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209 Cheap Hotels Near Mount John Observatory

Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
2.2 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$149 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.1/5Very Good! (2,532 reviews)

"The hotel is straight across road from supermarket and the main town centre. Easy walk to local attractions and lake shore. A 3min drive to hot pools or an easy cycle if you have a bike. We had a small room at a very affordable price but there is quite a chouce of room ootions to book."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Peppers Bluewater Resort
The Godley Hotel
3 out of 5
2.8 km from Mount John Observatory
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$139 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
3.1/5 (965 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was quite dated, with squeaky floor, a shower with very low pressure and the mattress was very tired. Other than that it was great."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug. 2020

The Godley Hotel
Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
2 out of 5
1.7 km from Mount John Observatory
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$120 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Clean, right on the water, had everything we needed. We really enjoyed our stay and would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2020

Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park

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Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5
2.5 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$160 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
4.5/5Wonderful! (833 reviews)

"In the middle of town so very close to the shops along with some good tourist points within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020

Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
3.5 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$245 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
4.5/5Wonderful! (517 reviews)

"Proximity to Tekapo Village and warmth of unit/ apartment was greatly appreciated. Lovely family accommodation with full kitchen and laundry facilities was very handy. The internal access garage was brilliant too."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Mantra Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3 out of 5
3.1 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$170 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.3/5Excellent! (315 reviews)

"Amazing stay!!! We were welcomed by the host he was so friendly. Cottage was perfect!! Especially with our kids. Everything was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2020

Lake Tekapo Cottages
Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
2 out of 5
2.7 km from Mount John Observatory
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$90 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.4/5Wonderful! (68 reviews)

"Good accommodation"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov. 2019

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
Scott Street Apartments
3.5 out of 5
3.3 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$139 per night from 19 Nov. to 20 Nov.
4.8/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)

"Very cosy apartment with great amenities, great location, we wish we stayed more than one night."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug. 2020

Scott Street Apartments
The Quarters
3 out of 5
2.2 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$199 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Amazing Veiw! Clean , New, comfy Property. Would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

The Quarters
Skyrim Riverside Lodge
3.5 out of 5
2.7 km from Mount John Observatory
The price is NZ$158 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.2/5Very Good! (31 reviews)

"Microwave had been placed too high to access . parking is big challenge as it was narrow common driveway"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020

Skyrim Riverside Lodge
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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Mount John Observatory?
Mount John Observatory is located in a walkable area of Tekapo known for its beautiful lakeside setting and array of dining options. You’ll find 66 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Mount John Observatory?
Peppers Bluewater Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4.5-star aparthotel offers a restaurant and free parking. It’s located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Mount John Observatory. Other good choices within a few miles include The Godley Hotel and Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Mount John Observatory, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Mount John Observatory.

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