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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I booked this, it was cheaper than the holiday camp (this was $110 a night, motor camp was $139). Then I was offered an opportunity to pay $40 more per night to have a lake front view which I took. However ....the suite is extremely dated. Light switches look more like control panels from the set of Thunderbirds. The... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night would not stay again! Reception little outdated but receptionist very nice and helpful. Room was run down had mould in shower and bathroom door was chipped tiled floor discoloured. Had a lake view room so the view was nice but what they don't tell you is that the patio doors outside the lake open onto this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a room for 3 people, it had one queen and two single beds. We saw so many bad reviews after booking the place so we felt some regret however we soon found out it was unwarranted and had no regrets booking this place. The room was very tidy and warm and most importantly it's a very short walk... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impression nice reception area. All down hill from there. Reception on check in not friendly, don't ask how your days been, how you are.. Ok checked in no information about the restaurant, pool,spa gym nearest shops. Checked into room carpets look new, bed decor nice bathroom filthy. The shower walls look like they are hanging on just, when you... More 

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branford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lakeside views which was the best thing . Wonderful to wake up with a sunrise across lake Tekapo . The place was decently clean but a little frayed around the edges . We were pleased with location right in the middle of the village so easy to get to restaurants. Did not eat at hotel did not look... More 

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new zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is good you are close to everything but the rooms are very dated. Our door wouldn't lock so they got maintenance to fix it. Very noisy heater and fridge. Had to turn heater off to sleep. Couldn't sleep much though as you can hear everything from people coming home to people stomping around in the upstairs rooms. Beds were... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shower room was very mouldy, felt dirty being in there. The water pressure was very poor. Bedding was inadequate for the temperature for the location. No wifi in the rooms. Outside buildings looked very mouldy and dirty and very 'dungy'

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful. View was excellent - glad we spent the extra to upgrade to the Lakeside view. But the accommodation itself was quite dated and a bit damaged. The front and bathroom door would stick and couldn't open the balcony door at all. Also the water pressure was barely there- made for a very unsatisfactory shower.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very well located hotel with great views of, and within walking distance to the Church of the Good Shepherd. A short stroll to the supermarket and other shops. The staff are helpful and friendly. The room decor is dated, but everything is clean and works. The restaurant produces pretty good food.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the beautiful village of Lake Tekapo. Great views of the Lake and the small church of the Shepherd. It's restaurant has great food. I would love to stay here again. Personell is very friendly.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Godley Hotel

Address: State Highway 8 | P.O. Box 63, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $76 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Godley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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