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Fiordland National Park Lodge

Milford Sound Highway | PO Box 19, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park SH 94, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Room was adequate for a one night stopover. Could have been cleaner - washed the china and cutlery before we used them! Room was a good size, bathroom was OK with a good shower. We were lucky and had a room with a view of the lake which somewhat made up for the faults. Also the wifi wasn't working when... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A pig sty dirty bathroom dishes not washed from last people phone not working internet a no go spiders all through inside and out . All this for the price of a lodge with a 4 to 5 star All in all just run down and forgotten ,never again pay the same money and get something better

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed for one night on returning from Milford Sound en route to Wanaka. It was very good value staying in the backpacker double room with ensuite. Common kitchen suited us well. great location with nice lake views.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The lodge offers hotel, motel and backpackers accomodation. We stayed in the backpackers building in a private double with ensuite. The room had a double and single bed and a spacious ensuite. It was simple but had everything we needed. The building had dated decor but felt homely and warm. The kitchen was fully equipped and overlooked a lake and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

If you are going to fiordland national park, this is probably one of few choices you have, but even then i wouldn't recommend the motel unit. If you are going the the sounds or te anau then it is definitely the wrong location (25km from te anau and 90km from Milford sound). The motel was slightly musty with dated furniture... More 

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Many people stay here before and/or after walking the Milford Track. This time we didn't stay but rather wish we had. The lodge is under new management since we were last here 6 years ago and the atmosphere is first class - welcoming, friendly and professional. Tanya is a gem. We called by on two occasions for coffee and freshly... More 

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Lake Wanaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Loved it! Yes it was really '50's but Tania was so helpful and the view and atmosphere just great. I loved the value too. Would recommend to anyone who is looking forward to a down to earth place to stay.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The hotel description mentions views of the lake, we couldn't see any motel units that would have a view. Possible there are some views from the lodge "Hotel rooms". The motel unit was very old and tired looking and not particularly clean, although it wasn't filthy dirty either. It was just the sort of place where you felt you wanted... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This property promotes itself as being in Te Anau - it is 28 kilometers out of Te Anau. It is poorly fabricated, poorly refurbished, poor 1980s decorated and considering the potential for views, the views are poor. There was no breakfast or food offered so you need to drive 28km. Of course there is a small kitchen to make you... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We booked in for one night, needing accommodation in Te Anau Downs. We had a backpacker room with a queen bed and a set of bunks. The manager was very friendly and helpful with a wonderful attitude and made us feel at home. The kitchen had everything we needed, the living / dining area of the lodge was cosy and... More 

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