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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We've stayed here before and just enjoyed two nights here again. We had 4 children with us, aged 12 to 14. We stayed in the A shaped chalets. It easily slept 6 of us in total and the boys love the upstairs area. There is excellent play areas for younger or older children right outside your door. Best part is...

Thank Suevans2014
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here. Lovely 'alpine lodge' type of chalet, well equipped, clean and comfortable. We were close to town but far enough away to not be disturbed by noise etc. Twizel is an ex industrial town that appears to exist only because of it's proximity to Mount Cook so don't expect too much. This motel is the one to...

Thank Pete1923465
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We stayed 1 night in the smallest A frame 'Doll's House' which was small but clean and comfortable. Friendly hosts, very quiet and a comfy bed. Had delicious hot smoked salmon for dinner from the Lake Pukaki visitors centre. An enjoyable stay in peaceful Twizel.

Thank rebeccadiver
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Annie my friend and myself stayed at the A frame chalet for several weeks! We did not plan our trip this way but we felt so much at home, we got the best service and care and had great time so we stayed more! We used the motel as "a home away from home" and from there went on trips...

Thank Galia H
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We were put into a large family chalet when we were only a couple, so we did not use the upstairs area of the chalet, but it would be good accommodation for a family. The downstairs area was large and well equipped. It was good having a full size kitchen. Bed was comfortable however the TV only picked up local...

Thank HardingsBrisbane
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Thanks for a comfortable stay, I was travelling with my 92 year old grandfather so needed something on the ground floor for him, your chalets were perfect all we needed. Close to town and close to Mt Cook and all that the Twizel area offers...Would definately stay here again

Thank Alibeare001
Mermaid Waters, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We were travelling between Queenstown and Christchurch and decided to stay mid way overnight. Lake Taupo was fully booked and maybe that was a good thing as it's mainly tourist oriented. We looked at a couple of accommodations in Twizel and as soon as we saw this motel room thought, that's just fine. It has recently been refurbished. All we...

2Thank Markyb55
Dubbo, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We were on a trip around southern South Island and booked in here thinking therre might be a bit more to do around Twizel. But tbings are a bit quiet so we went for a drive up to Mt Cook and that filled in the rest of the day, this drive os well worth the effort. The motel room we...

Thank ReidyNSW
Lille, France
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I decided to travel all around new zealand for 2 weeks so I decided to take the golden chain pass so you can stay in different motels for few nights in both islands for a reasonnable price. After a very long road I was happy to discover a little chalet for the night. Very charming room, very clean. You have...

Thank la-voyageuse024
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 May 2013

i had my wife choose this motel & the A frame chalets are unusual- we stayed in one of the smallest studio ones- as the manager advised it was compact but indeed have everything that you need- it was a cold night & the heat pump was great in a small area - some underfloor heating in the bathroom would...

1Thank ian h

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Motels

Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $91 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Three of us stayed in a chalet with separate double bedroom on the lower level & three single beds upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles sandramL6258DO, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to find one that has a functioning heat pump”
 of 5 bubbles Rakhan, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If they tell you it is small - it is tiny!!”
 of 5 bubbles 899glendai, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of mountains is nice”
 of 5 bubbles LouieRPS, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in three rooms, from 2 bedroom chalets to 1 bedroom suites...all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles cullings1, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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