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Overview of Lake Tekapo Village Motel

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32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV
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32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV

Lake Tekapo Village Motel

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLake Tekapo9 min walk
    Popular LocationChurch of the Good Shepherd9 min walk
    Popular LocationSheepdog Statue10 min walk
    AirportGlentanner (GTN)57 min drive

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Family Suite

5/5 guest room rating
  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Upstairs Lake View Studio

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 25 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Family Suite

5/5 guest room rating
  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Upstairs Family Suite

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 50 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Penthouse Apartment

5/5 guest room rating
  • 70 sq m
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Single Beds, 2 Single Sofa Beds and 1 King Bed


4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

Lake Tekapo

Located in Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo Village Motel is in a rural area and in the mountains. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Tekapo and Lake Tekapō Regional Park, while Dark Sky Project and Tekapo Springs are popular local attractions. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing, snowboarding and skiing lessons, and don't miss out on the snow tubing. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dark Sky Project - 2 min walk
  • Cowans Hill Walkway - 5 min walk
  • Lake Tekapo - 9 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 9 min walk
  • Sheepdog Statue - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 161 min drive


  • Gardens Courtyard - 4 min walk
  • Kohan Japanese Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Astro Café - 7 min drive

About this property

Lake Tekapo Village Motel

3.5-star motel, walk to Lake Tekapo
This motel features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 19 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Electric kettles, free tea bags/instant coffee and fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
Lake Tekapo Village Motel offers 19 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include free toiletries and fans. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Toaster


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds and on-site parking
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort
Lake Tekapo Scenic
Lake Tekapo Scenic Hotel Lake Tekapo
Hotel Lake Tekapo Scenic
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Village
Lake Tekapo Scenic Hotel
Tekapo Village Motel Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Village Motel Motel
Lake Tekapo Village Motel Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Village Motel Motel Lake Tekapo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Lake Tekapo Village Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Lake Tekapo Village Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Lake Tekapo Village Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
As of 17 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Lake Tekapo Village Motel on 20 Apr 2021 start from NZ$150, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Lake Tekapo Village Motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Lake Tekapo Village Motel located?
Situated in the mountains, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Dark Sky Project, Cowans Hill Walkway and Lake Tekapo. Church of the Good Shepherd and Sheepdog Statue are also within 15 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 474 out of 834 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 288 out of 834 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 834 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 834 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 834 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Reasonable size room with small balcony and view of the lake, very comfy (firm) bed. Corner shower with poorly fitting door and not a lot of room, but OK. All the essentials and in good condition.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Motel is in the centre of town, great parking and views of the lake. Room was clean and spacious enough for a studio.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We checked in, came you our senses and left. Lost our money but when on holiday I want happy memories not memories of a place like this which is basically a dump.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great spot with a great view
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

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