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Lake Tekapo Cottages

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Overview of Lake Tekapo Cottages

Lake Tekapo Cottages

3.0 star property
Mountain guesthouse within walking distance of Church of the Good Shepherd

8.6/10 Fabulous

368 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo, 7999

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 161 min drive


  • Jack Rabbit Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Kohan Japanese Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Ramen Tekapo - 8 min walk
  • Mackensies café - bar - grill - 8 min walk
  • Blue Lake Eatery & Bar - 8 min walk

About this property

Lake Tekapo Cottages

Adjacent to a golf course, Lake Tekapo Cottages is a great choice for a stay in Lake Tekapo. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails, mountain biking, and downhill skiing. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the location and local sightseeing.


English, German, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 3 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • 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 7:30 AM - 9 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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 9 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 and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Fishing
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals


  • 7 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 9 holes of golf


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance


  • English
  • German
  • Thai

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between NZD 14 and NZD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property does not have elevators.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Lake Tekapo Cottages House
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Lake Tekapo Cottages Guesthouse
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Frequently asked questions

Does Lake Tekapo Cottages offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Lake Tekapo Cottages 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.
How much does it cost to stay at Lake Tekapo Cottages?
As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Lake Tekapo Cottages on 11 Dec 2022 start from AU$158, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Lake Tekapo Cottages?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Lake Tekapo Cottages?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Lake Tekapo Cottages?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Lake Tekapo Cottages?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Lake Tekapo Cottages and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs, ecotours, and segway rentals. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Lake Tekapo Cottages?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jack Rabbit Cafe (5-min walk), Kohan Japanese Restaurant (6-min walk), and Ramen Tekapo (8-min walk).
What's the area around Lake Tekapo Cottages like?
Lake Tekapo Cottages is a short 5-minute walk from Church of the Good Shepherd and 5 minutes' walk from Sheepdog Statue. Travelers say the area is walkable and ideal for skiing.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

The owner were very friendly and helpful
Kerry, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ahmad, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

mohd fahmi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Just around the corner from the lake.
Clean,comfortable cottage 1 minute walk from the lake, and a few minutes walk from the shops. Great location. Cottage had everything we needed for our family of 5. Good service from friendly staff.
Lisa, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very thoughtful manager/owner. Upgraded our cottage for easier use because we have two young kids. Great location to the church and town centre.
Agnes, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Toasty warm cottage during the cold snap. Had everything we needed. So close to the beautiful lake. View of the mountains from the deck. Friendly host. Great value for money.
Roseanne, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Chris, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheila, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was quite and close to the lake.
Gregory John, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

J, 1-night trip
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