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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visited with a friend. I expected there to be good views but our room actually faced away from the lake and into the car park. The room was clean with a range of facilities but very small with not much space around the bed. The man that greeted us on reception was less than friendly. However the bar staff...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The room was tiny!! Probably cos the huge bed took all of the space up. We had to put our suitcase behind the door which is not good. Not overly clean but the toiletries were nice. Small tv, mini fridge and heatpump in the room. The doors are very heave which means when your neighbour goes in or out at...

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Thank 1vs1
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good location and service. Apartment quite nice but dusty on all surfaces. I personally prefer a TV in the bedroom and there wasn't one. Also, only100mbs of complimentary wifi not enough, especially for a business traveller. Plenty of parking and walking distance from the village a bonus.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Room had no view but was much smaller than expected. Would recommend upgrade toa room with a view but quite a bit more expensive. Breakfast was lovely and an awesome outlook over the mountain. Service was great.

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Thank Wheels1966
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Doors that slam shut (by others) were very annoying. Continued opening and closing by next door and loud thumping around above along with no vies and a small room are reasons that will likely cause a non return.

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Dunedi
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Staff were unhelpful. Skytv took 24hrs to fix. Dead spiders in the room. There was no view. The indulge book had nothing inside. The prearrvial request was not met. The upstairs tv was old, tiny and square.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked a last minute room on booking.com so we knew we were going to get an average room. We got to the room and the window blinds were so dirty I could write my name on them! The room was very small too!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good location and chill out. Free wifi was limited to 100mbps, what a bumper! Other than that, sevice and rooms were okay with a nice view. Can get very dead at night with shops around the resort closing early.

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Thank Nanthat K
Kingaroy, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We found the hotel room we had to be exceptionally small. Given the bad weather, this was not an ideal situation. No view through the one small set of windows added to the issue. Glad we only had one night booked as we did not enjoy our stay at all and felt it was not good value for money when...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were all very satisfied with our accommodation and service provided. The apartment does need a little maintenance and auditing of each apartment needs to be carried out more thoroughly, we were missing a few items, particularly from the kitchen area. The ability to park our car right out front was very useful and made life easy for us.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking out to the breathtaking Lake Tekapo between Christchurch and Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island, Peppers Bluewater Resort offers architectural design reflective of the surrounding Mackenzie Basin landscape combined with exceptional facilities and services. Accommodation includes stylish studios, one, two and three bedroom luxury villas where the outdoors is portrayed indoors through a refreshing colour palette of turquoise-blue, red and beige. Each room features STD/ISD telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and complimentary grooming items. Simply unwind and breathe in the serene atmosphere of Peppers Bluewater Resort. Relax amongst the cosy sofa at Rakinui Lounge while enjoying a warming drink or light snack and for breakfast and dinner Rakinui Restaurant serves a diverse selection of international standard cuisine and favoured local delights accompanied with a breathtaking view across Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo provides excellent kayaking and rainbow and brown trout fishing, while the old village is steeped in mythology and rich High Country history. Tekapo is Maori for night sleeping place, and the lake itself boasts the clearest, darkest and most spectacular night sky in Aotearoa, ideal for a tramp up Mount John followed by a romantic twilight picnic. Thrill seekers are sure to cover more terrain by mountain biking or horse riding before revitalising body and soul in the nearby Alpine Springs Health Spa and Hot Pool. The Round Hill Ski Field and Winter Park are also a short drive from Peppers Bluewater Resort offering skiing, ice hockey, ice skating, even curling! Peppers Bluewater Resort is the perfect destination for relaxed weekend escapes or as a relished retreat after a hectic day of exploration. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Peppers Bluewater Resort

Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $138 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Peppers Bluewater Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 142
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“Please ask for a lake-view room. The photo was taken on a dull misty day. One can a mountain range above the buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles jdeh2016, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front of the hotel overlooking the lake is best”
 of 5 bubbles JanD342, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“a room with a view of the lake would be advisable the food is good and the staff are pleasant and helpful its not cheap but not expensive”
 of 5 bubbles andypavey, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay more than one night.”
 of 5 bubbles X4312XFsusans, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the front with a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles coline718, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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