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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at 17 places in New Zealand and this was our favourite. The location is perfect and it is so peaceful. The moment you arrive you know this is an excellent place. There is a lovely flowering garden as you enter reception. Staff friendly and welcoming. Our one bedroom unit was excellent in all aspects. very clean ,well equipped...

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

location was excellent, right on the lakefront road with views of the lake. David met us and made us feel right at home immediately. The room was spacious with patio doors leading to a small patio with picnic table and umbrella. Pick up for our trip to Doubtful Sound was outside the main entrance. Would have stayed longer but we...

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Te Anau is the spring board to visit Milford Sound. Te Anau is conveniently located on the shores of one of the largest lakes in New Zealand. It is also a popular location to visit the Glow Worm Caves, which is a short boat ride away. Lakefront Lodge Te Anau has a superb location - facing the beautiful, calm Lake...

Thank diwa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Te Anau and this hotel was great. Right on the lake, and easy walking distance to town. One night we cooked in the room and the kitchenette was really well laid out and appointed. The wifi was great. And the service was lovely. We highly recommend it here if you are visiting the town or as a stop...

Thank Mary Frances M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NicePlace in the Tourist Capitol of Te Anau, The Motel is very conveniently located, just a couple minute walk to the restaurants in a quite side street. Car park just at the door, very clean rooms, fully equipped with an also clean bathroom. Good to just open the windowdoors and step outside and see the lake. Overall very clean and...

Thank Tom S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

room was ok but when we went down for breakfast we were told,, go away to early.. other people were in the breakfast room with lots of empty tables. We were 10 mins early apparently. We went for a walk down the lake side for 10 min. Did it really make that much difference? why piss off your guests ??

Thank cath-ray
Lakefrontmotel, Owner at Lakefront Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Cath-Ray In response to your comment on our reviews page I am a little confused. We are accommodation only we do not have a restaurant on sight so I don't how you could of come down to have breakfast. Please be assured it was not us that pissed you off. We ask that you please ensure the sight you...

Amenia, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located in town - and great for a night's stay before we headed off for an overnight on Doubtful Sound. There is convenient parking in front of your room, a fridge, sitting room area and they will supply a breakfast to your room if you want to buy one.. Very convenient for an early departure

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Thank David R
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lakefront Lodge was very clean and well appointed. Note that there is no air conditioning and the room was incredibly hot when we first arrived. But, the room cooled off nicely once the sun went down. The staff was very friendly and allowed us to leave our bags in the office after checkout.

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Thank John M
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our tour of South Island. Although the address of the hotel is Lakefront Drive, the actual rooms are in Mokoroa St and have a slight side on view of the lake if you stand at the window. Otherwise the location of the hotel is good being close to the town centre....

2Thank JulesandSand
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent motel, great facilities in the room, and a nice area to sit outside in the afternoon sunshine. Staff very helpful just an easy all round stay. The only improvement would be the provision of SKY, we found the local channels were very limited

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Lakefront Lodge

Address: 58 Lakefront Drive | Southland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: €106 - €175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lakefront Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Lakefront Hotel Te Anau
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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“all the rooms face the same way and have views of the lake with a picnic table and umbrella.”
 of 5 bubbles L2738WMrichardb, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles cath-ray, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think all rooms are about the same.”
  • Extra bed for a third person.
  • Very comfortable king size bed
  • Large, comfortable, overstuffed recliners take up a lot of space.
  • Nice, well equipped kitchenette
  • Lavatory, red linens for a nice colorful touch
  • Nice shower
  • Wardrobe, TV & Ironing board
 of 5 bubbles Fingerpicker8, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It looks like the rooms are pretty much identical so you can't get a bad one.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeR11, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are about equal as far as view (or lack thereof)”
 of 5 bubbles 439briankm, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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