Godley Hotel - Lake Tekapo

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand  show map
 3 stars
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Godley Hotel - Lake Tekapo

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Godley Hotel is a 3-star spectacular property offering a non-smoking accommodation steps away from Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd.

This venue accommodates guests in the heart of Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo city center is 1 km away.

Occupying unique location, the hotel lies close to a national park and lakes.

Timaru airport can be reached in 70 minutes by car from Godley Hotel.

Rooms

The rooms in Godley Hotel are fitted with a closet, heating, a dining area, coffee/tea makers and TV. Many rooms come with a captivating view over the mountain. Bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a hearty buffet breakfast in the restaurant. The garden restaurant serves local dishes. There is an onsite Fully Licensed bar to relax in. Guests can enjoy a meal in lake tekapo tavern and Run77 Cafe, which are located in a ski area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Godley Hotel.

A continental breakfast is served and charges are applicable.  All visitors are offered a buffet breakfast for a fee.  A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Such business facilities as computer rental, a business center and a meeting room are available on site.

Relax

The hotel offers a fitness center and a gym to ensure guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of NZD 20.12 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Lake Tekapo
    200 m
Airports
  • Timaru (TIU)
    68.2 km
Restaurants
  • Pepes Pizza & Pasta Restaurant
    60 m
  • lake tekapo tavern (cuisine: Australian)
    220 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    80

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
Size: 18 m²
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Godley Hotel - Lake Tekapo Lake Tekapo location
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        Hotel Address:

        State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Lake Tekapo
          200 m
        Airports
        • Timaru (TIU)
          68.2 km
        Restaurants
        • Pepes Pizza & Pasta Restaurant
          60 m
        • lake tekapo tavern (cuisine: Australian)
          220 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 am
        • Number of rooms:
          80

        Hotel Awards

        New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLake TekapoGodley Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

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        • City Center - 100 m

        Near the hotel

        • Lake Tekapo - 320 m
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Pepes Pizza & Pasta Restaurant - 60 m

            Address: Lake Tekapo Village Mall State Highway 8
            Phone: 03-680 6677

            52% likes this, based on 100 reviews

          • Kohan Restaurant - 310 m

            Address: SH 8
            Phone: (03) 680 6688

            85% likes this, based on 195 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese

          • Thai Tekapo - 310 m

            Address: State Highway 8
            Phone: 0-3-680 6998

            58% likes this, based on 51 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai

          • lake tekapo tavern - 220 m

            Address: lake highway 8

            Cuisine: Australian

          • Run77 Cafe - 310 m

            Address: Village Centre SH8
            Phone: 03 680 6900

            82% likes this, based on 54 reviews
            Cuisine: Healthy

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            80

          Hotel Awards

          New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLake TekapoGodley Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

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          Godley Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Godley Hotel

          Average guest rating

          6.2out of 10
          Good
          Based on 260 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            The Godley is a well located hotel with friendly and efficient staff. Breakfast was well catered and plentiful. Staff at both dinner and breakfast were most attentive.

            The room we had was very cold and not at all welcoming. We had to ask for an extra heater as the panel heater was not working correctly.The lounge area had a great fire but you had to sit next to it to feel any benefit of the heat, otherwise the room was cold and draughty.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Position by lakes and restaurants. Value for money. As cheap as many packpacker doubles.

            No smile from the receptionist as we came in Two minutes at least to acknowledge us though she was only looking at computor screen

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            location was okay

            very old facilities, dated, worn out, should have been about half the price for the quality of the facility, TV reception tuning not good,

          • Couple
            8.2

            The location is definately one of its strong points.

            Only having a double bed, instead of a queen. This is not ideal if you are staying there for a romantic weekend.

          • Family with children
            2.8

            Only the location, close to beautiful Lake Tekapo

            Our upstairs rooms led onto a smooth, plywood verandah (the only entrance to the rooms) which was slippery with ice and a huge gap in the railing where my young son almost slipped off towards certain injury. Electric blanket did not work. Two heaters were faulty. Bathroom was unclean Breakfast was terrible. Stale bread and the cheapest bacon and tomatoes the establishment could find.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            It was warm and comfortable. The view was amazing. The chef was very helpful with my Gluten Free breakfast. Cooking me my own hash browns. You recommend it to others and would stay again.

          • Group of friends
            9.2

            The staff were extremely friendly and always willing to help (I even left some gear in the room and I was contacted twice on my mobile that day to fix the situation). There was an oustanding spa, the rooms were warm, clean and well-equipped for a weekend stay. The location in Tekapo is excellent; 1-5minutes walking distance from each eating facility and restaurant. My friend and I felt thoroughly rested before our trip on to Mount Cook. All this for $40 each ($80 for double room + single bed).

            Nothing really. For someone wanting something a little more 'upmarket,' the basin in the bathroom was a bit cracked and could have been fixed. Maybe a change in wallpaper to something more 'modern.'

          • Family with children
            6.6

            Location

            Dated rooms, average menu in restaurant. Whole place needs renovating

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            stepping back to the 70's decor , love the radio dials and the caperted areas

            shower

          • Single
            4.6

            Location is good near small village and lakeside. Large rooms with many local people staying, giving it a friendly atmosphere

            Staff was not very helpfull, check in could not be done before 4 P.M. for unclear reasons. Room was smelly and not well cleaned smelly (attempts to do so were probably the reason for late check in). The whole complex could do with some fresh look and furnitures.

          • Older travelers
            4.4

            Very ,very shabby, in need of paint, room dark and dingy, no window in room, threadbare carpet, bathroom very scruffy. A pity as a great location. Would not go back there.

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            Location is great. Staff very helpful and understanding.

            The quality of accommodation in this hotel is well below average. We were thoroughly disappointed with the shabby rooms we were offered and horrified, as New Zealanders, to think this is what is being offered to our overseas visitors. Come on Godley owners spruce it up or pull it down and start again!

          • Single
            6.6

            Comfortable, easy to find and extremely close to shops etc.

            Woman on front desk was very rude at the start but warmed up over time. Rooms could do with a paint and patching of holes.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            really really nice room with a view we went for the budget room and were really impressed with the cleanliness and services.

            just a little disappointed that the breakfast was a different price to that quoted in hotel info but at least were advised and could make a decision.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            peaceful setting

            room had a lovely view of a wall. didnt dine at hotel as menu didnt look inviting

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Godley Hotel - Lake Tekapo Lake Tekapo location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Lake Tekapo
            200 m
          Airports
          • Timaru (TIU)
            68.2 km
          Restaurants
          • Pepes Pizza & Pasta Restaurant
            60 m
          • lake tekapo tavern (cuisine: Australian)
            220 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            80

          Hotel Awards

          New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLake TekapoGodley Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in New Zealand

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