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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 13 September 2016

During our visit to NZ last November we stayed two nights at Parkbrae Estate. We were upgraded to Mary Macs Cottage. Very nicely located directly by the lake. 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, cottage well equipped. We enjoyed our stay very much. Thelakeview is unbelievable and Lake Tekapo is definitely worth a stop.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My friend and I stayed at the Opera House. We received a very warm welcome, the room was most comfortable and the view of the lake, the Heritage Church of the Good Shepherd and James Mackenzie's dog just beautiful.

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Thank 495margaret
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed in Garden Studio for our son's wedding recently. We were delighted with the location, could not fault it The accomodation was very disappointing. We had occasion to look behind curtains when we lost something. There was thick dust everywhere, even along the side of the TV stand. The furnishings, decorations and equipment are old fashioned. We did not...

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9Thank Mark and Melani... G
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We stayed for two nights on a recent driving holiday. We were installed in Mary Macs Cottage which is an original cottage right on the lake front. It was a 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom cottage. It was well equipped but would need a coffee plunger and ice trays to make the experience complete. It is a quiet and pleasant...

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Thank hazza2016
Lennik, Belgium
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stayed 2 nights in the Opera House. The Opera house has 2 floors. Downstairs you can find 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and a space with a washing machine, upstairs another bathroom and master bedroom (with view) and a spacious living room, from which you have an amazing view on the lake and the statue of the dog, with kitchen....

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Thank Cindy S
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed in The Opera House, which was very well appointed and comfortable. The staff member in reception was very friendly and had good local knowledge. The views were great. Loved it. It was a short walk to local shops and restaurants. Parking was very convenient.

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Thank The_Wise_Kiwi
Bangkok
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Been there fore 2 times and never disappointed. Opera house is lovely and provide a very good view. Living room with a fireplace is nice. Main bedroom is lovely. Very short walk to the church. Strongly recommend to all travelers.

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Thank tulaya
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Amazing location right on the lakefront across the road from the Church of St John and the statue of the dog. Very cute little cottage with everything you could possibly need. We had such an enjoyable stay. Our visitors from Japan were suitably impressed. Everyone we dealt with at the Estate was friendly and helpful and took the time to...

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Thank Cherie S
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 15 April 2015

My husband and I took both of our parents to New Zealand for a family trip and spent 2 nights in Tekapo. We're so lucky to choose Parkbrae Estate as our accommodation in this heaven like small town. We stayed in Aldourie Lodge which is an elegant old-fashioned beautiful house with huge spaces. My mother and mother-in-law loved the giant...

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Thank Jennifer0823
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

We arrived in excitement to our booked night in the Garden cottage and whilst I was lighting the fire, my husband and kids spotted a rat or mouse on the kitchen bench. We promptly threw water on the fire, locked up and left. Management gave refund but no assistance given to find accommodation. Would not recommend or book again. Very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Parkbrae Estate is so much more than a stay... it is an experience! Preferred by so many due to its unique style cottages and units (apartments), peaceful surroundings and privileged location! No doubt the spot in Tekapo! Only a stone's throw away from the stunning turquoise lake and a few steps from the Church of Good Shepherd and Collie Dog Statue, Tekapo's best known icons!! When at Parkbrae Estate, wake up to breathtaking scenery or warm up by the fire on a cold winter night... stroll through the gardens with camera in hand soaking up the morning light... sit on the balcony with a book or a glass of the finest NZ wine...wait until the stars come out in the mesmerizing night sky and make a wish... or two... Perfect for romantic getaways, family holidays, weddings, gatherings or just an excuse to treat yourself!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parkbrae Estate

Address: Sealy Street, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $199 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Take a coffee plunger and some ice trays.”
 of 5 bubbles hazza2016, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms all have a wonderful outlook.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Wise_Kiwi, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Choose Aldourie Lodge for sure if you're travelling with a big family.”
 of 5 bubbles Jennifer0823, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“No rooms, just a house (Church House)”
 of 5 bubbles reisverslaafde, 24 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Don't bother with the Garden Studio-look elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles williamwQ3481UT, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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