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Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

4.0 of 5 64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Villa for 3 nights (3 nights too long, prepaid unfortunately) We found HEAD LICE in the sheets and pillowcases!!!! I regret not taking photos before swiping/killing them. Add to that the sheets were full of stains and marks. We got someone to change the sheets at midnight when we made the discovery before jumping into bed,... More

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Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in over 5 hotels during our holiday in New Zealand and this was the only one we would never return to. The "service", well there wasn't any - a Hotel of this name size was "Distinctly" lacking of any kind of service. We stayed two nights in the "Luxury" 2 Bedroom Villas which are no better than a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here before we walked the Kepler and were most impressed with the friendly receptionist. In error I had booked the Distinction Luxmore, but the booking was quickly changed, and queries about leaving our bags with them while we walked the Kepler were responded to positively. Three days later after completing the Kepler Track, we returned to collect our... More

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Vicki L Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted our staff made a lasting impression on you for your stay and made your stay truly special. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Regards Brent Stander More

Queenstown
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night in a two bedroom deluxe villa. Upon check in the service was standard. The whole place needs a lick of paint and a good clean. My partner works in housekeeping and I work in hotel management we both noticed a few things, there was dust/muck down sides of furniture in rooms, towels were dirty,... More

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear CK Backpacker Thanks for your review and please accept my apologies you found issues in your room. I have addressed with our team to ensure we are delivering to our standards and ensuring all guests have a memorable experience when staying with us. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the breakfast and found it good value and we... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose to book at this hotel based on other reviews and also because of its waterfront location. Price was not a major deciding factor in this instance, however having paid over $250 for a night in a 2br villa, the last thing I expected on arrival was for the toilet bowl in the supposedly recently renovated bathroom to be... More

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Carofa Thanks for your comments and I apologise you had a few issues during your stay. We will endeavour to action as mentioned and ensure we are providing our guests with a memorable experience when staying with us. Regards Brent Stander More

Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a night here to break out 4 hour drive from Milford sound to queenstown. We booked the 2 BR villa. Service is adequate. Wifi only available in lobby. Spacious rooms to sleep my family of 5. Walking distance to town. Do try the La Dolce Vita italian food. Very authentic and food service

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Mong 2902 Thanks for your comments and I hope you enjoyed your time in Fiordland and New Zealand. We trust you had a safe trip back home. Regards Brent Stander More

Sydney
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in Te Anau as part of our NZ tour. The Distinction hotel is very nice with views over the lake and the mountains. The service is excellent. We had dinner in the restaurant which was OK but not great. I would recommend this hotel though - it is in a great location.

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Suzy Thanks for your comments and I am delighted to hear you found the services excellent and apologise we couldn't wow you with our food. I am pleased to hear the location made an impression on you and trust you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland and have a safe trip back home. Regards Brent Stander More

Ensenada, Mexico
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night in a suite looking towards lake! and this hotel is fantastic, service was great! We had a suite with whirlpool bathtub will beautiful views of Lake Te Anau, this hotel is definitely the best one in Te Anau! Breakfast was delicious and at a fair price! Really enjoyed our stay!

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear anlof9 Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and found our southern hospitality great and enjoyed your breakfast. We hope to see you back again in the not too distant future. Regards Brent Stander More

Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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274 reviews 274 reviews
44 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and had a pleasant stay. When you first enter the hotel, the impressive front lobby does a nice job greeting you. The nearby lounge offers comfortable seating options, but don't expect much in terms of quick service. However, just sit back, relax, and make use of the available Wi-Fi (which isn't available in the... More

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Keith B Robinson Thanks for your review and I am pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay. We will be extending free wifi to all guests rooms by year end 2014. which I am confident will appeal to all our guests. I hope you had a safe trip back home and all the best for the future. Regards... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long journey to Milford sound we arrived to the Hotel to check in and were greeted by Manish, very professional, friendly, smiley guy that made us feel welcomed straight away... The location is amazing with stunning lake views, the rooms beautiful and clean, every staff we came across wanted to look after you with smile and genuinely cared... More

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Stef B Thank you for the glowing review and I am delighted our team made a lasting impression on you and made your special day one to remember. It is very humbling to read your beautifully written message and I am so proud of the efforts the team went to exceed your expectations. We sincerely hope you return in... More

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Additional Information about Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

Address: 64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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