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Sleeps 6 guests 3 1

Retro Inn 1

A warm, sunny classic ‘kiwi’ holiday home, Retro Inn #1 has plenty of character.

A cosy living area opens onto a small deck with outdoor seating and great views of the lake and mountains.  An internal staircase leads up to the main queen bedroom on a mezzanine floor. Two more bedrooms are on the main floor, along with a bathroom, including shower and bathtub.

Log burner with firewood supplied, heatpump, TV, DVD.  Full kitchen facilities and washing machine.  Games room with table tennis downstairs.


  1. Queen bed (upstairs mezzanine)
  2. Queen bed
  3. Twin beds (2 singles)

Standard nightly rates:

  • from $290 for 1-2 guests, depending on season.
  • plus $50 per extra guest
  • under 2 yrs free in a port-a-cot (available for hire @ $10/stay)
  • linen, towels and cleaning included

2 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY – this may increase during peak periods. One night stay requests may be accepted depending on availability, and would incur a surcharge.

Discounts may be also available for extended or repeat stays. Enquire now >>

Please note, as this is a wooden ‘Lockwood’ house it does creak with changes in the outside temperature.  For larger groups, the adjoining Retro Inn #2 may also be booked, depending on availability.

Accommodation Features

Coffee plunger
DVD Player
Dining area
Electric blankets
Fireplace (wood provided)
Free parking
Freeview TV
Games room
Heat pump
Hot water kettle
Linen provided
Living room
Outdoor furniture
Queen bed
Single bed
Washing machine
Wireless internet (free)

Central location

Past guests say ...

Great little retro alpine lodge with details in the decor. The view from the balcony / bedroom was fantastic! The accommodation itself is a short 2-3 min drive from the main village and shops.

Stephanie – Nov 2023

We had a great stay at Retro Inn, compact and homely. It had everything we needed. We really enjoyed being able to pop downstairs and have a game of table tennis. Loved the view!

Rebecca – Oct 2023

Be ready to be thrown back into the ‘70s here. Everything from the artwork to the kitchen appliances all make you feel like you jumped back a few decades. Once you’ve adjusted to the time hop, it is quite charming, and the incredible views from the porch make it all worth it!

Kathryn – Mar 2023

This place goes above and beyond in a few key ways: first, the view is nothing but stunning (no need for TV here!), secondly there are plenty of heating options for cold nights, thirdly the table tennis is an excellent inclusion and finally, the loft space offers privacy and novelty – all making for great accommodation.

Jayden – Nov 2022

Fantastic little place! Loved the vibes and view.

Adam – Jan 2021

Loved the little Retro inn! Cosy cabin great for a getaway to gorgeous Lake Tekapo!

Annie – Sep 2022

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