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Lake Tekapo Budget Accommodation

PO Box 126 | Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed in a dorm room for 6 people. It is really the best backpackers I have ever been to in NZ. It has everything and it is very clean and tidy. The kitchen is small, but there is enough lace for everybody and even two tables are outside in a backyard. There are enough showers and toilets and they... More 

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Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I've been in this hostel for just one night, but it's really good. The staff is very nice and friendly, the rooms are spacious and very clean, good bathrooms too. The kitchen could be better, but all the other things are so good that the not-so-good kitchen is not a real problem. Free 100 MB wifi, free tea and coffee.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Clean, warm with heaters and electric blankets, in the middle of town and very cheap. There was even a sky window to see stars. My friends and I enjoyed our time! The kitchen, although communal, was large enough for everyone to use. The staff was very friendly too.

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Whangarei, Northland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very helpful and friendly owner, location right in the centre of main shopping area, and backing onto the lake. We had a 4 person family room for $85, so very good value - room was spacious and beds had electric blankets, although 1 of them had a bit of a bare wire showing so chose not to use that one.... More 

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Canberra
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Highly recommend staying here. We stayed in the backpacker accommodation and it had everything we needed, even a towel to use on the bed and an electric blanket BLISS!. The location is perfect and views from the reception just stunning. The man on reception was really really helpful and welcoming to us. Kitchen where we cooked dinner that night had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was a surprise, very friendly reception, well organised managers. The rooms were clean and roomy, and the shared kitchen was well equipped, albeit slightly small for strangers to cook together. The bathrooms were clean and sufficient. Very central location to explore the environs of lake tekapo.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The staff were friendly, the place was clean and really cheap especially by Tekapo standards. Towels and comfy beds as well as good showers, couldn't ask for more. It was also warm during the freezing June temperatures! Would highly recommend!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

- Friendly staff - In town centre - Clean - Small and boring kitchen, just enough equipement - Free wifi - Towel for use is good! - Good beds - Small hostel - No extra stuff - Stayed 1 night - Won't be here again

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night during my visit to Lake Tekapo and my friend and I were very pleased with the whole experience. To begin, the woman at the desk when we checked in was lovely. So kind and helpful. There is limited free wifi which she offered up right away and it was just enough to check emails and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

The location is the best you could ask for. The private rooms in the "Hotel" area look nice from the outside so I understand all the great reviews. The backpacker "dorm" area however is a house without windows. The kitchen is not extremely clean and poorly equipped (also no windows there). However the beds were clean and totally ok. So... More 

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