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2 Sams Place PO Box 85, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand
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#5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Lake Tekapo
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Tekapo Heights for superb accommodation offering stunning views of the mountains and Lake Tekapo. We have just refurbished all our guest rooms with tasteful colours and new furnishings for your convenience and a more luxurious experience. Our Super King size beds have been restyled with new bedding and Dream Lodge pillows for your added comfort. Updated technology with new tvs in three of our rooms and internet for all our guests including Netflix/Movies for your leisure and enjoyment. Enjoy breakfast in our dining room with spectacular views or step outside and take advantage of our outdoor seating areas or stroll around the garden and take in those breath-taking views of the Lake and Mountains from the deck.
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Free parking
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Non-smoking rooms
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Modern
Lake View
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Steven R wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Very clean, tidy, quiet and extremely comfortable B &B in Lake Tekapo. This place has apparently is darkest place in the world(?) with 2 astronomical observatories. No street lights or outdoor lights allowed! Fantastic views of the Milky Way and the cosmos.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Klara J wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had a wonderful visit at Tekapo Heights. Our room was spacious and quiet with a great view. The hosts were fun and well organized. We wanted to go hiking early on Mt. Cook and it was not problem to get breakfast to go.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ed H wrote a review Dec 2019
6 contributions3 helpful votes
Because of sudden knee problem making long driving from Blenheim impossible, I cancelled my booking 4 days prior to my arrival date. I was the only guest booked into the B & B so there were other un-booked rooms available so owner did not suffer any loss from turning away other guests. But apparently the owners are so greedy that they kept all of my rent money of $255, insisting that that is their "cancellation policy". No compassion, just a greedy owner who wants your money despite everything.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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The Fuzzies wrote a review Aug 2019
Brisbane, Australia9 contributions
We ended up running quite close to the check-in deadline, because the "10 minute extra" scenic route we had been sent on added nearly an hour to our travel time. We called and they told us not to rush. They were very happy and welcoming when we arrived. They do not speak much English, but used translation apps to communicate effectively. Super sweet couple. They really wanted to ensure that we were comfortable and had everything we needed. The bed was a little firm for us, but overall it was an amazing place to stay.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Kirsty B wrote a review Feb 2019
Essex, United Kingdom243 contributions57 helpful votes
The last time I stayed in Lake Tekapo, I didn't have a great experience with accommodation, as it seems there is a bit of a premium staying here as it is so small and so some of the places cost a lot and are not great value for money. However, at Tekapo Heights, this was really not the case. The place was fabulous and immaculate and the owners were lovely, knowledgeable and friendly. We were leaving early the next morning and so they made us a packed breakfast to take with us (there was rather a lot of butter in the sandwich, so maybe ask for no butter if you're not a thick spread butter fan!), but otherwise this was great of them, as it meant we could get on to our next destination nice and early. The room we had was spotless, so clean and maybe had been re-decorated/renovated recently. The bathroom was lovely and the shower was very smart. There was a nice view from the window. There was a huge comfortable bed and there was a little tray with food snacks on when we arrived, which was a lovely touch. It took less than 10 minutes to walk down to the main road, from which you can crossover and head to the shops/bars/restaurants along the lakeside or the Observatory Tour offices. Very handy location. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$143 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionMackenzie DistrictLake Tekapo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tekapo Heights
Which popular attractions are close to Tekapo Heights?
Nearby attractions include Lake Tekapo (0.5 km), The Church of the Good Shepherd (0.9 km), and Mackenzie Sheep Dog Statue (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tekapo Heights?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Tekapo Heights?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Tekapo Heights?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tekapo Heights?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Greedy Cow, Kohan Restaurant, and Ramen Tekapo.
Is Tekapo Heights located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Lake Tekapo.
Does Tekapo Heights have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.