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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The room was rather small but otherwise clean and comfortable. The township was on a short walking distance which was convenient unfortunately our room didn't have a direct view of the lake which is a shame.

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Christchurch
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great break away. Well appointed room with all the facilities you could need. Incredibly quiet with beautiful view of the Lake. Restaurant on site was great - breakfast was lovely with plenty of choice.

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Christchurch
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Traveled in the first week of September. Half eaten chocolate bar was left in the fridge from previous stayers. Smear of jam in the fridge, marks on the wall at the entrance door, tables were dusty, nails sticking out of the deck, hair left in the bath.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A lovely potential setting ruined by a small dark room with very little natural light and a gloomy outlook. the shower was moldy and there was hair and dust in every nook and cranny of the bathroom. the building itself was very conductive of every door closing, step, sneeze, cough and conversation in the room above us and to the...

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We have stayed at this resort several times as we love it. But found the bed far to hard, shower mouldy & it felt tired and worn out. However the location and views are second to none. Perfect.. We will return

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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We loved our stay, most beautiful views and walking distant to the town centre. the rooms are well presented and extremely comfortable. the surroundings were awesome and there was a friendly rabbit that greeted us on the front lawn each morning. The restaurant we felt was not big enough for the complex, we could not get a meal either night...

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Christchurch
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Such an amazing place. Had the best view over the lake and mountains from our room. The staff were lovely. Room was clean and well equiped. Had a free breakfast with our package deal which was so yum! Definitely will recommend.

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Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good location. Nice view of tekapo lake and near to town. Convenient access to shop and lake tekapo itself. You will catch the best view of mountains around during sun rise and sunset. I assume this is a popular destination for whoever want to stay at tekapo. You will not regret your stay here.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stunning area! Not a whole lot to do in tekapo but wonderful place to relax go for a walk and chill out! The resort is really easy to find, good service, AMAZING view of the lake and close walk to town. Had dinner in the restaurant which was lovely. The room we had was enormous! As well as your own...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The hotel has a lovely setting and is close to the lake and the township, so great to just walk and leave the car at the hotel. The breakfast is awesome, everything was lovely and fresh. We booked one of the small rooms (as great price and we were not going to spend much time in the room), and these...

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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 

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Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $143 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Peppers Bluewater Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 142
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