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The Chalet Boutique Motel

14 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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The Chalet Boutique Motel
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Lake Tekapo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (2 adults, 1 infant) have spent here 3 wonderful days. The accommodation is absolutely spic and span, rooms are spacious and the owners are very helpful. The king sized bed is very comfortable as well as the couch in the living room. We found it one of the best accommodations during our NZ journey

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We arrived early evening at the Chalet after having driven from Arthur's Pass and making lots of stops along the way to go hiking and see the sights. The sun was just beginning to set across the lake as we arrived. What an amazing view!!! Zita welcomed us to the Chalet and showed us our room. It was lovely. We... More

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Henkel Hut for 2 nights. The views of Lake Tekapo from the Hut were amazing. The big green grass patch just in front of the Hut, followed by the vast expanse of sapphire blue water in Lake Tekapo and then the snow-capped mountains in the distance made for a truly idyllic experience. The... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to get a room last minute (Feb 2014) in this super motel. The room was lovely - really well equipped with everything you could require.The view of the lake and the flowers in the garden from the terrace was beautiful and the starry night sky really clear and truely breathtaking. Zita and her husband were very... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A fantastic place to stay, in a great location, the views simply amazing and Zita the host felt like family after just 5 minutes. Unit 2 was extreamly clean and priced perfectly! We will be back and can highly recommend to anyone.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Swiss German Zita was a lovely host. We had a bottom apartment style room that looked right out on the lake. There was a glass sliding door that opened up to a Terrace that overlooks the lake. You can sit there at the table and chairs and enjoy the view! Also, there's a full kitchen and free laundry down the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It was such a treat to stay in this lovely chalet. Great hosts, lovely accommodation in unit 1 for three nights - very quiet, private, clean, and so warm and cosy. Spacious unit with everything we needed. It was the perfect place for us to unwind and relax - we loved sitting inside or outside enjoying the views of lake... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Zita and Walter are fantastic, warm hosts. We are staying int he Henkel Hut, after one night in another unit (as Henkel not available, and that unit was lovely too). Their Swiss sensibility ensures warm units, double glazing, nice decor and well appointed units. Th This place and W&Z deserve all the wonderful reviews. We will be back (to see... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Walter was not only the most friendly host we ever met, he was also the most helpful. Beautiful chalet recently refurnished, just steps away from shops and the church. Being dazzled by the Milky Way on the grass of the private garden was a highlight of our trip. Tekapo is a special place, and The Chalet is the place to... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I stayed in Unit 6 over the Christmas time of 2013 for 3 nights. This is the most beautiful place to stay and I am so glad to find and stay here. I checked in on Christmas Eve. Walter anticipated my concern about restaurants being closed on Christmas Day and he readily shared which restaurant is opened on Christmas day.... More

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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): $$
Also Known As:
The Chalet Boutique Hotel Lake Tekapo

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