Relax and enjoy comfortable, country-style accommodation at the Godley Hotel in the stunning alpine village of Lake Tekapo in the beautiful South Island! The hotel is centrally located in the village with gorgeous views of the lake and mountains. It is an easy 5-minute walk to the incredible lake with its famous turquoise waters, and the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd. There are 58 rooms, all with Smart TV, small fridge, tea/coffee making facilities and heating. There is an unheated outdoor swimming pool for hot summer days. Enjoy the onsite Jack Rabbit cafe with views of Lake Tekapo, graceful footbridge, and cute, cobblestone church. Jack Rabbit cafe is open 7 days per week with gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options plus organic, fairtrade coffee. Relax in the stylish and modern lounge with free, unlimited WIFI and SKY TV. Lake Tekapo is famous for stargazing as the village is located in the heart of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. The night skies are exceptionally clear and pure, perfect for a stargazing tour or astrophotography. Other outdoor activities include walking, cycling, horse riding, scenic flights, and 4WD tours. Tekapo Springs is a 5-minute drive from the Godley Hotel, offering hot pools, day spa, steam and sauna, ice skating and snowtubing in winter, and waterslide in summer. The Godley Hotel is an ideal base for skiing and snowboarding as Roundhill Ski Area is just a 40-minute drive. The Godley Hotel is a 3-hour drive from Christchurch or Queenstown, and a scenic 1-hour drive to Aoraki/Mt Cook. Our friendly staff have great local knowledge and will ensure you have an amazing stay!