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4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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YHA Te Anau
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely bbq and outsidebarea, definately recommend if your visiting te anou in summer! Its centrally located and walk everywhere. Staff were helpful. Wifi only available for yha members but i wasnt asked if i would like to become a yha member. I probably would have joined as i travel regularly.

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Kloten, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I stayed with a friend at that yha for one night in a twin. The room was very small with two bunk beds. Unfortunately, the beds were already quite worn and uncomfortable. It was fairly cold outside and there's only this strange heater on the wall which doesn't help much - it was almost as cold inside as outside. The... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed one night in YHA hostel in lake Te Anau and loved every minute of it. The checkin was quite smooth and the two guys in the reception were quite helpful guiding us plan our activities. We booked a double room with attached bathroom. The room was a bit small and there was just enough place to walk around.... More

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Chengdu, China
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very nice hotel for backpackers, with big backyard and big kitchen. Very easy to find in main street of TE ANAU, but not close enough to the shop and lake. (maybe 10mins by walk.) Room is not very big , but enough for two. also very clean and quiet. the hotel has a small car park, which can park 10-12... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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21 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The kitchen is not suited for the number of people staying - there was only one oven which on our night there was being used by someone to slow-cook their food for several hours. Also, in order to get to our 6-bed dorm room we had to walk a couple of meters from the main building which was not that... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This hostel is quiet and has a great location relative to restaurants, souvenir shops, the bust stop, etc. It is also close to a grocery store and has a HUGE kitchen! The staff there were really friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Helpful friendly staff, good rooms, great kitchen, massive hostel but still feels fairly cosy. WARM in winter - a big plus. Comfortable and clean. Good showers but if it was full there could be a wait.

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Maffra, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Great place to base yourself. From here you can do day trips to Doubtful and Milford sound, Plus a lot of great hikes. I stayed in a four bed dorms. its a nice sized room. Walls quite thin but with ear plugs I got a great sleeps. Great kitchen, lounge, drying room and t.v room. Did have a problem with... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Perfectly situated, great value, very clean, super helpful, big well equipped kitchen perfect for cooking a massive post tramp/hike feast while sharing your experiences with other intrepid adventurers! They even went to the trouble of posting my Scarpa hiking boots I left there back to Australia for me which I never dreamt they would have time to do. How generous!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed in a share house next to the main hostel. Great value and very clean. We had our own room and just shared the main living area, kitchen and bathroom with another two people. Great place to stay!

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Address: 29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Te Anau 4.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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YHA Te Anau Fiordland National Park

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