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Lakefront Lodge
Ranked #3 of 23 Hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
Dallas, TX
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“good place to stay”
Reviewed January 19, 2005

The Lodge is a fine place to stay in Te Anau. The rooms are clean, comfortable and spacious (though neither charming nor interesting). They all have kitchens and some have spa baths. The location and staff are very good, though it is a bit overpriced (but most of Te Anau is, especially in the high season).

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Reviewed December 26, 2004

a v. good motel I found in NZ, we rented a studio room. Yet, it came w/ all necessary facilities. Appreciate the kitchen v. much, it's basically a full one, instead of just microwave, toasters, coffee-maker as from other motels.

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Reviewed January 28, 2004

This Motel is well equipped with all culinary items one could wish for. Being right on the Te Anau Lake front is a great location. New owners as of September 2003 will do anything to make your stay enjoyable. Within easy walking distance of the mainstreet, one way, and the Information Office the other. This is the best starting point for day trips to see Milford Sound where I recommend taking a trip on the Red Boat to see Mitre Peak which rises up out of the Sound.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2003

We spoiled ourselves with a spa room. Great place to explore te anau and its surrounds.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed August 2, 2003

This is a great little inn right across the street from Lake Te Anau.
Very clean, practical, comfortable & great value (visited in June/03).
Very friendly & helpful owner (Ann). Each unit has all the basics including TV, kitchen, small frig, electric blanket, towel warmer, etc.
Easy walking distance to town. Fiordland Bakery is a great place for a cooked breakfast or lunch, & for takeaway sandwiches, bread & deserts.
Also in town try Captains Steak & Seafood. Te Anau is a great base from which to explore Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound. Both are a must to visit. Look forward to staying at Lakefront Lodge again for next visit.

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Additional Information about Lakefront Lodge

Property: Lakefront Lodge
Address: 58 Lakefront Drive | Southland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lakefront Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Affordable Units with a show of Luxury. Partial Lake and Mountain views. All units have kitchens. One Bedroom Double Spa Bath and Studio Units. Free Wireless Internet throughout.Continental Breakfast available. Only a 2min walk to town centre and restaurants.Tour Booking Desk. Luggage storeage for trampers. Free car parking ... more   less 
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Lakefront Hotel Te Anau
Lakefront Lodge Te Anau, Fiordland National Park

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