The Godley Hotel

Lake Tekapo Motel From $129/night


Check In: 14:00|Check Out: 10:00

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 in the village with gorgeous views of the lake and mountains. It is an easy 5-minute walk to the incredible lake with its famous turquoise waters, and the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd.

There are 58 rooms, all with Smart TV, small fridge, tea/coffee making facilities and heating. Enjoy the onsite Jack Rabbit Café with views of Lake Tekapo, graceful footbridge, and cute, cobblestone church. Jack Rabbit Café welcomes you with gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options plus amazing coffee. Relax in the stylish and modern lounge with free, unlimited WIFI and and cozy fireplace.

Lake Tekapo is famous for stargazing as the village is located in the heart of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. The night skies are exceptionally clear and pure, perfect for a stargazing tour or astrophotography. Other outdoor activities include walking, cycling, horse riding, scenic flights, and 4WD tours. Tekapo Springs is a 5-minute drive from the Godley Hotel, offering hot pools, day spa, steam and sauna, ice skating and snowtubing in winter, and waterslide in summer.


  • Accessible Facilities
  • Amex
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee
  • Conference Facilities
  • Ensuite
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Freeview TV
  • Guest Laundry
  • Guest Lounge
  • Hairdryer in Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Provided
  • Luggage Storage
  • MasterCard
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • On-Site Parking
  • Phone in Room
  • TV
  • TV in Room
  • Unlimited free wifi
  • Visa

Map & Directions

2-4 Rapuwai Lane, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury, New Zealand, 7999


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.


Cancellation Policy

Bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged 1 night accommodation penalty fee.

Bookings that are "NO SHOW" will be charged a minimum 1 night Accommodation fee and will be cancelled thereafter.

Cancellation policies are specific to each supplier and are detailed on the payment confirmation page prior to final booking confirmation.

Bookits non-refundable fee of NZD20.00 also applies to all cancellations regardless of the supplier’s cancellation policy.

Where you are entitled to a refund the refund will be made to the same credit card that you used to confirm the booking.

For amendments of bookings additional charges or a refund may apply depending on the nature of the booking amendment.