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Radfords Lakeview Motel

5.0 of 5 56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with great views. Good bed, nice fixtures in the living room. Great location - walkable to everything and ample parking. Good wifi. Our hotel was quiet but the one next door was noisy which effected how we slept. Good stay however it was expensive and in the end, I imagine you can find something comparable in town for... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for 3 nights over Christmas, and would have to say you won't go far wrong here - just book an upstairs room if the lake view is important to you. Friendly greeting from Kerri. Clean, comfortable units, with on site laundry. Easy lakeside walk to town and the Fjordland visitor centre.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at Radfords for the first time I was suprised that to find that we could stay in such comfort for the price we were charged. As we were stopping here for business they provided a continental breakfast as well. Friendly staff and management were happy to go the extra mile for us. They also provided DVD players in... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Wayne1958, Thank you for your lovely review - delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope we are able to host you again on your next trip down this way. Have a Merry Xmas and all the best for the New Year! Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

New Jersey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival at Radfords we experienced probably the warmest greeting of any of the places we stayed in NZ during our trip and that’s saying something! Kerri(?) was absolutely charming offering tips on local attractions, dining and so forth. We didn’t ask but I am sure she would have booked activities or dinner reservations if we had asked. The rooms... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Armarina, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed our southern hospitality and found our recommendations met with your expectation. We are pleased you enjoyed our southern hospitality and found our recommendations met with your expectations. We are pleased you enjoyed your room and the beautiful views of Lake Te Anau. We have taken on board... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Radfords for our anniversary trip to New Zealand. Kerry greeted us and helped us right away with reservations for dinner and gave us tips for other places. Our room was on the upper floor and had a lovely view of the lake. They had also put chocolates in a heart shape on the bed. It is... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Sheryl Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are delighted that you have fond memories of your anniversary staying here at Radfords. You were both a delight to host and I hope that we can host you again on one of your future Anniversaries! Best Wishes and Kind Regards Kerri and Steve More 

Hamilton
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be hosted by Kerri and Steve and their wonderful team at Radfords. Such a treat being that we are motel owners ourselves. What a really great place to stay - beautifully appointment apartments with everything (and we mean everything) that one could possibly want. With tranquil views of Lake Te Anau from your apartment and... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Clare G, Thank you for your lovely review you were both such a pleasure to have stay. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your break away. We are finally experiencing a beautiful sunny day here - very much appreciated after the weather lately! Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Radford is a motel and not a very good one at that. They charge the same rate as the heigh class bed a breakfast do , and offer very little. The view consists of a parking lot on the first floor and if you add 50 $ you can move to the 2nd floor and get a good view of... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rivi B, We appreciate your feedback however feel your comments are not accurate, all of our units have a lake view some have better views than others hence they are priced accordingly. What you had booked was one of our more reasonable units on the ground floor that has partial views of the lake and you requested on check... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from Radfords as part of a golf tour around the South Island of New Zealand. Although it's a little more expensive than other motels in Te Anau it's worth paying a little more just for the room size and facilities. As requested we were given ground floor rooms next to each other as 4 of us... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia3111, Thank you for taking the time to place your lovely feedback and for the recommendation to future guests we really appreciate this. We would love the chance to host you both again you were an absolute pleasure to have stay and we look forward to seeing you when you are next visiting Fiordland. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed here for two nights during our tour of the south island in April 2014. We stayed in a two bedroom/one bath upper unit and it was perfect for our family. Kerri, as you've read all through these reviews, is a lovely, gracious host who sorted us out upon our arrival with reservations for a Milford Sound tour... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear FamilyRoadTrip101, Thank you for reviewing your stay in April, since you stayed we have undergone a complete refurbishment in those rooms so they are now even more stunning so we hope that you maybe able to visit again one day soon. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our service something that we pride ourselves on is providing good... More 

Droitwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sheer luck that we booked in here. Lovely room and facilities, but it was Kerri who made the difference.She recommended eating places, advised us of a local company to take us to Milford Sound and where to obtain a packed lunch. She even left two big waterproofs in our room as she was concerned we wouldn't be warm enough. It... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords Lakeview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Ann P, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on your recent stay. We certainly aim to please and go the extra mile to ensure our guests have the best experience whilst staying at Radford's. We were only too happy to help with recommendations and to supply our jackets to ensure you were both warm and comfortable... More 

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Address: 56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Radfords Lakeview Motel 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Business Hotel in Te Anau

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