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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stayed here on route from Queenstown to Greymouth, and to see Moutn Cook. Pros: great chalets - look dated front the outside, but inside is spacious, clean, modern, well equipped, quiet, comfy and so on. Really can't fault our stay here. There was a pay per use laundry too, as well as bbq and outside seating area. Mount Cook is... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We intended staying at Twizel just overnight on our way back to Christchurch and this wasn't our first choice place (which was full). However the welcome we got from the owners was friendly and welcoming and we had an A frame chalet facing Mount Cook with a great view. It was clean warm and well equipped and we decided to... More 

Thank Bluejax400
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was a really cute chalet with timber ceilings that added to the charm. We got the one bedroom unit and it was very comfortable. Had full kitchen facilities and a nice lounge suite.The unit had terrible lighting especially if you were in the kitchen, the taps were really old fashioned and hard to regulate the shower. This will be... More 

Thank Sue W
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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57 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Basically, nothing wrong with the A frame self contained cottages, if you don't mind being stuck in a distant time warp away from current common standards. It is clean, and it all works, but it is so yesteryears. The piddley shower pressure (un)controlled by a "one knob" Felton Mix is at least 2 generations old (you can only control temperature,... More 

1 Thank Martin S
Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Booked this place entirely based from reviews as well. We just basically wanted a midway stop for our trip to Queenstown from Christchurch. Travelling as a family of five (two kids and my mom), I must say we hit a jackpot when we find this place. The place is self contained with a pretty much basic I should say but... More 

Thank Felix V
Chengdu, China
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44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Twizel is a very small town, where u can easily locate the Mountain chalet Motels. the motel is built by several standing wooden chalets. the inside space is quite enough, also very clean and comfortable. u can park your cars just in front of the chalet door. there's no food supplied in this motel, but each chalet has its own... More 

1 Thank RICO L
Christchurch, New Zealand
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is always difficult to find accommodation that will allow pets. We have a German Shepherd who is very well behaved but she is part of the family and we take her with us on our getaways. The Mountain Chalet Motel is a wonderful place to rest and relax. There are lovely walks nearby and the scenery will take your... More 

Thank Jane M
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

we booked 2 nights here without really researching about it and were thrilled with our decision. The owners are really friendly people, pleasant to talk to and happy to point you in the right direction for your days activities. we had a 1 bedroom chalet complete with kitchen area and ensuite bathroom. The chalet is a lovely, welcoming, comfortable and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

After booking here for a stopover on our way to Queenstown, I read a few reviews (did things the wrong way round!!) and got a little nervous. But then we thought its only 1 night, and its only cheap. The day we were due to arrive in Twizel, our trepidation grew, particularly after we had spent a night at an... More 

Thank Hope454
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177 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights in August, wasn't expecting anything too fantastic from our research on Twizel but it wasn't too bad. The buildings themselves were better than expected, newer than they look in photos and clean and tidy, plenty of room inside. Wi Fi was ok as well. Being in such a cold area it would have been... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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 

Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Motels

Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: $73 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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