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Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

48 - 50 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ended up staying for two nights due to snow on roads. The staff were the friendliest and most informative we have had across the south island. As it is winter the road into Milford was closed so they were extremely flexible with our booking and always informing us when they got updates on the road.

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Ingolstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The staff was really friendly and helpfull, So far i know every room has its own toilets ad showers. The location is great, since its close to the town centre and one has a beautiful view over the lake and its montains. I can only recommend staying there.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Before I left Rachel asked I take 5 mins to write a review about my time at the backpackers, so, as a fellow northern man to a fellow northern girl I shall keep my word. The backpackers is homely its got a lot of rooms yet its still got an intimate feel. Very clean and tidy room, plenty of space,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

19nzd to camp, no BBH discount. Loads of tent sites. It was easy to put in tent hooks. Sandflies were not a problem. There was a clothesline to dry stuff. Small kitchen, but it's constantly cleaned. Not enough seating during peak hours. Free wifi - can't remember if it was unlimited because I was out and about all day. Some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The receptionist was extremely rude, off handed and unhelpful. The room was down the side of an adjacent property and house, no pathway, no lighting, no signage. Room was like a garden shed with a bed put in it. The proximity to town centre was good but the establishment itself I would not recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Having spent time in Queenstown in a backpackers where I had to walk outside to go to the bathroom, I was quietly surprised that my dorm room had only 4 beds and it's own bathroom inside. The room was spacious, very clean and tidy their communal kitchen was pretty big and looked clean despite all the people. My only confused... More 

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Thank Al H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there a night n got a share room with other two girls. The room is very clean n it's located in a good location. However, I can't feel very welcome when checked in. The lady looked at me when I opened door. I can feel she is not very welcome n rude.

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Thank sophia c
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights in a 4 bed room. Nice room with own bathroom and a little pentry. Big kitchen, but not so many seats.. A bit unfresh too. Oven took a long time to heat up. Common room verh unfresh. Wifi only worked in the kitchen /common room. Good thing was that you could set up your tent in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

The housekeepers did clean the rooms real nice. I was given upgrade to ensuite form room which is nice. However bed is wobbly and hard to get good sleep when you're on the top bunk. Lack de charging point too. Kitchen is small for the amt of guess, and often dirty. Fridge is packed with dated stuff. Wifi only available... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Stayed here between walking the Routeburn and then the Kepler Tracks. What a fabulous location facing the lake and an easy walk to DOC office and into town. The place is somewhat dated inside but our 4 bunk bed room with ensuite was clean and the beds were comfortable and there was a heater as it was a cold night.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is the only backpackers located on the lakefront, a stones throw from Lake Te Anau. Located just 300 metres walk from the Glowworm Caves and the top of the Te Anau town Centre.At Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers you will find a well maintained, clean and warm backpackers accommodation lodge to base yourself whilst you explore the Fiords, Tracks, Caves, Lakes and Scenery of Fiordland National Park.We provide ensuites, double, single, twin, quad and share rooms all with fresh linen and duvets on the beds. Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is only a few minutes walk to the Te Anau village centre where you will find a good selection of supermarkets, cafes, bars, Restaurants and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

Address: 48 - 50 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $40 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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