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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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Adelaide
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights in The Chalet at Lake Tekapo whilst on a driving holiday of the South Island of New Zealand. This was the best accommodation of our entire trip (and the others were good as well!) The Chalet is family owned and run and is right across the road from the Lake with unencumbered views across the Lake...

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Parramatta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the chalet for 2 nights in April with my mum. I would give a 10 stars! The chalet is just steps away from the lake, dog and church. The restaurant is just across which is 10 mins away! Excellent location! Peaceful and quiet. The chalet just feels like home. It is well designed and well equipped. Everything you...

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NYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Chalet is a most wonderful place to stay in Lake Tekapo - a must-visit on a NZ road trip. Walter and Zita were kind and helpful and welcoming hosts. They take such pride in their accommodations and their town and it shows in everything they do. The rooms have everything you could need to relax and enjoy your time...

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Aylesbury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Henkel Hut, which is a ground floor and self contained chalet, with cooking facilities. The views were stunning , although a little chilly to sit out for anytime . An easy walk to the centre (for Restaurants) and the Church of the Good Shepherd .

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Pittsburgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent two nights here and loved it. We were fortunate to get an upgrade to a 2 bedroom apartment. It was like having your own house. The apartment was very large and had everything you could want including a very complete kitchen and a very good TV package. As others have noted, the location and view are ideal....

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The Good: Great hosts: our email inquiries were answered promptly and everything was as expected upon arrival. Zita is a very friendly host and explained all our options for eating and activities. More Good: the room was very clean and bed very comfortable. Fully modern and tidy Kitchenette. We had a garden room, with privacy and step outside to a...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a garden room so could not actually see the lake from the room but we could from the garden and it is situated right on the lake front road yet very quiet. Really well equipped with everything, clean and comfortable. Owners are really lovely and have lots of local knowledge.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great location. Take the lake view room. The beatiful lake Tekapo is right in front you. Good shepard church is within 5 min walk. The motel itself is well maintained. Room equipped with kitchenett. Walter even provided a basket of Lego toys for my daughter. Definitely will stay next time.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The stay at the Chalet was one of the highlights of our NZ trip. The location is superb, just across the lake and we stayed in unit 6 which had a fantastic lake view. Walter and Zita are very kind and made us feel really comfortable, given that we traveled with an eight month old baby. The unit was very...

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Halifax, England
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Chalet Boutique Motel is located right by stunning Lake Tekapo and in all our travels we have rarely had such an outstanding view. The blue waters of the huge lake opened up to a panoramic vista of snow-capped mountains. Our lake view apartment (one of six) was superbly appointed and the owners, Walter and Zeta, run an efficient establishment...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Chalet Boutique Motel

Address: 14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $157 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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The Chalet Boutique Hotel Lake Tekapo
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“Apartment 1 had an excellent view across the Lake.”
DownSouthWattos, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The positioning of our Hut allowed us to park our car close by which was good. A few steps to the Hut otherwise easy to access .”
Chillywasps, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take the lake view room.”
Rogue117, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a lake view apartment”
  • Stunning view from apartment patio.
NEALBOURNE, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Studio two has great views”
michaelhA6897NQ, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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