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Information about Totara Cottage Hotel

Guests staying at Totara Cottage can sit in front of the cozy fireplace or outside on the terrace enjoying mountain views. Barbecue facilities are provided. This 4-bedroom, 1-bathroom holiday home is located in Lake Tekapo in the Canterbury Region, 2 minutes' drive from Scott Pond and 3 minutes' walk from Four Square Tekapo where you will find a variety of shops and a supermarket. Totara Cottage has a kitchen, equipped with a dishwasher, oven, stove top, microwave and a refrigerator. A washing machine, dining area and a lounge with a sofa, TV and a DVD player are provided. Mount Cook Village is 43 km from Totara Cottage, while Glentanner is 31 km from the property.

Please inform Totara Cottage in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties. Please note that there is a 2.75% charge when you pay with a credit card. Please note check-in is from 14:00 until 18:00 from May to September and from 15:00 until 19:00 from October to April.

Services of Totara Cottage Hotel

  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • Parking on site
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Invoice provided
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Cashless payment available
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • BBQ facilities
  • Smoke alarms
  • Physical distancing in dining areas


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  • Hours of arrival ( check-in ) from 14:00.
  • Departure times ( check-out ) at 11:00.
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