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Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

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Lake Tekapo Village | 11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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113 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a private room with ensuite which had good privacy. Pretty good common kitchen and great outdoor seating area with a hammock. Just a short walk to the lake and main street. Wifi was painfully slow.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a few days in Tailor made over the New Year period and found it to be a very pleasant and relaxing time. Clean facilities, Central location and a must stay! Management were not only pleasant and approachable they even took the time to forward personal possessions I had left behind. Thanks team!

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wellington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Happy here. Great kitchen, comfy lounge,lovely garden, clean and well organised. Quiet location. This place has a history and a heart. They have only 3 rooms with ensuites so book early. Lake Tekapo is really beautiful and worth at least 2 nights.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I booked three double rooms in July this year for my Christmas vacation in Dec in NZ, I got their confirmation email in July and they charged me NZD$2 as registration fee. They never said anything about my booking until this month in Dec, they suddenly informed me my booking was "accepted in error", they said they are not sure... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

There were different types of rooms. All were neatly decorated. The shared kitchen was sufficiently large and equipped with utensils. It was located near the supermarket, the Tekapo lake, the church of shepherd. Excellent.

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Hong Kong, China
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154 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable, no bunk bed even in dorm. The reception is helpful and nice, she told us where to watch stars at night is the best and suggestions for free activities in Tekapo. I love the booklet in the common area which told the history of the hostel. It is a place I feel like home. It will be better... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely short stay at Tailor Made - the gardens are so pretty & I just loved the rabbits!! The hostel is spotlessly clean & facilities are really good! We stayed in a double room which was spacious & the bed was comfy. WiFi was good. Can't complain about a thing!

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stopped for a night on my way south. This was an absolutely lovely wee place with a nice tidy room and stunning gardens. The cooking area and dining room was well set up. Only grumble was it was quite noisy. Thanks for a great stay

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Our 1 night stay was excellent. My family love the room that we've gotten. Everything was clean, the shared toilet especially and the beds were comfortable. Richard, the owner is a friendly guy. Love the stoned grilled restaurant that he recommended. Sadly, we did not manage to catch the famous star gazing that night. The Moon was tooo bright. Will... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I've stayed at Tailor Made twice this winter and both of the times I had a great experience. The hostel is super clean, rooms are spacious, staff very friendly and I even got upgraded for a smaller room the first time I stayed. I was also running late, so the staff member just left the key with a map and... More 

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