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Lake Tekapo Village Motel

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliant location (amazing views of the lake and right in centre of town) They have great facilities and owners were very friendly and helpful and gave us good advice on the area. Definitely recommend and will be back!!

Thank AndrewsFamilyNZ
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Lake front, great managers, not only friendly but giving heaps of tips of places to see. Rooms were great and bed very comfy and the showers were one on the best. Great views from the rooms so tranquil looking out at the lake. 10/10

Thank chris_cairns
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed for one night on our way from Akaroa to Queenstown. We were in 'The Penthouse'. This is a superb apartment, light and airy, very well equipped kitchen, seperate lounge, two TVs, wifi, two bedrooms (will sleep at least six). We had a slight problem with our hot water while we were there and the relief managers were so...

Thank Robin G
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived early on a rainy day. The front desk is very friendly. Our room was ready which was a plus. Had upstairs unit with view of lake (once rain stopped). Balcony but too wet to enjoy. Very clean. Car park but no elevator. Worth carrying your luggage upstairs for the view. Walked to everything except the hot springs, need...

Thank lacvue
North Narrabeen, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Booked into this motel and was not disappointed, so much so we tried to stay another night but it was booked out. The couple who run it are very friendly and would recommend this clean well managed motel.

Thank elaine b
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 spent a night last week on the way to Christchurch from Queenstown. Really fantastic motel next to the lake. Great facilities. Reasonable rates. Comfortable beds. We loved it. Lake Tekapo is Heaven on Earth and this motel is the place to spend a night or two. FYI we found the reference to "cooking curries" a bit...

Thank Sai M
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's spacious clean and well equipped. It's quiet even though on the road. Great balcony for viewing stars. Cooking area spacious and well equipped. Too many motels this one included have notices about cooking curries or seafood referring to these food as having bad smells. We are not keen on having some people's food choices described in this way. Rather...

Thank billsellicks
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We drove from Queenstown to Lake Tekapo. Lovely scenery and lots of places to stop and explore during the day. We had an upstairs room in the Motel. It was adequately stocked with crockery and cutlery but only a microwave to cook in, and no washing up area (a basin was provided for this), so you would probably need to...

Thank Sharon T
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were travelling with my 70 year old mother and booked Lake Tekapo Village Motel well in advance asking for the room closest to the lake. The staff graciously acknowledged and granted this request and we enjoyed our stay. The rooms are on the smaller side and the bathroom is quite small with not a lot of storage. We were...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Dear Madam/Sir, RE: Beautiful Lavender farms welcome the Lake Tekapo. The place is amazingly beautiful and overwhelmingly picturesque. A pure photographers delight along the roadside. Very scenic. Thank You.

Thank vrangad04

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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lake Tekapo Village Motel

Address: State Highway 8 | Village Centre, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand (Formerly Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $157 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lake Tekapo Village Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Get the Penthouse if you can. It is more expensive but worth it, especially for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles RobinG106, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles billsellicks, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get the upper corner room as there will be more lights and perfect view from upper level.”
 of 5 bubbles LydiaA301, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms, on the upper level are most ideal”
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 of 5 bubbles ShaunSNJ, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book early, especially if you intend to travel during the peak season.”
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