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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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Brisbane
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the cottage for 2 nights, and it was just wonderful. It is very spacious, has a full kitchen and a fireplace. The view from the front room was just spectacular. We would absolutely stay there again, and would recommend it for families and couples.

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

NZ feeling Swiss Made. It's actually a great experience in Chalet Boutique the best motel in Lake Tekapo. Nice Swiss boss Zita and Waiter and their service, room and every small details make us feel at home. I will be sure to be there again in my life and hope everybody to be there. The most beautiful place in NZ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regretfully only had 1 night in this area. The Chalet was a fantastic stay. From the easy check-in experience to the nice, spacious, quiet room to the amazing views from the property, I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Next time we will definitely stay longer. Very short drive or nice walk to restaurants, directly across the road from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed at The Chalet for four nights over Easter weekend. We had a large studio with a view of the Lake, which was clean, well appointed, with lots of thoughtful touches like beach towels to use at the Tekapo hot pools. The hotel location is perfect - quiet and just outside the tourist crush but still a short walk... More 

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Porirua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed two nights in Unit 6 which was next door to the main complex and upstairs above the laundry. The view of the lake from inside was better than might appear from outside and the location was perfect for walking the short distance to the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd. The room was quiet, bright and we loved... More 

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

"Unit 5" may not sound inspiring but it is the most wonderful accommodation. It is beautifully furnished and equipped with a soaring vaulted ceiling to the living area. The lake views are stunning. A very special place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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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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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