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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
The Chalet Boutique Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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portland, or
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a quiet road, but within easy walking distance to town or the beginnings of hikes, this property is in a perfect location to avoid the tour bus crowds. The view is gorgeous, and if you have a room without a view (as I did), it was easy to go outside to a large lawn with a bench with a... More 

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Lake Hawea, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is up with the best , spotlessly clean and great attention to detail. Walter , Zita and Patchy the dog are brilliant hosts , you wont find better!!!!! Garden room does not have a lake view but this is not an issue for this hotel.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can only reiterate what has been said previously. The attention to fine detail in the rooms and of course the magical setting is hard to beat. But what really raises the bar even further are the hosts. What a superb couple. They set a standard of hosting that would put many to shame. That personal touch and interaction is... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed for two nights and although as a late booking only the Garden room was available we thoroughly enjoyed out stay. Walter was super helpful and very friendly. Views from the property are superb, although not available from the garden room, however they were only a short stroll around the corner of the property. Rooms were spotless, and with great... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We travelled to this place with out two kids and we stayed in the unit 5. The location and the view from the apartment is stunning. We loved it so much. The view on the lake and mountains was changing every hour thanks to the clouds and sun. Having breakfast/lunch/diner in front of this magnificent lake is a privilege. But... More 

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Belgium
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Only pros: - super clean, well equiped studios - big windows, lots of light - fantastic terrace with great view on the lake - along a quiet road but still within easy walking distance to the church and town - we walked to the starting point of the observatory and lake trek, easy - very big and comfortable bed, very... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Lake Tekapo is stunning! Walter and Zita were wonderful, so helpful and super friendly. The first night of our stay we were in a garden view room which we found well equipped and spotlessly clean. The following day we had a walk around town and went to Mount John Observatory. When we came back to our room we found we... More 

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Teddington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Simply beautiful chalet! This was a wonderful 2 night stay to round of an amazing couple of weeks touring South Island. Excellent apartment with stunning views, terrific location and charming hosts. Thanks Tripadvisor reviewers - previous views are accurate and may not have found it without you! Recommend you book ahead. And those stars! First night we sat out on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed in unit 6 for three nights and it was our favourite hotel of our holiday. Beautiful room, view, comfy bed, lovely people... Very quiet and in just the most beautiful location. I wished I could have stayed and lived there. Highly recommended

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed at The Chalet Boutique Motel the night before and on our wedding night in November 2014. Walt and Zita could not have been more helpful in both the months leading up to the wedding and on the day itself. From Walt driving me to the Church of the Good Shepherd to Zita lending me a wrap and ringing... More 

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