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Lake Tekapo Village Motel

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Penthouse Apartment | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV
Upstairs Lake View Studio | View from room
Penthouse Apartment | View from room
Penthouse Apartment | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV

Overview of Lake Tekapo Village Motel

Lake Tekapo Village Motel

3.5 star property
Mountain motel, steps from Dark Sky Project

8.8/10 Fabulous

923 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Laundry facilities
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, 7945
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 161 min drive


  • Jack Rabbit Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Kohan Japanese Restaurant - 4 min walk

About this property

Lake Tekapo Village Motel

Lake Tekapo Village Motel is a great choice for a stay in Lake Tekapo. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, kayaking and mountain biking. The helpful staff and location get great marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 19 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 25+ Mbps)


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited (max. 1 space per unit)
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Segway hire/tours nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Garden


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 25+ Mbps)

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.


Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort
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Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Village
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Frequently asked questions

Does Lake Tekapo Village Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Lake Tekapo Village Motel 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Lake Tekapo Village Motel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation such as cross-country skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for cycling and boat tours. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and segway hire. Lake Tekapo Village Motel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Lake Tekapo Village Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jack Rabbit Cafe (4-min walk) and Kohan Japanese Restaurant (4-min walk).
What's the area around Lake Tekapo Village Motel like?
Lake Tekapo Village Motel is a short 9-minute walk from Lake Tekapo and 9 minutes' walk from Church of the Good Shepherd. Travellers say that the area is very walkable, and great for skiing.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Very basic
This is a very basic motel room. For the same rate, I will recommend Pepper Bluewater Resort. The staff/owner? are very friendly.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay
Great friendly service and great tips from the owner for local info. Highly recommend
Luke, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Lake view from our room. Love the balcony, able to appreciate a lot of stars from here. Super friendly & helpful staff. Room spacious & comfortable.
Serena, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was a great location. The room was clean and spacious.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Overnight stay
One night stay in Tekapo . Lovely cosy room overlooking the lake. Good location for the village , easy walking distance to the hot pools ,lakeside and church .
wilma, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

World's best place to get snowed in!!
Fabulous room - super friendly service - got snowed in and had to stay an extra day - best place in the country to get delayed. Would recommend this motel highly.
Gareth, 1-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

Needs a refit
The best thing about the motel is it's location, but the rooms are old, tired and need a refit (particularly the beds). The wifi was also barely working.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This is the best place to stay in Tekapo! The lady was very nice and friendly! Overall experience is 5 stars!!!! Thank you so much!
Ryan, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Close to shops, great view, very warm and well priced
Craig, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great room, very friendly managers.
Karen, 1-night romance trip
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