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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We planned to stay at Lake Tekapo just overnight just to break up the trip from Christchurch to Queenstown and we regret we didn't stay in this wonderful accommodation for 1 extra night. The hosts were just wonderfully friendly and informative. The room (we had lake view studio bedroom) was spacious and nicely decorated, not to mention the magnificent lake...

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Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

We couldn't believe our luck when we arrived at our chalet, you read people's reviews! But until you see it for yourself! The accommodation is perfect for your needs, and well planned out. Your views are a picture postcard. Your a very short walk to the town. We had a perfect stay here.

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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Excellent accommodation. Very much deserves the top spot. Clean rooms, tidy common areas, fresh bathroom and kitchen areas and such lovely hosts. Went the extra mile putting a blanket on our windscreen for frost next morning Wouldn't go anywhere else in this town.

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1Thank skiinggirls
Perth
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We (2 adults and 2 children aged 12 and 8) stayed for 2 nights in Chalet 2. This is exceptional accommodation and perhaps the best we have stayed in. Rooms are great, the hotel/motel is very well run with great service and suggestions readily available and the view is out of this world.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Gorgeous location, spacious rooms, thoughtful hosts, comfortable, convenient... this place is amazing. We have stayed at Peppers previously, but we'll always stay here now. It's located right on the lakefront, maybe 100m from the well known Church of the Good Shepherd. The rooms generally have seperate kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living areas, most with patios or verandahs. Ours was a...

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5Thank Jon K
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We stayed at this private lovely Henkel Hut for 2 nights (wish we could have made this place a permanent stay). The hut was spacious, cosy and offers a charming view of Lake Tekapo. The host, Zita is very friendly and made us feel welcome. Also, the Chalet is near the Church, restaurants and a mini supermarket - less than...

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1Thank aurora_stars17
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We (2 adults, 1 infant) have spent here 3 wonderful days. The accommodation is absolutely spic and span, rooms are spacious and the owners are very helpful. The king sized bed is very comfortable as well as the couch in the living room. We found it one of the best accommodations during our NZ journey

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3Thank DonLeon12
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We arrived early evening at the Chalet after having driven from Arthur's Pass and making lots of stops along the way to go hiking and see the sights. The sun was just beginning to set across the lake as we arrived. What an amazing view!!! Zita welcomed us to the Chalet and showed us our room. It was lovely. We...

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2Thank chasemarta
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 May 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Henkel Hut for 2 nights. The views of Lake Tekapo from the Hut were amazing. The big green grass patch just in front of the Hut, followed by the vast expanse of sapphire blue water in Lake Tekapo and then the snow-capped mountains in the distance made for a truly idyllic experience. The...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were lucky enough to get a room last minute (Feb 2014) in this super motel. The room was lovely - really well equipped with everything you could require.The view of the lake and the flowers in the garden from the terrace was beautiful and the starry night sky really clear and truely breathtaking. Zita and her husband were very...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Chalet Boutique Motel

Address: 14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $148 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The positioning of our Hut allowed us to park our car close by which was good. A few steps to the Hut otherwise easy to access .”
 of 5 bubbles Chillywasps, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take the lake view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rogue117, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a lake view apartment”
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 of 5 bubbles NEALBOURNE, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Studio two has great views”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhA6897NQ, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't take the Garden View no3”
 of 5 bubbles mdaams53, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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