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Lakeside Motel & Apartments

36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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  • Lake Te Anau
    0.6 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 3 days ago
Clean and spacious
This motel is situated right on the lake. The room was spacious... more
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel is situated right on the lake. The room was spacious and had everything we needed. I was getting in very late and liaising with the manager was easy. They were also very helpful. It's well-positioned, not expensive and I strongly recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 2 bedroom apartment here with everything we needed, clean, tidy, heaps of room, big kitchen, nice spa bath and a view to die for. Straight across from the lake and short walk into the main street. Close to many restaurants and attractions on the lake.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, (super clean), warm, comfortable and great views. I'm in room 21 and feel I was fortunate to be here. The beds are comfy and the carpet appears fairly new. It's just a shower over the bath however the bath is a spa. I didn't use it but it's nice to have the option. Receptionist was friendly and helpful too....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's true that you get what you pay for. Rooms are basic but very clean and tidy. Dated, with no water pressure to speak of. Laundry facilities are good on a road trip, but expect to put you drying through 3 cycles before they're ready. The view of the lake is phenomenal though.

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Thank Annemarie D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is very good on Lake Te Anau but is let down by the tired motel room. Pokey ensuite and no bedside tables. In need of modernising. Wifi while free was hopeless. Had to go near reception to use the internet. Overall a little disappointed compared to other hotels we'd stayed on this trip to New Zealand.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon trip. We were made to feel very welcome and the guy who checked us in explained the local restaurants and shops, even suggesting the nearby cinema to see the Fiordland film. The rooms were very clean, the shower was excellent, the kitchenette was well stocked and tidy and organised and spotlessly clean....

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Thank Ben P
Bangkok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great motel located very close to great restaurants and attractions that Te Anau has to offer. Staff was friendly and check in was fuss free. Really enjoyed my stay there. I really liked that it is facing the Lake.

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Thank AloysiusMD
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in room 8 which was an end room overlooking the lake so being double aspect was bright. Room was a bit tired and double bed pretty much filled the room. Kitchenette could have been better equipped .. wifi excellent but had to log back in daily. Parking was an issue as doesn't appear to be enough.

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Thank Robert D
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lakeside Motel is just across the road from the lake. We had an upstairs one bedroom apartment facing the lake. The view is great and the motel is not too close to the "busy" part of town. The amenities like the toilet are a bit dated, but clean. I appreciated the in-room plunger coffee. One minus is the lack...

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Thank KJules123
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lakeside has a splendid situation, with outstanding views and well-tended lawns and gardens. Rooms are on the small side but feature intelligently laid out kitchenettes and bathrooms. The small settee in Room 2 was somewhat old and squashed, but the beds were comfortable.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lakeside Motel & Apartments

Address: 36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: RM360 - RM962 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lakeside Motel & Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Lakeside Motel & Apartments Hotel Te Anau
Lakeside Motel And Apartments
Lakeside Motel Te Anau
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#11 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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“All rooms are really close to the lake”
 of 5 bubbles M4730JMlisaa, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a front room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 780annemaried, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Good views, reasonable price, close to attractions”
 of 5 bubbles AloysiusMD, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get an upstairs lakefront room if you can. Waking up to a view of the lake is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles KJules123, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay attention to whether the room is at the front (lake) or back (mountains)”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah_the_F00die, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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