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Aarau, Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

You feel very welcome from the first second. Best choice for staying in Lake Tekapo. Stunning view to lake and mountain. Very delicious breakfast. Rooms are lovely decorated with different objects of art. Perfect socialising in the bar with complementary drinks. very much appreciated. Thank you so much for the wonderful stay and doing our laundry. We would love to...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there you two! Many thanks for posting a lovely review - we love having guests here with us in our home. I think you might have been sooo relaxed at breakfast we had a bit of fun :) Travel home safely and all the evry best for your future together,. Best, Stephanie

London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here on the first night of our South Island trip. It is very easy to find, just off the main road. We were warmly greeted by the owners, Alistair and Stephanie. Very comfortable room with lovely views over the lake. They provide a guest living room with nice touches like local wine and wonderful fruitcake. Great breakfast in...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us Grant. It was lovely to meet you both and we hope you have had a relaxing trip around the South island!? Best, Stephanie

Doetinchem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful location, small lodge at Lake Tekapo with most warm welcoming Neuseeland hosts and chef. Guest will fall in love with the Lodge and their host as well as with the stunning region. Hope to be back soon!

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Gerrie - what a lovely surprise to read your review today on Christmas Day so lang after your stay with us in April. Made my day!! We too hope you will be back son :). Merry Christmas from a sunny hot day in Tekapo - full house with guests arrived already. Best, Stephanie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and 2 young kids stayed in the 2 bed apartment for 1 night and what a perfect place it was for us. We stayed here on our way from Christchurch to Wanaka. We had a superb view of the lake. The flat is vey light, spacious and had everything we needed. Above all the owners were really friendly...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks but you did not stay at Lake Tekapo Lodge. We are a high end boutique accommodation for adult couples.... however glad you had a lovely time in Tekapo!

Reviewed 10 December 2016

My partner and I spent the night at Lake Tekapo lodge last week and had a fantastiv experience. The views were unparalleled and coupled with a nice glass of chardonnay, simply couldn't beat it. Alistair and Stephanie were very accommodating and made us feel right at home from the moment we arrived until to the moment we left. The rooms...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Phil - it was a pleasure to host you both! Hope to see you again one day! Best, Stephanie

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stephanie and Alastair made us very welcome. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfast excellent and their art is fabulous. They are well located for a short walk down to the lake where the views are stunning I could move in!

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Ha! Many thanks Ian - we would for you to "move in"! It was a pleasure to meet you both if only for one night but look forward to spending longer with you next time.... Best, Stephanie

Connecticut
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

From our U.S. home, we had researched local inns online and chose Lake Tekapo Lodge on a whim. What a happy whim it turned out to be. Stephanie and Alistair are as perfect hosts as one could wish. From the warm welcome to the best wishes at our departure, we felt so comfortable and at ease. Since we are book...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bob and Chuck- how fortuitous your whim led you to us! We so much enjoyed hosting you here in our eclectic home. Many thanks for your kind words and we look forward to when we DO meet again! All the best and keep those book recommendations coming. Stephanie

Waikuku Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What an awesome team Stephanie and Alistair are. The accomodation is beautifully presented and welcoming with friendly hosts and amazing views. The rooms are warm and comfortable. We were more than happy and satisfied. Will be returning for sure!

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Allan. Was so lovely to have you two staying here at the lodge. Do hope you come back soon. Best, Stephanie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Lake Tekapo last week (October 2016) as a short one night stay as we travelled down to Queenstown. Stephanie and Alistair are wonderful hosts and really go out of their way to make you feel welcome. We arrived early asking to drop our cases off and come back but Stephanie insisted we come in and relax. The...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there my lovelies! Very much enjoyed your company and pleased you were happy. Many thanks for your kind review. Best, Stephanie

Sevenoaks Uk
Reviewed 19 September 2016

For our visit, in late February, we had only one night at Lake Tekapo but a very enjoyable and memorable one. Our hosts were very friendly, welcoming and helpful in recommending the excellent Kohan restaurant before our night visit to the Mt John observatory. Our room had views over the Lake; it was very comfortable, the breakfast delicious and the...

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there Paul and Janet and many thanks for your review of our boutique bed and breakfast. You had quite an amazing and extensive trip around the South Island staying in some magnificent luxury lodges so we are pleased you were comfortable in our bed and breakfast! The Kohan Restaurant is quite a treat for visitors and by prior request...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodge is under new ownership from 1 September 2012. Lodge has been upgraded and redecorated with emphasis on NZ food, wine, art.Lake Tekapo Lodge has three stunning lake and mountain view super king ensuite guests rooms. Chef hosts can provide dinner by prior arrangement highlighting premium local fare and NZ wines. A private guest lounge/library and an eclectic NZ contemporary art collection. Located adjacent to the village with easy access to activities and restaurants. On-site warm friendly & experienced hosts ensuring you have the best experience in our magnificent location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Tekapo Lodge

Address: 24 Aorangi Crescent | PO Box 123, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $440 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Tekapo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“wonderful location, quite rooms with great views and service”
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