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Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Nice and clean, very pleasently surprised as it was the cheapest option we could find for our family of 5. Our kids loved the adventure of the mezzanine bedroom. One small point; we did find it quite chilly especially the bathroom which was tiled but had no underfloor heating. It wouldn't stop us coming back tho.

Thank 831rachelp
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We were not expecting much before we arrived, and were pleasantly surprised by our room. It was spacious and cosy with a separate kitchen. Facilities were clean and the host was helpful. We really liked it and would stay there again.

Thank MrsFeeler
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed a night while driving back to Christchurch from Queenstown and we decided to stop in Twizel for a break because it was getting dark , so we stopped for a night. The staff at the office were very friendly , the cabin was cosy and clean. We enjoyed our night stay. Thank you

Thank Luluxo
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2014

A group of 7 stayed here while completing the Alps to Ocean cycle trail. We had the larger Lodge unit which was ideal for the group having dual toilet and shower facilities. The accommodation was adequate however the furnishings were worn and needed replacement. In the two lower rooms the bunk beds were metal kitset framed and the steps up...

Thank Shazza733
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Stayed there one night, handy to restaurant for meal, warm on a cold night, clean and tidy, would stay there again any time. Chalet slept 5, one double separate room and 3 singles in loft, great for a family, or 4 fishermen after salmon in the canals.

Thank Mark N
Algoma, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We enjoyed our stay in this A frame chalet. Everything we needed in the kitchen and a comfy bed. It is close to Mount Cook which is such a gorgeous area. Twizel is small but location is everything. Friendly staff when we checked in.

1Thank wisconsinron
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed here one night. the older lady at reception was friendly & helpful. Unhappy with our chalet though. For $124/night AUS, we expected more for the money. Could feel the springs in the bed which was old & hard, no little comforts of other NZ motels we stayed at like tissues, shampoo, conditioner etc. Chalet has old furniture &...

1Thank Ekblund
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2014

We enjoyed staying at these cute chalets to start our South Island trip. The chalets were clean and tidy and the kiddies loved staying upstairs. Was quite the adventure! Really well designed chalets to fit our family of 5 comfortably!

1Thank Nurseannies
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The accommodation was adequate but lacked space around the chalets for outside dining and relaxing. The communal BBQ was good. Convenient for the local shops but Twizel does not offer much. The motel is very well placed for trips to Mount Cook.

Thank David W
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We had a refreshing one-night stop here en route from Christchurch to Alexandra. Our one-bedroom chalet was well equipped, including TVs in both the lounge and bedroom. We liked the atmosphere of the A-frame chalet compared to regular motels – no noise from any next-door guests through a thin wall! We would certainly stay here again. Twizel itself doesn’t have...

Thank Keith F

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • 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: RM333 - RM547 (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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