We warmly welcome you to Kelly's Riverside Motel "Your home away from home", in Taumarunui. If looking for the perfect home base for exporing all the treasures in Taumarunui, Ruapehu and surrounding areas, then Kelly's is the perfect place for you!
We offer conveniently located and comfortable accommodation with excellent facilities and affordable rates.
With a choice of Villa or Studio accomodation all fully equipped with full kitchen facilities, safe off street parking & barbeque area. Kelly's Riverside Motel is perfect for family groups, holidays, corporate stays and company workers.
All units are serviced daily, and we provide an in-room breakfast service. All our units are non smoking.
Taumarunui is a rural service and shopping centre. It is also the biggest town in the Ruapehu District, Its set on the Main Trunk railway line, and is known for its railway history, gardening, farming and weaving. It also has impressive scenery, spectacular peaks, and rivers for trout fishing, canoeing and water rafting etc... You can enjoy the year round activities in Tongariro National Park, only 40 minutes scenic drive away.
Taumarunui has been known as "Taumarunui Heart of the King Country" Since the early 1900s and also has a song about its early railway history called "Taumarunui on the Main Trunk Line".
We have 2 large villas that have been converted. Each of which has been converted into 2 self-contained family units. Each has 2 bedrooms, full kitchen facilities (Please note only oven top is available to use, no racks and dishs ), with everything and the kitchen sink!!
We have 6 studios available. 2 x King Studios and 1 Queen and 3 x Queen plus single bed studios. Each motel studio has a Queen and single bed, full kitchen facilities (Please note only oven top is available to use, no racks and dishes) with everything and the kitchen sink!!
Taumarunui is a small town in the King Country of the central North Island of New Zealand. It is on an alluvial plain set within rugged terrain on the upper reaches of the Whanganui River, 65 km south of Te Kuiti and 55 km west of Turangi.