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Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A nice house in a good location, well appointed, and pretty comfortable, but the attraction fades on closer inspection. We (4 adults and 2 small children) stayed recently for 3 nights, and while the house was good, the small things let it down badly: no hot water each morning after 2 quick showers meant a cold shower for anyone else,...

Thank nofam_wattsy
Caroll S, Manager at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. We are concerned that the hot water does not seem to be heating sufficiently and will get that attended to immediately. There should be easily enough for 6 guests unless they are all spending half an hour in the shower! We have also noted the other things you have mentioned and will also get them...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very comfortable small home/cottage with the most spectacular view in from the living room or feel free to spoil yourself and sit on the front porch to view the mountains and lakes in front of your face. There is a completely furnished well laid living room with a wood stove and with an open attached kitchen. The bedroom is very...

Thank BGZBali
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2016

How we loved Tekapo - we spent our days skiing, eating, and ended the day at the beautiful hot pools. Tesoro was a wonderful place to stay, modern and clean. The view was divine, surrounded by snowcapped mountains and an extraordinary view of the lake. The facilities were warm and inviting - lovely heat pumps and a fireplace. The house...

Thank KatesVoyage
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This one bedroom house had every comfort, plenty of room to move around in and relax. Great Sky Reception - great for while we were staying over the Olympics period for three nights. Great decking - early morning sun and patio around the side for afternoon sun/relaxing/eating. Very warm, underfloor heating - didn't use wood stove as both warm enough...

1Thank Janet H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Spent 3 wonderful days in the monterey lodge ,2 bedroom cabin with full facilities and a fabulous wood burner , all wood and kindling provided Great Base for seeing the area ,couldn't ask for anything more

Thank karen h
Caroll S, Manager at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

We are glad you were toasty warm during your stay. Winter is very pretty but cold!

New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I stayed for a couple of nights at Mary Hut, a one bedroom holiday home. House is lovely and modern with quality furnishings and underfloor heating. There is also a wood burner which we lit in the evenings. There is also complimentary WIFI. It's a good five minute walk to the local restaurants and supermarket. The home...

Thank Kiwianatraveller
Caroll S, Manager at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Mary Hut. Thanks for the reminder to update our website description, it's hard to keep up with the rapid development here in Lake Tekapo! As you've noted, the views are still excellent of the mountains, with a little less lake view underlined by a new rooftop :)

Reviewed 1 August 2016

We rented "Lucy's Patch" for two nights during the July school holidays. The house was spacious and well equipped. The wood stove was fantastic and kept us all toasty warm. It was nice to have a place all to ourselves. The staff at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes were very helpful, from booking to checking out. Highly recommended.

Thank Sarshy
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I got a tree bedroom house with a very nice view over lake tekapo. The kitchen is big and very convenience to cook. The bed is very comfortable with a warm blanket. The balcony is very good to sit and relax get the fresh air.

Thank Dawn T
Caroll S, Manager at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy if our guests feel at home and can relax! Hope to see you at Lake Tekapo again some day.

South Korea
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This home is near enough to the main town area. If you want a place for 4 just to sleep and have a quick shower then this will be suitable. It has a fair size garden for a small walk or for children to play. We felt that the cleaners did not do a good job of cleaning prior to...

2Thank zippingeverywhere
Caroll S, Owner at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I missed this review! Our cleaning is usually of a very high standard and we are disappointed this was how you found Garden Retreat. During the winter months especially we increase our pre-arrival checks so this should not happen. We will address the worn pots with the owner. We agree, they also should look smart and...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend staying here. We stayed in the doctors retreat and it was just amazing. Spotlessly clean, lovely homely feel, all the utensils, equipment you need, immaculate furnishings etc and a great view of the lake. The ladies in the office were very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Wished we could stay longer. Can't...

Thank angie056
Caroll S, Manager at Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes, responded to this review

We agree Doctor's Retreat is a special place and as you can imagine the owners are very proud of it. They will be very pleased to hear your feedback, as are we that we looked after you well. Thank you for your encouragement :)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Caroll and Craig Simcox manage Lake Tekapo Holiday homes which has over 30 properties in stunning Lake Tekapo. We have a range of fully self-contained houses and apartments with something for every group and every price range. All of our houses are professionally cleaned and all linen is provided for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Tekapo Holiday Homes

Address: 8 O'Neill Place, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $158 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ground floor was easier for luggage”
FionaS881, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Bach is pretty good”
  • Comfortable bed
  • Spacious common area
  • Spacious common area
Genesis89, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at the Church House right at Lake Tekapo”
danieltH9042DL, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't pick Lucy Patch”
mailingsteve1, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It was a three bedroom house”
michaelhA6897NQ, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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