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4.6 out of 5

"Fantastic place to stay. Lots it room. Lovely spot. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 25 Apr 2022

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Hotel Description

At Mantra Lake Tekapo you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Cowans Hill Walkway and Sheepdog Statue. Highlights at this aparthotel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

You can enjoy a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and each apartment features free WiFi, a DVD player, and a separate tub and shower. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop. Egyptian cotton sheets, a hair dryer, and an iron/ironing board are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

This smoke-free aparthotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Other amenities include a spa tub and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 15-minute walk of this Lake Tekapo aparthotel include Church of the Good Shepherd and Dark Sky Project.

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

3 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mantra Lake Tekapo ratings based on 128 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mantra Lake Tekapo

Everyone (48) Couples (10) Family (66)
5 out of 5
Fantastic place to stay. Lots it room. Lovely spot.

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2022

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27 Apr. 2022 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia Ora We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mantra Lake Tekapo It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

5 out of 5
A perfect place to stay with children with plenty of room inside and out

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2022

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25 Mar. 2022 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia Ora , We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mantra Lake Tekapo. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

5 out of 5
The size of the apartment was perfect. Plenty of room to spread out and relax.

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2021

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17 Oct. 2021 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia ora Richard, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mantra Lake Tekapo. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

5 out of 5
Excellent stay. Will be back.

Posted by on 14 Oct. 2021

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17 Oct. 2021 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia ora Alex, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mantra Lake Tekapo. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

5 out of 5
Very spacious, heaps of heaters and enjoyed the gas fire

Posted by on 2 Jul. 2021

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16 Jul. 2021 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia Ora We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Peppers Bluewater Resort. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

5 out of 5
Lovely place to stay for a visit to Lake Tekapo, very clean and spacious and warm. The beds are a dream! Would highly recommend. thanks

Posted by on 6 May 2021

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24 Jun. 2021 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia Ora We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Peppers Bluewater Resort. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely,

3 out of 5
The smoke fan is making a big noise so i can’t turn it on. I can’t make my dinners because of this. No smoke fan on . The table is dusty the floor carpet is so dirty and old. Our unit is facing an ugly container at the neighbors no view at all. Overall not worth the money .

Posted by on 3 May 2021

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24 Jun. 2021 by Dheeraj Bhaik

Kia Ora Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Peppers Bluewater Resort. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Peppers, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please be assured that we have shared your feedback and concerns with our team and they are taking the appropriate measures to address the issues you have highlighted to prevent future occurrence; we hope to ensure a better level of service delivery for future visits. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future Kind Regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
It was spacious and comfortable, we loved that it has a spa and pool for the kids, really kept them amused . Had everything we needed and more, great place to stay in Tekapo.

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Feb. 2021 by Manager

Kia Ora, Thank you for your stay with us. Our team is delighted to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and fully enjoyed your time in Lake Tekapo. We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next visit to the majestic Mackenzie, Kind Regards,

5 out of 5
Excellent accomodation with every home comfort available. Secure, super clean and exactly what you need for a relaxing quite break.

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2021

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19 Feb. 2021 by Manager

Kia Ora, Thank you for choosing Mantra Lake Tekapo, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again upon your next visit to the majestic Mackenzie region, Kind Regards,

Property Features

Mantra Lake Tekapo offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the eco-friendly Mantra Lake Tekapo. Self parking is free. This 4-star Lake Tekapo aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 23 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mantra Lake Tekapo offers 23 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and DVD players. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Accommodations at this 4-star aparthotel have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers and hair dryers. This Lake Tekapo aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Wardrobe or closet

Spa Services

  • Number of hot springs - 1

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 5:30 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.1 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Lake Tekapo Mantra
  • Mantra Aparthotel Lake Tekapo
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo Apartment
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo Aparthotel
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo Lake Tekapo
  • Mantra Lake Tekapo Aparthotel Lake Tekapo

You should know

  • Hot springs access available from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark
  • UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Apartment property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.