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Radfords on the Lake

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I spent two nights here. The room was clean, good sized and had a kitchenette. The view of the lake was lovely. We had a corner room on the second floor. The grounds were very well maintained, with a great variety of flowers and shrubs. It was a very short walk to town. We never used our...

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

Dear Catherine G, Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and looking our over our lovely garden and grounds with the Lake in the background - a view we never tire of!! We trust you take away many fond memories of your time spent here. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed for two nights on my way to see Milford Sound. Was upgraded to a room with a spa which was very enjoyable. The room is clean and comfortable, with everything you need to unwind and relax. Well appointed kitchen, and bathroom. Comfortable lounge and bedrooms, although the bed was slightly softer than what I am used to. Staff were...

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

Dear wanderersk1985, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay here at Radfords on the Lake. Where this is possible we like to upgrade our guests. We are pleased you found our staff to be helpful, we all strive to provide excellent customer service. We trust the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James

Connecticut
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We stayed here in a two-bedroom suite with our son and his wife for two nights near the end of our two-week tour of New Zealand. We arrived late and so did not meet the owner until we went to checkout, but she had left helpful directions to the important spots we needed in our room. The room was just...

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

Dear SkiLoverofCT, Thank you for rating your stay with us. We were delighted to read your lovely comments and found you all a pleasure to host. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your time in NZ. Kid Regards, Kerri & Steve James

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed March 12, 2015

My Husband and I stayed in this hotel for one night. We had an upstairs room with a good view of the lake but we had no privacy. People from other rooms would walk past our room on the common balcony to access the laundry and car park etc. The room was very clean and was well decorated but the...

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

Dear enialed, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback regarding our complex (we are self contained accommodation and not a hotel), we are pleased that you found your room to be very clean and well presented, your comments regarding privacy I feel are unusual as we have foils across the ranch sliders in all units to create privacy....

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed March 3, 2015

The spacious rooms with good views and the helpful staff added to the convenient location made this stay quite enjoyable. Access to laundry facilities was a plus. We walked easily to town and to other starting points for activities.

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

Dear Carol606, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found everyone to be helpful, something we take great pride in is providing excellent customer service and making sure our guests stay is a memorable one. We hope you take away many fond memories of your time spent here in NZ....

Wigan
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed here for two nights whilst we went to Milford Sound. It is a great motel, very clean and we were made very welcome on arrival. We were given good tips on where to eat and thInge to do. The room was very comfortable and a good base for visiting Fiordland.

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

Dear wigan1992, Thank you for placing feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and we will pass on your appreciation to our wonderful team of staff regarding the presentation. We trust you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday in NZ. Kindest Regards, Kerri & Steve James

Bowral, Australia
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Wow this is a perfect location right opposite the lake but it also delivers on everything else. We have never had such a welcome and received so much good advice and information. Sharon knows Te Anau backwards and made us feel totally at home. Nothing is too much trouble and although she was very busy each customer was treated with...

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

Dear Joanne P, Thank you kindly for placing feedback on your recent stay. So nice to hear how you have really enjoyed your time spent here and we thank you for being patient upon check in as we seemed to have everyone checking in at once on that particular day, and we like to be able to take our time...

Reviewed February 25, 2015

We were in 2 minds whether to break up the journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound. So glad we did. Radfords is a perfect place to stop. The decor, the location and the amenities are superb. Shelley welcomed us on arrival, gave us the low-down on the area and ensured we had somewhere to eat that evening by phoning for...

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

Dear Graeme M, We really appreciate you taking the time to place feedback. I'm delighted you both enjoyed your stay here and even better that we were one of your favourite stops - wow that is just awesome! You were both an absolute pleasure to host, I wish you safe travels and enjoy the remainder of your time here in...

Indore, India
Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great Place on The LAke View Road.LAke Te ANau right in front. Cars can be parked right in front of your rooms. Rooms are comfortable with comfortable beds and all kitchennette facilities like Mocrowave,Hot plate,refrigerator ets. Reception is small but is managed well.Smooth check in .Friendly staff and good service. LOCATION is fantastic although Te Anau is a small place....

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

Dear Nirajkool, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Radfords on the Lake. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would come back again! We hope you take away many special memories of your time here in NZ. Kind Regards, Kerri & Steve James

Santa Ynez, California
Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you are looking for stylish, immaculate accommodations with an outstanding view, do book at the Radfords. The rooms decor is chic with so much attention to detail, not to mention absolutely spotless.The kitchenette is fully stocked which affords you the luxury of taking a meal or two at home, and it's location in the quaint town of Te Anu...

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

Dear Catherinecw22, Thank you kindly for your lovely words of appreciation. You were wonderful people to host and I will be sure to pass on your appreciation to our fantastic team whom take great pride in presenting the units to a very high standard for our guests to enjoy. We trust the remainder of your holiday is going well. Kind...

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Amenities

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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
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $156 - $379 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Green Hotel in Te Anau
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“Upstairs has most privacy and best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Spdmoore01, 6 days ago | Read review
“The upstairs rooms had best views.”
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“Upstairs have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhA6897NQ, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We loved being on the ground floor and being able to open the big sliding glass doors right to the outside.”
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“Request a lake view”
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