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Radfords Lakeview Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 24 hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
45 hotel reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone wrote how hefty the room rates were, they are all correct and frankly, this is highway robbery, full stop. Nevertheless, the Kiwi staff are very knowledgeable and extremely polite. Thanks heaven, I finally get to deal with the local people who were born and bred in Te Anau, instead of having to adjust to all other foreign employees 'one... More

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

Dear David D Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and we are pleased that you found our service and knowledge of the area helpful and being locals know the area well therefore we can share this with our guests to make their stay here more enjoyable too. There is a large range of accommodation... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was probably one of the most expensive places we stayed during out trip, but we absolutely loved it. We stayed here the night before leaving for a 5 day hike with Ultimate hikes and then again when we returned. The location is great - easy to walk to restaurants and shops. When we returned from the hike we were... More

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for reviewing your stay, we are delighted that you enjoyed our facilities and location, before and after your Hiking experience. We hope the remainder of your travels went well and should you come back to experience another on of the "Great Walks" we look forward to meeting you again. Best Wishes and Kind Regards Kerri and... More

Palestine, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed two nights at Radford based on comments from TA. First it is super clean and well appointed with a beautiful view of the lake. Kerri was very helpful with restaurant suggestions and arranging our tour of Milford Sound. We enjoyed the fact it is winter here and fewer people. Pleasant walk for a couple of... More

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

Dear Rotary Galestine Thank you for your time to place your wonderful review and trilled that your had a delightful stay. I will be sure to tell the staff how you found your unit , we have a wonderful team that keep the standards very high, of which I am very proud of. I do hope that the rest of... More

Nowra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I came in off the street and immediately was welcomed and made to feel special. Kerri made some great suggestions for trips and I stayed four nights in the front ground floor unit. It was clean, comfortable and the complimentary breakfast was good. The two cats visited me often and made me feel at home, as I was missing my... More

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

Dear Marguerite. Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted you found your stay enjoyable and I hope you have many fond memories of your time here and Milford and Doubtful Sounds. You were a delight to have stay and I am sure the cats enjoyed your company too. We look forward to you staying should you come... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
58 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed only one night at Radfords but the motel was perfectly positioned, across the road from the lake with beautiful views. It is only a short stroll into town where you will find some great little cafes to enjoy. Our room was comfortable, well furnished and very clean. Perfect for a hassle-free, comfortable and well furnished motel.

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

Dear Kimbo08, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay here and we hope that you are able to return one day and enjoy the many attractions that Fiordland has to offer. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More

Brighton, England
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We booked direct an executive studio room and were additionally pleased on arrival to be allocated the ground floor unit facing the lake. We chose this style based on the description and photos on the web page advising that it was newly refurbished. I have to say that it has been done to a very high standard with quality furnishings... More

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

Dear Reviewer. We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us and pleased our accommodation met your expectations. It is a pleasure to receive feedback such as this, thank you! I do hope the remainder of your travels have gone well and we look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Kerri and Steve More

Cataula, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our room was clean and comfortable. We spent an evening stargazing at the Lake. Kerri's helpful suggestions made our trip memorable. She suggested that we take the shuttle to Milford Sound, rather than drive. We are so glad we did. It gave us time to sightsee along the way and get to know our kayaking guide. We ate at the... More

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

Dear Liontamer Many thanks for your comments, you were a delight to host. Glad to hear that our tips made your stay here memorable. We trust the remainder of your holiday has gone just as well. Best Wishes Kerri and Steve James More

Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Radfords is situated across the road from the lake in Te Anau. We had an upstairs room with gorgeous views. The staff were super helpful on check-in, very friendly & lots of advice on what to see and do. Our room was very clean, good kitchenette facilities and a lovely comfortable bed. A nice place to stay although it is... More

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

Dear Leigh E, Thank you for placing feedback on your recent stay here at Radford's. We are only too happy to offer advice on things to see and do around Fiordland - we are pleased this was helpful to you. Our staff here do a top notch job of presenting each guests room to a very high standard, I will... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We arrived in Te Anau late in the afternoon. We had an upstairs room with a lovely view of the lake across the road. The room was large, comfortable, clean, & there were chairs & a small table outside our room so that we could enjoy the view with a glass of wine after what had been a very long... More

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

Dear WW111, Thank you for taking the time to place your feedback we are delighted that you enjoyed our daughter Shelley's hospitality whilst staying here at Radford's. It is always great to receive such a positive review. We hope the remainder of your holiday is going well. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More

Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great location right across the road from Lake Te Anau. We had an upstairs room and if you want views of the lake this is the way to go as the bottom floor rooms mainly have views of the car park. Our room was well appointed, clean and very comfortable. There are self catering facilities and a BBQ if you... More

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

Dear Lee D Thank you for placing your review on your stay with us, and we are delighted you enjoyed your time here in Te Anau. I trust the remainder of your travels went well. Best Wishes Kerri and Steve 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:4.5 star — Radfords Lakeview Motel 4.5*
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Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau #1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau #1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
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Stay in affordable style at Radfords Lakeview Motel. Our well equipped units have a warm and luxurious feel. With attention to detail and complete commitment to your stay, our service is sure to make you feel welcome. Lake and mountain views from every unit and conveniently located close to the town centre. Look out for those little extras like candles, flowers, 50+ channel SKY TV and a great selection of DVDs for guests enjoyment. With guest laundry, continental breakfasts, kitchenette, off road parking, free wireless internet and a laptop available for use in your room, our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Winners of the NZ AA Supreme host of the year award 2013 ... more   less 
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