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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked tekapo cottages for my boyfriends birthday. We stayed in the studio which was really cosy, with this stunning view. Nothing was too much when we needed extra towels & toilet roll. The owners were so friendly, location was perfect, once you're over the bridge it's less than 5 mins to the lake. The only reason I haven't given... More 

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Perth
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Already we have returned to Lake Tekapo Cottages twice. We first stayed in The Pines, then the Honeymoon Suite and lastly Mina Cottage. Each time we have booked on their website for a particular cottage we have been moved to a different one when we arrived. This has never been a problem for us as mostly we were upgraded for... More 

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Perth, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Our family (2 adults, 1 toddler) stayed for a night as a stop over between Christchurch and Queenstown. We stayed in the East Wing cottage. It was snowing when we arrived so it was a welcome surprise to have the heating cranked and firewood ready to go for our little wood heater (although we didn't get the chance to use... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights a couple of weeks ago. The bedlinen was immaculate but the rest of the 'shed' was basic. It looks as though a new toilet and wash basin had been put in - only problem was the toilet was not screwed to the floor and the pipework came apart at one point. When we arrived the... More 

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Thank melmar26
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Potting House for one night. It was simple, but cozy and warm. Exactly what you hope for when paying $100/night. The one thing that could be improved was that the TV was small, outdated and quite frankly a waste of space. However we were there for the stars and they were stunning. I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Very neat and contained units. Findley welcome and more than happy to accommodate. provided fresh milk for our coffees. Very close to the city and a short walk over the bridge. Set in a rural setting.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This was one rare occasion that we had a house to ourselves that came complete with a jazucci. The bungalow was well maintained and equipped and we were sorry that we were only spending a night there. The owners must put in a lot of work to get it to that standard. It goes highly recommended.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had the Honeymoon Suite and nothing of this stay was comfortable. It was freezing cold in the cottage, beds are not comfortable and the bathroom was shocking, cannot be described as new (on website). The kitchenette and all the furniture makes you want to leave right away. Don’t understand the good reviews. We travelled through NZ for 3 weeks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in one of the newer units, owners very welcoming and the place was in very good order. Excellent cooked breakfast with proper coffee, much appreciated. Would definitely stay here again. Was in Tekapo for the stars, quite superb and well worth doing.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We had a wonderful stay over Easter weekend in the East Wing cottage. On arrival we were greeted by the owner who was extremely friendly and he gave us a brief rundown of things to do in Lake Tekapo before proceeding to show us to our accommodation. The cottage was spotless and very clean. Yes it is a little dated... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lake Tekapo Cottages

Address: 12 Sealy Street | PO Box 133, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $122 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Tekapo Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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