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Red Tussock Motel

10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

May not look like the best or high-class hotel along the stretch of Te Anau lakefront, but this motel has cosy and comfortable rooms. Mr. Robin the Manager in charge is a friendly and no nonsense man. Provides customers with comprehensive information of the rooms and the areas for dinning or drinking or shopping. Location may not be as central... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Robin, the Hotel manager, was extremely kind and helpful. He made us feel welcome upon checking in. We stayed for 2 nights in Dec 2014. Surprising and fortunately, we were upgraded to a bigger apartment. The hotel is really value for money. It is a good stopping point when traveling to Milford Sound. He suggested for us to get our... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family with two babies who had stayed in the Red Tussock Motel for two nights in Nov 2014. The person in charge is helpful and able to give good suggestions on the places to visit. He also gave good advice on Milford Sound. The motel is spacious and clean. It is also near to town center and... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this stay! Checked 3 places, this was by far the best price/room! Robin, the mgr, was extremely helpful! Suggesting restaurants, road information, sights to stop and enjoy on the way to Milford. Incredibly accommodating! Room was large, very comfortable! Excellent location! Will stay there again!!! A++++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

What a nice place to stay! A good location, only a nice ten minutes walk from the center. Robin, the manager, was really friendly and helpfull. Even turned on the heating so it was warmed up when we came back from our trip. Also the room with balcony was very spacious and had everything we needed.

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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were two couples traveling together and the two bedroom appt was def way too small; living areas are great but the bedrooms too small, esp the twin bed room which has not enough space for luggage. (Would suit a couple of hobbits with no luggage:) Robin is very helpful and friendly and would have given us the 3 bedroom... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This apartment was very clean and comfortable apart from the bedrooms. I would not recommend for two adult couples travelling together. The bedrooms are very, small. Robin the manager is most acommadating and helpful.

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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Robin was one of the most helpful and enthusiastic hosts that we met in New Zealand. He went beyond the call of duty. He helped us with good advice about trips up to Milford sound. The rooms were clean, warm, with all facilities you would need, comfortable, but in need of a little bit of updating. We spent two nights... More 

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Jervis Bay, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were recommended this motel from a lady in Wanaka. We were a family of four adults and were upgraded to the larger accommodation (size of a home) for a group of 16. Even though it was older it was very clean and we had heaps of room to move. The owner/manager was a lovely man, he could not do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed at the Red Tussock for 2 nights in April 2014. We had a 2 bedroom apartment. The place was warm and cosy and very clean. Its a slightly older properly but well maintained and great value for money. You can walk to the main street. The owner was warm and helpful. Its a good place for a trip... More 

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Address: 10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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Red Tussock Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau

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