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Tekapo Heights

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2 Sams Place | PO Box 85, Lake Tekapo 7945 , New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 11 Lake Tekapo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Excellent accommodation with a breakfast room view to die for and really friendly owners. No hesitation in recommending

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Everyone said the good things; I am going to only mention the bad: 1. Our hosts were not that friendly. On arrival Steve just took my reservation paper from my hand - no smiles or greetings like "how are you?" no name, no title, etc. No greetings to my travel partner at all. The same when I departed. 2. Steve... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Very clean and friendly without being intrusive. What a great view over lake and mountains and to sit with that view at breakfast makes eating and talking almost an unnecessary intrusion except for the fact that the breakfast is great too! Only issues are that it is a bit further from restaurants than we thought and we could have done... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

My husband, son and I spent two wonderful nights at this beautiful B&B. Lovely, friendly hosts that were welcoming and comfortable to be with. Fantastic room, great ensuite, large bed that provided a great sleep along with the quiet surroundings. Stunning views of the lake while having a delicious breakfast including amazing home-made toast. Very close to town centre also.... More 

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Perth WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

I guess I'll mention the good things 1st - the room & bathroom were well equiped, elec blanket, heater, fridge, large bath etc. The breakfast was well cooked, nice china-wear & the house was clean & spacious & pretty. Only a short walk to town centre. Jinny was a little reserved but pleasnat enough once she came out of her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

This was our first night in NZ and WHAT and intro. LOVED the accomodation, location, attractions, food and the hospitality was exceptional. Definately one to go back to.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

Stayed for a couple of nights, booked after reading Tripadvisor reviews, we we were not disappointed. Large spacious rooms and enormous en-suite bathroom full of hi-tech gizmos. Tremendous views over the Azure Lake Tekapo. Ideal for the Church of the Good Shepherd and Mnt Cook. Excellent hosts. Super breakfasts. Away from the busy (by NZ Standards) main road so nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

This is a beautiful B&B. Situated on a small hillside overlooking the lake & its magnificently-coloured water. It is modern & decorated very well. The owners are very friendly * the whole impression is of staying in a friend's house. The rooms are spacious & very well appointed with modern expensive-looking facilities. The owners are only too willing for you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

We only stayed one night but would have liked to stay longer. The town seemed to have lots of personality. Steve and Jenny were very friendly and fun to be around. The breakfast was fantastic. They have a nice view of the lake and the pegasus room and bathroom were modern, very clean, and very comfortable. We loved all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

We stayed two nights at Tekapo Heights in the Pegasus room with views over the lake. We also had our own bathroom which was very nice with floor heating and a great bath tub and shower. The room itself was decorated nicely and was quite comfy. The hosts were very friendly and provided a delicious breakfast in their living room... More 

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