Twizel Peaceful Retreat

303 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Popular, clean, family-friendly accommodation with free linen (including towels), free WIFI and a flexible cancellation policy. Guests have described the house as comfortable, warm, fully equipped, centrally located with plenty of extras! The deck and BBQ area are situated in a private, peaceful, fully fenced garden. There is plenty of off-street parking. The back gate is 190m from Twizel Market place which has various restaurants, shops and pubs. The bedrooms are spacious, the bathroom has a new large shower and there is an extra toilet. There is plenty to entertain the young and old with toys, bikes, a toboggan, balls, soccer nets, basketball hoop, tennis rackets, puzzles, games, PlayStation II, DVD’s and books. The lounge has a large 50-inch smart flat screen TV with Freeview and a satellite dish is available if you want to bring your own Sky decoder. For those lucky hunters or fisherman there is a large spare chest freezer in the garage. This house has two spacious bedrooms with a queen bed in each. The third bedroom in the house has four single bunk beds. The fourth room (sleep-out or outside room) is located just outside the back door, this is a private room with a double futon bed and two single bunk beds. A portable cot with a spare mattress, a baby bath, a high chair and baby toys are also available for your use. The hot water is heated by gas. The large night store heater keeps the house warms during winter and an installed heater gives instant heat to the lounge and open plan kitchen. Oil heaters, electric blankets and extra blankets are available for extra warmth. During this COVID time we are taking extra care with cleaning and disinfecting. We regularly spring-clean the house and cleaning products are available at the house. Guest interaction is contactless, with a key lock-box for self-check-in. We offer full refunds if cancellations are due to lockdown.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
Smoking outside only
No disabled access
Video Game Console(s)
Heating & cooling
Electric blankets
Gas heating
High Chair
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Internet available
Laundry Tub
Night Store heating
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 3 Bunk(s), 1 Sofa bed(s)

Special Amenities

Centrally located - 190m from town centre with numerous restaurants, pubs, grocery and convenience stores. Private, quiet fully fenced garden with a deck and BBQ. Bikes, toys, books, DVD's, tabogan, balls, Playstation II and games all available for guest use. Baby equipment also available.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Twizel is a great base for exploring the peaks and trails of Mount Cook National Park. It is about 40 minutes from Lake Tekapo where you can ice-skate (winter) / roller-skate (summer), go to the hot pools, snow tube (winter) or star gaze ( It is about 30 minutes away from the Ohau Ski field ( and about 40min drive from Omarama hot tubs, gliding or salmon fishing. It is on the Alps 2 Ocean beautiful scenic cycling route. Other activities available in the area are mountain climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, horse trekking, hiking and water sports.


Average Rating: 5
50 total reviews

Els Coster
Thank you Andrea, we had a lovely stay. Had everything we needed, it was comfortable and clean and hopefully we will stay again sometime,
Response from Owner
Thank-you for the lovely review Els, I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
We had such a lovely stay, thanks Andrea. The house is in a perfect location with everything you need!
Response from Owner
Glad you enjoyed it, thank-you for the lovely feedback
Robert Jesson
We have stayed in a lot of places around NZ and this place would be one of the best places we have stayed in for sure. Clean, tidy and the owners have thought of everything you might want or need. Would Highly recommend. Thanks.
Response from Owner
Thank-you for such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed it
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
All year$140 / Night for 2 guests$301 Night
All year (Weekends)$150 / Night for 2 guests$301 Night
All year
$140 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 1 Night
All year (Weekends)
$150 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 1 Night
A compulsory cleaning fee of $80 is charged after each stay
Children have special rates: 0 - 5 years stay free, 6 - 12 years stay for $20, 13 - 18 years stay for $25
Linen (sheets, pillowcases, towels, hand towels, foot towels & dishtowels) are included in this price
No persons under 20 years without an older adults


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