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Peppers Bluewater Resort
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Lake Tekapo
Bangkok, Thailand
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Good Property”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

You will pay for the property value. If you don't want to pay too much, they have a cosy room without any view!

Anyway, I would say this place is great for those who have spare cash to spend!

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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Fahad H, Manager at Peppers Bluewater Resort, responded to this review, April 26, 2012
Dear Maryke,

Thank you for your lovely comments. I am very pleased that you enjoyed our hospitality and the Peppers experience. I will pass on your comments to our Housekeeping Manager and team. At Peppers we strive to deliver a great guest experience and I am glad you got to experience this.

Kind regards
Fahad Hayat
Operations Manager
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We had a very bad experience at a lodge in Queenstown and it was 6pm when we got to Lake Tekapo and had to find a hotel fast as we were so tired, well let me tell you what a wonderful experience this resort was, wow 10 out of 10 for them.
The double level apartment was warm, neat, clean and made you feel so rich on entering. Everything was there from a desk and chair to a dining suite, plasma tv, lounge area with walk through sliders to a lovely balcony, full kitchen with dishwasher and insinkerator, cups, pots, plates, toaster you name it, it was there. The bathroom was great, full shower, toilet and bath, very modern. The shower was the best, really felt massaged as the water pressure was great. The towels were fresh and enough for all of us. There's even a washing machine in the room for you to do laundry if you stayed longer than two nights. The heating is very modern and rooms heat up so fast. They have all sorts of extras like books and board games you can get from reception and an onsite restaurant or you can order room service. You can get a mud bath and massage. Definitely going there again as soon as possible. Perfect romantic getaway or for a family of 4.

Room Tip: You will pay more for a room facing the water so if you choose a room on the side like we did, room...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Maryke J P
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The location is perfect with the Lake Tekapo view with walking distance to the shopping centre. Ensure to get the lake view with more fascilities such as kitchen, lounge room, balcony and laundry which perfect for the family holiday. I will definitely be back to this resort.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank labtamg
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Fahad H, Manager at Peppers Bluewater Resort, responded to this review, April 26, 2012
Dear Asurjanto,

Thank you for your feedback. i am glad you enjoyed our Lake View Apartments, they are well appointed and perfect for families as well as couples.

I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind regards
Fahad Hayat
Operations Manager
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

stayed here for two days while visiting family in New Zealand. very modern and comfortable, views of the lake were breathtaking.
would definately recomend.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

On arrival at this resort we were greeted by very friendly staff and given a map to drive to our unit.
On entering our room we were greeted by a loaf of fresh bread baking still being cooked and next to this was a lovely cheese board with nuts and chocolates. The room was well heated, even a little to warm. The room was very comfortable and spacious and the view out to the lake and the mountains was fantastic.
We had dinner in the hotel restaurant and the food was very nice. The selection of wines was good and the staff very friendly. Overall a great overnight stop that we could have stayed longer at.

Room Tip: Ask for a top floor room with Lake views
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Nohjtraveller
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We cannot decide whether it was worth the money, or not.
We had a Deluxe Lakeview room which was a large room by itself sitting on top of one of the accommodation buildings. To get there we had to walk up 6 sets of stairs (Staff will carry your luggage up for you, but will not carry you). Although retirees, the stairs were not an issue for us, but i am sure that they would be an problem for a lot of people. For the privilege of that we also paid the highest room price for this year's trip to NZ. When you walk into the room for the first time and open the curtains, maybe the stairs and the cost make it all worthwhile. The views through 2 walls of floor to ceiling glass, over the lake and mountains were excellent. In snow season they must be superb. The car parks were not close to the room. It is close to town but an uphill walk home, and then those dam stairs again! No kitchen facilities, just a jug. Everything was clean, neat, tidy and new.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank rjpsp
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Flushing
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We stayed in. 2 bedroom apartment for 1 night in April, 2012. The place was very clean and modern, and the second story living area was fantastic. Very close to center of Town and pretty views. One of the nicer hotels we stayed at during out trip, wish we could have spent more time there.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Peppers Bluewater Resort
Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Lake Tekapo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Peppers Bluewater Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 142
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Looking out to the breathtaking Lake Tekapo between Christchurch and Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island, Peppers Bluewater Resort offers architectural design reflective of the surrounding Mackenzie Basin landscape combined with exceptional facilities and services. Accommodation includes stylish studios, one, two and three bedroom luxury villas where the outdoors is portrayed indoors through a refreshing colour palette of turquoise-blue, red and beige. Each room features STD/ISD telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and complimentary grooming items. Simply unwind and breathe in the serene atmosphere of Peppers Bluewater Resort. Relax amongst the cosy sofa at Rakinui Lounge while enjoying a warming drink or light snack and for breakfast and dinner Rakinui Restaurant serves a diverse selection of international standard cuisine and favoured local delights accompanied with a breathtaking view across Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo provides excellent kayaking and rainbow and brown trout fishing, while the old village is steeped in mythology and rich High Country history. Tekapo is Maori for night sleeping place, and the lake itself boasts the clearest, darkest and most spectacular night sky in Aotearoa, ideal for a tramp up Mount John followed by a romantic twilight picnic. Thrill seekers are sure to cover more terrain by mountain biking or horse riding before revitalising body and soul in the nearby Alpine Springs Health Spa and Hot Pool. The Round Hill Ski Field and Winter Park are also a short drive from Peppers Bluewater Resort offering skiing, ice hockey, ice skating, even curling! Peppers Bluewater Resort is the perfect destination for relaxed weekend escapes or as a relished retreat after a hectic day of exploration. ... more   less 
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