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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly and even put a Canadian flag up for us. Lovely flowers around the building and a cute little patio at each unit. Room has a small kitchenette and large bedroom. The restaurant next door is good for dinner or drinks.

Thank Luynn k
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

nice and clean. Owner are Very thoughtful, get electric blanket for the bed. And small kitchen,with all the needs, dishes etc. so better than a normal motel. I would Recom for anyone who will visit lake teppo .

Thank Shu W
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Warm and clean with super knowledgeable and friendly hosts. Close to major tourist destinations but away from the hussle. Awesome showers, pet friendly. Pop in to the hot pools in Tekapo at night then back to your comfy and warm rooms. Hot tips from the host gave us the best views of the icebergs!

1Thank Yogastore
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. Located on the highway but with light traffic flows the highway noise was dull and didn't disturb us. Very welcoming check in. The decor is eclectic and functional. Basic kitchen with oven, microwave, sink and kettle. This would be ideal for cooking hot brekkies but for dinner, save the hassle and pop next door the meals at...

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The location of this motel was perfect for us as it was a good midpoint between Christchurch and Te Anau. The beds were super comfortable. The bird songs outside the room were amazing and there's a restaurant right next to the motel. Tasty! Horses across the road are very friendly. Don't leave the doors open because at least in April...

Thank Paul S
San Francisco
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Kimbell is tiny - just this small motel, a B&B and a pub with decent food, but it's very affordable and all you need for a night traveling to/from Mt. Cook. WiFi is sketchy and there's little to no cell reception (on Spark) so plan accordingly. Nice garden setting & laundry.

Thank jeffp94114
Middle Sackville, NS, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We arrived at our motel after a fairly long drive from Greymouth. We were given lots of travel advice, upon check-in, for things to do in Tekapo the next day. We also received a map of the area. Our room was spacious and had all the amenities we required.

1Thank Jennifer M
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2016

we got 2 rooms and one living room with a kitchen. had 200mb free wifi. lots of heater and electronic blanket on our bed. everything was pretty clean. couch seems very new so as all beddings. had very comfortable staying. only negative side was kitchen stuff were bit old. our kettle was bit rusty so couldn't make coffee. other than...

Thank KosieDesign
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2016

a stopover night after a long day travel and Mt Dobson was ideal for this. Everything one needed in the spacious unit and thought old it was very clean. the owner was friendly. I really liked the fact there were books in the room, magazines and information for traveller.

Thank whakajen
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

the Motel is old but recently been painted. The owners friendly and very hospitable. Lovely comfortable beds , well equipped kitchen all you need . Peaceful surroundings . Pub right next door who serve meals. Who can go wrong with this little gem. Definately recommend . We will be back.

Thank joy532

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family friendly, pet friendly motel ideally situated for skiers wanting to ski at Mt Dobson skifield and anyone wanting to explore the Mackenzie District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Dobson Motel

Address: 768 Fairlie-Tekapo Road | Kimbell, Fairlie 7987, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
Price Range: $103 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Our unit 3 had a seperate bedroom which was good as we weren't a 'couple' but a couple of friends who both snore.”
 of 5 bubbles Captainloo, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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