe" is an exciting culinary experience and is one of very few dining rooms that can boast stunning, uninterupted lake views. 

Leisure guests can enjoy all of the above, plus a perfectly located Taupo base from which to explore this wonderful region. 

Ideally positioned on the Taupo lakefront, with spectacular views from the hotel across the lake to the three volcanic cones of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe.

The main commercial centre of Taupo is just a convienient 5 minute walk from the hotel. 

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 boutique Lake Taupo accommodation offers great value and is proudly NZ owned and operated, and is located within minutes of the Lake Taupo town centre and airport.

For great value and and fantastic accommodation and service, book the Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo today.

Relax in our Lake Taupo accommodation rooms and suites

Enjoy the Wellesley Hotel Taupo dining and guest facilities

Guests can relax and unwind in our unique hotel rooms including Guest, Queen, King, Twin/Triple and Family rooms. All rooms include free wifi, tea and coffee making facilities, new 40-inch flat screen, satellite channels, a modern ensuite bathroom, complimentary use of toiletries, hairdryers and many towels.

The Lazy Trout Fish Shack and Cafe is situated on the 1st floor overlooking the lake. It is a perfect place to unwind and watch the many happenings on the lake from yacht racing and parasailing to speedboat racing. Our NZ chefs prepare only the freshest foods, much of which is locally sourced. If you catch a trout our chef is happy to cook this for you providing you show your fishing licence! Our restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner daily, and for lunches by special arrangement.

For a unique venue, our conference function room is ideal for up to 50 people. We have complete conference facilities including broadband wireless internet access, technical and presentation equipment, and personalised catering. We have one large conference room downstairs, plus the bar area can be set up for extra meeting space if required.

The Wellesley Hotel on Lake Taupo is centrally located, easy to find and just a short stroll from the heart of the Lake Taupo business centre.

Hotel Alerts

Check-In Time: 14:00

Check-Out Time: 10:00

Bedrooms: 40

Reception desk open from 7.00am to 9.00pm. Late arrivals by arrangement. Night phone at the main entrance. Bar opens at 5.00pm. The restaurant opens at 7 am for breakfast (7.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays) and 6.00pm for dinner. Take-aways are available between 5pm and 7pm daily.