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Tailor-Made-Tekapo Backpackers

Lake Tekapo village | 9-11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best hostels I know. So good that I've been going back almost annually and I recommended it to many of the guests at my wedding in Tekapo! Reception is very friendly, and the place has a nice atmosphere. Nice common room and kitchen. Only 5 mins walk from the lake. People using the shower early... More 

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Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heaps of free food, tidy kitchen, clean lounge - the best thing since sliced bread! Good as gold! Could be a farm with all the chicken and the garden.. But definitely one of the best hostels I've been to yet!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we booked is for 2 people with bathroom. The room is clean and people are nice here. Service and facility is good and suitable. The price is worthy and we will want to stay again for next time trip. The location is not near the lake but still convenient, nit so far. The garden here is beautiful. This... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best backpacker I've been to. Super comfy room, clean toilets and showers, complete kitchen. Even though it is just a small backpacker hostel, this is the most comfy hostel you can find in Tekapo. The staff is super friendly. We arrived at 10.00pm and the staff cheerfully greet us and helped with our check-in process. We felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best hostel of our nz road trip. Clean, comfy beds, good showers and very friendly staff. Gave us informative tips for things to do and helped with whatever we needed. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Friendly helpful staff, clean bathrooms, hot showers and warm rooms - what more could you ask for? Only wish we could have stayed longer than the 2 nights we allocated to Tekapo. You must walk up Mount St Johns. The views are amazing.

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

it's on a small hillside of Tekapo, not difficult to locate. the room is built by a small container, like a cube. Small but has every hotel's element: bed, sofa, TV, bathroom. there's a nice and big enough backyard, where we can have our cozy dinner and play on swing. Like this town, it's very quiet and peaceful here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I only stayed here for one night but it was comfortable and enjoyable. Pro's: I handily got upgraded to a 4 share room at no extra charge to allow someone else to stay in the dorm for 2 nights. No bunk beds, and the beds are very comfortable. Adjoining kitchen/communal common rooms allow for good socialisation with other back packers... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Originally we booked YHA but ended up here due to some mistakes of the YHA booking system, a slightly steep walk uphill (10 mins from bus stop) but is fine. We stayed in a 3 bed room in the VIP session which was really clean and tidy, surprised to see that hot water bottles are available in the room =)... More 

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Yiwu, China
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9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a great time here the hostel is easy to get to from the bus drop off and very close to the lake. The staff was very helpful I lost lost my phone on the bus and they called the bus company to get it back that was great. Also we got really lucky the night we went was... More 

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Address: Lake Tekapo village | 9-11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
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Number of rooms: 15
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