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Lakeside Motel & Apartments

36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 24 hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a night here en route to Milford Sound. It was our second visit to Lakeside having previously stayed there five years ago. The motel has lovely views of the lake and is conveniently located near the little township of Te Anau. It is a great place to break the journey between Queenstown and Te Anau. The owners were helpful... More

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New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights at $130 a night, location is right on the lakefront, but so are a lot of the motels. My partner booked the room, but I found out much later, he in fact meant to book Lakefront Lodge. The room is a little dated, but we found very clean. They do not have Sky TV, but they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome motel at a great price. Stay here if your going to Te Anau. We were going to Doubtful sound the day after we arrived so we stayed in a motel down in Manapouri, not many options down there and we were spewing we booked down there! We came back to Te anau for the next couple nights and found... More

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Whitianga, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to thank Rob and his lovely wife for their hospitality and the fabulous accommodation they gave us at short notice. This was an awesome spot. by the time we arrived we were very tired and they were very accommodating and our room was huge and just what we needed to unwind. We were up early to Milford... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful lakes and a room with one the most beautiful views. Actually most of the motels around town have lake facing rooms. Separated bedroom from living room. Very close to the town center, 5 minutes walk by the lake to get there. Some of the best food that i had in NZ was here. Perfect stopover... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to beat the wonderful views across to Lake Te Anau from these rooms. Units are a generous size and furnished in good taste. Great Fiordland pictures on the walls. Good sized bathrooms; and comfortable beds. Complex just a short 5 minute walk to town. Staff had been very friendly and efficient during the booking process earlier in the year... More

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Seattle WA
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have brought groups of 12 friends to Te Anau for two years now, as a base for trekking, and Lakeside is by far the best lodging I have seen there. The rooms are huge, quiet and well appointed; facilities modern, the location is stunning (with views over the lake from every room), very convenient to town services and the... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in Te Anau. The Lakeside Motel was conveniently placed on the Lakeside Drive, just a few minutes from the centre of the small town of Te Anau. The apartment was comfortable and clean and well equipped. There is no doubt that on our tour of New Zealand the view from the apartment was the best we... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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197 reviews 197 reviews
147 hotel reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 3 nights. Pros are nice position, clean and spacious room with a good shower. Cons are... Toilet takes 30 mins to refill, only a few TV channels with mainly infomercials most times, heater in room almost as noisy as a lawnmower (this was changed to a less noisy unit), and a 1950's style basin with either scalding... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, 5 min walk to the main street. Set right on the lakeside. Room was very clean and had everything you would need. You get your own outside area with table and chairs. Would definitely recommend and would stay again.

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Address: 36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Fiordland > Te Anau
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Te Anau
#14 Family Hotel in Te Anau
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