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Alpine View Motel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Chose this one based on cheap price so weren't expecting anything too fancy. Good location close to eats and shops. Smallish old style room and dated fittings. Room was clean enough and a separate charge for servicing wasn't unexpected and a great way to keep the base price down especially for a short stay. Kids enjoyed plenty of lawn space... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had a three bedroom "apartment". Rooms were old and tired, kitchen area very much the same. We stayed for two nights. One window didn't lock which didn't give us a lot of confidence when leaving our things in there while we were out, No servicing, which we didn't know about, Internet was pathetic supposedly due to an influx of other... More 

Thank Elljaye20

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New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The unit was spotlessly clean, but there were some odd elements. There was no handsoap or handtowel in the bathroom. There was a large, bizarre photo on the wall of a man with his nose pegged, and to get the room serviced would've cost $10 per day. (This wasn't an issue as we only stayed overnight, but would've been annoying... More 

Thank duonp
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The door lock was loose and quite a bit of key jiggling and patience was needed to lock or unlock and get the key out. The kitchen light was not working but fortunately the owner's son solved that. We stayed three nights. Rooms were not serviced unless an additional $10.00 fee was paid. There was one measly bar of soap... More 

Thank Liz T
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, nice clean room with great facilities, stayed for 3 weeks without any problems, great location handy to lake front and town centre, Wonderful people, Steve and Rowena have great knowledge of the local tourism industry and are willing to help out in any way. Thanks for making my life easy while working out of town will... More 

Thank Scott F
Temuka, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2016

disgusted ! One little bar of soap to last 2 nights, no shampoo, shower leaked, curtain above toilet was covered in dust , stain on wall, cobwebs on balcony, saftey glass on balcony was disgusting, windows and sliding door were so dirty, waws some sticky stuff on inside of window, not sure when they were last cleaned, if we wanted... More 

Thank gsmcnicol
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

My parents are staying at this motel. How can this even be called a motel? This place is disgusting! There was mould up the curtains, cobwebs all over the balcony. Even a 1 star rating is to high for this place. You get supplied with towels, but you have to wash them yourself if you want to use them again... More 

Thank Nicole M
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Location was very good. We stayed for 3 nights and what a mistake this was. There is no room service for the extra 2 nights. We were given 1 small cake of soap to last the entire stay, no top up tea, etc. The wardrobe in the bedroom had a lot of mould, even on the spare pillows, etc. The... More 

Thank Alex M
Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very clean, Friendly owners, outdoor cooking area, the works! i would defiantly recommend Alpine View motel to anyone in the Te Anau area if they are after a room at a fair price. It may not be the most luxurious motel in Te Anau, but it is the best in terms of quality to cost. 11/10

Thank George_2862
Viena, Austria
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We overnight at this Motel on our way to the Milford sounds. Let's be clear, this is not a 5 star hotel is a MOTEL. First of all, the owner is extremely nice and helpful, he gave us all kind of tips (when to leave the hotel in order to be on time at Milford, where to eat at Te... More 

Thank Ruth S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alpine View Motel is situated in a quiet location 150m from the lakefront of Te Anau. The main shopping Center, Restaurants, Movie Theatre, library and Sports Stadium are a 5 minute walk through a lovely park. We offer a selection of self contained, warm and comfortable studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units with King, Queen or Single beds and have lake view and access units also available. Wireless internet is available in each room. We provide 12 channels of Freeview and Sky TV. We have a spacious guest's laundry with a free internet kiosk available in the laundry only. We have a great children's play area complete with trampoline (in ground), see-saw, swings, slide and a big climbing castle as well as a huge field for cricket and other activities. A guest barbecue and spacious gardens will entertain the adults while the children are busy at the playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpine View Motel

Address: 15 Quintin Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: €102 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alpine View Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Wifi is very spotty. You can get clean towels on request although we were not told this at the time”
 of 5 bubbles LizT883, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in room number 2”
 of 5 bubbles L5738XWalexm, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are no views.”
 of 5 bubbles mdgdc, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are a four Possible lake view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 100MarionS, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Wifi poor but that has been a problem throughout NZ”
 of 5 bubbles 357donnaw, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
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