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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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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Te Anau at around 7.30pm because we had to drive for 2.5 hours from airport. We immediately checked in because we knew that the reception closed at 8pm. The lady asked us to pay upfront, which i don't mind. However because it was quite late, we didn't check the room first, but we opted to go to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The friendly & helpful welcome we received at the Lakeside Motel was a great introduction to Te Anau. The staff had all the information about the town & it's facilities to make our stay enjoyable & relaxed. We spent 2 nights there and found our room spacious & comfortable with excellent kitchen facilities. We especially enjoyed sitting on the terrace... More 

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