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Alpine Vista Bed & Breakfast

12 Hamilton Drive, Lake Tekapo | PO Box 1, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 12 Lake Tekapo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle T Christchurch, New Zealand
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    4.5 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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Fairlie, New Zealand
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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.

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Shanghai, China
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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.

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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.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A great place to stopover between Queenstown and Christchurch. The cottage is very well equipped and the owners Gill & Pete very helpful. This property is ideal if you are looking for 2 or more bedrooms. Would definitely return.

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N Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Four of us stayed for one night in the cottage at Alpine Vista. It was superb, extremely clean and well-appointed and very comfortable. It is a fairly short walk into the village but we didn't use the restaurants there, preferring to use the excellent facilities in the cottage to do some self-catering. Our only issue was that we didn't stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Stayed at the cottage and it was very spacious and comfortable. Its a 5 minute drive to the village centre. The place had a warm feeling and was great to relax and unwind. Would definitely would have liked to stay longer.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We spent a delightful two nights in Tekapo at the Alpine Vista B&B. The hosts were courteous, the room was immaculate and the breakfast was delicious. We used Tekapo as a stepping off point for Mt. Cook National Park, and enjoyed it.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was our first experience of B & B in New Zealand, and was everything we had hoped it would be. Jill and Peter were great hosts, giving us recommendations about walks, activities and eating places. Breakfasts were delicious and very sociable occasions. A bonus was a shared wine and cheese affair one evening! Their home is beautiful and everything... More

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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): $$$
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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 
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