The Mountaineer Chalet - Fiordland

Bach or holiday home | Lake Te Anau | #20335

9.3/10 (26 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Lake-side stroll to shops, cafes & Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
  • Sunny, "mid-century-modern" living
  • Let me help you arrange your activites in Fiordland!

Settle into a dash of refreshingly retro style and comfort at "The Mountaineer". Enjoy space and privacy with a peaceful garden sheltered by trees. Rest in luxurious sheets of pure natural linen or cotton, freshly washed and dried in the mountain air. Complimentary drinks and NZ nibbles selection to enjoy on arrival!

The Chalet has a full kitchen equipped for cooking meals; non perishable pantry basics supplied. Continental breakfast supplies available - please ask!

Just 50 m away lies beautiful Lake Te Anau, the edge of Fiordland National Park and the Department of Conservation's Visitor Centre. There you can find information on the area's nature, history and activities in the national park and surrounds.

Good restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are 10 mins walk; follow the lakeside path to the town centre, enjoying the view over water to the Kepler Mountains! Neighbourhood wifi available; $10/GB.

Te Anau lies on the edge of Te Wahi Pounamu, South West New Zealand World Heritage Area. This title may be translated as “the treasured place”, a well deserved name for the expansive wilderness, lakes, forests, mountains, glaciers, fjords - and unique NZ wildlife. A 15 minute lakeside stroll leads to the Bird Park display of endangered and endemic birds including the unique flightless takahe of Fiordland. Te Anau is the natural base for visiting Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, tramping the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Tracks, and several other equally beautiful overnight and day walks. Also home base for the Kepler Challenge Mountain Run & Milford Classic cycle races. Fishing is legendary here (several guides operate locally) and Te Anau Golf Club has a superb 18 hole golf course; clubs and carts available to hire.



Te Anau is 2 hrs drive from Queenstown, Coronet Peak and Remarkables skifields, south coast and Invercargill. If you're touring the Southern Scenic Route / Catlins / Stewart Island, you may like to stay at our other listing, no. 8496).

Special conditions: Minimum 2 night stay applies at the Mountaineer Chalet between October and April - allows you to enjoy what's on in our lovely region! Longer term stays in winter negotiable.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Bath tub
  • Cot available
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Arete Bedroom

    queen room opens on to porch

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bergschrund Room

    opens off Snowgrass bedroom

    1 x Cot
    1 x Single bed

  • Heidi's Room

    1 x Single bed

  • Master: Snowgrass Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
shoulder seaon tarriff 2016/17
28-Apr-17 to 31-May-17
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
2 night minimum stay
winter
01-Jun-17 to 01-Oct-17
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
High season tariff 2016/17
02-Oct-17 to 21-Dec-17
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
2 night minimum stay
MID SUMMER
22-Dec-17 to 14-Jan-18
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff 2016/17
15-Jan-18 to 30-Apr-18
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;
2 night minimum stay
winter
01-May-18 to 28-Jul-18
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (26)

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  • The place is really nice and close to the Lake, very well...

    The place is really nice and close to the Lake, very well furnished with awesome themed ornaments. You could happily spend the night drinking wine in front of the fire.... which was even ready to light with the strike of a match!

    Josephbyron Apr 2017

  • Gorgeous house - cosy and comfortable and very good location

    Gorgeous house - cosy and comfortable and very good location. Wd definitely recommend it

    Jennia1 100%|4x Apr 2017

  • lovely place and stay thanks

    lovely place and stay thanks

    julier894 100%|4x Apr 2017

  • Great charm and character, this house had all we needed for a...

    Great charm and character, this house had all we needed for a comfortable stay with a 1 year old

    CamillaRu1 new member Apr 2017

  • Beautiful location it was great that we could walk into town for...

    Beautiful location it was great that we could walk into town for a meal or cook at home

    PaulaCo21 100%|1x Mar 2017

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