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Overview of Mountain Chalets Motel

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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Entire home

Mountain Chalets Motel

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLake Ohau29 min drive
    AirportGlentanner (GTN)33 min drive
    Popular LocationLake Tekapo40 min drive
    Popular LocationTekapo Springs41 min drive

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Beau’s Abobe – 2 Bedroom HOUSE

5/5 guest room rating
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Single Trundle Bed

Two Bedroom - CHALET

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Queen Bed and 3 Single Beds

Six Bedroom Lodge

No guest room rating
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 8 Single Beds and 2 Double Beds


4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

One Bedroom - CHALET

5/5 guest room rating
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Twin Studio

5/5 guest room rating
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Small Studio

5/5 guest room rating
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Twizel, Mountain Chalets Motel is in the mountains and near the boardwalk. Hot Tubs Omarama is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Pukaki and Lake Ohau. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including a ski shuttle and skiing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Twizel Town Centre - 9 min walk
  • Lake Ruataniwha - 7 min drive
  • Lake Ohau - 29 min drive
  • Lake Tekapo - 40 min drive
  • Tekapo Springs - 41 min drive

Getting around

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


  • Poppies Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Musterers Hut - 6 min walk
  • Hydro Café - 9 min walk
  • Top Hut Sportsbar - 10 min walk
  • Ministry of Works - 10 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Mountain Chalets Motel

3-star guestrooms with kitchenettes and washers/dryers
Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are available at this smoke-free chalet. WiFi in public areas is free. All 25 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and washers/dryers. Other amenities available to guests include TVs, room service and coffee makers.
Mountain Chalets Motel offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with washers/dryers and a safe. Accommodation at this 3-star chalet has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers.

Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Close to a ski area
  • Ski shuttle nearby


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • TV

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities


  • Air conditioning


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • Near the boardwalk
  • In the mountains
  • In a national park

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • 25 rooms
  • 1 floor



Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

Mountain Chalet Motels
Mountain Chalet Motels Motel
Mountain Chalet Motels Motel Twizel
Mountain Chalet Motels Twizel
Mountain Chalet Hotel Twizel
Mountain Chalets Motel Twizel
Mountain Chalets Motel
Mountain Chalets Twizel
Mountain Chalets Motel Chalet
Mountain Chalets Motel Twizel
Mountain Chalets Motel Chalet Twizel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Mountain Chalets Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Mountain Chalets Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Mountain Chalets Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Mountain Chalets Motel?
As of 17 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Mountain Chalets Motel on 27 Apr 2021 start from NZ$108, 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 Mountain Chalets Motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Mountain Chalets Motel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Mountain Chalets Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Mountain Chalets Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Mountain Chalets Motel located?
Situated in a national park, this chalet is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Twizel Town Centre and within 9 miles (15 km) of Lake Pukaki and Lake Ruataniwha. Lake Pukaki Information Center and Lake Benmore are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 335 out of 749 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 311 out of 749 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 83 out of 749 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 749 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 749 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Each chalet is separate unlike many motels which are adjoining so therefore you do not hear others ie tv, water running
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

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