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Omahau Downs
Omahau Downs
8.9 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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1.5 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 630 reviews
8.9

Omahau Downs provides a comfortable setting when in Twizel. It features comfortable rooms with an en suite bathroom and a kitchenette.

The Lakes Motel Twizel
The Lakes Motel Twizel
8.8 Excellent
10 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 366 reviews
8.8

The Lakes Motel is located on South Island, and provides 5-star accommodation as well as ski in/out facilities. It also offers a ticket service, a tour desk and luggage storage.

Matuka Luxury Lodge
Matuka Luxury Lodge
9.7 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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3.8 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 85 reviews
9.7

Matuka Luxury Lodge is located on South Island and provides 5-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and bicycle rental.

Twizel Holiday Park
Twizel Holiday Park
8.2 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 1,161 reviews
8.2

Twizel Holiday Park is located on South Island and provides 4-star facilities as well as free Wi-Fi. It also offers snow sports, bicycle rental and a swimming pool.

Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
7.6 Good
2 Wairepo Road, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Twizel 
GoodBased on 439 reviews
7.6

Featuring views of the mountains, Mackenzie Country Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Twizel. Guests can admire views of Southern Alps from the property, or take in mountain views from their very own balcony.

Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park
Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park
8.1 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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3.0 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 1,725 reviews
8.1

Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park provides a comfortable setting while in Twizel.

Colonial Motel Twizel
Colonial Motel Twizel
8.7 Excellent
38 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre, Twizel 
ExcellentBased on 679 reviews
8.7

Colonial Motel Twizel is situated in Twizel and offers free wireless internet.

Tips for booking a Twizel hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Twizel:$172/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$38/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$90 - $254
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$80 - $215
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Twizel Holiday Park
Twizel Holiday Park
8.2 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Twizel Holiday Park is located on South Island and provides 4-star facilities as well as free Wi-Fi. It also offers snow sports, bicycle rental and a swimming pool.

$62
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Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park
Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park
8.1 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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3.0 km from city centre,  

Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park provides a comfortable setting while in Twizel.

$88
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Colonial Motel Twizel
Colonial Motel Twizel
8.7 Excellent
38 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre,  

Colonial Motel Twizel is situated in Twizel and offers free wireless internet.

$115
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The Lakes Motel Twizel
The Lakes Motel Twizel
8.8 Excellent
10 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre,  

The Lakes Motel is located on South Island, and provides 5-star accommodation as well as ski in/out facilities. It also offers a ticket service, a tour desk and luggage storage.

$133
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Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
7.6 Good
2 Wairepo Road, Twizel, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Featuring views of the mountains, Mackenzie Country Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Twizel. Guests can admire views of Southern Alps from the property, or take in mountain views from their very own balcony.

$153
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Omahau Downs
Omahau Downs
8.9 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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1.5 km from city centre,  

Omahau Downs provides a comfortable setting when in Twizel. It features comfortable rooms with an en suite bathroom and a kitchenette.

$167
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Matuka Luxury Lodge
Matuka Luxury Lodge
9.7 Excellent
Twizel, New Zealand
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3.8 km from city centre,  

Matuka Luxury Lodge is located on South Island and provides 5-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and bicycle rental.

$456
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Hotel prices in Twizel

3 stars

$115 - $153

The Lakes Motel Twizel

No. 1 most popular

$133
Avg. per night
Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel

No. 2 most popular

$153
Avg. per night
Colonial Motel Twizel

Best value

$115
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Twizel

About Twizel

Established to house workers on the Upper Waitaki Hydroelectric Scheme, Twizel now serves as a gateway to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. It’s located along the famous Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail and has made an international name for itself as an exceptional stargazing destination.

Things to do

Relax on the shores of Lake Ruataniwha, one of New Zealand’s main rowing venues. Visit during the early morning hours when the still lake waters perfectly mirror the mountains behind or opt to soak up the scenery while sailing or water skiing.

Twizel is located on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, which extends for 301 kilometres from Aoraki/Mount Cook to Oamaru on the Pacific Coast. Slowly ride past glacial lakes and gushing rivers to golden tussock and native forests while exploring vineyards and Maori rock art sites along the way.

Looking for something to do after dark? Twizel forms part of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark-Sky Reserve, which boasts some of the cleanest, driest and darkest skies in the world. Visit the Mount John Observatory on the shores of Lake Tekapo to discover the wonders of the Southern skies through powerful telescopes.

Spend a day or two exploring the alpine hiking trails of Mount Cook, which at 3,754 metres high is New Zealand’s tallest peak. Jump aboard a scenic flight to witness the Tasman Glacier from above or don crampons to go glacier walking.

Getting around

Twizel is around 2.5 hours’ drive from Queenstown and 3.5 hours from Christchurch International Airport. The town is small enough to explore on foot, but having your own vehicle is best for accessing the surrounding sights.

Twizel travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Twizel?

    One of the most popular hotels in Twizel is Lake Ruataniwha Holiday Park, which has been reviewed by 1,725 users and currently has a rating of 8.1/10. Other top-rated locations include The Lakes Motel Twizel and Twizel Holiday Park, which have received 8.8/10 and 8.2/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • How much is a hotel in Twizel tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Twizel tonight starting as low as $76, rising to an average cost of $266, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from $205 for a 4-star hotel in Twizel for tonight.