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    The Lakes Motel

    10 Mackenzie Drive | Twizel, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good47%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “spa bath” (4 reviews)
          “three nights” (2 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Spa
          Wheelchair access
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Ski-In / Ski-Out
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Mackenzie Country Inn
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          Reviewed 17 January 2017

          The room is comfortable with plenty of space. The bathroom is a decent size with a spa bath (we thought it was broken but found the power on button too late - it's near the power outlet near the bathroom mirror!

          Thank Jennie W
          Management response:Responded 8 February 2017

          Jennie, Thank you for your review and comments. We really appreciate your feedback. Wishing you safe and enjoyable travels.

          Reviewed 15 December 2016

          In short, this feels like a motel that exploits the high demand for accommodation in the area. I wouldn't call staff rude, but they certainly weren't friendly, the rooms are basic and incredibly overpriced for what they are. I guess I'd be a bit more...More

          1  Thank Philip R
          Management response:Responded 1 January 2017

          Phillip R, Thank you for your review. We take our guest reviews seriously. I believe you will find our room rates very competitive with motels and hotels from Fairlie to Queenstown. This is the first complaint we have received about the WiFi internet service. In...More

          Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

          We stayed at Aspen Court for 2 nights going to/from Mt. Cook. We had a great stay! The room was spacious and clean, the wifi worked well, and the reception was so warm! The kitchen was well equipped and there was a selection of DVDs...More

          Thank Eliana F
          Management response:Responded 1 January 2017

          Eliana, We appreciate your review and comments. It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Warm Wishes, Christine & Craig

          Reviewed 9 December 2016

          This was a one bedroomed unit, comfortable and well appointed, with pleasant outlook to rear garden. All facilities were very adequate but the experience was spoilt by a couple of negatives. First, all the ceiling down lights were far too bright and we found we...More

          2  Thank kiwibear_12
          Management response:Responded 1 January 2017

          Kiwibear_12, Thank you for your review and comments. We take our guest reviews very seriously as we strive to improve our guest's comfort and experience. It is good to hear you found the one bedroom unit comfortable and well appointed. Upon reading your review, I...More

          Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

          Awesome welcome. Very accommodating. Very clean, Comfy beds. Recommend to all. They even let us wash our car. Top place. Handy to fishing spots. Not far to star gaze. With in walking distance to restaurants.

          Thank GrantandSheryl D
          Management response:Responded 1 January 2017

          Thank you for your review and comment. We strive to make provide a positive experience for all of our guests. Kind Regards, Christine & Craig

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$96 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • Canterbury Region >
          • Mackenzie District >
          • Twizel
          • Also Known As
          • Aspen Court Hotel Twizel
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          Traveller (17)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (19)
          Bathroom (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ruiyang W
          How far is it from the motel to Mt. cook?
          18 November 2016|
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          Response from Linda R |
          hi there, we took the wonderful drive from Twizel to Mount Cook Village. it took approx 50 mins by car. Probably allow longer because you'll want to stop for photos!
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          "All rooms appear to just as good as the next"
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          "We stayed in room 10 which was excellent"
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