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Peppers Bluewater Resort

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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141 reviews 141 reviews
53 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So - the good: Quick and easy check in. Comfy beds and general cleanliness good albeit superficial (see below), top of the range Australian toiletries. But the bad ...... $160 for a tiny room we could hardly move around in with two narrow (not generous) twin single beds. When we arrived in the room (note rooms ending "a" appear to... More 

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Dortmund,Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you haven't come to be fascinated by the blue skies and blue waters at Lake Tekapo, then you may still try to be fascinated by the comfort and luxury that the apartments at Peppers Bluewater Resort have to offer. Overlooking the lake each apartment offers a terrace and/or a balcony with deckchairs to enjoy a beautiful sunrise or a... More 

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andrewmfreak, General Manager at Peppers Bluewater Resort, responded to this review

KIa ora ventus_9, What an amazing review!! Thank you so much. Warmest regards, Andrew M Freak General Manager Peppers Bluewater Resort More 

Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
42 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five had an overnight stay at this hotel. We booked a two room two storey villa which was very well furnished and comfortable. Check-in was not as smooth as expected. Although we arrived after 3 pm, the villa wasn't ready till about 4.15 pm. There were a few guests with families who also faced the same problem... More 

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Kent
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 2 weeks in New Zealand this was our last overnight stay - and by far the worst. Tried to check in at 4 pm - room not available yet but told it will be worth the wait as this was one of the best rooms. Turned out to be tiny and with a patio with just one chair which... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked 3 nights in a Sleep & Go Hotel room, so we were expecting a small room with no view. We were very surprised when we arrived to have been upgraded to a mountain view villa. We had a lovely large bedroom and bathroom complete with bath and shower. There was also a full kitchen that we made... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is difficult to come away from this accommodation without feeling you have been robbed, such was the poor service coupled with premium charges. The sprawling complex consists of circa 120 units of accommodation located in groups around water features. Internally the units are modern. Rooms are not generous in terms of size but have a good standard of furnishing... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent $750 for a 3 bedroom villa at this resort. We were travelling with my 14 month old, and some other kids as well. However, when we arrived, the reception said that because we didn't let them know ahead of time that we needed a crib, they stated they didn't have any for us. This was already an odd... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights and I think we must have been at a different place judging by recent reviews We had a two storey apartment - 804b - over looking the lake, fully equipped kitchen and lounge upstairs - fantastic lake view from the upstairs balcony. The staff were great, food good and just over the road from five... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was a member of a wedding party that decided to stay at Peppers following a wedding at The Church of the Good Shepherd. The room was tiny, the king size bed was too big for the tiny room. The wardrobe was too small for our clothes, my partners shirts were scrunched up on the bottom of the 'robe, my... More 

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Melbourne
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have stayed at a number of Peppers properties in Australia and New Zealand, and usually really like them but this was disappointing stay. It feels like they just take advantage of the fact that there are the only four star property in town. We booked a two bedroom room with the lake view, and it had the worst ever... More 

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