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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Great, comfortable, value for money, everything you need for overnight .clean, plenty of room. Would use again, but ask for one with at least a view, even if it's only of a paddock. Not view of back of 2 other chalets.

Thank Pgjoh
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We stayed in Twizel in February 2015 at the mountain Chalet Motel. This was a comfortable clean and pretty little cabin that was perfect for our needs. Comfortable beds, a small kitchenette that had the essentials, free wifi, and peace and quiet! The hosts were friendly and helpful. Short walk to village centre, shops, reataurants. Loved it, and will be...

Thank Ms_Maia
South England
Reviewed 12 March 2015

A perfectly good NZ motel, which is pretty good indeed by worldwide standards. All facilities and rooms well designed (as usual). No glitz, but who needs that. Had no problem with wifi although tends to be overloaded in the evening (pretty common). Good bandwidth in the morning. Needed and extension lead and two way adapter for many things to charge...

Thank OzS
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Stayed here for one night after a visit to Mount Cook. The chalet was clean and perfectly adequate for a one night stay. Wi-fi did not reach our chalet but I stood in the laundry when I wanted to use it. Bed was comfortable and area very quiet.

Thank Pat U
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This was an OK place to stay for a night passing through, but you wouldn't want to spend a lot of time here. The inside of the chalet is fine, and it's good to be able to separate off the kitchen from the bedroom. But the external appearance of the site is not attractive - broken bench outside the chalet...

Thank kay199093
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We stayed here as a base for visiting Aoraki (Mt Cook) and were very pleased. It is a bit of a drive to Mt Cook but Twizel is a nice little town with some decent eating out options and a good supermarket. Mountain Chalet Motels itself was a hit with the kids, they loved being away from the grown-ups upstairs...

Thank GeisslerFamily
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We stayed here for two nights on our way to Te Anau from Christchurch. Our A frame chalet was comfortable and spacious. As tends to be the case with the NZ motels I've stayed at, there was a decided lack of closet and drawer space downstairs, but plenty more was available in the loft. The shower was adequate, but care...

Thank David N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Stayed here on route from Queenstown to Greymouth, and to see Moutn Cook. Pros: great chalets - look dated front the outside, but inside is spacious, clean, modern, well equipped, quiet, comfy and so on. Really can't fault our stay here. There was a pay per use laundry too, as well as bbq and outside seating area. Mount Cook is...

1Thank Izzy S
Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We intended staying at Twizel just overnight on our way back to Christchurch and this wasn't our first choice place (which was full). However the welcome we got from the owners was friendly and welcoming and we had an A frame chalet facing Mount Cook with a great view. It was clean warm and well equipped and we decided to...

Thank Bluejax400
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2014

This was a really cute chalet with timber ceilings that added to the charm. We got the one bedroom unit and it was very comfortable. Had full kitchen facilities and a nice lounge suite.The unit had terrible lighting especially if you were in the kitchen, the taps were really old fashioned and hard to regulate the shower. This will be...

Thank Sue W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Motels

Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $89 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Three of us stayed in a chalet with separate double bedroom on the lower level & three single beds upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles sandramL6258DO, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to find one that has a functioning heat pump”
 of 5 bubbles Rakhan, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If they tell you it is small - it is tiny!!”
 of 5 bubbles 899glendai, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of mountains is nice”
 of 5 bubbles LouieRPS, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in three rooms, from 2 bedroom chalets to 1 bedroom suites...all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles cullings1, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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