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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This was the first stop of our trip. We got a parking spot right out the front of the stairs that led up to our room. We were greeted with a friendly welcome, shown a map of the area and the key places were explained to us. Our room was simple but clean and warm with an amazing view of...

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Dunedin
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Spotless studio units with a fantastic view. Rooms very tidy, very well equipped and very well soundproofed. Travelling with a 4 year old was made easy as the huge range of DVDs in the reception (free to borrow) provided entertainment after skiing. The rooms didn't have anywhere to wash-up the dishes eventhough there are heating / snack preparation facilities but...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night during the week at the start of august. Owners were real nice and friendly on reception, even gave vouchers for a free coffee and muffin to apologize for the 'inconvenience' of the parking area being under construction. As it really wasn't a big deal (other car parks are less than a 30 second walk away)...

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Thank Sara M
Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We arrived in Lake Tekapo mid afternoon without a booking and based on the location of the Scenic Resort, we enquired for overnight accommodation. All the 'newer' looking apartments in the separate Lake facing block were full but we were offered a family apartment at the lake end of the original block with direct uninterrupted views of the lake. An...

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Thank Gregory B
Aonang, Krabi
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Excellent location right near restaurants, bakery, minimart etc. Kids loved playing in the snow just outside the room. Limited internet - I don't understand why so many places put a low limit on internet usage....not so convenient when you have to stay in contact with your office.

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Don Y, Owner at Lake Tekapo Village Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and I am pleased you enjoyed Lake Tekapo. Regarding internet usage, we currently offer 250Mb free access for each guest each day. Our policy is that guests should be able to complete email requirements, booking and travel details and reasonable communication without cost. However this also enables us to maintain some control, preventing unrestricted...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Lucky to have chosen this great accommodation - rooms were spotless which extended to all the property, very well kept. Couldn't have had a better spot to view the lake and mountains. Hosts were welcoming and I had the most relaxing holiday. Loved the spa bath :))

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Room was comfortable, we particularly enjoyed the spa bath tub in the bathroom. Good view of the lake, however there was some construction going on which kinda spoils the view. Not sure how long will it last. Good location, right next to the cafes and the tour bookings (earth and sky office is right there).

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2Thank ArtiSri1
PHOENIX
Reviewed 3 August 2015

we stayed with my 16yr old son in room 18, it had a pull out couch for his bed, which seemed adequate. There is a beautiful view of the lake from a small balcony which worked well for us taking photos of the night sky. The room was warm with a towel warmer which was nice, the shower was a...

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Hawera, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay. Fantastic view of the lake with a short walk to the shore and very close to the township with four square, tourist shops & restaurants. I wouldn't go as far as to call it a resort but nice hubby & wife running the place. It was clean, tidy and warm we even had the...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in a downstairs studio spa unit. Our room had a queen size bed & a sofa bed & a very spacious bathroom with a spa bath, separate shower, vanity & toilet. The room was clean, comfortable & warm with the best view out over the lake to the mountains. The village & restaurants are at your...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: $167 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Tekapo Village Motel 4*
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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