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Radfords on the Lake

5.0 of 5 56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
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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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Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay - right on the lakefront, but not too far to walk to all the restaurants etc. The apartments are light and spacious, with table and chairs outside. Spotlessly clean and well kept. Ground coffee and unlimited wifi are extra touches not available everywhere.

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

Dear kay199093, Thank you for your valued feedback, it is great to hear that you enjoyed our style of accommodation and noticed some of the many delighters we provide to exceed our guests expectations. Our wonderful team have incredibly high cleaning standards and we appreciate immensely the level of detail they provide to ensure our guests stay is comfortable and... More 

Houston, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This motel is on the main road along the lake and faces Lake Te Anau. The view was quite nice as we had the room at the very front of the motel. It is a single bedroom with efficiency kitchen. The town is a short drive (5 mins.) or walk (maybe 15 mins.) to center where there are numerous restaurants... More 

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

Dear A B, Thank you for your valued feedback it is most appreciated. The room right at the very front is very sought after as it has uninterrupted views over Lake Te Anau, yes we are a very short walk to the town centre just a five minute stroll to some amazing cafes/ restaurants and shops that the town has... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An immaculate suite with all you need generously provided by very friendly staff. Breakfast ingredients were a surprise bonus, provided inclusively during our stay which was very helpful as we had early starts for trips booked and had no time for grocery shopping. Very nice lakefront location, ease of parking, pretty garden all within close walking distance of local amenities.... More 

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

Dear Junevelyn, Thank you for your lovely review, we are so happy that Radford's has lived up to your expectations and that your stay was enjoyable and comfortable. It was our pleasure to be able to reunite you with your belongings and pleased the package has made its way to you safely. We trust the rest of your holiday was... More 

Christchurch
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location and fantastically well run motel that is fully deserving of its travel awards.The room was superb, with all mod cons and many extra special touches.An extremely helpful owner.We stayed two nights and enjoyed the large upper floor rooms that enjoy the lake view.Stunning gardens.Great parking.Great facilities on offer including TV,DVD,CD and Sky.Quality furnishings and linen.Large bed.Large kitchen... More 

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

Dear tigersChristchurch, Wow thank you for your lovely comments it is so nice to have such appreciative guests it really makes everything worthwhile, to know our guests are enjoying the little extra's we provide to make your stay that little more special and memorable as our main aim is to make sure our guests have the best experience possible. We... More 

UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The apartment was beautiful, furnished and maintained to a very high standard. The family owners were extremely friendly, helpful and could not do enough for us. The place is perfectly situated on the edge of the lake in a quiet location, but only a 5 minute stroll to the centre of town for restaurants, shops etc.

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

Dear Lizanddaviduk, Thank you kindly for your glowing review, you were both an absolute pleasure to host during your five night stay here with us. We are so delighted you enjoyed your stay and found your room to be exactly what you were after. We hope you take away many fond memories of your time spent here and we hope... More 

Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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320 reviews 320 reviews
54 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was impeccably clean! While not an overly large room, it had nice, new-looking furniture; a well-equipped kitchenette; a good-sized bathroom with fancy-looking, huge spa tub! The innkeeper was very friendly and the "free wifi" was an added bonus.

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

Dear Keith-B-Robinson, Thank you for your valued feedback, our team here do a brilliant job and have very high standards so I will pass on your appreciation. The majority of our units have been completely refurbished with the remaining four units to be refurbished this winter, we have an amazing lady leading this project with an amazing vision and our... More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this motel with my father and daughter and were well looked after from the time we arrived till the moment we left. Nothing was too much trouble for Kerrie. The rooms are very well appointed and have everything you require. Ours was a two bedroom apartment and as my father said when we got there 'the places... More 

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

Dear janemc53, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Radford's so lovely to hear that we have exceeded your expectations - we are committed to making our guests stay one of the best experiences whilst visiting. We love to share our local knowledge of the area and are pleased you enjoyed the tour of our farm with Shelley. We do... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was a studio which had plenty of room and a very high standard of cleanliness. All the rooms have beautiful lakeside views and I could not fault this. The gardens were very pretty and well maintained. The receptionist Shelley went above and beyond to help us and offered great advice on excursions. I would most definitely recommend and... More 

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

Dear CJT72, Thank you kindly for your valued feedback. You guys were an absolute pleasure to have stay and I will be sure to pass on your appreciation of the presentation of the rooms and also to the gardener Phyllis whom does an amazing job of keeping the grounds looking beautiful. I hope you are enjoying the remainder of your... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 12-13 January 2015. Superb! Very friendly and professional welcome, with lots of helpful advice for sightseeing. Beautiful room, tastefully appointed with quality fixtures and fittings. Great location for town and float plane trips across the road on the lake - a must! Highly recommended.

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

Dear Neil J, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay we are pleased you found our service to be helpful, we take great pleasure in advising our guests on things to do around our beautiful area as we want all of our guests to have the best experience! Most of our rooms have recently been completely refurbished and we are... More 

India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where a family of four .Perfect location.The Room was immaculate well laid out n spotless clean with all facilities.Beautiful table decorations and friendly staff.A thumbs up from us loved it n would recommend.

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

Dear Ved_11 Thank you kindly for your feedback, our wonderful team here at Radford's are committed to providing a high standard of cleanliness and making sure our guests stay is a comfortable and enjoyable one. We hope you have had an enjoyable experience travelling around the remainder of NZ. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

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Address: 56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
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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 on the Lake 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords On The Lake Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Business Hotel in Te Anau

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