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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
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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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Brisbane Queensland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

We had a stop over at the Hotel and Villas in Te Anau on our way to Milford Sound. Comfortable stay but the apartments are a bit tired. The apartment was supposed to be self contained but did not have a table and chairs. Small things put you off when you arrive in a motel expecting a lot better. We... More 

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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment was old and could do with a refurbishment, it reminded me of a retirement village unit. The "kitchen" was a small bar fridge under a small table in the corner. On it sat a microwave and a kettle. There was not any sink, so the kettle had to be filled at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We stayed here for one night in a lake view room. Although the room had a lovely view it became very warm during the afternoon with the sun blazing in so when we arrived it was stiflingly hot. The room was functional if a little dated. The bathroom could have done with a good clean. We didn't eat in the... More 

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West Sussex, UK
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37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Provided you can get a lakeview room this hotel is very adequate but avoid the rear facing rooms. The lakefront bar is good but the restaurant was almost empty, though we had a good light meal. This hotel needs an update but the lake view is stunning. We did not vist the 'Villas'

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sydney
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

The 2 bedroomed villa was very tired, sorely in need of refurbishment. The bed was however comfortable and clean. Very disappointing and expensive. There are far better value for money choices in Te Anau. A positive is free wifi in the lounge area.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Booked in as we got a good deal online but were very disappointed by our room. the villas are old and shabby. When we asked for our room to be changed the lady at reception was rude and unplesant. Breakfast was very pricy and would recommend other places around town.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

After paying ANZCRO some six months ago for the booking we were given a room 829 which over looked the bus washing depot not the lake. This consisted of a gravel pit and a shipping container with the noise of buses parking every few minutes. Inside the room there was mould, grime and broken bits of trim in the bathroom.... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Enjoyed our stay in a 2 bedroom villa. The bedrooms and lounge were modern and comfortable with lots of windows. The bathroom was ok, perhaps a little outdated, although had two basins and a large vanity area which was great with 4 of us travelling. Great location across from Lake te anau and short walk to town centre.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Good location as close to town. Very run down and dirty. Not worth price pad. Housekeeping needs to be checked. Fridge, utensils, bathroom benches and bins were dirty. There were food stains on the bins. Pool looked clean. The surroundings of the villa and the villas need to have a thorough clean and tidied. Spider webs everywhere. I think it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We stayed in a two bedroom villa. The room was dark and not well ventilated. The fridge and microwave were dirty and the bathroom was very old while the toilet doesn't flush adequately. I would expect more for the price paid..

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