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Desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi, linens
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The Godley Hotel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCowans Hill Walkway2 min walk
    Popular LocationDark Sky Project5 min walk
    Popular LocationChurch of the Good Shepherd7 min walk
    AirportGlentanner (GTN)57 min drive

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  • Standard Room, Lake View

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed
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  • Superior Room

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Room

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
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About this area

Lake Tekapo

Located in Lake Tekapo, The Godley Hotel is in a rural area and on a lake. Don't miss out on a visit to Tekapo Springs. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing, snowboarding and a ski shuttle, and don't miss out on the snow tubing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowans Hill Walkway - 2 min walk
  • Dark Sky Project - 5 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 7 min walk
  • Sheepdog Statue - 8 min walk
  • Tekapo Springs - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTimaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 72 min drive

Restaurants

  • Jack Rabbit — 1 min walk
  • Doughboys Bakery - 3 min walk
  • The Greedy Cow - 3 min walk
  • Kohan Japanese Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Dark Sky Project - 5 min walk
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About this property

The Godley Hotel

3-star Lakefront hotel, walk to Lake Tekapo
A coffee shop/café, conference space and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, a garden and a fireplace at reception are on-site. All 70 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and Smart TVs with satellite channels. TVs, free tea bags/instant coffee and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Godley Hotel offers 70 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. 40-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Lake Tekapo hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. 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

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–1:00 PM: NZD 5-25 per person
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • 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
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

  • 40-inch smart TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests requesting specific accessibility needs should contact this property in advance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 46 per night.
Cots (infant 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.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5 and NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 46 per night
  • 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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

Godley Hotel
Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
Godley Lake Tekapo
The Godley Hotel Hotel
The Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
The Godley Hotel Hotel Lake Tekapo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Godley Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Godley Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Godley Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Godley Hotel?
As of 27 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Godley Hotel on 28 Jan 2021 start from NZ$119, 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 The Godley Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Godley Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Godley Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Godley Hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is The Godley Hotel located?
Situated on a lake, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Tekapo Springs and Mount John Observatory are also within 3 mi (5 km).
3.2
Rating 5 - Excellent. 126 out of 990 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 289 out of 990 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 291 out of 990 reviews
3 - Okay 29%
Rating 2 - Poor. 181 out of 990 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 103 out of 990 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%

3.2/5

Cleanliness

3.4/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

2.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
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Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Great location, sad that the toilets did not flush well and the shower water pressure was horrible! Asked for a iron and ironing board and was told us to walk to reception to pick it up. Horrible , would never stay again. And do not recommend unless you have no other choice.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Great central location, stunning views, modern. Nice sized room, shame restaurant not open at night as breakfast/ brunch food was great. Staff super helpful
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Godley Hotel is on the main highway, so very convenient. It has a restaurant onsite for breakfast and lunch. The evening meal can be attained from a variety of different places close by
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very nice room and half breakfast a great idea. Very handy to restaurants and shops.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Godley you rock!
Our stay was amazing from the first time we walked in the door, we were welcomed by the Hotel receptionist as if we were VIP's, we were advised the room we had booked had been upgraded. The decor of the reception area was as good as anywhere we have seen overseas and the room was extremely comfortable, clean and was serviced during our two day stay. The view during breakfast was breathtaking. Sincere appreciation to the staff who made our weekend so very memorable and enjoyable!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

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