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Kaiapoi, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Basically, nothing wrong with the A frame self contained cottages, if you don't mind being stuck in a distant time warp away from current common standards. It is clean, and it all works, but it is so yesteryears. The piddley shower pressure (un)controlled by a "one knob" Felton Mix is at least 2 generations old (you can only control temperature,...

1Thank Martin S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Booked this place entirely based from reviews as well. We just basically wanted a midway stop for our trip to Queenstown from Christchurch. Travelling as a family of five (two kids and my mom), I must say we hit a jackpot when we find this place. The place is self contained with a pretty much basic I should say but...

Thank Felix V
Chengdu, China
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Twizel is a very small town, where u can easily locate the Mountain chalet Motels. the motel is built by several standing wooden chalets. the inside space is quite enough, also very clean and comfortable. u can park your cars just in front of the chalet door. there's no food supplied in this motel, but each chalet has its own...

1Thank RICO L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 October 2014

It is always difficult to find accommodation that will allow pets. We have a German Shepherd who is very well behaved but she is part of the family and we take her with us on our getaways. The Mountain Chalet Motel is a wonderful place to rest and relax. There are lovely walks nearby and the scenery will take your...

Thank Jane M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2014

we booked 2 nights here without really researching about it and were thrilled with our decision. The owners are really friendly people, pleasant to talk to and happy to point you in the right direction for your days activities. we had a 1 bedroom chalet complete with kitchen area and ensuite bathroom. The chalet is a lovely, welcoming, comfortable and...

1Thank JamesAndEmmaL
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

After booking here for a stopover on our way to Queenstown, I read a few reviews (did things the wrong way round!!) and got a little nervous. But then we thought its only 1 night, and its only cheap. The day we were due to arrive in Twizel, our trepidation grew, particularly after we had spent a night at an...

Thank Hope454
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights in August, wasn't expecting anything too fantastic from our research on Twizel but it wasn't too bad. The buildings themselves were better than expected, newer than they look in photos and clean and tidy, plenty of room inside. Wi Fi was ok as well. Being in such a cold area it would have been...

1Thank barossabazz
Kincumber, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We booked this place just based on photos and were not disappointed. It was lovely and warm when we arrived, we enjoyed our room so much we ended up going to the shops for supplies and staying in for the night. Chalet room was excellent with a comfy bed and more room than we expected. The snow was a bonus.

Thank dyannegreg
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Having started the driving journey from Christchurch in the beginning of winter, Twizel is a quaint place to stop over for a break. We arrived Twizel with no expectations and to be greeted by a cottage to each family is a treat. Check in was swift in the office at the front, keys to the cottage was handed over and...

Thank Tangerine W
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Nice and clean, very pleasently surprised as it was the cheapest option we could find for our family of 5. Our kids loved the adventure of the mezzanine bedroom. One small point; we did find it quite chilly especially the bathroom which was tiled but had no underfloor heating. It wouldn't stop us coming back tho.

Thank 831rachelp

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: €59 - €106 (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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“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
“If they tell you it is small - it is tiny!!”
899glendai, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of mountains is nice”
LouieRPS, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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