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The Godley Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   State Highway 8 | P.O. Box 63, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Pro's -close to town Con,s -run down -uncomfortable bed -no opening wnidow -very little natural light -very little lighting -no privacy -only 30 minutes of hot water per day maybe worth $60 a night not $120.

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Was clean and tidy. The only thing was the bed was uncomfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. We would stay again without a doubt, view from the bedroom window was magnificent, breath taking infancy.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I didn't read any trip advisor reviews before going here (I wouldn't have gone had I read them!) The hotel was pretty run down and while the bed was comfy and I got a good night sleep it was small little things like wonky cupboard doors and cracks in bathroom tiles etc that don't really matter too much but when... More

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Dunedin New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I took my 2 granddaughters there during school holidays and we found the hotel very comfortable for the 3 of us. Lovely staff on reception when we arrived. Made us feel welcome. The girls are from Auckland and enjoyed there stay very much

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Jervis Bay, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This had to be the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. We (four adults) appreciated the fact that they had rooms available for us to stay in (but I can understand why) over the winter school holidays. We had the worst room with the best view of the lake. Our room was cramped, old, tired and totally outdated. It... More

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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Other than the location not a lot going for this place. Asked for and was confirmed with inter-connecting rooms as was travelling on my own with 3 children. Checked in and paid then found out rooms not inter-connecting. Went back to reception only to be told we don't have rooms like that. Make sure you take up the offer to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Very unfriendly check in. Not informative about Tekapo. Very different to every other check in around beautiful New Zealand. Freezing room. Exposed wires on electric blanket. Cracked, stained sink. Just disgusting overall. Filthy carpet. Avoid.

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Lincoln, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was very aware of what previous reviews have stated about this hotel. However, when I came there along with my family (2kids and a husband), this hotel wasn't that bad at all. In fact, my kids were enjoyed their time and slept well all through the night. Yes, the decor is outdated but it wasn't a big problem. Yes,... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Okay, the outside looks shabby and the rooms are too -- worn carpet, furniture and curtains. But the rooms are quiet, most with great views of the lake (even though reception is right on the main road). Our room was clean, fresh and comfortable with a good bed. If you're picky about a few nicks on the dressers, worn spots... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Lake Tekapo is my favorite spot in New Zealand. How the Godley Hotel exists in such a lovely spot is an abomination! I've always stayed at the Last Tekapo Scenic Resort in Tekapo in the past. But, this time I decided to change it up a bit and stay at the Godley. I checked in and the reception staff asked... More

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Address: State Highway 8 | P.O. Box 63, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Godley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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