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    Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

    86 Mt Cook Road, SH80 | Lake Pukaki, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
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    31/10/2017 1/11/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent98%
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    “hot tub” (22 reviews)
    “massage room” (7 reviews)
    “lake pukaki” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I were lucky enough to stay here for a night and were extremely impressed with every aspect of the stay. Kaye and Luke are very welcoming proprietors, they are great cooks and very passionate about the property they have spent the past...More

    1  Thank Laura H
    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    We highly recommend this location to all traveling in the area. The views of the lake and mountains are majestic; the facilities and furnishings are first-rate; the company of the hosts,Luke and Kaye, will make time fly. We enjoyed the spa with the night view...More

    Thank firewood2014
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 18 August 2017

    What a superb review, thank you! Our aim is to make sure your stay here is relaxed and to extend authentic kiwi hospitality, we are pleased that your experience met this aim. We agree that the rural setting here has majestic lake and mountain views...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    A perfect setting, luxurious accommodation and wonderful hosting by Luke and Kaye made my stay both memorable and relaxing. Luke and Kaye are passionate hosts whose enthusiasm for this beautiful part of New Zealand means you are guaranteed a memorable experience. Bike riding was exhilarating...More

    1  Thank EKHHalliday
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 18 August 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review, we loved having you to visit! We agree the night sky viewing is spectacular. In winter, the milky way is perfectly positioned in the sky to see the full extent of our amazing galaxy! There are many biking trails...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    Revisited the Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat. Luke and Kaye were welcoming and very helpful. More activities available now and I really enjoyed the Dark Sky experience in the Pukaki Observatory. The food was delicious and well presented. The villa was warm and comfortable and did...More

    Thank nanamonica2014
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 8 August 2017

    Thank you for coming back to stay! Winter is a superb time to visit the Retreat, even with -15 the air is dry and venturing out is comfortable when wrapped up in warm clothing. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the stargazing at the...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Just spent an amazing weekend at the Mount Cook Lakeside Retreat. Magnificent views, awesome hospitality from our hosts and really enjoyed the Pukaki Observatory and Wine Cellar. Bush walks and curling are popular at this time of the year. The villa was warm and inviting...More

    Thank kevben1055
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 8 August 2017

    What a great review Kevben, thank you! It can be a brave move to have a spa in -3 conditions but as you have found it invigorating. We love being able to share the onsite experiences and the conditions were perfect for curling and crunching...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Minibar
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    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$969 - US$1,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    "All rooms face the lake and Mt Cook/ Aorangi."
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    "All rooms have wonderful views and are tranquil"
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    "Villa rooms all face the lake and Mt Cook"
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    "All rooms are north facing to Mount Cook, which visible most of the time I was there"
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