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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Was a little reluctlant to go B&B - but very pleasantly surprised to find it was separate accommodation from the main house. We arrived 2 hours before check in but room was ready so we could drop our bags before finding lunch. Room is very tastefully decorated, spacious enough for 2 with adequate kitchen. Love the big pig who happily...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This house we stayed in was subliminal. We had a large room, a closet big enough to store an elephant. The king-size bed was super comfortable and am ensuite with shower. We had a view on the mountains. We had access to a sun-room and dining area, which was perfect for us to eat our dinner. We also had the...

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California
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed in Te Waka Lodge for just one night and had one of the units in the back. Unit 1 was clean, spacious, and very comfortable with a glass sliding door to get into/out of the room. There was one queen bed and one single bed, two arm chairs, a small kitchen and dining table, and a bathroom with...

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 November 2014

NB this B&B is now called Te Waka Lodge. Recently changed owner. There are three guest rooms, and we had the big one, upstairs. One downstairs had a shallow ramp to get to it. The room we had was huge. Real luxuary. Simple breakfast each morning. Peace and quiet.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We spent 2 nights at Antler Lodge Jan 11-13 2014. Helen the owner was very nice and helpful, providing us useful information and always with a smile. The facility is very clean and beautiful, modern and well equipped. Full kitchen , great shower, laundry, TV and Free WiFi - what else do you need? We will definitely return. Thank you...

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We absolutely loved our 3 nights and days in Te Anau and Antler Lodge was the ideal spot from which to do so. We had a spacious self contained unit behind the house, which was clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. Helen is a friendly and helpful hostess, who left our breakfast in our refrigerator every day, including eggs which we...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013

We stayed in this B&B for 3 nights, using it as a base for visits to Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound. It was one of the nicest places that we stayed in in New Zealand. We had the upstairs apartment, adjacent to the house. It was extremely spacious and very well equipped. And comfortable! We were well looked after by...

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Beringen, Belgium
Reviewed 2 March 2013

When we arrived we were warmly welcomed by Chris. We stayed in the apartment in the back. Very spacious and everything for breakfast the next day was nicely stowed in the fridge. Our hostess, Helen, came to see us later that evening and one really gets a feeling of being at home with such great hosts. Thank you Helen and...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2012

When we arrived our host Helen draw our attention to the closure of the road to Milford Sound. Since we would go for a cruise she suggested that we should go to the cruise company to see whether we could change the date of the cruise. We clearly appreciated her concern in the pleasure of the guests. The room is...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2012

We stayed here for one night. The host was out when we arrived but she had left a note saying our room was unlocked and ready for us which was nice. There is no view as this is in suburbia but the room is more than adequate. The breakfast was included and very nice - a selection of 'continental' breakfast...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We cater to guests looking for private, self contained units in a quiet residential area. Our self contained cottages have queen size beds and kitchen facilities, our spacious upstairs apartment has a king size bed and mountain views. All our units have ensuite with shower. Continental breakfast is provided in the rooms this includes eggs to cook in the cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Waka Lodge

Address: 44 Matai Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: RM434 - RM453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Te Waka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any room at Antler Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles 648nirm, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Although the upstairs apartment is slightly more expensive it is worth paying the extra for it.”
 of 5 bubbles adamski47, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Pay the extra for large unit - it's well worth it for the space and view”
 of 5 bubbles christineb, 6 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Definitely book the large apt upstairs - it's worth the extra money for all that space and those amazing views.”
  • View from Living Room in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Bed in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Enormous Bathroom & Shower in Large Apt Upstairs
  • View from Large Apt Upstairs
  • Kitchen Table in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Some of the Kitchen Supplies in Large Apt Upstairs
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  • Kitchen in large Apt Upstairs
 of 5 bubbles Ottawop, 3 Oct 2011 | Read review
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