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Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo

3.5-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
State Highway 8Lake Tekapo7945New Zealand

Lake Tekapo ski resort with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free parking
Great location
Service is adequate
Room is all right
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Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo

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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 142 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Please note king beds are provided unless separate twin beds are requested prior to check-in. Surcharge applies for requests after check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Rakinui Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo’s small print

Also known as

  • Peppers Bluewater
  • Peppers Bluewater Lake Tekapo
  • Peppers Bluewater Resort
  • Peppers Bluewater Resort Lake Tekapo
  • Peppers Resort
  • Hotel Peppers Bluewater
  • Peppers Bluewater Hotel Lake Tekapo

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 200.00 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 50.0 per night

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 28.00 for adults and NZD 14.50 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 10.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 20 per day (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 20 per day (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo


  • Mount John Observatory (7-minute walk)
  • Church of the Good Shepherd (14-minute walk)
  • Sheepdog Statue (15-minute walk)
  • Tekapo Springs (18-minute walk)
  • Mount John Lookout (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lake Tekapo (12.1 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Fairlie Heritage Museum (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
  • Fairlie Golf Course (27.3 mi / 44 km)

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) 158-min drive
  • Free self parking

Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo

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