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Lake Tekapo Lodge

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   24 Aorangi Crescent | PO Box 123, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 12 Lake Tekapo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent only one night in this nice lodge and regret not staying there for longer. Stephanie is the best host I've met in any B&B. It's located at a small residential area that is not as noisy as those hotels at the main road. The decroation of the lodge is classic, you can see the owner has spend a... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our 5 day stay at Lake Tekapo Lodge was the highlight of our mid-winter holiday. Stephanie and Alistair are the most delightful and welcoming hosts. Their choice of art and furnishings and warm hospitality made it feel like home away from home. The breakfasts were superb, the rooms warm and comfortable, and the other guests were great company. Stephanie provided... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Bob! We are only as good as our lovely guests! Many thanks for choosing to stay with us for your winter holiday - you had time to really explore the area. Remember we have those bikes and transfers for you to do the A2O cycle trail one day.... Looking forward to seeing you both again down here in the... More

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37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel coz eye catching form the official website, and found it was the best in town. Since we met the host Stephanie we knew we made completely right choice, her hospitality and helpful which we never experienced in our past B & B stay. Bus stop picked up and drove us to the Mt John cafe by... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Jenny! We get so much more from our guests with the opportunity to meet and befriend people from all over the world. To share this magnificent place makes us very proud. What a great group of guests we had that last breakfast with you! So much laughter and fun - many thanks for the photos you emailed me...Tell Kamal... More

Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in late March and loved it. Stephanie and Alistair were fantastic hosts and my husband was very impressed with both the complimentary bottle of wine on the balcony but also with Stephanie's art collection! This is definitely a special lodge and well worth visiting. Enjoy!

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there my lovelies! Many thanks for the wonderful review - amazing how wine lubricates the soul!! You would not recognise Tekapo today with snow everywhere. The skiers are smiling. maybe you need a winter NZ holiday away from the humidity??? All the best for the future together! More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way from Christchurch to Queenstown and it was a perfect place for a night of luxury. Alistair and Stephanie were very friendly and welcoming and provided great advice on what to do, see and where to eat in Tekapo. The lodge itself is beautiful and they have a lovely art collection to support the beautiful... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Jessica! Many thanks for the review! The art prints you like are by Lester Hall - he has a website... Hope Arrowtown was good to you? All the best you two clever young people! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way to Queenstown from Christchurch. Stephanie and Alistair were the most amazing hosts for our first night in NZ. We arrived an hour before sunset and were immediately advised by Stephanie to go to Mount John Observatory to view Tekapo at its best. We were literally blown away at the view. A... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Keshav! It was great to have you both here on your first visit to New Zealand. A trip up Mt John is a "must do" when in Tekapo - the view is amazing. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I like this place very much as you could find unique art pieces everywhere and the rooms are very nicely decorated. Views in the morning are magnificent too. Hosts are very friendly and breakfast is good. Would highly recommend if you are into arty stuff. A bit expensive though.

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Judy! Many thanks for your review and so pleased you enjoyed the beautiful artworks and thoughtful and tasteful decor... We are not the cheapest B&B, in fact we do call ourselves boutique hosted accommodation". We offer a quality stay in beautiful surroundings sharing magnificent artworks and heritage pieces. If you prefer our style and our generous hospitality (complimentary beer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We would return without hesitation just to sample Stephanie's special welcome! We arrived late morning and were warmly welcomed by Stephanie who strongly suggested that if we wanted to see Lake Tekapo at its best we should go straight away up to the nearby Mount John Observatory for a fantastic view and maybe a snack for lunch at the café.... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Allin - many thanks for your review ! After a few months to still remember us is a little bit special... So pleased you ejoyed our accommodation and the other guests. As I tell you all "We only have gorgeous guests". Do come back again for star gazing. The good news is that the nights start earlier with autumn... More

Oneida
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lovely one night stay while driving from Christchurch to queenstown. Very friendly privately owned. It is structured as bedroom with private bath as all amenities are in common lounge room. Cooked to order breakfast and guest gathering a great way to start your day by sharing information and travels.

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lorri. Many thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. "Scottish style inn" is a new one for us... We do both descend from Scottish immigrants into NZ in the 1860s. We have an eclectic approach to style and design highlighting contemporary NZ art which we exhibit throughout the lodge for all guests to enjoy. To avoid... More

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29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This place is beyond gorgeous. When walking up to the door, it feels like a castle. It has this strong sense of graciousness and it makes a person feel like royalty. Of course, Stephanie certainly fills the bill of welcoming you more than you expect. This was our splurge for our 25th anniversary - and I am so glad we... More

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stephanie h, Owner at Lake Tekapo Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Monica! So thrilled your expectations were met for your special stay... and many thanks for the review. If you felt like a princess then "job done"! Hope you enjoyed the last bit of your holiday in Christchurch and hope to see you again? Cheers, Stephanie More

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Address: 24 Aorangi Crescent | PO Box 123, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lake Tekapo Lodge 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Lodge is under new ownership from 1 September 2012. Lodge has been upgraded and redecorated with emphasis on NZ food, wine, art.Lake Tekapo Lodge has three stunning lake and mountain view super king ensuite guests rooms. A queen ensuite is also available. Chef hosts can provide dinner by arrangement highlighting premium local fare and NZ wines. A private guest lounge/library and an eclectic NZ contemporary art collection. Located adjacent to the village with easy access to activities and restaurants. On-site warm friendly & experienced hosts ensuring you have the best experience in our magnificent location. ... more   less 
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