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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed one night at The Godley Hotel and we will never do the same mistake again. This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at. The staff wanted to charge us money for using a credit card. The hotel is run down and old. It was rather pricey for what you get - we paid 130 dollars for...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night would not stay again! Reception little outdated but receptionist very nice and helpful. Room was run down had mould in shower and bathroom door was chipped tiled floor discoloured. Had a lake view room so the view was nice but what they don't tell you is that the patio doors outside the lake open onto this...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We booked a room for 3 people, it had one queen and two single beds. We saw so many bad reviews after booking the place so we felt some regret however we soon found out it was unwarranted and had no regrets booking this place. The room was very tidy and warm and most importantly it's a very short walk...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

First impression nice reception area. All down hill from there. Reception on check in not friendly, don't ask how your days been, how you are.. Ok checked in no information about the restaurant, pool,spa gym nearest shops. Checked into room carpets look new, bed decor nice bathroom filthy. The shower walls look like they are hanging on just, when you...

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branford
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had lakeside views which was the best thing . Wonderful to wake up with a sunrise across lake Tekapo . The place was decently clean but a little frayed around the edges . We were pleased with location right in the middle of the village so easy to get to restaurants. Did not eat at hotel did not look...

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Thank suehallam
new zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Location is good you are close to everything but the rooms are very dated. Our door wouldn't lock so they got maintenance to fix it. Very noisy heater and fridge. Had to turn heater off to sleep. Couldn't sleep much though as you can hear everything from people coming home to people stomping around in the upstairs rooms. Beds were...

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Thank sarahjharrison
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The shower room was very mouldy, felt dirty being in there. The water pressure was very poor. Bedding was inadequate for the temperature for the location. No wifi in the rooms. Outside buildings looked very mouldy and dirty and very 'dungy'

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful. View was excellent - glad we spent the extra to upgrade to the Lakeside view. But the accommodation itself was quite dated and a bit damaged. The front and bathroom door would stick and couldn't open the balcony door at all. Also the water pressure was barely there- made for a very unsatisfactory shower.

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Thank Fallon B
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A very well located hotel with great views of, and within walking distance to the Church of the Good Shepherd. A short stroll to the supermarket and other shops. The staff are helpful and friendly. The room decor is dated, but everything is clean and works. The restaurant produces pretty good food.

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Thank 120CMS
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hotel is located in the beautiful village of Lake Tekapo. Great views of the Lake and the small church of the Shepherd. It's restaurant has great food. I would love to stay here again. Personell is very friendly.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Godley Hotel

Address: State Highway 8 | P.O. Box 63, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $117 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Godley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“ask for front on veiw to lake we were up stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 11Bear, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay get a room away from the main road - as noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles kangab, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room beside the road as it really noisey.”
 of 5 bubbles gusgus2016, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Since there were complaints about water pressure, ask for GF room.”
 of 5 bubbles anthon96, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only choose lake view rooms because without the view, there is nothing going for this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Coriander183, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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