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PO Box 126 | Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Whangarei, Northland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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111 reviews 111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed here for one night (thank god!) over Easter weekend and could not wait to get out. No other rooms where available except for the Budget room so the two of us had no choice....for 85 dollars I would rather have stayed at the YHA...the room had no bathroom, was shared, which is fine but toilet is joined with... More 

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Don Y, Owner at Lake Tekapo Budget Accommodation, responded to this review

I regret that you did not enjoy your stay. Easter is certainly a very busy time in Lake Tekapo, requiring early reservations to secure the type of accommodation you require. I am confident that our website accurately describes the facilities that you reserved. The cost of the room reflects the option of selling 4 beds as dorms @ $25, or... More 

Sydney, Australia
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288 reviews 288 reviews
104 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Right in the centre of town with Lake Tekapo at the rear. Check in with the Tekapo Scenic Motel on site........very nice people to deal with. We had a 4 bed dorm style room (1 Dble & 3 single bunks) for the 3 of us and it was excellent. Fresh linen, doona and nice towels. Air conditioning, fan, electric blanket,... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The location is fabulous as the hostel is just location behind the only row of shops in Lake Tekapo. Furthermore, the Lake is just opposite the accommodation, across the domain. Since the hostel is operated by the Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort, they do provide the free towel which change daily and room cleaning daily. The room is clean and spacious... More 

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Address: PO Box 126 | Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Number of rooms: 6

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