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Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

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64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
1 room 1 adult
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The Villages, Florida
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our home for 2 nights while on our Tauck Tour - not really very fancy but more than adequate - restaurant was OK and location was very central to the town center which has many neat things to check out and a couple of great bars

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Los Angeles, United States
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is across the street from the lake. Unfortunately, the hotel needs a massive upgrade. Everything is old and carpets are stained. Can walk to all the shops. Also easy access to the road to Milford Sound. Didn't eat in town. Hotel food minimal at best. Only game in town apparently. It was clean but just drab.

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Colorado
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87 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is a crossed the street from the lake. It is within walking distance of nearly all of the city points of interest. Rooms are above average. The breakfast buffet is well appointed. staff was very friendly.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing memorable about this hotel except the price for one night stay. We didn't have a choice and I think they know that people stop on the way to Milford Sound and don't have other options (or at least not as many options). The rooms are clean, there's free wifi, there's free breakfast and it's perfectly situated near the... More 

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Thank AngelaTraveller2016
Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Angela Thanks for your review and I am disappointed to hear that there was nothing memorable about our hotel. I am pleased to hear your positive comments and I sincerely hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland. Regards Brent Stander More 

Finley, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was lovely and close to all amenities. We loved the use of the spa, and the meals were excellent. Gina, Manish and Aneesh provided exceptional service and made our trip to Te Anau a pleasure. We couldn't have been happier with our stay.

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

Dear Janet Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted our wonderful team made an impression during your stay. We sincerely hope to see you back again in the not too distant future. Regards Brent Stander More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Great Grand Parents started the first Hotel on this sight many years ago and that was on our only reason for choosing to stay here. If I had to rate this Hotel on the Grounds, the Check in Staff and the state of the room it would have been a 0. but if I was to rate it only... More 

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

Dear Mark and Sheryl Thanks for your time in providing us with feedback and thank you for taking the time to speak with me last week. We are looking forward in having another opportunity to showcase the hotel to you and please feel free to get in touch when you arrive so we can ensure your stay is a memorable... More 

Long Neck, Delaware, United States
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183 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located across the road from the lake and is within walking distance to restaurants. We had a ground floor room in the front but unfortunately it looked out on a parking space. There were chairs and a small table but the view wasn't spectacular. The food is the hotel restaurant was very good.

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Thank Linda K
Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Linda K, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I apologise our Villa room view wasn't spectacular compared to our premium Lakeview rooms. I am delighted to hear you found the food in our hotel restaurant very good. Regards Dharama Sena More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very run down hotel!! The TV was extremely old, the beds all creaked and the furniture where broken. The rooms where tinny and poor air circulation in the rooms. No air-conditioning nor fans. It got very stuffy to a point where we had to open the main door. Don't trust the photos they upload on their site. NOT A... More 

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

Dear Hayssam S Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I apologise our rooms and facilities were unappealing to you. We have taken your comments on board to ensure we improve ourselves. I am delighted to hear you found our staff are nice and accommodating. Regards Dharama Sena More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Distinction Te Anau over Christmas 2015, using it as a base for Milford Sound. The hotel is quite dated but clean and the staff friendly. We ate in the restaurant on our first night but the food really wasn't up to much and was quite expensive for what it was. That said the breakfast buffets were... More 

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

Dear Factnotification71, Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and I am humbled to hear our staff made are friendly. I sincerely hope we have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Dharama Sena More 

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