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The Godley Hotel offers affordable and comfortable accommodation, centrally located in the beautiful Lake Tekapo village with stunning lake and mountain views

The Godley Hotel will require all guests over 12 years old to provide proof on arrival of their official COVID-19 vaccination certificate or medical exemption from 03rd December 2021. We will be unable to provide accommodation, food and beverage to those who do not have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

About us

Relax and enjoy comfortable, country-style accommodation at the Godley Hotel in the stunning alpine village of Lake Tekapo in the beautiful South Island! The hotel is centrally located with lake and mountain views. Enjoy the onsite Jack Rabbit cafΓ© or relax in the stylish lounge. It’s a 5-minute walk to the lake with its famous turquoise waters, and the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Lake Tekapo has a great range of activities, including stargazing, hot springs, ice skating, walking, cycling, horse riding, scenic flights, and 4WD tours. The Godley Hotel is an ideal base for skiing as Roundhill Ski Area is just a 40-minute drive. The hotel is a 3-hour drive from Christchurch or Queenstown, or a 1-hour drive to Aoraki/Mt Cook.

Our Rooms

Standard Room

Classic and comfortable style

Lake View Room

With views of the lake

Superior Room

Refurbished in a modern style


Stay 2 nights in our Superior Room and recharge with a complimentary pass for Tekapo Springs

1 complimentary pass per person. The offer is only valid for a 2 consecutive nights stay in our superior room and is only available for booking on our website

Jack Rabbit CafΓ©

Enjoy delicious food and organic fairtrade coffee with beautiful lake and mountain views

Open Daily, 7.30am to 3pm (A la carte closes at 2:30pm)

House Bar and Lounge

Our modern and stylish house bar and lounge are ideal for a wide variety of functions from conferences to parties

Opening hours vary. See event calendar for upcoming events

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