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4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I stayed here in Te Anau as it's the best base to do a day-trip to Milford Sound. I also managed to fit in the glow worm caves close to town on the same day. This YHA is perfectly situated in a quiet street close to the centre of the village and the lakefront. All of the communal areas and... More

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Concord, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a total of three nights before and after completing the Kepler and Milford Tracks. Although the hostel is in a small town, it's fairly large which allowed people to spread out. The kitchen gets a little hectic around dinner time - but start early (which we learned!) and you'll have the place to... More

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We loved this hostel as it is super clean. The beds feel like king singles. The kitchen is terrific. The deck area is so nice to eat at. We will come back here. Only bad part was a lack of things to do back in town really.

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We are a family of 4 so the room in the 'cottage' was very small for us, however, next door we had a separate building with showers, toilets & a kitchen (no stove) & dining table (with little TV) that was for the 4 cottage rooms only. Great facilities in the main house with full kitchen, dining area, lounge and... More

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Brevard, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We were very pleased with the YHA Te Anau. The front desk clerk was especially helpful when we arrived. The room was quite nice and the shared bath was impeccably clean. The kitchen was quite nice also. The place was quiet and the other residents were very respectful. We really only have nice things to say about this YHA. The... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

In 4 months of travel this is the most expensive YHA I've stayed in and probably in top 5 most expensive hostels I've stayed in full stop. Why? Probably because Te Anau is really expensive so they know they can get away with it. For Te Anau it's cheap but service is shoddy. On checking in I asked about wifi,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I stayed here one night before walking the Milford Track. If I remember right, it was a 8-bed dorm, small, but next to the boys' bathroom, so that was convenient. The dorm I stayed in was in the first floor and a short walk to the kitchen. The staff were friendly and gave advice about places to go. I found... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Te Anau YHA is next door to a pretty park and is very close to shops and lakefront. We were pleased to find ample, spacious car parking. The friendly, helpful, informative staff gave good travel advice and arranged our bookings. We appreciated our pleasant, warm rooms: a single and a twin, with heating. However my single bed was not comfortable... More

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Also Known As:
Yha Te Anau Hotel
Yha Te Anau Hotel Te Anau
YHA Te Anau Fiordland
Address: 29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Fiordland > Te Anau
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 23 Specialty lodging in Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Te Anau 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the edge of the Fiordland National Park, YHA Te Anau is the perfect location to access some of the world famous New Zealand tramps. This Qualmark 4+ star rated hostel will impress you with its homely atmosphere and cosy accommodation just a block from the shores of Lake Te Anau. Our lounge has a fireplace and offers plenty of couch space to sink into with a book or while watching one of our free movies. ... more   less 
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