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Riverside Cottages

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Location - Dismal. Felt that the name was misleading [for people who think otherwise how bout Riverhide ... would you be enticed ?] Late check in - Key collection is easy. But locating the property is difficult (which for a moment can be overlooked) BUT having found the property its impossible, late night atleast, to figure out the door /...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Like the last review (which I didn't read till I was here!) I wanted to like the place. The room is tidy enough and there is a nice view, but you can't appreciate it because the children who live in the home you are attached to are playing in the yard. This is fair enough, as is children waking up...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I wanted to like it, the location and facilities were all nice enough... But since it is attached to the owners actual house, it is too noisy. We could hear their conversations, TV & worst of all, the young children yelling and running about. Not good for a relaxing holiday! It also smelt terrible, of cooking odours. They should try...

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San Bernardino, California
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Master bed was in the kitchenette and there was a note asking guests not to fry with fat or oil (in order to maintain odour free bed linen) yet the only fry pan provided was not a non-stick and it had baked on food residue from previous guests. There was no spatula Kitchen rubbish bin nad not been emptied from...

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1Thank Judy S
Lancashire
Reviewed 5 April 2011

We stayed in unit 1 for 1 night. It was very clean although rather small. The bed is in the kitchen area which we found strange! There is a nice riverside walk into town & the colour of the water is fabulous.

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2Thank Lancashirefemale
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 March 2011

Agree with all positive comments posted and the advice given by Derek and Elizabeth really helped us see highlights not only in Lake Tekapo but also all along our journey afterwards. Very well equipped with everything you could want. Note that the Albertine Cottage, unit 1, does not share the lovely deck featured in the photo.

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 25 February 2011

This location was highly recommended at the tourist office. The location is on quiet street. It is close to the river's edge. There is a nice walking path into town. Derek and Elizabeth were very friendly and highly informative hosts. The units are clean, modern kitchenettes, modern compact bathrooms, comfortable beds and have wifi access. We even were able to...

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1Thank Nannee2
Gold Coast
Reviewed 12 November 2010

The units weren't quite what we expected, a real mickey mouse configuration. That was sorted out but we had a problem with the TV. The manager came and sorted it out but critized me for using the remote control incorrectly. He said "Read theBloody instructions". Well the instructions didn't refer to "changing channels". He was also very rude to my...

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blair
Reviewed 5 March 2010

We would certainly recommend Riverside cottage. the room was spotless and beautifully appointed. the owners were helpful and welcoming. we would certainly stay there again as a first choice if we were travelling in that part of the south island again

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2010

We stayed in unit 1, which was clean & tidy. We found the layout a little odd with the sleeping and kitchen areas in one room but it wasn't really a problem. There is a beautiful out look from the terrace over a pretty garden down to the lake and there was a riverside walk that took us to the...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Riverside Cottages

Address: 18D Murray Place, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: €113 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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