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Lakeside Motel & Apartments

36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai, Maharastra, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 2 bedroom cottage costed us $300 a night......... for the same price we got to stay at very modern and almost 5-7 star standard apartments in Mt Cook, Wanaka and Queenstown......... the cottage looked like it was built in the 1970's very dated....... we left very early on the second day to avoid all the infamous traffic to Milford... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were welcomed by a very informative and friendly owner who helped us with some restaurant recommendations (you must go to Redcliff in town! amazing food!) and milford sound cruises. Very well situated right on the lake front and easy walking distance into the main part of town. We booked a one bedroom apartment with a garden view. The room... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights on our trip to Te Anau. The motel is an easy 10 minute walk to town with a nice view of the lake. The kitchenette came in very handy as we had to make lunch to take on our outings to both Milford and Doubtful Sound, both which had early starts. The apartment was... More 

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Eye, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This motel has a lovely setting with views over Lake Te Anau. However, the view from the bedroom is terrible as it looks out onto a solid concrete (or similar) wall just a metre away from the glass. The bedroom itself is very small in fact quite claustrophobic. So narrow that there wasn't room for a bedside table or lamp... More 

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Rome, Italy
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The hotel is beautifully located on the lakeside, and only a very short walk from the several eating possibilities of Te Anau. Although the studio was clean and with everything we needed, it was unfortunately facing the rear parking and not the lake, and the illumination and the furniture may benefit from a freshen up. Free but slow wifi. All-in-all,... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We liked having a view of the lake & not being right in the middle of town but still close. We had a one bedroom apartment. The bedroom was small but fine for our needs. We were only 2 people but the apartment would have slept 5-6 people. There is a kitchenette & french press for coffee. We were right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in a one-bedroom queen on level 2 over the Easter weekend. Check in was without fuss. Lady at the reception was helpful in providing tips on nearby walks. Excellent view of the lake from the terrace. Room layout was not ideal, the wall partitions made the space seem cramped. Separate bedroom provided privacy but there was barely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The room was quite nice but rather plain . Prices are reasonable. The Location is good and the view is superb. Simply basic kitchen good for fixing breakfast . A good value proposition. We would stay here again .

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Salzburg Region, Austria
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Lakeside Motel was very clean and well equipped. We enjoyed our stay after coming back from Milford Sounds. The price value is very good and the location just a few meters from the water. The place was also very spacious and had a whirlpool in the bathroom which we did not expect. We would definetly recommend this Motel.

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gent/belgium
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39 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Quick check-in. Very trendy and tidy self-containing studio with garden view. Perfect in every way. Location : at romantic Lake Te Anau and ready to drive to Milford Sound. Supermarket only steps away. Price/quality : gets a 10!

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