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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reception staff barely spoke english. Our room was meant to be an upgrade and to say we were disappointed would be to understate the fact. The room was as far from the main building as one could get. We couldnt see our car from our room. We had to walk about 25m to get to the car park. The...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern apartments that are fully equipped if you want to do self catering. Fabulous kitchen with everything you need. We ate in the restaurant and it was very good. The location is great, right in the centre of the small town.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived at Peppers Bluewater Resort we thought it looked like a lovely place to stay. But when we arrived at our room we found that the smell of cooking from the last tenants was overpowering, the room was in need of much repair, it was not very clean at all and it looked as if someone had...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort is modern and has an amazing view over the lake. Everything is close and the staff is friendly. Loved staying at Peppers and would love to go again. Try the walk up to the observatory, it was amazing.

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Thank Harri N
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

And it was if you looked over the top of the carpark and the 2 storey unit in front, you could see the mountains. It was a bit of a disappointment but the only one. Overall a great 2 storey, 2 bed apartment. Entrance was a bit strange and the neighbours a bit noisy through the wall but still good....

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to stay in here very much. Very convenient to Lake Tekapo as many as I like. Good restaurants around. The scene in hotel is stunning. It is a good place to stay when you wish to travel further to Mt Cook, Lake Pukaki & Lake Wanaka.

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Thank Molly L
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Handy to lake, town centre and observatory. Dining room was fully booked so ended up at great restaurant in town centre. Lovely little church surrounded by lupine is worth a visit as was the pleasant walk over the bridge.

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Christchurch
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently enjoyed a meal in the restaurant in this hotel. The view of the lake was beautiful. The menu selection and food was very good. We particularly enjoyed the service from all the staff. No matter where you are staying in Tekapo this is a good choice for dinner out.

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Thank medburykjh
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Affordable twin room, high standard. My friend and I were backpacking so to us it was luxury. Lots of little details thought about like a rechargeable torch to get around the site. Village has a good range of restaurants and a petrol station. Lake is stunning.

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views, bed and shower. I thought the cleaning could have been a little bit better in the kitchen, but otherwise everything was brilliant ... Good service, very big room , great bath, deck with plenty of serenity.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking out to the breathtaking Lake Tekapo between Christchurch and Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island, Peppers Bluewater Resort offers architectural design reflective of the surrounding Mackenzie Basin landscape combined with exceptional facilities and services. Accommodation includes stylish studios, one, two and three bedroom luxury villas where the outdoors is portrayed indoors through a refreshing colour palette of turquoise-blue, red and beige. Each room features STD/ISD telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and complimentary grooming items. Simply unwind and breathe in the serene atmosphere of Peppers Bluewater Resort. Relax amongst the cosy sofa at Rakinui Lounge while enjoying a warming drink or light snack and for breakfast and dinner Rakinui Restaurant serves a diverse selection of international standard cuisine and favoured local delights accompanied with a breathtaking view across Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo provides excellent kayaking and rainbow and brown trout fishing, while the old village is steeped in mythology and rich High Country history. Tekapo is Maori for night sleeping place, and the lake itself boasts the clearest, darkest and most spectacular night sky in Aotearoa, ideal for a tramp up Mount John followed by a romantic twilight picnic. Thrill seekers are sure to cover more terrain by mountain biking or horse riding before revitalising body and soul in the nearby Alpine Springs Health Spa and Hot Pool. The Round Hill Ski Field and Winter Park are also a short drive from Peppers Bluewater Resort offering skiing, ice hockey, ice skating, even curling! Peppers Bluewater Resort is the perfect destination for relaxed weekend escapes or as a relished retreat after a hectic day of exploration. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Peppers Bluewater Resort

Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $145 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Peppers Bluewater Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 142
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“Don't stay in hotel rooms, as only a little bigger than a walk in robe”
 of 5 bubbles HelenJupp, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Unless you're guaranteed a lakeview room (which I'm sure most normal travellers couldnt afford) there's nothing esle going for this place.”
  • Tiny, cramped, dirty and noisy.
  • No view, no electric blanket, no peace...not even a clean coffee cup!!!
  • Dirty shower cubicle and refilled sticky 'complimentary' shampoo etc.
 of 5 bubbles cazbar62, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The apartments further away from the reception area are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nikbannister, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility problems make sure you let them know as there are no carparks outside your room.”
 of 5 bubbles donna_robinson5, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask if you can be overlooking the lake - best view ever!”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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