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Mackenzie Country Inn

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room was straight out of the 1980s . 2 double beds with very soft mattress, 2 lounge chairs with seating badly stained. I couldn't fit the jug under the tap in the bathroom. I thought my days of having a cold wet shower curtain slapping around my legs were well gone!!!! Their saving grace was the lovely staff in...

Thank debbz2016
twizeled, General Manager at Mackenzie Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughts. We are currently underway with painting our rooms to freshen up the look and update furniture and accessories. The new tap ware in the bathrooms has been chosen to alleviate the problem with filling the jugs - the mixer swivels to allow the jug to be filled. My apologies regarding the shower curtain and length...

Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy booking in, friendly staff allowed us access early. Upstairs room with views to the partly snow clad mountains. As noted in some reviews, the motel is 'old school', but as we were only renting a night's accommodation and not moving in permanently we were happy with the large clean and comfortably furnished room. Although a large motel (109 rooms)...

Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room upstairs had a lovely view. Bed comfortable and facilities clean. Lovely variety of food for breakfast. Staff friendly and helpful. Very central location for walking to town and for exploring the fantastic scenery in the McKenzie Basin.

Thank Don J
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Went with the April Red Carpets LotR Tour group, and it was a great experience. Excellent buffet dinner. Fireplace in the lobby / gathering area with seating. Supposedly nice area to watch the stars but alas it was cloudy that night.

Thank Jietong L
Reviewed April 14, 2017

STAFF WAS AMAZING, including the tail-less hotel cat JACK. Food very good. Jacquie in Bar awe some. Real wood fireplace homey. BUT... room was very tired, bed very soft,just clean enough....needs an update. plenty of hot water and towels good. Inn has the tough stuff in order...great food/bar.......and The staff rocked !! would rebook because of the staff

Thank greenday61
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed April 10, 2017

the town twizel is so small, quaint and beautiful ,scenic, close to mount cook ranges. the hotel is very good with 109 rooms .lovely hotel with huge sofas and fireplace and good and courteous staff. large rooms and clean. we stayed for one night only though

Thank nidtravel
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I travel for work and stay in a lot of hotels and motels - this is the first one that I have ever been compelled to write a bad review about. Normally you get what you pay for but at $185 for the night (supposedly discounted from $219) this place is charging at a level that it comes nowhere near...

Thank Mike A
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We were in new Zealand for 3 weeks and this was by far the worst hotel we stayed in while we were there. It's clean (just) but VERY outdated and tired.For example - green velvet curtains and pink velvet lounge that was really saggy. If the price reflected the state of the hotel it would be fine but it doesn't....

Thank KarenArmidale
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Only stayed one night but the hotel was a delight, in the middle of nowhere but near the fantastic view of Mount Cook. Large rooms clean and comfortable, had a great nights sleep.Evening meal was lovely and breakfast plentiful and varied. Staff extremely helpful and friendly.

Thank BooknutTamworth
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Location a better choice than Tekapo. The drive here was amazing and the arrival at the hotel just added to our day. It is a great place to stay. Large rooms with big windows and balcony. Our room had a view of Mt Cook. The style is of it's time but is now in vogue again. It is as if...

Thank Margaret B
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mackenzie Basins best kept secret with stunning mountain views from a relaxed setting. Featuring natural stone, roaring fires and expansive lawns, Mackenzie Country Inn is the ultimate place to chill out after a day experiencing the activities and sights the region has to offer.Private balconies/patios, views to the spectacular mountain surrounds and a bath in all 108 rooms, paradise is found!With its own restaurant, rustic bar with Sky, modern conference/function facilities, internet and laundry Mackenzie Country Inn is the perfect location for your family holiday, ski accommodation, Honeymoon escape, getaway, or wedding.A Qualmark 3.5 star rated hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackenzie Country Inn

Address: 2 Wairepo Roads | Cnr Ostler & Wairepo Roads, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $101 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mackenzie Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
Country Inn South Island
South Island Country Inn
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“Ask for chance to view the room first.”
debbz2016, 4 days ago | Read review
“Upstairs room on the north side was nice with a view.”
donj464, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Overlooking the garden.”
margaretbD2630UV, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“Nice room overlooking garden”
Charis59, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
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Ashok2906, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
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