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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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162 reviews 162 reviews
48 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in 2 minds whether to break up the journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound. So glad we did. Radfords is a perfect place to stop. The decor, the location and the amenities are superb. Shelley welcomed us on arrival, gave us the low-down on the area and ensured we had somewhere to eat that evening by phoning for... More 

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

Dear Graeme M, We really appreciate you taking the time to place feedback. I'm delighted you both enjoyed your stay here and even better that we were one of your favourite stops - wow that is just awesome! You were both an absolute pleasure to host, I wish you safe travels and enjoy the remainder of your time here in... More 

Indore, India
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Place on The LAke View Road.LAke Te ANau right in front. Cars can be parked right in front of your rooms. Rooms are comfortable with comfortable beds and all kitchennette facilities like Mocrowave,Hot plate,refrigerator ets. Reception is small but is managed well.Smooth check in .Friendly staff and good service. LOCATION is fantastic although Te Anau is a small place.... More 

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

Dear Nirajkool, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Radfords on the Lake. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would come back again! We hope you take away many special memories of your time here in NZ. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Santa Ynez, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for stylish, immaculate accommodations with an outstanding view, do book at the Radfords. The rooms decor is chic with so much attention to detail, not to mention absolutely spotless.The kitchenette is fully stocked which affords you the luxury of taking a meal or two at home, and it's location in the quaint town of Te Anu... More 

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

Dear Catherinecw22, Thank you kindly for your lovely words of appreciation. You were wonderful people to host and I will be sure to pass on your appreciation to our fantastic team whom take great pride in presenting the units to a very high standard for our guests to enjoy. We trust the remainder of your holiday is going well. Kind... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arrived at a pre booked Lodge just outside Te Anau , the owner had made an error in the booking and there were no rooms available , he took us to Radfordsmotel where Kerry the owner made us so welcome .The accommodation was spotless and very comfortable . The location of Radfordsmotel could not be better,overlooking the lake and... More 

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

Dear Brian J, Wow thank you for your lovely feedback - most appreciated. We are just in the process of rebranding our complex from Radford's Lakeview Motel to Radford's on the Lake as we felt that our name required a makeover to match our beautifully refurbished rooms. You were both such a pleasure to host and we hope the remainder... More 

Escondido, CA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights mid February and previous reviewers all have it right. The room was spotless, had a small sitting area, and at least for us eating out every night on vacation becomes a drag, so having the opportunity to cook was great. The motel sits right across the lake and it's a 5 min walk to the town.... More 

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

Dear dmckown, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our kitchenette to have everything you required to make a home cooked meal. We trust the remainder of your holiday is going well. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Seabeck
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161 reviews 161 reviews
75 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our third stay we made sure that we booked the same room as before. And sure enough, we had our room again. Just driving up to Radfords was great, because we had been very excited to show this gem to our parents. And sure enough, Radfords delivered. Friendly check in as usual and two great rooms on the upper... More 

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

Dear Wala69, Thank you for your kind review, it was so lovely to host you again on your third visit! We love having guests return and also nice to meet your parents. We are so pleased you enjoyed our newly refurbished rooms and our hospitality. You were all such a pleasure to host and we look forward to visit #4.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Radfords for one night. We turned up without a booking and the owner Kerri was very helpful showing us a room and then providing information on things to do and where to eat in Te Anau and further along our trip. We had the front room upstairs which had a lovely view of the lake and was... More 

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

Dear PeteC_3193, Thank you fo0r your delightful review, we were pleased to offer our advice and recommendations having been locals here for the past 30+ years we have a lot of local knowledge and enjoy sharing this with our guests. We do hope you have enjoyed all of your trip around NZ. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights Very well appointed and well planned room, spacious and had everything we needed Excellent shower Small kitchen for cooking if desired We booked the recommended tours at reception, very easy and very good tours. Well recommended, would return

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you very much for your valued feedback. We were only too happy to recommend and book your tours and so pleased you enjoyed them and your stay. We trust you have enjoyed the remainder of your holiday. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Vancouver, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
96 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed in about 10 other motels in new Zealand before we arrived here and we were thrilled with this place! It has been recently renovated by the look of things and was immaculate. Beautifully furnished and with a separate living/dining room. It was extremely nice and a perfect place to stay for 3 nights on our journey through... More 

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

Dear canbird, Thank you for your kind feedback, yes we have under gone a huge refurbishment here over the past year and all of our guests seem to be loving the results. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here and appreciate your recommendation to future guests. We trust you are enjoying being back home now looking over the... 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 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Business Hotel in Te Anau

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