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4.1 out of 5

"Quiet room with great view. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 15 Nov 2021

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Hotel Description

At The Godley Hotel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi and Smart TVs.

All 58 rooms feature TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy hair dryers, phones, and desks. Refrigerators and free toiletries are also available.

The café, Jack Rabbit, is open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Lake Tekapo hotel, you'll be 2.2 km (1.3 mi) from Tekapo Springs and 4.1 km (2.6 mi) from Mount John Observatory.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$120* Per night/room 5 Dec. - 6 Dec.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Godley Hotel ratings based on 41 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Godley Hotel

Everyone (10) Couples (16) Family (12)
5 out of 5
Quiet room with great view.

Posted by on 15 Nov. 2021

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16 Nov. 2021 by The Godley Hotel

thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful scenery this region has to offer. See you again next time. Kind regards

4 out of 5
Wonderful view of the lake. Room was clean and comfortable.

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2021

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1 Oct. 2021 by Guillermo, Reception Team

Dear Sarah, We appreciate your feedback and we are happy that you could enjoy your stay! looking forward to hosting you again.

5 out of 5
Fantastic shower

Posted by on 6 Aug. 2021

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7 Aug. 2021 by The Godley Hotel

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to see you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the future!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
Awesome spot to stay. Staff super helpful. Bathroom heater in a weird spot though!

Posted by on 27 Jul. 2021

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28 Jul. 2021 by Claudia, Reservations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review! We are happy to see you enjoyed the room and location. Furthermore it is nice to hear about our friendly staff, i will pass the feedback to our team :) See you again next time. Kind regards

5 out of 5
Excellent lake view. Bathroom needs better ventilation.

Posted by on 23 Jul. 2021

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26 Jul. 2021 by The Godley Hotel

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we really appreciate. We are happy to hear you liked the location and the view from your room. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Lake Tekapo. William Leon Front Desk

5 out of 5
Warm, clean with great facilities, good food, and pleasant staff, highly recommended.

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2021

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19 Jun. 2021 by Jesica, Reception Team

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is great to know that you were able to enjoy all that we have to offer and that our friendly and helpful staff was able to make your stay better, We look forward to have you stay with us again in the future. Kind regards, Reception team

5 out of 5
The property was brilliant, clean and had amazing views.

Posted by on 23 May 2021

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26 May 2021 by Jesica, Reception Team

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. Unfortunately I can not see you name. However, I appreciate the time you took to write such a lovely review from our Hotel. We love to hear that you enjoy the cleaning our staff offer to the rooms and the views :) See you next time. Kind regards, Reception team The Godley Hotel

5 out of 5
Everything was perfect and the breakfasts were excellent thanks

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2021

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26 Apr. 2021 by Claudia, Reservations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful scenery this region has to offer. See you again next time. Kind regards

4 out of 5
The lake and mountain views were relaxing and lovely to look at all times of the day.

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2021

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14 Apr. 2021 by Claudia, Reservations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful scenery this region has to offer. See you again next time. Kind regards

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Godley Hotel also features a garden, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby. Self parking is free. This 3-star Lake Tekapo hotel is smoke free.

  • 58 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

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

The Godley Hotel offers 58 accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. 40-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

Jack Rabbit - This café serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests requesting specific accessibility needs should contact this property in advance.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 46 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, cash, and mobile payments.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Mobile payments
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 46 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Godley Hotel
  • Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
  • Godley Lake Tekapo
  • The Godley Hotel Hotel
  • The Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo
  • The Godley Hotel Hotel Lake Tekapo

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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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.