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YHA Lake Tekapo

3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cost of a double room for 1 night was approximately $100.00 NZ however this room had no ensuite. The property itself was nice enough and we were there for less than 24 hours as it was merely a stopover between Christchurch and Queenstown. The Hostel was quiet and clean which is really all you need, the staff we accommodating and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location not far from the restaurants and supermarkets , very friendly and helpful staffs , very clean bedrooms , beautiful view and great facilities. It was very easy to find , Bed was comfortable. I definitely stay there again if i have a chance to go back to Lake Tekapo.

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57 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hostel with friendly staff and a spacious kitchen, dining and lounge areas. Beds are comfortable but they creaked a lot when you moved even the slightest bit and I was worried I'd wake others. Otherwise this is a great hostel in a great location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here only for one night but I could have stayed here longer. The staff is friendly and helpful, the hostel is clean, the kichen is great, good atmosphere, the rooms are spacious, and the location is great with a beautiful view over Lake Tekapo. I recommend staying here!

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

perfect location, unbeatable lake view at the lounge, spacious kitchen with everything you need, friendly & super helpful staffs plus atmosphere, definitely one of the best hostels I've ever stayed, no doubt will stay again if the next time i come back! Keep it up!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I like the lake views and its kitchen. but the rooms near washroom / kitchen is comparatively noisy because people will be using hair dryer late at night. Location is nice, near to treks and super market. staff are welcoming and helpful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I was in a double room just off the dining area. The room was great, with a comfy bed and clean bedding, but it was very noisy being next to the gents and off the kitchen area, particularly when a couple of guests decided to start cooking at 3am on night....! The communal lounge area was lovely for chilling out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The yha is in a great location with the living room looking straight over the lake and mountains. Everything is clean and tidy and the staff are warm and helpful. Very much enjoyed my stay, would definitely recommend.

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Australia
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This could be one of the best YHA's in New Zealand given its superb location (right on Lake Tekapo) & its very competent management (clean & very well run by Billy & his team). However I'm afraid the layout of the Hostel means that if you have noisy & inconsiderate fellow travellers, as we did last night, you will not... More 

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YHANZ, Manager at YHA Lake Tekapo, responded to this review

Hi Jan, We’re glad you found our staff were friendly and that you enjoyed our location. Though we are sorry you didn’t completely enjoy your stay with us because of other guests’ noise. It’s feedback like yours that helps us improve our service! So, thank you very much for your feedback. The team here work hard to make sure our... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

When I first visited YHA Lake Tekapo in 2010, I was convinced that I had found the most beautiful view on the planet. So, for the last five years, I'd been looking for an excuse to go back - purely for the purposes of research you'll understand - and check that this was definitely the case. And it was. The... More 

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