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Red Tussock Motel

#11 of 24 Hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
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10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 24 Hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    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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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at the Red Tussock Motel and had excellent service from our host, Robin. Our room was clean, airy and very comfortable and of a good size. Robin provided us with all the local knowledge we needed for our stay in Te Anau and nothing was too much trouble. The Motel was beautifully kept with a... More 

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at many hotels and motels around the world and I rate the service at this place as among the very best. Robin the host was a mine of information about the town and the attractions in the area. He was very solicitous as to how we were enjoying our holiday. The motel unit while not new was very... More 

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93 reviews 93 reviews
38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and well presented, this Motel is at the end of town, so a long walk or quick drive to get to restaurants. Rolland is helpful and pleasant, the rooms are well equipped and really everything you need is there, there is no view, which if you arrive after dark is not an issue! Decor is cosy and old fashioned,... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a couple of nights in Feb. Massive rooms, very comfortable, clean, close to town/restaurants and very good value. Just what we needed. Robin, the owner, is great with nothing too much trouble and organised the Doubtful Sound Trip (which is brilliant) for us.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights, the owner Robin was very welcoming and most helpful regarding trips, we had pre booked a trip and he rang to check on timings for us without being asked. He also suggested restaurants in the area. He had upgraded us to a larger suite so we had plenty of space, the rooms were well equipped and... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and were very happy with the accommodation. Robin, the owner, couldn't have been more helpful and certainly did not pressurise you into anything. He went out of his way to advise us about the area, things to do and places to eat. When we arrived he upgraded us to a very large three bedroom apartment,... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We found this motel to be good value for money with a most helpful manager, Robin, we didn't feel pressurised by him to buy excursions as other reviewers have reported. I would happily have given 5 stars if the second bedroom had been a bit larger, it is not really big enough but the main lounge and the other bedroom... More 

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chelmsford
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stayed for one night on our way around the South Island. Met on arrival by the owner Robin who explained all there was to know about the town, showed us around our accommodation and gave us a voucher for a couple of free drinks in the Moose. The rooms are dated but typical of what you find in NZ opening... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed two nights at the Red Tussock in the two bedroom unit as we had booked a cruise on Doubtful Sounds. On arrival, the owner, Robin, was very friendly and helpful, escorting me to our unit, explaining the tv etc and also giving restaurant recommendations including some vouchers for a free drink etc. The unit was older style and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed here the night before and after walking the Kepler track. The host was incredibly helpful and friendly. He printed up-do-date detailed weather reports for us, and stored our luggage during the walk. He even carried all our heavy bags up to our room, ready for our return. We had 2 different rooms during our stay. Both were very... More 

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