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Radfords on the Lake

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kerri, the proprietor, emailed us with suggestions before we even left the US; down to the timing on when to go to the glow worm caves. Because of this we were able to make the most of our short time in Te Anau. Our room was spacious and the lake view was excellent. Definitely recommend this property and staying in... More 

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Radfords56, Manager at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great that you maximised your time during your stay here in Te Anau. Holiday time is precious and it is very important to make the most of every moment, especially when travelling so far. We are happy that you also enjoyed your room and the view and hope that you may be able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sadly we (couple) spent just a night in this magic place.. such a dreaming motel!! The owner is a fabulous lady, happy to help u suggesting things to do in the surrounding area and always there for u. The room is awesome: the best rest after a long time. We had a room with the bath and we could enjoy... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The lake is looking just lovely today also, we really are spoilt with the views here at Radfords! We appreciate the time you have taken to review your stay and hope that you are able to come back and stay with us again some... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely deserves the number one spot on trip adviser. We loved this place. Kerry gave us excellent suggestions for places to stop off at during the drive to Milford sound and also suggested restaurants and a viewing at the fiordland cinema. Rooms were very tastefully decorated and the bed was nice and comfortable. Appreciated the chocolate by the bed and... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We love hearing back from previous guests and it is great to learn that our recommendations were good for you. Lovely also that you enjoyed the little touches in our rooms, we really make an effort to make every stay a special one. Thank you again for taking the time to post your... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Radfords on the Lake is a very comfortable motel with a superb view of the lake. Mrs. Kerri James, the proprietor, herself ensures that her guests are well looked after. If there is any negativity here, it would be minor: It is the absence of an elevator to go to the upper level for people with heavy luggages or the... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your Review. We are very happy that you and your wife enjoyed your time here at Radfords and that the views from you upper level suite compensated for the inconvenience of carrying your luggage upstairs. We appreciate your comments as we are always trying to improve our guest experience. Should you ever stay with us again, we... More 

Exeter, Canada
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest places we have stayed at in New Zealand. Beautiful one bedroom suite overlooking the lake. Friendly, helpful owners with good meal suggestions and help with booking tours. Very clean and nicely decorated. If I could, I would clone this place and book it for the rest of my trip!

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you! It is lovely to hear back from guests about their experience here and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am not sure we have had the compliment of cloning before but we thank you for it! We would love to welcome you back again and are always trying to improve our guest experience.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on checking in we were greeted with a beautiful smile from Kerri. It is so great to meet a worldly, switched on person in this industry which so many are not. We were shown our room by Kerri with a wealth of information under her belt . The room was more than excellent everything was well thought of and spotless... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello there Therese, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you thought our rooms were well appointed (and clean!). Thank you so much for taking the time to post your thoughts online and we hope to see you back here at Radfords again some day! Safe Travels! Kerri & Steve James Radfords on... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing accommodation! Perfect location right on the lake, huge comfortable rooms with lush luxury King bed and spa bath. Wonderful service - great recommendations for beautiful Fiordland walks, cafes, cinema... We will stay for longer next time! Thanks Kerri, hopefully see you soon 😊 Hannah and George.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello there Hannah, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts online with Trip Advisor! We hope to see you back here for more of our lovely walks soon! Safe Travelling. Kerri & Steve James Radfords on the Lake More 

Seabeck
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251 reviews
107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After one year in a different room due to renovation we finally got our room back. The new look is very nice and still makes the room fell like home. Where we had a little bar type seating in the past it is now an open floor plan with a smaller table facing the wall. The bed is as comfortable... More 

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Radfords56, Manager at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

We were sorry to have missed you as well, but we had a fantastic holiday and I hope that you were well taken care of by our team! Yes, Precious will always be in our thoughts as well, but Dexter is doing a good job of charming everyone here with his stunning good looks (and nice personality)! Pleased also that... More 

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our 2 day stay. The help from our host during our stay with places to eat and our Milford sounds trip was on point. We loved this little town, so peaceful and we hope it stays that way. The room was perfect and the little special touches was great. We would recommend this place for a couples getaway.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello there Ange, Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear that our recommendations were good ones! We are spoilt for choice here with excellent operators showing off the stunning Fiordland to our guests. Spoilt also having so many great placed to eat in such a small town. We will do our best to keep Te... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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96 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first stay at Radfords on the Lake was in November 2012, and we were very impressed. So impressed, in fact, that we didn't even consider any other accommodation in Te Anau when we returned this year. We went straight to the booking page, found that the room type we wanted was available for the dates we planned and made... More 

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

So great to get your review - Thank you very much for taking the time to post your thoughts with Trip Advisor! It is very pleasing to hear that the effort we put into our facilities does not go un-noticed. We take great pride in our rooms and the gardens. We do infact have one staff member dedicated to the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in style at Radfords on the Lake. Our well equipped units have a warm and luxurious feel. With attention to detail and complete commitment to your stay, our service is sure to make you feel welcome. Lake and mountain views from every suite and conveniently located close to the town centre. Look out for those little extras like candles, flowers, 50+ channel SKY TV and a great selection of DVDs for guests enjoyment. With guest laundry, continental breakfasts, kitchenette, off road parking, free wireless internet for use in your room, our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Winners of the NZ AA Supreme host of the year award 2013 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radfords on the Lake

Address: 56 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $165 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Radfords on the Lake 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords On The Lake Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Green Hotel in Te Anau
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