We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12 Lake Tekapo B&Bs / inns

Tekapo Heights

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2 Sams Place | PO Box 85, Lake Tekapo 7945 , New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Tekapo Heights to your Saves list
Tekapo Heights
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
91%
Ranked #6 of 12 Lake Tekapo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014
lesleyann57 Perth
  • Overview
  • Reviews (63)
  • Photos (31)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (15)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

63 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    45
    13
    3
    0
    2
See reviews for
4
50
1
2
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Perth
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at Tekapo Heights for 2 nights. The room we had was spacious, clean and well appointed. The bathroom would be one of the best we have had in a B&B; very clean and modern. We had lovely views of the mountains from our room. We never had breakfast, but plunger coffee was available in our room and homemade... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This would have to be the best B&B we have stayed in. Large comfortable top rate rooms. Our room opened out onto a courtyard with table and chairs and STUNNING views. Delicious full breakfast and the best hosts in the world, so helpful and great conversation while we sat at breakfast with this stunning view to look out at.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Launceston, Australia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have stayed in numerous B & B 's in half a dozen countries. Tekapo Heights comes so close to getting the 5 stars.. .modern, stylish, clean just misses out on the finer details. We would stay there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheshire
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed at the 'Heights' on the last stage of our journey back to Christchurch from Milford Sound and were treated to a great stay. Tucked away in Sam's Place Jenny and Steve have created a lovely haven. Our room was airy and complete with all that we would want during our stay including a large and well appointed shower... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We also thought we were going to an hotel but the friendly atmosphere and lovely rooms soon made us realise we had made a good choice. One room had the most amazing shower with a radio in it! Breakfast was really nice and our hosts were friendly and informative. We did have views of the lake and from the dining... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This was our first B&B stay on our N Zealand holiday and not sure what to expect. Have to say it was far superior to any UK B&B. The accommodation was great with a good sized bedroom with a fridge. The bathroom was spotless and all mod cons. View from window was out over the lake. The hosts were great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
France
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
54 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Very roomy, modern house situated two minutes above the centre of Tekapo with fine views of the lake below. Well-furnished with a comfortable bed and nice shower. Quite hilly so not handy for 'town centre" (such as it is) but good view of lake. Continental or cooked breakfast was offered - we chose Continental but were a little disappointed with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My first time to stay in a B&B, the room is clean, host trying their best to make our stay comfortable, although I'm not used to a shared living area kind of accommodation, but the sound proofing was quite good, at least I didnt hear anything from the next room. Great location although not right at the lake front, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

i booked months ago and paid in advance only to find when i showed up that the room was overbooked and they had booked me at another place- which was nice but far from the lake. Not the best experience after an overnight 10 hour flight and a few hours of driving. Booked via agoda so not sure it was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is one of the best place to stay in Lake Tekapo. Excellent room, spacious, clean and tidy, well equipped and great views. The lawn with the lake view refreshes you. Having a cup of coffee on sofa in the lawn with a chat with the wonderful owner is best thing abt this place. I recommend stay here. And how... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Tekapo Heights, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Tekapo Heights? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Tekapo Heights

Address: 2 Sams Place | PO Box 85, Lake Tekapo 7945 , New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tekapo Heights 4.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, Agoda and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Tekapo Heights reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

31 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
View from room (11)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Free Parking
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
3

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer