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    Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat

    86 Mt Cook Road, SH80 | Lake Pukaki, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 8402
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    Overview
    • Excellent98%
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    “hot tub” (22 reviews)
    “massage room” (7 reviews)
    “lake pukaki” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    Off the beaten path, you will find a beautiful private villa overlooking a beautiful view of Mt. Cook and the lake below! The owners are wonderful, as is the food! As of Sept, 2017, they have only one villa that sleeps 4 so that you...More

    Thank Gator-Getter-Girl
    Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

    Absolute luxury. Set on the magnificent Lake Pukaki - the retreat offered a tranquil space to unwind and relax in luxury. The hosts Luke and Kaye are incredibly well experienced travellers and have an eye for detail. The large villa is well appointed and had...More

    Thank Bridget K
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for such a superb review Bridget. We love that you enjoyed it so much here and it was wonderful to meet you. Aside from the spectacular views and luxury accommodation, there is a lot to do here and we agree, the...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    My husband and I were lucky enough to stay here for a night and were extremely impressed with every aspect of the stay. Kaye and Luke are very welcoming proprietors, they are great cooks and very passionate about the property they have spent the past...More

    1  Thank Laura H
    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    We highly recommend this location to all traveling in the area. The views of the lake and mountains are majestic; the facilities and furnishings are first-rate; the company of the hosts,Luke and Kaye, will make time fly. We enjoyed the spa with the night view...More

    Thank firewood2014
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 17 August 2017

    What a superb review, thank you! Our aim is to make sure your stay here is relaxed and to extend authentic kiwi hospitality, we are pleased that your experience met this aim. We agree that the rural setting here has majestic lake and mountain views...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    A perfect setting, luxurious accommodation and wonderful hosting by Luke and Kaye made my stay both memorable and relaxing. Luke and Kaye are passionate hosts whose enthusiasm for this beautiful part of New Zealand means you are guaranteed a memorable experience. Bike riding was exhilarating...More

    1  Thank EKHHalliday
    Response from Kaye_Luke, Owner at Mt Cook Lakeside RetreatResponded 17 August 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review, we loved having you to visit! We agree the night sky viewing is spectacular. In winter, the milky way is perfectly positioned in the sky to see the full extent of our amazing galaxy! There are many biking trails...More

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    About
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$937 - US$1,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    "Only one 2 bedroom villa..privacy!"
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    "All rooms face the lake and Mt Cook/ Aorangi."
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    "All rooms have wonderful views and are tranquil"
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    "Villa rooms all face the lake and Mt Cook"
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