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Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$120 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.34 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (2,570 reviews)

"Amazing view from the room, only issue was the window latch was broken so was a tad noisy when the wind hit!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2021

Peppers Bluewater Resort
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$116 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
1.07 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (18 reviews)

"Great spot on the shore of Lake Tekapo, everything was splendid!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov. 2020

Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
The Godley Hotel
3 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$107 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.19 km from city centre
3.2/5 (989 reviews)

"Great central location, stunning views, modern. Nice sized room, shame restaurant not open at night as breakfast/ brunch food was great. Staff super helpful"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2021

The Godley Hotel
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Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$204 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
0.8 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (520 reviews)

"Proximity to Tekapo Village and warmth of unit/ apartment was greatly appreciated. Lovely family accommodation with full kitchen and laundry facilities was very handy. The internal access garage was brilliant too."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Mantra Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$141 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
0.05 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (841 reviews)

"Very good location, nice place to stay, generally clean, but when we turn on the bath tub, we were shocked at it"…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2020

Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3 out of 5
12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$121 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
0.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (318 reviews)

"Amazing stay!!! We were welcomed by the host he was so friendly. Cottage was perfect!! Especially with our kids. Everything was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2020

Lake Tekapo Cottages
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$84 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.24 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)

"Location was good for us. Self contained unit was comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec. 2020

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel
The Mackenzie Suites
3.5 out of 5
67 Darchiac drive, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$163 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.69 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)

"Beautiful apartment, awesome views. The apartment was well equipped, easy walking distance to town. Would highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2021

The Mackenzie Suites
Tekapo Blue Cottage
3.5 out of 5
5 Rankin Rise, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$176 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
1.48 km from city centre
Tekapo Blue Cottage
Alpine Vista
3.5 out of 5
12 Hamilton Dr, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$225 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
1.03 km from city centre
Alpine Vista
Scott Street Apartments
3.5 out of 5
3 Scott Street, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$133 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.6 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)

"A bit expensive but very clean and tidy ok location nice area to get out and enjoy the out doors."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug. 2020

Scott Street Apartments
Skyrim Riverside Lodge
3.5 out of 5
10 Andrew Don Drive, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$169 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
0.41 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (32 reviews)

"nice layout of unit nice and sunny well heated for those cold nights and lovely people to assist with booking etc"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Skyrim Riverside Lodge
The Quarters
3 out of 5
4 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$185 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.
0.66 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Great location and great views. Very comfortable stay - would've been nice to stay longer."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2021

The Quarters
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
3.5 out of 5
4 Sibbald Ln, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$182 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
0.47 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"excellent property with everything you could need provided. the only downside for me was the noise from the apartment above. you can hear everything from foot traffic to conversations even the toilet being flushed. some serious noise reducing insulation is needed between the ceilings of the apartments. ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2020

Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
Tekapo Luxury Apartments
3.5 out of 5
12 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
The price is AU$232 per night from 16 Feb. to 17 Feb.
0.66 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
おすすめです! (Highly recommend!)

"(1) 新築。とてもきれいです。 (2) 主要道路から1本離れているので、とても静かです。 (3) スタッフが親切でフレンドリー。現地の情報をとても丁寧におしえてくれます。   (1) Brand new, very clean, very tidy. (2) Very quiet. (Some of hotel can hear traffic noise. This hotel located 1 line behind main road.) (3) Staff is very kind, friendly. This is the best point which I recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec. 2020

Tekapo Luxury Apartments
Josephine Lakeview Lodge
4 out of 5
23 Lochinver Avenue, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$264 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
1.49 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)

"The property is clean and good viewing. Nice place for holiday they have bathrooms in Each room. Love the place hopetnext time will stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2021

Josephine Lakeview Lodge
Lockwood on Aorangi
3 out of 5
21 Aorangi Cres, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
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0.12 km from city centre
Lockwood on Aorangi
Modern 4 Bedroom Bach Close to the Township of Tekapo
4 Allan Street, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
The price is AU$339 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
0.63 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Great location

"Just a short walk into town with lovely views of the mountains."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan. 2021

Modern 4 Bedroom Bach Close to the Township of Tekapo
Haps House Lake View
3.5 out of 5
22 Mistake Drive, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$238 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
1.37 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)

"Great view, could see lots of luping from living room."…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2020

Haps House Lake View
Flat White Lake View Lodge
3.5 out of 5
20 Mistake Drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is AU$247 per night from 8 Feb. to 9 Feb.
1.38 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (14 reviews)

"Amazing new house on estate."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Flat White Lake View Lodge
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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?
Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This property is a short 11-minute walk from Lake Tekapo, and it offers free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay based on reviews is 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. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Peppers Bluewater Resort and Mantra Lake Tekapo.
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 Peppers Bluewater Resort and Lake Tekapo Cottages. Also, attractions such as Tekapo Springs and Mount John Observatory are fun for children of all ages.
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. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Mantra Lake Tekapo and 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. Another upscale choice for your stay is Mantra Lake Tekapo.
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 accommodation options with pools in Lake Tekapo?
Mantra Lake Tekapo: 4-star apartment, 5-minute walk from Lake Tekapo. Features a hot tub, an outdoor pool and free self-parking.

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