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Peppers Bluewater Resort

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Peppers Bluewater Resort

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Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo

Set near the shores of Lake Tekapo and surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of the Southern Alps, Peppers Bluewater Resort is a glimmering spectacle on New Zealand's South Island. The architectural design of Peppers Bluewater Resort is a reflection of the surrounding Mackenzie Basin landscape and offers the perfect destination for a relaxing escape or a retreat after a hectic day of exploration.

Peppers Bluewater Resort is a scenic two and a half hour drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown on State Highway 8. The accommodation ranges from hotel rooms to one, two and three bedroom villas exuding a tranquil atmosphere influenced be a colour scheme inspired by the lake's characteristic turquoise-blue hues and surrounding earthy tones.

Simply unwind and breathe in the serene atmosphere of Peppers Bluewater Resort. Relax amongst our cosy sofa at the Rakinui Lounge while enjoying a warming drink or light snack. For breakfast and dinner Rakinui Restaurant serves a diverse selection of international standard cuisine and local delights accompanied with a breathtaking view across Lake Tekapo.

Peppers Bluewater Resort is set within the burgeoning Mount Cook and Mackenzie District making it the perfect base from which to explore the natural wonders of the region. Lake Tekapo offers numerous activities including kayaking, horse riding and trout fishing, or the nearby ski fields offer all the snow activities you crave. Day trips to the hot springs, a hit of minigolf and star gazing at Mount John are highly recommended.

Google Reviews

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Review date:   May 8, 2018 8:59AM
Review:   Very nice hotel, they provide almost everything that you need especially kitchenware. Also, it's very near to Lake Tekapo and Church of Good Shepherd, so it's easy to there both day and night time. The sky in the night here is very stunning. It's full of stars and if that day, the sky is clear, you can see the milky way also
Author:   Alisa Lee
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Review date:   May 5, 2018 3:35PM
Review:   Very nice hotel resort. Most stunning views over the Lake when the weather is good. But tt's not convenient if you don't drive
Author:   Lily Alice
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Review date:   April 12, 2018 11:44PM
Review:   Fantastic location right beside the lake with a lovely restaurant attached for those early morning getaways. Clean rooms, great and friendly staff however the parking can be quite tight as there are no allotted spaces. Highly recommend anyone going to Lake Tekapo to check out Peppers.
Author:   Daniel Booth
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Review date:   April 3, 2018 7:18AM
Review:   Stayed there over easter it was brilliant. Had a 2 bed room apartment well appointed cooked a full Sunday roast! Very clean and tidy super friendly staff will definitely go back
Author:   George Dudson
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Review date:   April 20, 2018 5:01PM
Review:   I’m still awake because of the noise of the heat pump going on every few minutes and it is so loud it rattles the windows! The concierge, GAN, said it is next doors u not making the noise. He even offered to move me but I didn’t want to leave my husband who is sleeping after a very long drive. To be honest I shouldn’t have to leave my husband to go to another room in the middle of the night. Peppers is overpriced and very noisy and I will not stay again. Please see other complaints about the same thing below.
Author:   Carey Donna
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