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Reviewed 7 October 2015

We wanted to break the journey from Christchurch to Dunedin and decided to stop in Twizel. These apartments are a great find, the owners are really welcoming and the apartments are spotless and very comfortable. They come with the addition of a washing machine which comes in very handy when you are travelling. We liked them so much that we...

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Soldotna, Alaska
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This place is a rare find. We have stayed in Twizel before, but the hotel we normally stayed at was booked and more expensive than our last visit. Everything in Twizel seemed booked or were slightly more expensive than we wanted to pay. So we booked this unit for 3 nights. The owner Maren is awesome! She is so sweet...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We really enjoyed our two nights in the Mackenzie units. The staff could not have been more helpful even finding me an iron when I needed one. The bed was super "comfy" giving us two great nights of sleep. There was a large living room with kitchen including a full sized stove as well as a microwave. We headed the...

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henham
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We were near to the end of our hols in NZ and were booked in to stay in this hotel...motel ..nearly all the accomadation we had in NZ was excellent only to be let down. By this one only good things were large room and was clean. No safe in the room no water in the fridge no wifi in...

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jl_ck
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We stumbled on these units unexpectedly. Initially we had looked at the motel when you just enter Twizel, but didn't like the look of them and saw these as we were driving around. There are only two units, but they are large, have everything you need and are very clean. the wifi was quite slow and you need to use...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 May 2013

We were looking for an accommodation near the Mount Cook area and found it in Twizel: the Mackenzie Units. The rate cannot be beaten. Our unit had a very big living room with kitchen (with everything you need), two bedrooms and a simple clean bath with washing machine. The bed was good, also the WIFI. We recommend to buy fresh...

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kerem-maharal
Reviewed 20 January 2013

after a month travelling in new zealands roads, we came to twizel , as a base exploring mt.cook- and found these wanderful units. the units are big,very well equiped ,very very clean-just a perfect place.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We came to Twizel for 2 weeks to go fishing and explore the area. We had 2 young children with us, and Mackenzie Units was just the perfect place for us. The unit was serviced to very high standards on a daily basis; sheets changed every few days, and any leftover dishes were also cleaned. It was great to have...

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Wellington, NZ
Reviewed 21 December 2010

There isn't a great range of accommodation options in Twizel. These motel units are next door to a larger complex, however these units are very modern and comfortable. Plenty of space for one - enough room for a family. I'd pick these small units over a larger establishment any time - just get in quick because these will book up...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Mackenzie Units Motel

Address: 126 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Number of rooms: 2
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“Twizel is centrally located for many great things to see and do. Lake Tekapo (more touristy, busy and expensive to stay there), Mt Cook/Aoraki, and a Lord of the Rings tour (One Ring Tours). The scenery is stunning, life is quiet and laid back.”
 of 5 bubbles AK907nomad, 4 Mar 2014 | Read review
“There are only two units both identical. Sorry no fitness centre...could not undo one I had touched the buttons.”
 of 5 bubbles Ingrid4711, 5 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Delux were all large and clean”
 of 5 bubbles ianHenham, 4 Dec 2013 | Read review
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