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Lake Tekapo Cottages

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12 Sealy Street | PO Box 133, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My fiance and I stayed in the Rowan cottage. It is conveniently located and is within walking distance to the lake. The cottage is clean and spacious. The toilet is not well insulated so it was pretty cold even in Dec. Other than this, the cottage is well worth the stay with a fully equipped kitchenette.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a one night stay and it suited us just fine. Not a lot of space but we were able to self-cater. Very close to the lake with beautiful views. Not flash but cosy and welcoming - just what we needed, with free wifi added.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I would describe this accommodation as genuine retro. We really liked it. Not posh but very clean and comfortable and one I would return to. It's simple décor was really homely and there was everything you needed to make it a pleasant stay. The top veranda was a nice area to sit and enjoy the sun on a cold day.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Basic accommodation but perfect for a quick stopover in lake tekapo. Hosts were extremely nice and welcoming. On this occasion however we did not receive a room key so had to keep all of our belongings in the locked car and they had run out of wifi access. TV didn't pick up any channels either not that it mattered as... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Found this accommodation on line and was not disappointed. Very quaint collection of cottages to suit all tastes. We chose Rowan Cottage for our 2 night stay. Being enthusiastic photographers the point of our stay was the Church of Good Shepherd and hopefully clear star studded night skies. The cottage was a very short walk to the lake and church... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the Potting Shed and absolutely loved it. Really quaint little room with basic cooking facilities and a good electric heater. Wifi was included and worked well. The owner was really friendly and the cottages are a three minute walk to the lake and Church of the Good Shepherd. Definitely worth a stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stayed in the larger studio by myself. It was very clean , I am the type of person that takes alcohol wipes to accommodation places to wipe down the remotes etc , whilst I still did it there ,I truly believe that they wipe everything down on every clean. I had one of the best nights sleep I have... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked Rowan Cottage for one night and took our pet greyhound too. The cottage had everything we needed. It felt a bit like stepping back in time with the decor but we found it charming. The cottage was spotless, the beds had crisp white sheets and the shower was awesome! The free WiFi is an added bonus. There were... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed in Mina Cottage for one night. Our group was two adult couples (ourselves and visiting parents). The cottage was clean and spacious with a bathroom next to each bedroom. There was also a separate kitchen/dining area separating the two bedrooms with external access from both bedrooms. This made it a good option for two couples travelling together. Free... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We booked one night at the Rowan cottage and upon checked in, we were surprised that we were upgraded to Mina cottage. The cottage was clean and spacious. It is located about 100 metres from the Church of the Good Shepherd. As it was so near, we took a stroll after dinner and breakfast to take some wonderful pictures of... More 

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