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Tailor-Made-Tekapo Backpackers

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Lake Tekapo village | 9-11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Devon, UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hostel, very clean & lovely lounge area. They have clear policies on keeping noise down which was great as it meant we slept really well. The kitchen is large but the hobs are close together so cooking at peak times can be stressful. Nice location. Our only minor complaint was that the free tea. & coffee provided wasn't very... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay 2 nights at Tailor Made Backpackers. The hostel consist of 3 buildings. The location of the hostel is wonderful, only few minutes walk to the shops and lakeside. Everything is clean, the living room was comfy and the kitchen is big and has everything you need for cooking. Cons would be no free wifi, and the paid wifi... More 

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value backpackers not far from the lake front. The twin room we stayed in was located in an wooden style outdoor building and was of a good size and clean. The kitchen and lounge facilities were inside the main building and seemed to be clean and useful.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tailor-made backpackers for 2 nights over Easter and it was one of the best backpackers we've ever stayed in. Even though it was fully booked both nights it never felt full, it was very quiet in our room and toilets and showers were always empty when we wanted to use them. The kitchen is fully equipped with... More 

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Iowa
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed in a twin en suite unit. Our beds were comfortable. One reviewer mentioned their room "had nothing else than a bed." Ours also had a bedside table, but in the type of room we booked beds are all that we expect. We had several large shelves which took most luggage, etc., off the floor. Our bathroom was more... More 

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Masera
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great hostel! very homely and cosy. has a very big and nice garden where you can relax and enjoy the sun. room is very spacious and comfortable. kitchen is big and everything is clean. staff are very nice and friendly. definitely recommended!

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Amiens, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is one of the best hostel we've been to, the staff is always smiling and helpfull. The place is really beautifull and well maintained, we can see there was a lot of work done around here. There is a tennis court and they got plenty of materiel to play. The lounge is really nice, plenty of boardgames, books and... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
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51 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We booked three nights at Tailor Made Backpackers because it was the cheapest accomodation at Lake Tekapo. The region and the location of the hostel is wonderful. You can walk everywhere, and take some very nice walks right from the door of the hostel. The hostel itself is ok. Everything is clean, the kitchen is big and has everything you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

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 January 13, 2015

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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