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Lake Tekapo hotels and places to stay

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
2 out of 5
11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night
0.15 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (68 reviews)

"Good accommodation"…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
Quiraing Lake View Lodge
3.5 out of 5
39 D'Archiac Drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is $158 per night
0.27 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Comfortable and spacious house! Wonderful views. Close to the Main Street and Lake Tekapo"…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Quiraing Lake View Lodge
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
3.5 out of 5
4 Sibbald Ln, Lake Tekapo
The price is $106 per night
0.29 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Great location, warm and inviting, big modern apartment with fantastic showers, ample culterky plates etc. fantastic price - well will definitely be back!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
The Mackenzie Suites
3.5 out of 5
67 Darchiac drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is $101 per night
0.43 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"We loved our stay at The Mackenzie Suites. We booked the luxury king room, stunning views, fireplace between the lounge and the bedroom. Large high end bathroom with the biggest bath tub I’ve seen. Easy check in with lots of tips on the local area, we would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

The Mackenzie Suites
Skyrim Riverside Lodge 2
3.5 out of 5
10 Andrew Don Drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is $99 per night
0.26 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"Microwave had been placed too high to access . parking is big challenge as it was narrow common driveway"…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Skyrim Riverside Lodge 2
The Quarters
3 out of 5
4 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is $114 per night
0.41 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Amazing views, warm. High quality finishing. Polly was lovely and helpful with checkin."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

The Quarters
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is $181 per night
0.5 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (510 reviews)

"Good location and layouts, nice spa pool, overall good apartment."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Mantra Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3 out of 5
12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
The price is $81 per night
0.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (313 reviews)

"Excellent service, neat and tidy rooms, close to town and lake Tekapo"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Lake Tekapo Cottages
Apartment at Mapleview
3 out of 5
18 Murray Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is $90 per night
0.37 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Stay here for a lovely experience.

"Beautiful, super place to stay, wish we had stayed longer. Could not fault the accommodation and the friendliness and helpfulness of Marie was fantastic. You will not be disappointed and you will have a very comfortable stay. The best place we stayed in over two weeks in N Z."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Apartment at Mapleview
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is $95 per night
0.03 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (825 reviews)

"The two bedroom apartment was small but had everything we needs and was clean and tidy. The motel is in a good location right in the village."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

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Visiting Lake Tekapo

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Lake Tekapo, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting. Scenic and quaint, this city will delight tourists with its churches, mountain views, and local tours.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodations in Lake Tekapo
  • The closest major airport is in Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse), 43.6 mi (70.2 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Lake Tekapo

The city is notable for its churches and landmarks like Mount John Lookout, Church of the Good Shepherd, and Sheepdog Statue. The lakeside and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, and Lake Benmore. Taking local tours is a top activity, and Roundhill Ski Area is one place to visit.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Lake Tekapo. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Scott Street Apartments - Amenities at this 3.5-star apartment include free WiFi and free parking. Expedia travelers love its proximity to shopping and high-quality beds.
  • Lake Tekapo Village Motel - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this motel. Amenities at this 3.5-star motel include free WiFi and free parking.
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo - With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Lake Tekapo

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 70°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 64°F, while the average at night is 35°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 60°F with nighttime averages of 35°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 70°F and nighttime averages of 42°F
  • Lake Tekapo gets about 1.42 inches of rain per year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 36°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Lake Tekapo?
Lake Tekapo Village Motel is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Lake Tekapo. Other top choices based on reviews include Lake Tekapo Cottages and The Godley Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lake Tekapo, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Lake Tekapo.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Lake Tekapo?
For additional details about updating your trip to Lake Tekapo or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Lake Tekapo?
Based on reviews, The Godley Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Lake Tekapo?
Mantra Lake Tekapo is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other options for your family trip include Lake Tekapo Cottages and The Godley Hotel. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Tekapo Springs.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Lake Tekapo?
Peppers Bluewater Resort is a favorite 4.5-star aparthotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and a restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Lake Tekapo Cottages.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Tekapo Springs?
Lake Tekapo Village Motel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 1 mi (1.6 km) from Tekapo Springs. Other good options within 5 miles include Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers and Lake Tekapo Cottages.
What about the best place to stay near Lake Tekapo?
One of the top choices for your stay is Lake Tekapo Village Motel, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from Lake Tekapo, and this 3.5-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Lake Tekapo Cottages and Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers are other good choices within the surrounding area.
What's the best high-end hotel in Lake Tekapo?
Peppers Bluewater Resort is a 4.5-star aparthotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the slopes in Lake Tekapo?
Based on our travel data, Peppers Bluewater Resort is a top 4.5-star aparthotel for skiing, and features a restaurant and WiFi. Other good choices for your winter getaway include The Godley Hotel and Lake Tekapo Village Motel. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Roundhill Ski Area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Lake Tekapo?
Mantra Lake Tekapo is a popular 4-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, free parking, and an in-room kitchen.

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