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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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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very nice place. Nothing special about the room. It was quiet and nice. The staff in the restaurant was beyond exceptional. Never in any place I have ever stayed has the staff been as attentive and wanting to make sure everything was the way you liked it. I only remember the name of one of the staff,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service at this hotel is really good and of American standards. The rooms are large and the lake view rooms have a great view and easy access. The food in the restaurant was really good and we followed our waiters recommendation and had the banana pudding for dessert, which was yummy! We booked an hour in the Spa (which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel during a coach trip around the South island. It provided very pleasant accomodation, good room size, and good views of the lake. Also just across the road from where lake trips departed. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit to Te Anau was very pleasant, the hotel room was clean and all staff were friendly, helpful. The one night was what we needed and the hotel excel our expectations with the services and facilities. We would certainly recommend the hotel to all.

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

Dear cbfbrasil Thanks for your glowing review and we enjoyed having you stay with us too. I am delighted our staff and service appealed to you. We sincerely hope to have you back again in the not too distant future. Regards Brent Stander More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After our trip from Milford sounds we chose this hotel for our over night stay. The hotel is located just across Te anau lake and the view is amazing . The rooms are spacious and very clean. Wish we could have stayed couple of nights. The only issue we had was we had booked 4 rooms for our family and... More 

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

Dear M Bharti Thanks for your comments and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our stunning views over Lake Te Anau and mountain ranges. I apologise your reservation was missing a room and have followed up with our Reservations team to ensure this is not repeated. I sincerely hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand... More 

Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights while visiting Fiord land. There are not many choices for hotels, but this suited us just fine. I have not found that any of the hotels in New Zealand have very comfortable beds, but these were better than most. There was plenty of vanity room in the bathroom as well...which has also been unusual.... More 

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

Dear sdd99 Thanks for your comments and words of encouragement. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and we welcome you back when you are travelling to New Zealand again. I hope you had a safe trip back home and wish you all the best for 2015 and beyond. Regards Brent Stander More 

Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Te Anau is a gateway to the Fiords. The hotels/motels are pretty simple and probably built 20-30 years ago. Distinction offers good rooms and spacious common areas. We preferred to eat in town- room service is bad and the breakfast buffet very ordinary. The hotel has a pool, which is nice for the kids. The sauna is pathetic- you have... More 

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

Dear daveadler Thanks for your comments and I happy to hear our rooms, public areas and pool appealed to you but I am disappointed to hear you found the in room dining bad and breakfast ordinary. I would greatly appreciate if you could send me a contact so we can discuss in what areas you found lacking. It is our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent location to town centre and lake. Villas are not self contained and are at the back of resort so no view. During our stay there was no internet access to villas. Restaurant a bit hit and miss. One good meal the other not so good!

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

Dear Barbara Thanks for your comments and I apologise one of your meals didn't appeal to you and hope this didn't deter you from an enjoyable stay. I sincerely hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand and have safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander More 

Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beds were comfortable and a huge congrats about the non slip mat for the bath but the downfall was that there is no kitchen facilities so you need to fill the kettle in the bathroom no place to wash your cups etc, needs updating the bathroom is from the '80s ( and not the good part)

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

Dear Guybat Thanks for your review and comments, we take all our comments on board and aim to complete our remaining 6 villa rooms in the not too distant future. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland and have a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander More 

Baradine, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
48 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake front hotel offered a standard hotel room with 2 double beds and 2 arm chairs ,with the usual amenities, overlooking the lake with a small deck outside and was very comfortable. The hotel has a great free car park and is well located close to the shopping area and information centre. The staff were lovely & very helpful... More 

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

Dear Gypsy Thanks for you review and I am delighted you found the room comfortable during your stay and enjoyed use of the free wifi in the rooms. We are blessed with a stunning location and glad you enjoyed the sunsets. I hope you enjoy the rest of your time in NZ and have a safe trip home. Regards Brent... 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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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
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