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Radfords Lakeview Motel

4.5 of 5 56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place to stay. Was very impressed with the warm welcome we received. Very knowledgeable about the local area and gave us great information we needed to know. Some great dinner recommendations were given as well.

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

Dear Jason \B, Thank you for your kind review, you were both a pleasure to host and we enjoy passing our local knowledge and recommendations onto our guests so they have the best experience whilst here in this little slice of paradise. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More

Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Radfords Lakeview Motel is located over the road from Lake Te Anau. You can watch the seaplane taking off and landing. They are 5 mins walk from the town centre. Very friendly reception. Organised a bus trip to Milford Sound and a cruise with lunch for us and another Aussie couple who arrived a few minutes before us. They had... More

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

Dear Larabris, Thank you for placing feedback regarding your recent stay, we were only too happy to help and book you both on a tour to Milford with a fantastic local company that we know have a wonderful reputation and any guests that we have sent with them have come back and had the best experience so we are pleased... More

Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious, well-appointed, and warm. The location is great - nice views of the lake and very convenient to the shops in town. Kerri really made a difference in our trip, going the extra mile to make us feel at home, giving helpful suggestions, and even saving stale bread for the kids to feed the ducks! Strongly recommend staying... More

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

Dear suppardriver, Thank you for taking the time to place your feedback. We are delighted that you felt at home and were made to feel welcome whilst staying here, it is our pleasure to have given you some local perspective and we are pleased the kids enjoyed feeding the ducks a treat I'm sure the ducks appreciated too! We hope... More

Canberra, Australia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
88 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We previously had not-so-good experience staying in motels and thus as we get older, we try to avoid staying at motels. Radfords Lakeview Motel has changed our thinking. Kerri is more like a big sister to us advising us where to eat, shop and play and reminding us to drive safely in the snow and rain. Our upstair one bedroom... More

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

Dear CanberraTourist, Thank you very much for your lovely review we are super happy that we have changed your thinking regarding Motels! We like to offer personal service and to make sure that everyone whom stays here leaves with some fantastic memories of their time spent here. You are absolutely correct in what you have mentioned about there being plenty... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly i would like to thank the Queenstown travel information centre for suggesting and booking Radfords Motel. Secondly thank you to Kerri who made us feel so welcomed! As soon as we turned up we felt at home. Kerri you are tops!! Facilities are fantastic. We had a room on the bottom floor at the front of the motel. The... More

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

Dear Rhi_ads12, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here. The room that you booked is perfect for couples it has the most gorgeous view of Lake Te Anau and it was our pleasure to place the chocolate's on the bed it is something we do to make the room... More

Wanaka
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Kerri, we were impressed. This is the probably the nicest motel I have stayed in. Our room, on the first floor had been tastefully refurbished recently. It had a partial view of the lake, was very warm and quiet. The bed was extremely comfortable. The bathroom and kitchenette were well set... More

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

Dear Sally Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted to hear that you had a pleasurable stay with us and that the recommendations made, were a hit with you both. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Wishes and Kind Regards Kerri and Steve Radfords Lakeview Motel More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a comfortable and enjoyable stay here at Radfords Lakeview Motel. The upstairs executive one bedroom accomodation was spotless, roomy and of a high standard. The biggest asset to this property is the owner Kerri. Kerri offered very helpful advice both through emails and phone contacts I had made with her. It can be very overwhelming trying to work... More

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

Dear RandA54 Thank you for placing your review and that you enjoyed your stay with us, you were both a delight and so pleased that you added the extra night to enjoy Milford Sound as a whole day trip...that is the way to get the best out of your Milford Experience.... along with going by bus, enjoying all the stops... More

Queanbeyan, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We booked to stay at Radfords after seeing that it was rated as the top accommodation on Trip Advisor for Te Anau. After staying there I can see why it gets such a good rating, it's fabulous. The room was immaculate, well laid out and spotlessly clean. The bed was so comfortable, the shower pressure was amazing and the room... More

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

Dear Lily A We appreciate you taking the time to place your review, Thank you!. We are delighted that your accommodation met your needs and that you enjoyed the recommendations we suggested for you, having lived in the area for over 30 years we are very happy to offer a locals prospective of the area to make the best of... More

Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We don't often stay in a motel die to bad experiences in the past; however this much is better than the 'normal' motel; the key difference (and why I give it 5 starts in the motel class) is the way Kerri (owner / manager) runs the show. Nothing was too much of a hassle, and did it with a great... More

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

Dear reklaw_d, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback regarding your stay and farm tour. We are just delighted that we have changed your perspective on motels! We along with our fabulous team are committed to providing the best customer service and creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for our guests. We are also pleased that you enjoyed... More

sydney
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153 reviews 153 reviews
19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed in a two bedroom unit for two nights. One room had a double bed, the other twin beds. It unit was spotlessly clean, comfortable and well decorated. No view from our room unfortunately, but nice views from out the front of the motel.

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

Dear Ladybugs Thank you for placing your review of your stay with us from September last year. We will be sure to pass on to our wonderful housekeeping team your comments about the presentation and the cleanliness of your unit. Thank you for staying with us and I hope that you may visit us again. Kind Regards 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*
Number of rooms: 14
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Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
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