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4.0 out of 5

"A beautiful setting. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 07 Aug 2022

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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.

The café, Jack Rabbit, is open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/cafe, and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. 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 (2.5 mi) from Mount John Observatory.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$136* Per night/room 19 Dec. - 20 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 47 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 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 (11) Couples (20) Family (13)
4 out of 5
A beautiful setting.

Posted by on 7 Aug. 2022

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7 Aug. 2022 by Guillermo Bertolli

Dear Judith, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback. We highly appreciate it. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best Regards

5 out of 5
Modern, clean and functional

Posted by on 9 Jun. 2022

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14 Jun. 2022 by Guillermo Bertolli

Dear Darrel, Thank you for sharing with us this wonderful review! We are happy to see you had a good stay with us and that you found our place to be Modern, Clean and Functional. We look forward to welcome you again in our beautiful town. Best Regards

3 out of 5
The restaurant was not open.

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2022

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29 Apr. 2022 by Guillermo Bertolli

Dear Garry, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us, however i i am sorry to read that you didn`t appreciate our Restaurant working hours. Given the current covid situation and staff shortages in the whole country we can`t afford to have it running long hours. Thank you for understanding. Again i thank you for the review. Best Regards

4 out of 5
Staff were great and very accomodating. Room was clean and tidy with a fantastic shower and comfortable beds

Posted by on 19 Apr. 2022

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29 Apr. 2022 by Guillermo Bertolli

Dear Hannah, Thank you for the lovely review! We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us and that the shower and beds made the whole experience even better! We look forward to welcome you again in our beautiful town.

2 out of 5
The room was very very tired. Paint was peeling in the bathroom. The toilet bowl was cracked. Paint damage in the bedroom walls and damage to the corners etc.over all very disappointing..not worth $199 a night and certainly bad for tourists to experience

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2022

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20 Jan. 2022 by Guillermo, Reception Team

Dear , i am very sorry to hear that your stay with us and the room condition did not meet your expectations! Please note that we will have further upgrades soon to provide a more pleasant stay. Again, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Best regards,

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.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2021

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21 Jan. 2022 by Guillermo, Reception Team

Thank you for your lovely 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
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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21 Jan. 2022 by Guillermo, Reception Team

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

Property Features

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

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wireless internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access - wireless

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. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

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 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 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 - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 7:00 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.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 55 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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 lifts
  • Children stay free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • 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.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 29 for adults and NZD 14.50 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 55 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

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.