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The Chalet Boutique Motel

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14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great accommodation. We stayed in unit 2. Beautiful ever changing views of the lake and mountains. Nicely furnished rooms. All the little extras are provided by a very thoughtful owner operator husband and wife team. Unit is large with plenty of space for a family with teenagers. Walter was full of helpful advise for mountain bike rides and local attractions.... More 

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Lancashire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at The Chalet (no. 6) for 2nts on a recent trip to New Zealand. The accommodation is absolutely spotless, providing everything you could need and more! The views are absolutely stunning, probably the most prettiest we've ever seen. Walter and Zita are so welcoming too, offering great advice on local attractions etc. The Chalet is approx 10mins walk... More 

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Mount Isa, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

What a wonderful Chalet with beautiful views. we had Villa 6, warm floor tiles in the bathroom were especially nice. Being able to cook and stay in to watch the views of the mountains with snow as the sunset was amazing. The use of the laundry was also much appreciated.

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Thank Michele C
Cologne, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The Chalet is very conveniently located if you are searching for a place a bit off the busy main street of Tekapo and right at the lake. Stunning views from everywhere round the house come at a bonus! There are four self-contained units in the main house - and this is where we stayed. There is another house with more... More 

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Thank Christine S
Majuro, Marshall Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

It was a really comfortable place to stay, it felt like home. The big glass window overlooking the lake and the mountains was amazing. The rooms are clean and cozy, and the host, Walter, was very helpful. We enjoyed it and wish we can come back.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This is our first time in New Zealand and stayed in this cosy motel. Very nice and clean apartment with friendly and helpful couple! Very thoughtful on anticipating what customers need and yet gave us privacy. Kids loved it and view of Lake Tekapo is stunning!

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Thank SHLeeSGP
Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Just the perfect place to stay, making a truly breathtaking part of the world even more special. The beautiful people that Walter and Zita are is clearly evidenced by their generosity in spirit, and the care and attention to detail in the way the Chalet is fitted out and maintained. The charts of the night sky provided in the info... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Zita and Walter are very kind hosts and put in lots of effort to maintain the beauty of the place. My husband and I enjoyed the stay so much we wish we don't have to leave. Henkal hut is lovely and we will defintely be coming back again soon! Everything is perfect, the kitchenette is superb with everything we needed... More 

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Konigstein, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Lake Tekapo in generell and the Church of the Good Shepard in particular are one of the really "magic" spots in New Zealand. And the Chalet is right next to that. Now add to these formidable location a small boutique motel, run by Swiss, who take care of every little bit in their apartments and houses. What you get is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We booked this for an anniversary long weekend away, and couldn't have hoped for better. It is obvious that the proprietors put a lot of love, thought and pride into the designs of the rooms and the amenities provided. We never wanted for anything and everything had the feel of that little bit of above-and-beyond. Highly recommended!

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