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Radfords on the Lake

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56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
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Rating summary
  • 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 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights perfect location all rooms have a view of the lake. Kerri is a mine of information with good advise about what to see in this beautiful area. Everything very clean and comfortable excellent facilities.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear jim c, Thank you for placing your valued feedback, we take great pride in ensuring our guests have the best experience and we are delighted that you enjoyed our southern hospitality and accommodation. Kindest regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights and had an outstanding experience, from the warm and informative welcome to the cozy beds to the great location. Upon arrival, we were given an orientation to the town and suggestions for places to eat. We were then walked to our apartment, shown the amenities, and given laundry party so we could wash our... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear GJW3, Wow, thank you very much for your amazing review. So nice to hear that you had a fantastic stay at Radfords on the Lake. We hope you can visit again sometime soon. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful management. Took time to offer travel tips on lots of fronts. We arrived very late and they left a note directing us to our unit. The unit was clean and spacious - my wife and I were with our three teenage children. Nice location, not far from the center of Te Anau and right on the... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Ted H, Thank you for your review after staying with us. Great to see you found everything to be to your liking and that overall you found us to be an excellent place to stay. We look forward to seeing you if you are back this way again. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights here. The room was clean, good sized and had a kitchenette. The view of the lake was lovely. We had a corner room on the second floor. The grounds were very well maintained, with a great variety of flowers and shrubs. It was a very short walk to town. We never used our... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Catherine G, Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and looking our over our lovely garden and grounds with the Lake in the background - a view we never tire of!! We trust you take away many fond memories of your time spent here. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights on my way to see Milford Sound. Was upgraded to a room with a spa which was very enjoyable. The room is clean and comfortable, with everything you need to unwind and relax. Well appointed kitchen, and bathroom. Comfortable lounge and bedrooms, although the bed was slightly softer than what I am used to. Staff were... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear wanderersk1985, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay here at Radfords on the Lake. Where this is possible we like to upgrade our guests. We are pleased you found our staff to be helpful, we all strive to provide excellent customer service. We trust the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in a two-bedroom suite with our son and his wife for two nights near the end of our two-week tour of New Zealand. We arrived late and so did not meet the owner until we went to checkout, but she had left helpful directions to the important spots we needed in our room. The room was just... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear SkiLoverofCT, Thank you for rating your stay with us. We were delighted to read your lovely comments and found you all a pleasure to host. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your time in NZ. Kid Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Wollongong, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I stayed in this hotel for one night. We had an upstairs room with a good view of the lake but we had no privacy. People from other rooms would walk past our room on the common balcony to access the laundry and car park etc. The room was very clean and was well decorated but the... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear enialed, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback regarding our complex (we are self contained accommodation and not a hotel), we are pleased that you found your room to be very clean and well presented, your comments regarding privacy I feel are unusual as we have foils across the ranch sliders in all units to create privacy.... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The spacious rooms with good views and the helpful staff added to the convenient location made this stay quite enjoyable. Access to laundry facilities was a plus. We walked easily to town and to other starting points for activities.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Carol606, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found everyone to be helpful, something we take great pride in is providing excellent customer service and making sure our guests stay is a memorable one. We hope you take away many fond memories of your time spent here in NZ.... More 

Wigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights whilst we went to Milford Sound. It is a great motel, very clean and we were made very welcome on arrival. We were given good tips on where to eat and thInge to do. The room was very comfortable and a good base for visiting Fiordland.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear wigan1992, Thank you for placing feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and we will pass on your appreciation to our wonderful team of staff regarding the presentation. We trust you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday in NZ. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
54 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this is a perfect location right opposite the lake but it also delivers on everything else. We have never had such a welcome and received so much good advice and information. Sharon knows Te Anau backwards and made us feel totally at home. Nothing is too much trouble and although she was very busy each customer was treated with... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Joanne P, Thank you kindly for placing feedback on your recent stay. So nice to hear how you have really enjoyed your time spent here and we thank you for being patient upon check in as we seemed to have everyone checking in at once on that particular day, and we like to be able to take our time... More 

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