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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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Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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49 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 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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