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The Godley Hotel

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand
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Overview
  • Excellent2%
  • Very good14%
  • Average25%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible35%
  • 2 days ago
    “Needs a bit of love”
  • 2 weeks ago
    “Great location but very dated rooms”
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The location of The Godley is absolutely fantastic! The facilities desperately need to be updated. A fresh coat of paint, new bedspreads, fresh carpet. It really looks worn and dated. But, location is amazing.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 729ashleyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t stay at the hotel but had dinner at the restaurant one night. Don’t like to be negative but the best I can say is that it was edible. Teryaki salmon was an over cooked piece of salmon, skin side down (so soggy not...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Pete_Bec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place and room are ok enough. The room was spacious and provided everything I needed. The included breakfast, which is good enough but had better in the same price category. The best about this place is definitely the location. It's right at the lake...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Desiree_K13
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

After travelling for over 15 hours booked into here. Receptionist was maybe slightly bored but friendly enough. Room dated but clean and tidy. Central location to the lake and the tourist attractions. Cafe etc located 5 minutes walk. Lake Tekapo is a beautiful spot to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Arnie1000
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The Godley is tired and well past its sell by date. The prices would lead you to expect something much better than you get. If you have to stay in Tekapo and you have a choice then choose somewhere other than the Godley. Not to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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About
Description
Located by the lake, overlooking the lake and surrounding mountains, the Godley Hotel offers comfortable and clean rooms in a beautiful and central location. It is a country style hotel with friendly More staff and great service. Just 1.5 hours driving time from Aoraki Mt Cook National Park and 3 hours from Christchurch and Queenstown, the hotel is also only 40 minutes' drive from local skifields. The Church of Good Shepherd, the Sheepdog Statue, and all the restaurants and bars are within walking distance. Just a short distance away you can also find our beautiful tracks and walkways, world-class skiing, horse trekking, as well as the Tekapo Springs where you can enjoy an earth-fed natural hot spring bath and Mt John Observatory where you can view the galaxy of stars. With the wide range of outdoor activities available in Lake Tekapo, the convenience of the Godley Hotel makes it a great choice for the region. The hotel has a large restaurant and cosy bar with great Food and Beverage menu for you to choose, the hotel also offers indoor spa pool, outdoor swimming pool and a pool table for you to enjoy. A warm welcome from all of us at the Godley Hotel and we hope you enjoy your visit in the beautiful Lake Tekapo. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$102 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$102 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
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Traveller (222)
Room & Suite (107)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (1)
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diam0nd11
26 February 2015|
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Easy to call them on 03-680 6848.
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Room Tips
"We had two rooms and they were both dated so really doubt if the others are different?"
robertcharlesi
10 Jul 2018
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"For a better room, choose ANOTHER hotel!"
WanderingWabbits
20 May 2018
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"Take a tent camp out the front."
303richardg
7 Mar 2018
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"no tips, not all that enthusiastic about the Godley Hotel"
GaryC361
2 Mar 2018
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