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Radfords on the Lake

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56 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed there for a night on the way to Milford Sound. The woman at the front desk was very helpful when booking a trip to the glow worm caves. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Beds were very comfortable, opened the window and there was a bit of road noise. Showers had good water pressure and no problems with... More 

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

Dear Beth P, Thank you for your valued feedback regarding your stay here at Radford's. We are only too pleased to help our guests with recommendations and booking local tours so you are able to get the most out of your precious time spent here. We are pleased that we have met with your expectation and are sorry that the... More 

Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a brilliant 2 night stay here last week, only wish it could have been longer. Spotlessly clean, extremely comfortable and in a great position overlooking the lake, we couldn't have asked for better. Can't really find anything to criticise so I won't even try. We had good advice from Keeri re our drive to Milford Sound which saw us... More 

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

Dear Marilyn S, So lovely to read your review and how much you enjoyed your Radford's experience. We will pass on your appreciation of your room to our wonderful team here whom do a superb job of ensuring the rooms are presented to a very high standard for our guests enjoyment. It was our absolute pleasure to host you and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Radfords is a great motel to stay in Te Anau. Large rooms, comfortable bed, great amenities, helpful staff, short walking distance to lake and town centre. Te Anau is a friendly town, nice restaurants, great small cinema playing video of the area. Convenient to Milford and Doubtful sound and Kepler and Routeburn tracks

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

Dear John S, Thank you for taking the time to place your valued feedback we are very happy that you enjoyed your Radford's experience and enjoyed what Fiordland has on offer - such a special slice of paradise! We trust you take away many fond memories. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Cle Elum, Washington
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122 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shall I say it again...wow! Radfords was everything we hoped it would be from walking in the door and receiving a warm welcome from Kerri to our final minutes as we said our goodbyes to Kerri. Our room was so beautiful and the setting so spectacular that we really didn't want to leave. Everything has been carefully thought out and... More 

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

Dear ScottishDreamTours, It is always so nice to read such a delightful review, we are so happy that you have enjoyed your Radford's experience, we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service so we are so pleased that you found our recommendations to be helpful. Thank you for choosing to stay at Radfords on the Lake, we would love the... More 

North Wales
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45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kerri and Steve have received awards for Radfords on The Lake and they are richly deserved. We stayed here 2 years ago and the Hotel has since undergone, a refurbishment programme, that has only added to the quality of stay. Large comfortable beds, fantastic views, Free High Speed Wifi and staff that look after your every need. Thank you both... More 

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

Dear Guesthouseowner, It is always such a pleasure to welcome return guests and appreciate that you have once again chosen to stay here at Radfords on the Lake, you are quite correct the complex has undergone a huge refurbishment over the past two years and also a rebrand of our name. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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132 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Radfords on the Lake for four nights in February 2016. It is a motel, not a luxury accommodation. That said, however, it is a really good motel. The rooms were sizable (we had a one bedroom), the view was excellent, and the unit was impeccably cleaned. It was also very handy having the kitchenette. The owner went... More 

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

Dear SusaDogue, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay, we really appreciate it. Always great to hear when our guests have had a great experience and received good customer service, something that we strive to provide our guests with. The weather here over the past week has been very warm in saying that we don't usually... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Radfords on the Lake for 2 nights on our holiday to the south island. We were very happy with the room that we booked which had great views of the lake and was centrally located. The motel was close to and within walking distances to the lake, eateries, the town centre and tour booking offices. Our rooms were... More 

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

Dear doremi985, Thank you for your delightful feedback its always lovely to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time and found it relaxing. Having lived in the area for more than 30 years we are passionate about this stunning area and enjoy sharing our local recommendations with our guests so you can be ensured of having the best possible... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overly charged motel, aiming to be more than it is. Beds are not particularly comfortable, sheets were uncomfortable, there was no view from the room and the smoking area was just outside our room so we couldn't open the door for fresh air as there were people smoking cigars and cigarettes 5 meters from our room. Even the old DVDs... More 

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

Dear Sgms, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here at Radfords on the Lake. Reading this review is very disappointing that we have not lived up to your expectations, I would firstly like to address that we put a lot of emphasis on making sure our rooms are kept to a very high Qualmark rated... More 

Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three nights here in well located luxury accommodation. Very well furnished unit with kitchenette facilities and lake view. The hotel provides washing facilities - small charge - and loan of push bikes. Restaurants are in walking distance and many tourist sites are accessible by road and boat. Air safaris can be taken by float plane or helicopter departing just across... More 

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

Dear Kirkstead, Thank you for choosing to stay at Radfords on the Lake and for placing your very valued feedback it is most appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found our recommendations and bookings to be helpful. We hope you have enjoyed the remainder of your time in NZ. Kindest regards, Kerri & Steve James More 

Olean, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at Radfords! Every amenity provided, beautiful spacious two bedroom ... Beds were perfect and the town was paradise! This is a destination place... I look forward to returning! Carri was helpful in recommending the best activities and finest restaurants. I truly loved staying at Radfords and for the first time felt I could stay here for... More 

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

Dear Jo Thank you so much for posting your review, you both were a delight to host. We are stoked you enjoyed your time with us and that you have wonderful memories of your time in Fiordland. Looking forward to your return. Kindest regards and Best Wishes Kerri and Steve More 

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