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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Henkel Hut for the last two nights of our trip to New Zealand and could not have picked a more breathtakingly beautiful location. This well appointed "hut" contained a modern kitchenette and a living room sofa situated perfectly to watch the sunset over the lake and mountains. Walter's wealth of information on all the local opportunities and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed last week for one night at the Chalet. Walter was such a wonderful host from the time I arrived. He offered to help me with the luggage, showed me around the place and gave me tips for hikes. Unit 1 was lovely with a huge bedroom, kitchen with fridge/stove/microwave/utensils and the bathroom was super clean. The water was...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

If you are considering visiting Lake Tekapo, please look no further than The Chalet for your accommodation. Reasonably priced and well-located (near to town, yet quiet enough for privacy) with breathtaking views, Walter, Zita and team will offer you an unforgettable experience, with impeccable attention to detail. Most reviewers have said it all, but just to prove a point, I...

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Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I stayed two nights at The Chalet and would gladly have extended my stay if my itinerary allowed. Walter and Zita were wonderful, gracious hosts and provided so much information about the local area, weather alerts for my hiking plans and recommendations on regional highlights. Their location is perfect ~ on a quiet road but really just a brief walk...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived to a friendly welcome from Walter, and easy parking for our car. We loved The Chalet. It's in a peaceful location on the lake shore, but it's still only a few minutes walk to the shops and restaurants over the footbridge built in 2015. We stayed in Unit 2, which has two bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The feeling of waking up and drawing the curtains to a bright sunny day over Lake Tekapo - absolute bliss! The Chalet is THE place to stay when visiting Lake Tekapo. It is walking distance to the lakefront and the Church of the Good Shephard, and yet is quiet with minimal traffic coming through the road. The town centre (restaurants...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We spent 3 nights at the Chalet in one of the Garden Studios and absolutely loved our stay! We were initially disappointed not to be able to get a Lake view room but we needn't have worried; we had free access to the garden and from there fantastic views of the lake and the mountains. Our reception was very warm,...

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Kennewick
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights and could not have been more comfortable or pleased. We rented unit 1 which has a commanding view of Lake Tekapo, king bed, fully contained. Zita and hubby were incredibly friendly, helpful, informative and gave us details on all things local. Stay here rather than anywhere else in Tekapo. It it literally off the road so...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Just out of the reach of the main "township", which is a 10 minute stroll away. The owners couldn't be more helpful or welcoming. Highly recommended, and we will be back here when we return to Tekapo!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lake Tekapo is a beautiful little town, and The Chalet is a fantastic place to stay if you are coming through. Upon arrival, Zita immediately updated us on weather forecasts for the next couple of days, and even allowed us to choose from other rooms that were available. We ended up in Room 3, upon her recommendation and we were...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about The Chalet Boutique Motel

Address: 14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $150 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Lake view unit”
 of 5 bubbles VacationIsComing, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Units 1, 2, 5, 6 and Henkel Hut have lake views from the unit. Book early!!”
 of 5 bubbles littleclouds, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 is more spacious than Room 4, sunnier with better views too! Opt for Room 3 if you can.”
  • View of the amazing turquoise Lake Tekapo from the drive way
 of 5 bubbles Mimimiu, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Give Walter and Zita a call or email and ask for their recommendations. They are more than helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles 600jeffr, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The separated lodge has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles 88snowdragon, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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