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YHA Lake Tekapo

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3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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coventry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in for one night into a private double. We were a little worried about noise as our room was next to the gents and the kitchen. Whilst there are signs up asking people not to use the kitchen after 10, it was noisy until about 1030. The bed was ok and the room was clean. The showers and... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good thing about this YHA is you can cook for your own. Bad thing is the room look a bit old. But it is a clean and have a great stunning view. You can share chit chat with other in the community hall.

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San Francisco, California
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my mom were here for one night only. The location is great, close to the village, and my room was steps away from the view of the gorgeous lake. The kitchen has amazing facilities and very clean. However the price is a bit high for a private room with outside bathroom (I went during peak season) and my... More 

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PJ malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We went in a group of 4 and we stayed in a private room. The beds were comfortable and we could sleep through during our 2 nights stay. It is very nicely located with great view of Lake Tekapo from the reading room, The kitchen is big, clean and well equipped. You can even find a panini toaster and big... More 

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Thank mccm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I had a wonderful stay at YHA Lake Tekapo. This hostel has incredible views of the lake, clean facilities, a very warm common room for cold days, offers free luggage storage before/after stay, friendly staff and comfortable bedding. It is located close to restaurants and shops.

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Thank Allleexx
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The location is very good - it is just 2 minutes walking distance from the car park (long haul bus stop) and it is very close to the village. I can see the beautiful lake from the hostel. The facilities are good too. There is hairdryer and free wi-fi which I did not expect. A little thing that I do... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We lived in mixed dorm 4 beds and were very impressive to its awesome nearby environment, clean dorm and beds and friendly staff. We are very relaxing and enjoying the starry night in the backyard and many Lipins growing near the lake.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places my husband and I have been to. In the day, we can have a clear view of the lake. In the night we can see beautiful stars above the lake. This hostel has the best unblock location compared to many other resorts nearby. The only down side is that they only have common bathroom... More 

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

Many thanks for taking your time to review our hostel. We are glad that you enjoyed our amazing views that this hostel offers. when it comes to toilet and shower facilities, we are shared facilities but we strive to maintain a high standard of facility and cleanliness to allow all of our guests including families to enjoy there stay with... More 

Nantes, France
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This is one of the last hostels I stayed at while in NZ, and I just loved it so much! The view from the living area is just BEAUTIFUL, we get to see the snowy mountains all the while relaxing by the chimney (great to dry your shoes after hiking!) The beds were really comfy and the duvet was very... More 

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Thank Manon P
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Clean throughout. Comfy, warm, good sized dorm room, enough power sockets for everyone to have one each. Bathrooms were clean, with hair drier provided. Well equipped big kitchen/dinning room. Nice living space. Decent wifi. Friendly staff. Unobstructed views of the lake at a hostel - wow. Only criticisms are that the male bathrooms were closed for cleaning/works at 8am which... More 

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