Peppers Bluewater Resort

- Lake Tekapo, South Island

State Highway 8 , Lake Tekapo South Island
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Peppers Bluewater Resort
State Highway 8
Lake Tekapo, South Island  7945
New Zealand

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2pm
Check-out Time
10am
Reception Hours
24 hours
Smoking
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Parking
Free parking

Hotel Policies

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Lake Tekapo Accommodation

Near the shores of Lake Tekapo, in the heart of Mackenzie Country, is Peppers Bluewater Resort. Set amongst the natural landscape, romantic and secluded Hotel Rooms, One, Two and Three Bedroom Suites and Villas are inspired by the regions turquoise hues and earthy tones.

Rooms are designed with large windows, WiFi and underfloor heating. Suites & Villas feature the addition of stylish kitchens, living and dining areas. With its beautiful outlook and Rakinui Restaurant & Bar, it’s the ideal destination for corporate events or weddings.

STAY LONGER & SAVE

Stay 2 nights and save up to 10%*. Choose from a Hotel Room, 1 Bedroom Mountain View Villa, 1 Bedroom Lake View Villa, 2 Bedroom Mountain View Suite or a 2 Bedroom Lake View Suite.

* Conditions apply. Valid for sale until 31/0/09/17. Valid for travel until 31/03/18.
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Features & Facilities

Unwind and breathe in the serene atmosphere of Peppers Bluewater Resort. Tekapo is Maori for ‘night sleeping place’ and here, with the Southern Alps are on your doorstep, you are sure to have a relaxing stay. Breakfast and dinner is served in Rakinui Restaurant & Bar, with a diverse selection of international standard cuisine and local delights, accompanied by breathtaking views across Lake Tekapo and the alpine wonderland.

Services

  • Parking
  • Laundry
  • Tour Desk
  • Wireless Internet (charges apply)
  • Courier
  • Meeting facilities
  • Facsimile
  • Photocopying
  • Baby sitting and child minding(Charges apply and subject to availability)
Dining

Dining

Rakinui Restaurant & Bar serves breakfast daily and a la Carte dinner with fresh seasonal regional ingredients.

Fishing

Activities

Peppers Bluewater Resort has fishing rods, mountain bikes, remote controlled jet boats and a selection of books and board games for you to choose from, with a Tour Desk for advice on local activities and adventures.


Room Types

Designed for Sleep & Go guests, Hotel Rooms are simply and tastefully appointed. They have cable television and underfloor heating in the bathroom. Hotel Rooms are available on the ground floor, and are perfect for those on the go.

  • 14.70sqm of space
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Overlooking the Mackenzie Basin this modern and stylish Villa apartment has a relaxing balcony, spacious living area, fully equipped kitchen and dining area.

  • 58sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Great for an extended holiday in the Mackenzie Basin, bring your family or friends for a memorable trip to Lake Tekapo. The Two Bedroom Mountain View Suite features 2 bedrooms on the ground floor with an open plan living/dining area, perfect for entertaining or to just relax and unwind.

  • 107sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • 1 bathroom with shower
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Relax in a modern Villa with stunning views across Lake Tekapo. The Villa connects a Hotel Room and One Bedroom Lakeview Suite, giving you two bedrooms on the ground floor, with open plan living/dining and a private balcony on the first floor.

  • 107sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Romantic, stylish and modern, Deluxe Lakeview Hotel Rooms feature stunning views across Lake Tekapo and a private balcony for a unique stargazing experience of the clear southern skies.

  • 22sqm of space
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

A modern and stylish apartment with spectacular views across Lake Tekapo, the One Bedroom Lakeview Suite is perfect for a Romantic Getaway. Relax with a bubble bath in the big bathtub or enjoy the picturesque views from your private balcony.

  • 58sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Bring your family or friends for a memorable trip to Lake Tekapo. Two Bedroom Mountainview Villas connect a Hotel Room and One Bedroom Mountainview Suite, with bedrooms on the ground floor and an open plan living and dining area on the first floor.

  • 107sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable trip to Lake Tekapo staying in a spacious and well-appointed villa with designer kitchen, open-plan dining and lounge area, gas fireplace and two ensuites. The Three Bedroom Lakeview Villa features spectacular views that are ideal for entertaining.

  • 129sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Overlooking the Mackenzie Basin, this modern and stylish apartment has a relaxing balcony and spacious living space with fully equipped kitchen and dining area.

  • 58sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Look out across Lake Tekapo from your modern and stylish Villa apartment, the perfect Romantic Getaway. Relax and unwind wile enjoying the picturesque views from your private balcony.

  • 58sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

Ideal for a one-night getaway or extended holiday, relax in a modern villa with stunning views across Lake Tekapo. This suite features 2 bedrooms on the ground floor with open plan living/dining and a private balcony on the first floor.

  • 107sqm of space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable television
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities

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Dining

Dining

If you enjoy dining on unique produce that is locally sourced, the Mackenzie Country of New Zealand is renowned for the finest meat, fish and organic produce.

Rakinui Restaurant & Bar

Rakinui Restaurant celebrates this abundance of fine fare, capturing the flavours of the region perfectly with a contemporary farm to table philosophy. The wine list carries a selection of fine New Zealand wines to complement your dining selection. Enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Tekapo in a relaxed and casual dining setting.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast 6:30am - 10:30am
  • Lunch 12pm - 2pm
  • Dinner 6pm until late
  • Bar 5pm until late

Bookings

For restaurant bookings, please call (03) 680 7000.

Wedding

Weddings

If you are looking for a magical setting in natural surroundings with a dramatic and memorable wedding venue, Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo is picture perfect.

Located two and a half hours from both Christchurch and Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island, Peppers Bluewater Resort is ideally suited to intimate weddings and celebrations.

To ensure the seamless delivery of your special event, you will have a complete wedding coordination service to rely on. Combining experience and knowledge of local suppliers, your wedding coordinator will work with you to ensure the lead up to and day of your wedding is a romantic and personal experience for you and your guests. Download Wedding Kit »

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Conference

Conferences

Near the shores of Lake Tekapo, the exclusive nature of this alpine New Zealand setting makes Peppers Bluewater Resort the perfect destination for incentive travel and a magnificent canvas to tailor to your group.

Recognised as an International Dark Sky Reserve, guests can experience one of the most spectacular night skies in the world at Mount John Observatory, shimmering above the breathtaking landscapes that dominate the day.

Peppers Bluewater Resort can accommodate a variety of different groups from small and intimate meetings and seminars to large dinners, product launches and corporate retreats. Download Conference Kit »

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Experiences

Dip into the unique activities of Lake Tekapo, its soothing hot pools and spectacular star gazing experience which is one of the best places on earth to view the universe at night.

Your South Island experience

Your South Island experience

Follow the trail between Peppers Clearwater Resort in Christchurch to Peppers Beacon in Queenstown, taking delight in a stop at Peppers Bluewater Resort at Lake Tekapo along the way.

Relax at the unique Tekapo Springs Spa

Tekapo Springs Day Spa

The traditional Plunge Pool is at lake temperature and the spa setting has spectacular mountain and lake views. Relax with treatments for singles, couples or groups.

Warm up in the beautiful hot pools overlooking Lake Tekapo

Hot pools

A remarkable hot pools experience surrounded by alpine plants, fir trees and sometimes snow in winter, with views of Lake Tekapo and Two Thumb Mountain.

Enjoy a round of golf within the Peppers Bluewater grounds

Golf

The Cairns Golf Club provides a magnificent vista of the MacKenzie Basin and Tekapo area. The 9 hole course is designed for fun and the key objective is strategy.

Explore the night life

Star gazing

From the summit of Mt John, look up and see the night sky in all its pristine glory. In an International Dark Sky Reserve, the sky is free from light pollution and is picture perfect.

Take a trek through the beautiful unspoilt landscape

Horse riding

The natural beauty, teal blue lake and chiselled mountains of the MacKenzie Country is best experienced from horseback on a guided trek for 1 hour or overnight.

Take an exciting plane tour over glaciers

Scenic plane tours

Come on a scenic flight over New Zealand’s tallest peaks and longest glaciers. You’ll see some of the finest scenery in the country and take home a great memory.


Location

Contact Information
State Highway 8
Lake Tekapo, South Island 7945
New Zealand

Points of Interest

  • Tekapo Springs - 1 km
  • Tekapo Village - 2 km
  • Mt John University Observatory - 6 km
  • Christchurch Airport - 223 km
  • Queenstown Airport - 250 km

Directions

You will find Peppers Bluewater Resort located a scenic two-and-a-half hour drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown.


Hotel Policies

Early arrivals & late departures
Both early arrival and late departures are subject to availability and on request basis only. If available, late departure is $25 per hour from 10am and $50 per hour for 11am up until 3.00pm. There is no fee for early check in if it is able to be provided.
Car Parking
Free parking is available for one car only per room.
Additional Information
Unfortunately we are unable to allow pets onsite at Peppers Bluewater.