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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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Watford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night as part of a large group, in order to visit the glow worm caves.Some of our fellow travellers preferred to visit a bird sanctuary which housed some rare breeds .We had a large room over looking a garden, which was tastefully decorated and a large bathroom with all toiletries.We didn't have air-con but were... More 

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

Dear 892 Janpat Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and dinner and take your comments on board for improvement. We sincerely hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand and have a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander More 

Bradenton, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view of Lake Te Anu is spectacular. The rooms are adequate. No air conditioning. Although probably not used that often - open windows lead to noises. And moths. Great location to explore this part of New Zealand. Dinning room is excellent (both breakfast and dinner) as is WiFi connection. If you know it's rustic, you will have a lovely... More 

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

Dear JudgeMunch Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our wonderful location. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed all meals at hotel and hope you had a wonderful time in Fiordland. We sincerely hope to see you back again. Regards Brent Stander More 

Regina, Canada
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225 reviews 225 reviews
81 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our bus tour stopped at this hotel for one night. The location is very good - right across the street from the lake, close to shopping and restaurants. The rooms however are their downfall. They need updating, a good clean - the room smelled a bit musty. The bathrooms are horrible - small and narrow. Some things did not work... More 

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

Dear Holly 5 Thanks for your review. We take all comment s seriously and have spoken with our teams to ensure points mentioned have been addressed. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland and had a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander More 

Fernandina Beach, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views of the lake from all the common areas and some rooms. The staff couldn't have been more friendly, helpful or accommodating. We enjoyed our stay immensely in the well appointed rooms. Only one glitch....the key didn't always work, but the staff really apologized and helped get us into the room. Best Wifi in the country!

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

Dear Ocilla Thanks for your review and I am delighted you enjoyed our stunning views overlooking picturesque Lake Te Anau. It is rewarding to hear our staff made a lasting impression during your stay. I apologise the keys didn't always work and we do recut keys when this occurs. I am pleased you made use of the free wifi in... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three nights during summer...overall a very nice experience. Rooms are clean and neat. Bathrooms are modern and spotless. Hotel looks a bit dated but is well maintained. Access to the laundry facilities was really nice. The extra price for lake-front rooms is worthwhile but the large glass patio doors have a greenhouse effect on these west-facing rooms. With no... More 

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

Dear Placido d Thanks for your comments and I am delighted you enjoyed the spectacular view from the Lakefront rooms. I am pleased you enjoyed the spa and hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland. Regards Brent Stander More 

Auckland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the Tracknet bus service from Queenstown to Te Anau and stayed one night at this venue. Next day we went off to the Hollyford track walk. The hotel is well located across from Lake Te Anau and in a short walk to the shopping centre. Our room was comfortable and enough space to add a 3rd bed. We... More 

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

Dear VitaAuckland Thanks for your review and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the staff efficient and friendly. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland. Regards Brent Stander More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is situated across the road from the lakeside. Unfortunately our view was not very spectacular because we were located at the back of the hotel. The hotel provides free Wifi and the staff are very friendly and keen to please. The breakfast was very good and we had one 'taster' meal in the restaurant which we enjoyed. The... More 

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

Dear c0188 Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back again. It is pleasing to hear our staff were friendly and keen to please and you enjoyed the free wifi. Regards Brent Stander More 

Windermere, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is directly across the road from the lake, right in the centre of town. Good sized well equipped rooms. Great food and staff that were just so kind and considerate. My husband was ill whilst we were there. I hung out the do not disturb sign and told the staff he was spending the day in bed. They... More 

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

Dear AVG 52 Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear our wonderful location appealed to you and our staff made an impression during your stay. We hope to see you back again soon. Regards Brent Stander More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a night with the 'suite works' package at the Distinction Hotel after finishing our walk on the Kepler track. The room was excellent - very large with separate living area; free wifi; beautiful modern bathroom with spa bath; comfortable king size bed; and two small balcony areas with views out to the lake. Within a few minutes of... More 

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

Dear mikejw2015 Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted to hear room was excellent and you made use of the free wifi in rooms. It is pleasing to hear you enjoyed the food and especially the great service extended by staff and in particular Mick. I sincerely hope we have an opportunity in having you back to stay... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks like the average motel but is better. Room 210 was 9m x 5m, well equipped, but just a view of the garden. Lakeside views can be sought. The town is good for inexpensive souvenirs as long as you avoid the one that all tour coaches stop at. Those on corner near lake are good. Good breakfast.

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

Dear BObJ Thanks for your comments and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our breakfast and I sincerely hope you had a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander More 

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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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Also Known As:
Distinction Te Anau Hotel And Villas Fiordland National Park
Distinction Hotel Te Anau
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#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#9 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#15 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau

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