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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tekapo was booked and way too expensive so on to twizel booked here before I read the reviews. Silly me. It was budget but clean for outdated old building. Walls paper thin could hear people easily thru walls. Hallway floor creaked really badly with lots of people walking along it all hours of night. Shared bathroom which was clean. We...

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Wirral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for early start to Mount Cook. Units are fairly basic, almost seem like contractors' buildings or old fashioned holiday park units. However it was clean and comfortable and helpful staff. Value for money and no complaints

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived here late after a day's fishing and after we had travelled on from Tekapo because everything was booked out there. We stayed two nights - first in backpackers which was clean but cramped and then in a motel room. We then ran out of availability. There is a laundry which is useful but this is a one -...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In general the rooms are ok. But the owner of this place was so rude to us pretty unbelieveble. Me and my friend came to this hostel as it was the only hostel available closeby to mount cook. We tried to cook after coming back from hiking the mountain but were constantly disturbed by the owner who blamed us for...

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good stay if you can accept simple. All is clean, service very nice, and you have all you need, but rooms are kept very simple. Twizel is a nice place with a variety of things to do. A shopping ctr and pub is close by and have good food.

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Not particularly comfortable bed, was built with the town in the 70s and doesn't seem to have had any updates since. It's basic but it was a roof and we did sleep eventually. Kitchen was basic but had full facilities

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Its a mass Appartement stay. Old and not very nice but clean. I would stay there only if you just need a sleep. Beds are very soft. WiFi Cost 2$ per Day. It Didnt work with my Device. Water from tap was white, dont know why. Maybe it wasnt used for a long time.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Well, I stayed here because Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo was fully booked. Room is clean, shower is warm, reception is friendly. Supermarket and bar are right next door. Kitchen is well equipped and common area spacious. It is basic and functional and really nothing more than that.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my 3 mates came up to Twizel for new years from the 29th-3rd of January, upon receiption we were told "everything goes down hill from here" and told multiple times that any foot out of line from any of us and No one gets there bond back. The room we had was a 1 bedroom unit with an...

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Darwin
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Let me say right form the beginning that I did not expect much from the accommodation given the price at the very height of Christmas season. However.... My husband and I had not pre-booked any accommodation and this location was the last available. We booked a double room with ensuite. Chris, behind the desk was super friendly and gave us...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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Additional Information about High Country Holiday Lodge

Address: 23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $62 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — High Country Holiday Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Go for en-suite as basic is more like a hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyannWirral, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the motel rooms if possible - they are much better than the backpackers.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisY985, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think block with 8## are the best for luxury, 9## rooms are more backpacker style”
 of 5 bubbles KalznChch, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from this place.”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They dont have any good rooms, just ones worse than others”
 of 5 bubbles 445jeanetted, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
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