Looking out onto Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps, this charming B&B has just three guest suites, which are decorated in a warm neutral palette with textures and design cues drawn from nature. Each of the modern suites has a large private balcony, generously sized bed, en suite bathroom and floor-to-ceiling windows so you can enjoy the lakeside views. In the guest lounge, you can relax in front of the fireplace and enjoy a beverage. The property is a short 5-minute drive or a 15-minute walk into the town’s main restaurants.
Ranganui has only three guest rooms, all with floor-to-ceiling windows and views over Lake Tekapo. Each room has the same layout with a king-size bed but is decorated in a slightly different style. All three rooms have balcony access and modern en suite bathrooms. In the evening, there is an intimate lounge area where you can relax and catch up with the other guests.
Set among a quiet residential area, this B&B offers easy access to the main town and surrounding countryside. Ranginui means ‘big sky’ and Lake Tekapo is a dark-sky reserve, so the night sky is especially visible from the property.
Food and Drink
Your hosts provide a full cooked breakfast and continental option in the dining area every morning. There is a small selection of restaurants located in Tekapo village — your hosts will make recommendations and help you book reservations for your evening meal.
We like this comfortable B&B for its attentive hosts as well as the views of Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps.
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