We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 11 Lake Tekapo B&Bs / inns

Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast

12 Hamilton Drive, Lake Tekapo | PO Box 1, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast to your Saves list
Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
96%
Ranked #2 of 11 Lake Tekapo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
007Helen Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Overview
  • Reviews (157)
  • Photos (49)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (15)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

157 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    130
    22
    4
    1
    0
See reviews for
35
90
2
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is very comfortable, clean and cozy. It is a perfect place to stay when you have kids or a nice group of friends. In winter you can fill your days with going to skiing, ice skating or enjoying hot spas. There are also nice cafes around. We would go back again:)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 plus one baby and the house was great for us. Good location in Lake Tekapo (not lake front). Nothing bad to say about our stay. Would definitely recommend it and return if with a party with the same size.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, clean, comfortable, spacious self-contained apartments. The open heater in the lounge was a plus. The hosts were lovely and we appreciated the extra inclusions in the kitchen and free wifi. Japanese restaurant in town was also great recommendation.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great property with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (one ensuite). Superb fittings and furnishings throughout the property. Kitchen well equipped. Books, board games, dvds are there ready for enjoyment. Generous internet allowance (1 GB) for each person, and the wifi connection was really fast and good. Would love to stay here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wingello
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with spectacular view of the mountains. Very spacious cottage which was well heated an had everything we needed. Would definitely stay again. Very cost effective as we were staying as 2 couples and each had our own bathroom.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is the best holiday house that we have stayed in. Spectacularly clean, beautiful bed linen, supremely warm, easy to keep warm and proper inner sprung mattresses (not uncomfortable foam mattresses on the single beds). Pete and Jill you have thought of every little thing that guests may need or want. 5 minute walk to town centre and lovely mountain... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I wasn't sure whether to rate this cottage "very good" or "excellent" to begin with. I was a bit disappointed with the area (street) at first but the view of the mountains is superb, although I couldn't see the lake very well. The house itself was fantastic. Very comfortable and beautifully warm. The linen was lovely and the place was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairlie, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Awesome cottage and scenery. Cottage spacious, classy, comfy with all you could possibly require. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms well equipped kitchen. Close to all amenities. A lovely friendly host. Would highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The cottage was very homy and at a great location with just 1 minute drive to the lake. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bath, quite a luxury for just the three of us. My friends and I enjoyed it so much that we wished we'd stay a couple of more days. Highly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sevenoaks
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Peter and Jill were lovely hosts and their warm welcome made up for the cold weather outside. Very comfortable room with excellent bathroom facilities and a delightful view through the picture window. An easy walk into the village on the lake. Great breakfast and conversation. Just what you want.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast

Address: 12 Hamilton Drive, Lake Tekapo | PO Box 1, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

49 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (43)
Viewed
View from room (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (4)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Lake Tekapo with
any amenities

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alpine Vista B&B and Alpine Cottage offers the option of Bed & Breakfast accommodation or self catering in our Alpine Cottage. This property is independently assessed as a Qualmark 4 Star Plus property. This means that guests will be guaranteed a high level of service and facilities. Alpine Vista has 3 guest rooms all with en suites. Alpine Cottage is a full 3 bed roomed house located adjacent to Alpine Vista and is ideal for families or couples travelling together. Alpine Vista is located in the quiet Lake view Heights area and is a 5 minute walk to the lake and 10 minutes into the Village Center. Lake Tekapo is only a small town but has lots to offer therefore consider staying longer to enjoy the experience. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
4

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer