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The Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo

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State Highway 8Lake Tekapo7945New ZealandGreat location! See map

Lake Tekapo ski hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
More comfort would be nice
Room needs to be improved
Vibe is not too good
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The Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo

from $106
  • Standard Room, Lake View
  • Standard Room
  • Budget Room
  • Family Lake View Room
  • Family Apartment with Lake View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (4 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free 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
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.


On Site

  • Spa tub


  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

The Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo’s small print

Also known as

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


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 40.25 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 19 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 5 per 24-hour period (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 The Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo


  • Mount John Observatory - 1 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 7 min walk
  • Sheepdog Statue - 8 min walk
  • Tekapo Springs - 24 min walk
  • Mount John Lookout - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Lake Tekapo - 11.7 mi / 18.8 km
  • Fairlie Heritage Museum - 26.1 mi / 42 km
  • Mount Dobson Ski Area - 26.2 mi / 42.2 km

Getting around

  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 68 min drive
  • Free self parking

The Godley Hotel, Lake Tekapo

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