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Red Tussock Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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london
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights while we explored the Fjordlands. We received a very warm welcome from Robyn and he could not have been helpful throughout our stay. The room was well equipped and spacious, we even had a welcome bowl of fruit. It is just a short walk along the lake front to the centre of town which...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on our return trip from Milford Sound. The Manager went beyond expectations to make our stay comfortable. We stopped in on our way to Milford sound and were able to store our suitcases with him, and they were ready for us when we check-in the following day. Each room was supplied with milk, tea, coffee as well...

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RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed our service. Cheers Robin Manager

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect location on lakefront, walked everywhere, shops ,cafes, tour centre. Our host Robyn was very helpful and knowledgable. Room was clean, fully stocked, great towels and loved the heated mattress pad as the nights were cool. Only complaint- and it seems to be everywhere , is the showers aren't enclosed so you get water everywhere.

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RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Hi, I am pleased you enjoyed the service however, you must have stayed in one of our older style units as the showers are all enclosed in the others. Cheers Robin Manager

Center Line, Michigan
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great little motel. The manager Robin was probably the most welcoming and accommodating host we've EVER experienced in all our years of travel. He really went out of his way to help us out on several occasions during our recent 3-night stay. Kudos to you Robin! As for the motel itself, it's clean and comfortable and within...

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RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. Cheers Robin Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We arrived to leave baggage overnight prior to cruise on Milford Sound - all arranged by the friendly manager. Upon our arrival next day, fresh fruit awaited us, together with free WIFI and full briefing of the town's attractions. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was clean, tidy and felt fresh and cared-for.

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RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers Robin Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great motel stay, extremely well appointed and spotlessly clean. Fantastic host Robin who has that rare quality of being interested in his customers and makes their enjoyment his priority. Fruit bowl, room warming, tour & hospitality advising and always available. Easy car parking. Great stay, thank you.

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RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers Robin Manager

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here prior to walking the Kepler track. The place is in a bit of a time warp with seventies decor which would be fine if it was actually attempting to be kitsch (see photo) - Not good value for money.

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RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Sorry about the décor...did you stay in one of our older style units?? Cheers Robin Manager

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Although the decor maybe a little dated and there is no direct view of the lake the Red Tussock Motel is extremely friendly and welcoming. The live on site manager/owner, Robin, genuinely cares about every guest and will do anything to make your visit as pleasurable as possible. He is very knowledgeable of the local area and offers the best...

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RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.The older units you stayed in are being replaced commencing this month with 8 state of the arts modern units. I hope you can re-visit and experience these. Cheers Robin Manager

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A nice place to stay in Te Anau, large clean rooms, located across the road from lakefront, pleasant few minutes walk along lake to town centre. Everything we needed was provided and Robin couldn't have been more helpful and understanding. A great place to access the Fjordlands National Parks information centre and activities.

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RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers Robin Manager

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As we arrived the staff walked us through all the amenities and procedures. Very organized and thorough. Rooms are just right, nothing fancy but well-done. Lots of space in our room to spread out and organize our luggage etc. Fresh milk for the coffee and fruit on the table were awesome! Close enough to town to walk but far enough...

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Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Red Tussock Motel

Address: 10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: RM322 - RM557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Tussock Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“3 bedroom suite is very spacious.”
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“Upstairs room with balcony and lake view”
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