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Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous place to stay. Super clean and friendly. Gorgeous gardens with hammock under the trees to while away time in the tranquility. Short walk to town and waterfront with a couple of cafes and restaurants to try . Tennis rackets available for the busy relaxers as well as bikes to hire. Not to forget the rabbits, chickens, ducks, cat and... More 

Thank Nicky A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I like the Tailor Made Blanket that hang on the dorm's wall! It was awesome! environment is so clean and warm! kitchen is clean! Peaceful Place! Stare at the sky at night and you can see staring stars everywhere!

Thank cececheah
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very cosy hostel with real and comfortable beds and enough space to place your belongings in the dorm, clean bathroom and kitchen facilities and a sweet comfy lounge to spend your evenings at. Highly recommended!

Thank Julia B
Renmark, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's about 3-5min from bus stop. Lots of nature, owned a rabbit, fowls, and a cat. Great view from the hostel, quiet place, peaceful. Stuff are nice, too. It was a bit difficult to use the room key, but I'll definitely come back there!!

Thank mika153
George Town, Malaysia
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277 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

When we arrived at Tailor Made Backpackers, it was dusk, and the check-in cabin was lit with a dim light, feeling particularly warm. After the quick and good check in, and gave us some tips for stargazing and all, the host lead us to each of our rooms (we booked a 6 beds dorm, a double room and a 3... More 

1 Thank UnderBigHill
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This is your typical backpackers' hostel/hotel in New Zealand. Stayed in the private double bed room with toilet during my overnight here. The rooms didn't had any heaters so it can get cold at night. They do provide hot water bottles though. There's an adequately furnished kitchen for visitors too. Overall, a pleasant stay.

Thank rvn85
Tailor-Made-Tekapo, Owner at Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Lake Tekapo, we hope you can come and visit us again one day! We'd just like to take this opportunity to mention that all our rooms have heaters, it's unfortunate that you didn't see it so that your stay could have been even more pleasant :) We hope you have... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Stayed in a double room with private bathroom. Bathroom was clean, and bed was super comfortable. Had a view of the mountains out the window. Staff were very friendly. The kitchen and lounge area were clean and nicely decorated. Big outdoor areas to relax in and see all the animals. Really enjoyed our stay.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Two minutes walk from the main township and those STUNNING views. Single bed for everyone in the dorm (not bunks) and a small lamp and two plug sockets for each guest. The wifi is a little dodgy in the room but works perfectly fine in kitchen area. Wanted to charge me $5 for 1gb - just go to a cafe... More 

2 Thank closey95
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177 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A great little hostel. The staff are super friendly and helpful. Room was a decent size and clean and bed was comfy. Good amenities and close to town. Would def recommend staying here if your in the area.

Thank Rikt87
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19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

The people at Tailor Made BB is very friendly and helpful. The hostel itself is just on an average... The kitchen, bathroom, toilette were clean - it was a little bit annoying there was only one shower....

Thank Jim B
Tailor-Made-Tekapo, Owner at Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jim, It was a pleasure meeting you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay in Lake Tekapo. I've just checked and our 10 showers are all still here. You had us worried there for a second :-) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in a quiet corner of the village and set in a beautiful garden, we are only 300 metres from the bus-stop and the Village shops. Lake Tekapo is half-way between Christchurch and Queenstown/Wanaka (all less than 3 hours away) and we are only just over one hour from Aoraki / Mt Cook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

Address: Lake Tekapo Village | 11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $39 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“All the rooms are great. We stayed in a private en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Mumbaikar_Biker, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Private room in the separate building in the garden areas are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles XavierZen, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“hostel made up of 3 houses, all rooms appeared spacious, no bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles madmadammin, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“For a couple of mature women, well worth paying extra for the ensuite room”
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
“Double room with ensuite was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles eyreport, Jan 8, 2016 | Read review
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