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3.6 / 5Good
102 reviews

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Twizel Town Centre
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mueller Ridge
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Lake Ruataniwha
    7 min drive
  • Airport
    Glentanner (GTN)
    33 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Studio

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 7
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  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

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    • Sleeps 5
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  • House, 3 Bedrooms

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    • Sleeps 9
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  • 3 Bedroom Carriage House

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 7
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  • Double Room, Private Bathroom

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

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    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Twizel

High Country Motel and Backpackers is located in Twizel. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Pukaki and Lake Ruataniwha, while Lake Pukaki Information Center and Totara Peak Gallery are cultural highlights.

Visit our Twizel travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Twizel Town Centre - 4 min walk
  • Mueller Ridge - 7 min walk
  • Lake Ruataniwha - 7 min drive
  • Lake Pukaki Information Center - 8 min drive
  • Lake Ohau - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 111 min drive

About this property

High Country Motel and Backpackers

Eco-friendly 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. All 104 rooms provide wireless Internet access (surcharge), coffee/tea makers and satellite TV. Guests will also find showers and free toiletries.
High Country Motel and Backpackers offers 104 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Satellite televisions are provided.
Bathrooms include a shower. This Twizel motel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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)

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee: NZD 13.00 per person

Things to do

Bike hire

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower

More

Designated smoking areas
Shared microwave
Shared fridge
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Shower
Towels

Entertainment

satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

More

Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 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 during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Monday-Sunday: 2 PM-7:30 PM</li></ul> <ul><li>Monday-Sunday: 8 PM-10 PM</li></ul>If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types

Mastercard
Visa

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 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 3.00 per 24-hour period (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 are 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.
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
39
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
12
1 - Poor
9
3.8
Cleanliness
3.9
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome staff, friendly, looked after our kids while we waited for our room, so we could pop to the supermarket! We stayed in the carriage house, it was big, 2 loos, 2 showers! Was awesome, will def be back

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities

Great location, comfy, just needs an coat of paint

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The kitchen was big and the room was nice. We had our own bathroom which was awesome. It was easy to find and close to the grocery store.

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service

Had tea and coffee facilities and in centre of Twizel. A little noisy at night.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

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