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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night two couples. The unit was clean and offered all the required amenities. Location is walking distance to shops and restaurants. Beds were comfortable, bathrooms modern and clean. Free wifi was a bit patchy and I had to walk towards the reception to obtain a connection, however it was fast once connected. Recommended

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Thank Mike I
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed with this place. We have so far stayed in 10 different motels on this tour of NZ with family visiting from overseas and this one let us down. The units and facilities are very dated. Not as spotlessly clean as I would have liked. Kitchen facilities were minimal and not enough plugs. The free wifi was unusable from our...

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Thank Purplheather
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the studio unit. On arrival we found the room to be clean and tidy. The room consisted of a queen size bed, couch, cane chair, table and chairs. The room was roomy and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was a good size and had heaps of storage, the shower pressure was pretty good. The kitchen was...

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Easy to find motel with friendly owners. WiFi sometimes drops but is fine other then that. Simple but adequate. Gets cold in the evening but the heating heats it up nicely. Close to Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook.

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Thank stijnvandrunen
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed here for the night while touring the area before moving down to Lake Hawea. Comfortable little place in Twizel with a little kitchen area and bathroom. 10 minute drive to Lake Pukaki and 45 to Mt Cook village. Shops and places to eat in striking distance.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while road tripping through the south island. Staff weren't as friendly as the rest of the people we met on our trip. Rooms were ok.. A bit dated but liveable.. Clean. Good facilities and easily accessible.

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Thank Noelle M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is my 5th stay at the chalets and it's the perfect place to stay in Twizel. The rooms are comfortable and close to town. The rooms do get cold so get the heat pumps working as soon as you get in for a cosy night in.

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Thank Tim B
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here would reccommend highly :) clean and got everything you need! You can also bring your dog which is awesome! Staff are friendly too! We will be back again!!!! :)

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The manager was exceptionally understanding and empathetic, we were stranded in Twizel but truly lucky to have found such an awesome place to stay. Beautiful room, great facilities and all for a very reasonable price.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's much more fun writing glowing reviews, and having stayed here before and had no problems, it is a pity to have to complain about this visit. The rooms are fine and generally well equipped. Particularly important for Twizel in winter is having good heating, and ordinarily the heat pump does a fine job. Sadly on this occasion the heat...

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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
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Chalets is situated in Twizel, 40 minutes’ drive from Mount Cook, on State Highway 8 between Christchurch and Queenstown. This picturesque site is on the doorstep to some of New Zealand’s finest scenery. Located in the Mackenzie Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Motels

Address: Wairepo Road | Canterbury, Twizel, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: RM328 - RM541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Chalet Motels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Try to find one that has a functioning heat pump”
 of 5 bubbles Rakhan, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If they tell you it is small - it is tiny!!”
 of 5 bubbles 899glendai, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of mountains is nice”
 of 5 bubbles LouieRPS, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in three rooms, from 2 bedroom chalets to 1 bedroom suites...all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles cullings1, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a chalet with a view, although in our case this was ignored.”
 of 5 bubbles 595tobys, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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