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Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$174 per night
0.34 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (2,504 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Wonderful staff and very spacious !"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2020

Peppers Bluewater Resort
The Godley Hotel
3 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night
0.19 km from city centre
3.1/5 (947 reviews)

"Friendly staff who were welcoming. The room itself had a newly renovated bathroom which was lovely. Warm Room and easy to walk to the restaurants and supermarket. Quite expensive but I think that was just Standard the price in the town. We booked a premium lake view and I think it was the worst room ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

The Godley Hotel
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$148 per night
0.05 km from city centre
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 6 Jul. 2020

Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
2 out of 5
2 Lakeside Dr, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$111 per night
1.07 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Beautiful spot for a break, best view. Higher price than I thought but clean, great staff and location."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$292 per night
0.8 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (510 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2020

Mantra Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3 out of 5
12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$131 per night
0.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (313 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Lake Tekapo Cottages
Scott Street Apartments
3.5 out of 5
3 Scott Street, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$135 per night
0.6 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)

"Excellent property! Nice and modern, clean and tidy with all the basics provided. Comfortable beds and quiet location. Would definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Scott Street Apartments
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 AU$82 per night
0.24 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (68 reviews)

"Good accommodation"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov. 2019

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
Skyrim Riverside Lodge 2
3.5 out of 5
10 Andrew Don Drive, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$158 per night
0.41 km from city centre
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 14 Jun. 2020

Skyrim Riverside Lodge 2
The Quarters
3 out of 5
4 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$185 per night
0.66 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

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

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

The Quarters
Tekapo Luxury Apartments
3.5 out of 5
12 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
The price is AU$274 per night
0.66 km from city centre
Tekapo Luxury Apartments
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
3.5 out of 5
4 Sibbald Ln, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$172 per night
0.47 km from city centre
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 19 Jul. 2020

Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
Apartment at Mapleview
3 out of 5
18 Murray Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$145 per night
0.6 km from city centre
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 24 Mar. 2020

Apartment at Mapleview
Quiraing Lake View Lodge
3.5 out of 5
39 D'Archiac Drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$256 per night
0.43 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Quiraing Lake View Lodge
The Mackenzie Suites
3.5 out of 5
67 Darchiac drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$162 per night
0.69 km from city centre
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 30 Jul. 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 and top-notch restaurants. Quaint and scenic, this city attracts tourists with its mountain views and churches. In Lake Tekapo, there are 8 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Lake Tekapo

The city's lakeside, mountain views, and stargazing provide a picturesque setting, and places to visit include Lake Tekapo. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Roundhill Ski Area and Mount John Lookout.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 8 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Lake Tekapo. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Lake Tekapo Village Motel - Amenities at this 3.5-star motel include free WiFi and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and helpful staff.
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo - Our customers like the room size and location at this apartment. 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.
  • Lake Tekapo Cottages - With a stay at this 3-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free parking and laundry facilities, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and helpful staff.

Dressing for Lake Tekapo

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

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Lake Tekapo?
Lake Tekapo Village Motel is a favourite 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! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Lake Tekapo.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Lake Tekapo?
Based on reviews, The Godley Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best accommodation option for families in 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 to stay with the children include Lake Tekapo Cottages and The Godley Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Tekapo Springs.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Lake Tekapo?
Peppers Bluewater Resort is a favourite 4.5-star aparthotel for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and a restaurant. Another good option for a romantic stay is Lake Tekapo Cottages.
What's the best luxury 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 travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
Where's the best place to stay for a trip to 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 to stay near the slopes 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 self-parking and an in-room kitchen.

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