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“Cute and cosy chalets” 4 of 5 stars
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Mountain Chalet Motels
3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand   |  
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“Cute and cosy chalets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2005

We stayed here for 2 nights in May 2005. It was vey cheap (£35 per night) so I wondered what we'd get. We got a cosy little A-frame chalet that was clean and excellent value for money. The kitchenette was tiny but fine for making a bit of breakfast. There was a heater in the bedroom as well as a portable one which we used to warm up the bathroom in the mornings as it was winter and chilly out. There was a handy coin laundry and the host was very friendly and helpful. It was just a couple of minutes drive to the shops and restaurants. Be warned that Twizel at night is rather low on excitment! I can recommend Lou's Fish and Chips and there are two restaurants and a bar. It is however a beautiful part of the country and and an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. If you are a Lord of the Rings fan there is a tour of the location used for the battle of Pellennor Fields bookable at the information centre in town, I really enjoyed it.

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Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Twizel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. ... more   less 
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