Peppers Bluewater Resort is a 4.5-star hotel close to the shores of Lake Tekapo. This resort offers luxury accommodation, great views and is ideally positioned for exploring the Mackenzie Basin and Southern Alps. It is a 10-minute walk from the Church of the Good Shepherd.
The air-conditioned accommodation has a private bathroom and tea and coffee making facilities. Most feature a balcony, fully equipped kitchen and mountain or lake views. WiFi access is available for an additional charge.

The on-site restaurant, Rakinui, is open daily for breakfast, lunch and an à la carte dinner. It boasts great views over Lake Tekapo. A room service menu is available.

Peppers Bluewater Resort is a 35-minute drive from Ohau Ski Field. It is a scenic two and half hour drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown.

This is our guests' favourite part of Lake Tekapo, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Peppers Bluewater Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Mar 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Peppers

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Situated in the best rated area in Lake Tekapo, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free

Free parking available on-site

Activities:

Golf course (within 3 km)

Fishing

Skiing

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom Villa with Mountain View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Standard Double or Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
One-Bedroom Villa with Lake View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom Villa with Lake View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 7. Max children: 4
Three-Bedroom Villa with Lake View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
One-Bedroom Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
One-Bedroom Suite with Lake View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 4
Two-Bedroom Suite with Mountain View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 4
Two-Bedroom Suite with Lake View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 7. Max children: 3
Three-Bedroom Villa with Mountain View
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 3: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Lake View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Peppers Bluewater Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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About Peppers Bluewater Resort

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Mar 2010

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  • Hi would do you allow dogs ?

    Kia Ora Thank you for your message. Kindly note Peppers Bluewater Resort is a Pet Free Property. As per Hotel Policy unfortunately Pets are not allowed. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. Kind Regards Reservations Team


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Suite with Mountain View • Answered on 11 November 2021
  • Does the room have cooking facilities ?

    HI, Not all of our rooms have cooking facilities, only the Villas & Suites. Kind Regards


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    Answered on 21 May 2020
  • Hi, there. could I know what the difference between One Bedroom Villa with Mountain view and One Bedroom suite, please?

    Good Afternoon, Please see below descriptions: One Bedroom Mountain view Villa A spacious split level self-contained 58sqm villa with full kitchen facilities, dining table and lounge area, air conditioning, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator, LCD TV, Sky Television and DVD player, telephone, internet access (fees apply), desk, coffee table and armchairs, alarm clock radio, separate bedroom with 1 king bed, separate bathroom with shower only and heated towel rail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, outdoor balcony overlooking fabulous alpine views. One Bedroom Mountain view Suite Your resort style 1 Bedroom Suite spreads over two levels offering the perfect setting to indulge and relax. Featuring a spacious lounge, full kitchen, dining area, air conditioning, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator, LCD TV, Sky Television and DVD player, telephone, internet access (fees apply), desk, coffee table and armchairs, alarm clock radio, separate bedroom with 1 king bed, separate bathroom with shower, bath and a heated towel rail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, outdoor balcony overlooking fabulous alpine views. Kind Regards Reservations


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    Answered on 6 March 2020
  • Are there laundry facilities in each room?

    Hi We do not have laundry facilities in all our rooms however we do have free guest laundry facility open everyday from 9am-9pm.


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    Answered on 15 November 2019
  • Hello, was just wondering if we could have 5 persons in the 2 bedroom unit if the 5th person could sleep on couch bed? We are all family and are doing trip for our parents 40th Anniversary if it's possible at Level 2. Thank you.

    HI, We can accommodate 5 people with the 5th person sleeping on the sofa bed. Kind Regards Reservations


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Suite with Lake View • Answered on 3 May 2020
  • Is there parkung outside the rooms as we have a classic car

    Kia Ora Thank you for your message. We do different car parks outside the units for you to park your car. Looking forward to welcoming you at the resort. Kind Regards Peppers Bluewater Team.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on 13 October 2021
  • We have a small, clean and well housetrained/behaved dog Teddy (shitzu miniature poodle cross) who we'd like to bring with us on our trip. He doesn't shed hair. Would it be acceptable to have him in our room with us?

    Good Afternoon, The resort can only accept working assistance animals (Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs, Medical Alert Dogs). Kind Regards Reservations


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    Answered on 15 May 2020
  • Hello, I was just looking at your two bedroom suite with mountain view, one of the photos shown has a bedroom with two single beds instead of a large double bed. Is that available?

    Yes it is available. We can change the bedding according to guest's requirement.


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Suite with Mountain View • Answered on 30 October 2021
  • Can you please confirm if the suite has a separate bedroom and is the sofa a sofa bed? Thanks

    The bedroom is a separate room and the sofa can become a sofa bed.


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    Answered on 26 January 2020
  • hi is there any kind of 2 bedroom apartment come with 2 toilets? Can can a 4yo stay free while using existing bed? thanks

    Good Morning, You will need to book a villa rather than a suite to get two bathrooms. Kind Regards


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    Answered on 9 June 2020
  • Hi! Does this room have lake views?

    Hi, Unfortunately this room type does not have any view. We have a number of other room types available offering larger living spaces and varying layouts.


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    Asked about: Standard Double or Twin Room • Answered on 18 December 2020
  • Hi, Could you provide a cot bed for 2 years old baby?

    Good Morning, A cot can be provided at $10.00 per night. Please advise if you wish to confirm this. Kind Regards Reservations


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    Answered on 21 February 2020
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Mt. Dobson
    10.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Lake Tekapo
    0.3 miles
How to get to Peppers Bluewater Resort from Christchurch International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    The Rakinui

    Cuisine: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Resort facilities of Peppers Bluewater Resort Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Peppers Bluewater Resort takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 hours

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
NZD 10 per child, per night
Extra bed upon request
NZD 50 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 50 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Peppers Bluewater Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a non-refundable 2% charge when you pay with a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club or JCB credit card.

Please note that this property requires a 200 credit card pre-authorisation or cash deposit upon check in to cover any incidental charges.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian. The legal guardian must provide a current photo ID or proof of guardianship if requested upon check-in.

Please note that when booking 4 or more rooms, full payment is required at time of booking and no amendments or cancellations will be accepted. Bookings of 7 days or more will also be subject to different policies. Please contact the property directly for more information.

Please note that the bedding configuration will remain as King size unless Twin bedding is requested at time of reservation. If you require a change of bedding after arrival at the property a fee of NZ $30 will apply.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Peppers Bluewater Resort

  • The prices at Peppers Bluewater Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Peppers Bluewater Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • The Rakinui

  • Peppers Bluewater Resort offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Peppers Bluewater Resort is 450 yards from the centre of Lake Tekapo.

  • Room options at Peppers Bluewater Resort include:

    • Villa
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Peppers Bluewater Resort is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Peppers Bluewater Resort (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Peppers Bluewater Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Peppers Bluewater Resort by:

    • Car 2h 50min