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Mountain Chalet Motels

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Owners/managers are friendly. They were nice enough to upgrade our room since we booked real early and they needed our smaller room for a walk-in guest of theirs. The place is so quiet since its away from the busy McKenzie area. The room we got had the private bath with excellent hot shower pressure. The kitchenette had the electric stove...

Thank LaidbackSeal
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice attractive looking chalet design motel unit. Comprehensive kitchen and quite roomy for the open plan kitchen / lounge / dining space. The bathroom was maybe not as modern. Carpark right outside the unit and ample parking.

Thank rayonlinenz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have a stopover for a night in our drive from Christchurch to Queenstown. The chalet that we had was clean had comfortable beds and have electric bed warmer. Very important as Twizel can be cold going down to -1 at night. Comes with a kitchen equip with microwave and a toaster that allows us to cook. Commendable...

Thank KL542015
Management response:

Hi, Thank you so much for the great review. Now that it is winter we like the chalets to be lovely and warm when you arrive.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely appointed motel, we were facing afternoon sun so lovely and warm. Very comfortable bed, roomy, lovely bathroom and exceptionally clean. Staff very helpful. Although a lot of motels in complex it was quiet.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As noted above these A-Frame chalets provide very reasonable accommodation within easy driving distance of Mt Cook. Our two chalets were clean, very comfy beds, thick towels and close to this village's quaint town centre. Access to units was easy and parking plentiful. We found management very pleasant to deal with, therefore would happily recommend Mountain Chalets as a quiet...

Thank rosscoTauranga
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We stayed here for our first night whilst on a motorcycle touring holiday around South Island. The town is small but very convenient for Mt Cook, the Mt John Observatory and Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki. Nestled amongst the trees, our room was spacious, well-equipped and comfortable with free wifi and tv and a small cooking area which we didn't use....

Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We booked an A-frame Chalet which had a bedroom, a vee kitchen and a bathroom. It was so tidy and clean we absolutely enjoyed our stay here. It's nice and quiet and a perfect place for a peaceful get away and close to town.

Thank Adra_NZ
Management response:

Thank you so much for your great review. Kyle and I are so please you enjoyed your stay at our chalets, it makes our hard work worth while.

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The accommodation was reasonable without being anything special. There were no lounge chairs which makes it less comfortable than it ought. There was a small table and it was a bit tight overall. It had a separate kitchen. My review ratings try to be consistent and very rarely allocate a 5. Any that I give a 3 rating is good...

Thank Peter F
Management response:

Hi Peter, thank you for your review. Kyle and I work hard to make everybody stay comfortable. We love to put lounge chairs in but the chalets are not big enough. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. cheers Glenna

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Motel central to Twizel. V well equipped kitchens for self catering. Clean, tidy and very nicely made beds! Quiet and pleasant. Friendly staff. Close off A2O trail. I have to write 200 words and don't know what else to add but just wanted to write something as we had an easy and pleasant stay here while doing the ride. Thanks!

Thank Whiritoa43
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Facilities are good, bathroom doesn't come with a heater so if you bathe at night it can get quite chilly. Other than that, we had a good stay. Beds are very comfortable and have electrical heating. Rooms may seem a bit outdated but that doesn't affect me terribly. Staff were nice and gave us extra free wifi, which is very...

Thank Cassy_Siew

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Motels

Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: €55 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you finish the Wifi Cap you can always ask for more from the front desk.”
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LaidbackSeal, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Facing afternoon was lovely.”
marief74, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Little noise to disturb.”
Allen827, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three of us stayed in a chalet with separate double bedroom on the lower level & three single beds upstairs.”
sandramL6258DO, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to find one that has a functioning heat pump”
Rakhan, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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