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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A great location – only a couple of minutes’ walk to the Church of the Good Shepherd on the lake front. The Potting Shed accommodation and facilities was as described on the website and by other travellers so we knew what we were getting. Room not serviced but friendly staff were happy to provide clean towels. Good free wifi. The...

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Nerang, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed two nights in The Potting Shed, it was tiny but absolutely everything had been thought of. We went for the naked eye stargazing down at the lake where it was pretty cold, and it was lovely to come back to such a warm cottage. I really liked this place.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stayed one night at the Garden Cottage. It is very near to the Church of the Good Shepherd which is about a 2 minute walk across a road. From the living room of the cottage, one can see the Church and the surrounding lake area. Absolutely beautiful. We can see the night sky speckled with stars. In fact there are...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stayed here for just one night to get away. Great location, very quiet, and a short stroll to the lake and church. Room and decor very dated but clean and tidy. Team were very helpful and kind when I left something behind, and had it in a postage bag the next day - great service!

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were given a very warm welcome. We had been allocated Rowena Cottage which would have been a much better experience if it had been cleaned from top to bottom and decorated. The decor was very tired. There were more doors to the bedrooms just curtains. When we put the lights on having eventually found some switches, the electrics are...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016

( + ) -Great location. 2 minute walk to Lake Tekapo. 5-10 minute walk to restaurants/bars. -Nice size cottage for 2-4 people. The one we had included a small living space, full kitchen, dining space, and two “bedrooms.” They are in quotes because the rooms don’t have doors. Just curtains or partitions to separate it from the other rooms in...

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stayed 4 nights in two bedroom, two bathroom cottage with kitchen / dining between bedrooms. Cottage was clean , tidy and comfortable. Having the ensuite bathroom to each bedroom was great. Nice covered verandah to site on and enjoy the view to snow covered mountains. Cottages are reasonably quiet and private being away from the roads. Cottage was also warm,...

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed two nights at the Tekapo Cottages, in a two bedroom cottage. There were good points and bad points. Following are the pros and cons--- Pros— . 1. The View -- The view out the porch—basically a handicap ramp – was beautiful: a range of snow-capped mountains. 2. Location. The location is excellent – easy walking distance to the...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I booked tekapo cottages for my boyfriends birthday. We stayed in the studio which was really cosy, with this stunning view. Nothing was too much when we needed extra towels & toilet roll. The owners were so friendly, location was perfect, once you're over the bridge it's less than 5 mins to the lake. The only reason I haven't given...

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Perth
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Already we have returned to Lake Tekapo Cottages twice. We first stayed in The Pines, then the Honeymoon Suite and lastly Mina Cottage. Each time we have booked on their website for a particular cottage we have been moved to a different one when we arrived. This has never been a problem for us as mostly we were upgraded for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lake Tekapo Cottages

Address: 12 Sealy Street | PO Box 133, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: €116 - €243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Tekapo Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“House facing the lake”
  • Country style kitchen cupboard
  • Master bedroom
  • Living room has a fireplace
 of 5 bubbles lklai, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All units are self contained.”
 of 5 bubbles philipg194, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Walked up one flight of stairs into cottage. Cottage included a deck to enjoy relaxation and lovely setting.”
 of 5 bubbles youngatheart80, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Book early for the best views”
  • Lake Tekapo scenery
 of 5 bubbles BarryC537, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Book here. They know how to make people feel welcome and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles bronmelb, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
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