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High Country Motel and Backpackers

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Terrace/patio
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WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of High Country Motel and Backpackers

High Country Motel and Backpackers

2.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, 7901

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTwizel Town Centre4 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Ruataniwha7 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Pukaki Information Center8 min drive
  • AirportGlentanner (GTN)30 min drive

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About this area

Twizel

High Country Motel and Backpackers is located in Twizel. Shoppers can check out Twizel Town Centre, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Pukaki and Lake Ruataniwha.

What's nearby

  • Twizel Town Centre - 4 min walk
  • Lake Ruataniwha - 7 min drive
  • Lake Pukaki Information Center - 8 min drive
  • Lake Pukaki - 9 min drive
  • Lake Ohau - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Top Hut Sportsbar - 3 min walk
  • Hydro Café - 4 min walk
  • The Razza - 4 min walk
  • Ministry of Works - 5 min walk
  • Shawtys - 5 min walk

About this property

High Country Motel and Backpackers

Motel in Twizel with free parking
This motel features WiFi in public areas, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Self parking is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues are on-site. Rooms offer WiFi and showers.
High Country Motel and Backpackers offers 104 forms of accommodation. This Twizel motel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Bathrooms include a shower. 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
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 3.00 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 3.00 per 24-hour period)
  • WiFi in public areas has a 4-device limit
  • In-room WiFi has a 4-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: NZD 13.00 per person

Things to do

  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Shower

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 7:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (2 PM - 7:30 PM) and Monday - Sunday (8 PM - 10 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 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

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
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.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 3.00 per 24-hour period (4-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 3.00 per 24-hour period (4-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

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

High Country Motel Backpackers Twizel
High Country Motel Backpackers
High Backpackers Twizel
High Country Motel and Backpackers Motel
High Country Motel and Backpackers Twizel
High Country Motel and Backpackers Motel Twizel

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Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 38 out of 154 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 63 out of 154 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 26 out of 154 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 154 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 154 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great for an over nighters stay. Local bars close- within walking distance. Clean and warm.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice area very accessible to all. My family enjoy staying there.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The site is central to Mount Cook and Tekapo. Nothing we did not like about our stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness
Very clean great showers great staff. Rooms are dated but that is reflected In The price. Pillows could be replaced
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021