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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 May 2015

This motel is currently undergoing a revamp by the owner - well done. Although the unit was cold when we walked in, once the heat pumps kicked in - yep there were 2 - one in the living room and a 2nd in the bedroom, it sooner warmed up. Had the best sleep of our holiday there as bed extremely...

Thank Sheryle G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We originally booked at another Twizel hotel but switched to this motel due to much better TripAdvisor reviews and it was cheaper. It is also just as convenient for Poppies restaurant, where we planned to eat. We probably should not have switched. The motel staff were very helpful and check in was efficient. The individual one bedroom unit was quite...

Thank What
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Stayed here for access to Mt Cook. The Chalet we stayed in was basic but roomy and comfortable and a good price. Location was very quiet and had a good night sleep. WiFi was also very good in the chalet.

1Thank Nebulous77
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The studio is self contained with necessary items for cooking, ironing. Heating is good with a ceiling fan for circulation. Bed is firm and comfortable. The unit we were in faces East and the scenery was beautiful at sunrise. Town Centre is just a short drive away. Carl is friendly and helpful.

Thank James T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Twizel itself is hardly an exciting place to spend a holiday but it is so close to Mt.Cook that it is more than worth while (for your wallet) to spend a night there rather than in the overprized places beneath Mt.Cook. Mountain Chalets look cute and contain everything that four people may need for a good rest after a long...

Thank ventus_9
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We took 2 units and both have slightly different design. The unit where my family stayed had a kitchen with door, whereas the unit my father stayed is bigger but there is no door for kitchen. If anyone planned to do some cooking, its good to choose a unit where there is a door for the kitchen. Overall, the room...

Thank VanessaSeng
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Husband booked us into this complex and I was pleasantly surprised. Studio unit only $110 per night and was self contained. Comfortable bed and bathroom modern. Reception was great and staff friendly. Shops close by. 1 hour drive to Mt Cook townsite which was a lovely drive with many places to pull over to take photos.

Thank Tricia1563
Akaroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

The chalet we had was set up to sleep 5-7 people. Some basics were missing : a coffee table in the lounge, a shelf in the shower to put your soaps & shampoos on, a bathroom heater, herbal teas, restaurant menus in the compendium - basics!! The bathroom linens were old and tatty around the edges and the floors felt...

1Thank Margy M
Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 21 March 2015

My husband & I booked a chalet for 1 night & stayed here after a day trip to Mt Cook. Indeed a good alternative to Mt Cook village. Bed was comfy, t&b functional, kitchen was well stocked with equipment. We loved the style but feels a bit dated. We got the bigger chalet because the smaller ones were fully booked,...

Thank Rinanonym C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Great, comfortable, value for money, everything you need for overnight .clean, plenty of room. Would use again, but ask for one with at least a view, even if it's only of a paddock. Not view of back of 2 other chalets.

Thank Pgjoh

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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: $89 - $161 (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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