Located 3 mi (4.9 km) from Lake Ruataniwha, MacKenzie Country Inn is within a 10-minute drive of Lake Pukaki Information Center. This 108-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free self parking. Lake Pukaki is also within a 15-minute drive of this Twizel hotel.

Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Rooms

The 108 rooms have an array of amenities, including balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find LCD TVs and stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests of MacKenzie Country Inn enjoy WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station. Free parking is included with your stay. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this ski hotel include free newspapers, laundry facilities, and a picnic area.

Highlights

  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Business center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. 3 meeting rooms are available. This ski hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and ski storage. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

MacKenzie Country Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Ski storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5.00 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5.00 per day )

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM.

MacKenzie Country Inn has a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 24.00 for adults and NZD 12.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 5.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • MacKenzie Country
  • MacKenzie Country Inn
  • MacKenzie Country Inn Twizel
  • MacKenzie Country Twizel
  • MacKenzie Inn
  • Mackenzie Country Hotel Twizel
  • South Island Country Inn

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star.


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