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YHA Lake Tekapo

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights with my wife. First night in a dorm and the second in a double room. The staff were very accommodating beforehand and managed to upgrade our booking for one night. They even cleaned the room extra early so we could move our things into it for the second night. Amazing location overlooking the lake.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is definately one of the most expensive we stayed in during our trip in New Zealand but it's so worth it for the incredible views. Set right on the shores of Lake Tekapo it has the kind of views you would expect from a luxury hotel. We had a private double room which gave us unobstructed views out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

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 March 27, 2015

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
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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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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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