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Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is an old motel style. It is all a bit dated but it does the job. I stayed in both a six bed and four bed dorm both of which had decent beds, are a good size and have bathrooms attached. Kitchen got a bit busy at dinner time and they charge you for storing your bags. However...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I asked to write review if have time. Very clean, location good and close to shops. Young girl behind desk help me with bookings she english, friendly, funny and tried to speak Chinese which appreciated very smiley.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I've stayed here for 2 nights at the 4-bed ensuite dorm. At 35NZD per night, I kind of expected better. The room I got (Routeburn) was in pretty bad shape, they have a dresser but its door was broken and the lock to our room couldn't work the first night I was there. The bunk beds were very creeky and...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nice staff, nice kitchen, nice position. That's it!! Very poor dorm rooms, carpet is everywhere and it's old and smelly, ensuite bathroom is a nightmare, everything looks in bad condition and the balcony in the main building is simply so dirty and messy that we didn't even seat in one of the old saggy & worn out couches

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Thank cottonfioc
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed here before and after our Kepler Track hike. The staff was great. We had a shared accommodation. Our beds were in a separate room, but we shared kitchen and bath facilities. This worked out great. On both nights, the other bedroom was occupied, and it was nice to chat with the other travelers. There are coin operated laundry...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The dorm was spacious and had a garden entrance. Beds were comfortable and the Hostel was quite clean. The lake view from the share room's balcony is really nice and the kitchen convenient! Ideally located i would recommend it to the backpackers

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Booked a private room with shared facilities but upgraded to an en suite as there was a cancellation and was lucky to get the newly renovated room. Felt like more of a nice motel than a backpackers, new bathroom, updated furniture, large windows letting in natural light with the most amazing view of the lake. Was told all rooms will...

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Thank kelstary
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple nights, beautiful location, nice and quiet town, close to Milford sound. 4 bed dorm was comfortable and spacious with a decent bathroom. Wifi was a bit patchy and kitchen area a bit cramped but cannot complain. This hostel is in a great location and was a really comfy stay.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night in room 15B. Easy and quick check in - room very clean - small but good for our needs. Nice kitchenette with dining table and chairs. Bathroom very clean - great hot water too! Located right across from the Lake!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A handy place to stay with very helpful staff, Good room and all necessary features. Close to town centre and across the road from the lake. We stayed there on the way back from Milford Sound and track walk. A good restful place.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is the only backpackers located on the lakefront, a stones throw from Lake Te Anau. Located just 300 metres walk from the Glowworm Caves and the top of the Te Anau town Centre.At Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers you will find a well maintained, clean and warm backpackers accommodation lodge to base yourself whilst you explore the Fiords, Tracks, Caves, Lakes and Scenery of Fiordland National Park.We provide ensuites, double, single, twin, quad and share rooms all with fresh linen and duvets on the beds. Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is only a few minutes walk to the Te Anau village centre where you will find a good selection of supermarkets, cafes, bars, Restaurants and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

Address: 48 - 50 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: RM101 - RM269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“The community areas would be especially useful for those tenting it.”
, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you have a tent, its worth using as its a little cheaper and you still get use of the facilities. ;)”
L948VDjamesd, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of property is nice and quiet...”
keefenkong, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose double or triple with ensuite bathroom and shower. Worth the extra cost.”
gwthomas2014, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good location, spacious room”
ValeQuinci, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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