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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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The Chalet Boutique Motel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Lake Tekapo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second Christmas in Lake Tekapo and our second visit to The Chalet, across a period of 5 years. We have stayed in a number of the units here and one is as good as the next, if you are, as we were, in need of a total switch this is the place to come. Great facilities within... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third time we have stayed at the Chalet and it, and Lake Tekapo, really is my favourite place on earth! I could never tire of the views from the picture windows of Unit 5. Whatever the weather, or time of day, it is just beautiful. Walter, the owner, says it is his 'drug' and I know just... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean air, snow-capped mountains and a turqoise lake are the surroundings of this unique boutique motel where we have spent two nights. Our hosts were very helpful and there advices what and which restaurant to visit were useful. Thanks again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this property basically it got the best reviews for Lake Tekapo's lodging and kudos they lived up to it! We came with 3 young children and we chosen unit 5 which was big enough for us to move about especially the children. We had a 2 night stay over at this amazing property. Our friendly host Zita welcomed... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I would give 6 out of 5 if I can to the Chalet. Everything was perfect. Walter was very friendly and humours, recommended us great restaurants, walks near town and day trips we could do at Mt Cook and surrounding regions. The property itself locates just in front of the lake and 1 minute walk to the Church of Good... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Chalet is situated right on the edge of Lake Tekapo, separated only by a very quiet minor road and lots of wild lupins. The view across the lake to the snow-capped mountains is simply wonderful. The owner, Walter, met us upon arrival and gave us a full explanation of what was where, both inside and out. This was helpful.... More 

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brussels
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Great location, stunning views, excellent accommodation, friendly reception from son of the owner but, his mother... oh boy! On arrival with an 11 month old baby, she told us that she would have never accepted our booking if she knew we were bringing a child of that age. Then proceeded to offer us an extended lecture on parenthood. We moved... More 

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Wokingham, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place to stay with wonderful views and great facilities. Easy walking distance into town and Walter was very helpful with tips on where to eat and what to do. Even on a rainy day it was all too easy to stay at 'home' and watch the scenery and just relax. Great to be able to do some washing free... More 

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Additional Information about The Chalet Boutique Motel

Address: 14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Chalet Boutique Hotel Lake Tekapo

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