The Godley Hotel

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 8770, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lake Tekapo

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ozbuckleys on May 09, 2014

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We rose at 8am and had bacon and eggs for breakfast. I repacked our bags and cleaned the room. And Richard packed the car. We ventured out to Franz Josef Glacier for a short morning stroll. The gorgeous path, lined with ferns and trees, lead to an information station before a stony trail to view a bajillion year old glacier! Photo ops at every turn …

Day 162 28.06.14

A travel blog entry by daryl-sophie14

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... and had a nice chat for ten minutes or so. We carried on for a while along the 72 before pulling in at a scenic spot overlooking the surrounding mountains, countryside and Lake Coleridge, it was one hell of a view that seemed to go on for miles. We made our way down to the lake and stopped at the Rakaia Gorge and had a little walk out towards it, it was very pretty, the lake was flowing through remarkably fast. We covered a good bit of distance along the scenic route ...

Meg Hut->Mount Cook->Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell

... and has kept his distance from us. Our time in Meg Hut has been amazing and relaxing, but tomorrow we must leave and venture on to new scenery; for the soul of an adventurer needs to be fed with new sights and experiences to satisfy the nomadic hunger that always lingers within him. 4/20/14 Happy Easter! As I exited the hut to relieve myself, I caught glimpse of a rabbit; the Easter Bunny has found us in backcountry New Zealand! Our hike out of Meg Hut back to the car park was quick ...

Get's Crazy later today--!

A travel blog entry by creneafly1on

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... is another couple that has also stopped by. I ask them if they will please hang out for just a bit to see if we can get our ride going again. It is no use, so we give up and ask if they will just take us to town. This is where we meet Barry and his wife and kiddo (not sure of their names). They are a nice couple from Thailand. We all smile a lot, act like we understand each other, and they give us a ride back to Omarama. Barry drops us at ...

Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by nloon

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After experiencing our first brush with RV envy we left Akaroa and headed for Lake Tekapo and Mount John. The drive there was really nice! Passed through a town called Geraldine, i'm sure my mother will get a kick out of that one!
Arrived a bit late in Lake Tekapo so drove up to the observatory on the top of Mt. John, you can hike up a trail as well. Great views and a beautiful sky, unfortunately it was getting cloudy so we cancelled ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, is near Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Air Safaris, and Marlborough Vineyards.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Godley Hotel Lake Tekapo

    Reviewed by ozbuckleys

    The gates to Hell

    Reviewed May 8, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    The most ungodly place on earth. How they have been able to stay in operation is beyond me.

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    2.00 of 5 stars Fair

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