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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Our first experience with a motel in NZ and a fantastic one. At first I found it a little expensive for a motel, but that is because my expectations were a little low. Now, after being there for 3 nights I found it worth every penny. The location was superb, in walking distance of restaurants and a big supermarket and...

Thank AlexMeester
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The chalets have a very typical shape. They are roomy and and a laundromat is available . As usual they are basic but clean and provide all you would need for a stay. Wifi is stable. The motel is located a 10 minute walk from the town center. Would visit again.

Thank Hans-Smeets
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed here for just one night and it was great for what we wanted. Well equipped and pretty comfortable. We had the 2 bedroom chalet which accomodated 5 adults comfortably. Lots of parking available and convenient location.

Thank Orla B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We arrived in heavy rain but were pleased with our little mountain chalet it was nicely furnished and a lovely warm cover on the bed well equipped and friendly staff good location fo the small town and quiet at night

Thank Barbara W
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was a little leery at first, thinking the units might be horribly out of date, but was pleasantly surprised. The unit we had was quaint and a nice fit for out family of 5 (our children are 15, 18 and 21). We only were able to stay one night, but I would definitely come back and stay for longer...

Thank Kwik303
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Room was spacious and clean and bed was comfortable. In a great central location and even though we were on the main road the chalets were quiet and private. It was warm and cosy. The plunger coffee was a nice surprise and we liked the containers of shampoo and soap (a nice change from the usual satchets). We had 8...

Thank MicheleS1001
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a budget place to stay compared to some of the other places available in town. It was neat and clean with basic kitchen facilities including hot plates. It was reasonable for the price but I found the people we dealt with were not unfriendly but quite disinterested.

Thank TheGlassHouse
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We couldn't find a place in Tekapo to accomodate the three of us & Im so glad we came onto Twizel. This place has a lovely community feel about it & the Mountain Chalets are cosy. To top it off, the laundry was nearby & cheap at only $8 for a full wash(complimentary detergent) & dry. This is great place...

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed for one night during our trip round the South Island; the chalet we had could have slept 5 as there was an upstairs with 3 single beds along with the double bedded room downstairs so space was not an issue .. It was clean & tidy, located next to the main highway & 5 mins walk from the...

Thank delboy99
Buderim, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 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

Thank Mike I

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM273 - RM502 (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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“Little noise to disturb.”
Allen827, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Three of us stayed in a chalet with separate double bedroom on the lower level & three single beds upstairs.”
sandramL6258DO, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to find one that has a functioning heat pump”
Rakhan, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If they tell you it is small - it is tiny!!”
899glendai, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“a room with a view of mountains is nice”
LouieRPS, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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