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The Godley Hotel

Mountain hotel within walking distance of Church of the Good Shepherd

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
S$129

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  • Standard Room, Lake View - Bathroom
  • Superior Room, Lake View - Bathroom
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State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, 7945, New Zealand
7.8.Good.
  • The property is superbly located - with view of the lake and the chapel! It is a little…

    Jan 8, 2020

  • Central location, good lake and mountain views, very clean, helpful staff

    Oct 7, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Quiet
Convenient
Easy parking
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 58 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front desk safe

For families

  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping

What’s around

  • Lake Tekapo - 6 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 7 min walk
  • Tekapo Springs - 26 min walk
  • Mount John Observatory - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Room, Lake View
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Lake Tekapo - 6 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 7 min walk
  • Tekapo Springs - 26 min walk
  • Mount John Observatory - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km

Getting around

  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 72 min drive
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State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, 7945, New Zealand

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 58 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:30 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Coffee shop/café

Things to do

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • Conference space

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 40-inch Smart TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Jack Rabbit - This café serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 percent

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 46 per night

PetsPay at property

  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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 major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, cash and mobile payments.

Also known as

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

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FAQs

  • Yes, The Godley Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Doughboys Bakery (3-min walk), The Greedy Cow (3-min walk), and Kohan Japanese Restaurant (3-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby winter activities like downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs. The Godley Hotel also has a garden.
7.8.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Pleasant experience. Will definitely use again

    1 night trip, Sep 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good value

    Jackie, 1 night trip, Aug 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Awesome spot to stay. Staff super helpful. Bathroom heater in a weird spot though!

    3 night family trip, Jul 23, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    The room needed a lot of maintainence the bathroom door did not lock. Stayed there for 2 nights they did not have the brains to vaccum the obvious messy carpet due to mud n rain

    ranvir, 2 night family trip, Jul 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent lake view. Bathroom needs better ventilation.

    2 night family trip, Jul 19, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Nice view across the lake. Warm beds. Not very sound proof. Good base for a couple of nights stay.

    1 night family trip, Jul 12, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Nice room with a comfy bed. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Cafe on tge premises was excellent for breakfast and lunch. Hotel was close to the lake. Great place for sunrise and sunset photos

    Paola, 3 night trip with friends, Jul 2, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A fabulous place to stay. Amazing views. Friendly staff. Everything you need in one place and close to everything

    2 night family trip, Jun 18, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Warm, clean with great facilities, good food, and pleasant staff, highly recommended.

    2 night romance trip, Jun 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful location and very close to lake and mountain. Best sunrise I have ever seen!!

    1 night trip with friends, Jun 3, 2021

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