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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed two nights at this little roadside motel. We were upgraded to a one bedroom apartment and were happy with the size of the room and all of the amenities provided. The manager was delightful and quite helpful in pointing out where to go in town for meals and shopping. There is a laundry machine right next to registration... More 

Thank HolladayTraveler
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely unit with many extra touch's which added to the comfort. The proprietors are very friendly and helpful and gave a tour of the unit when we arrived to ensure we were comfortable. Good location, close to lake and township.

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Thank T639ZTpaulm
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving from Wanaka we arrived at our accommodation, Lakefront Lodge, about 3:00 and were able to check into our suite. This is a long and narrow facility with an equally narrow parking lot that has assigned parallel parking in front of each unit. As the name suggests, it is on Lakefront Drive and just across the street is beautiful... More 

Thank Fingerpicker8
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the accommodations in Te Anau are along the lake front. We booked this lodge via Agoda and only stayed for one night. We arrived in Te Anau pretty late at night and may be the last guest to check in on that night. As female travellers, safety is our number one priority and this lodge is just awesome... More 

Thank tanlydia
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice motel right on the lake. We had a bedroom separate from the living room area, which had plenty of comfortable chairs and couches and a single bed/couch. Very helpful manager. Two blocks from the main street in town. Can easily walk to restaurants. Good continental breakfast and presented very nicely in jars, showing the management knows how to... More 

Thank Turtleman77
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Te Anau one night before heading to Milford Sound. The Lakefront Lodge was easy to find, had friendly owners. and easy parking. There is no view of the lake but the was conveniently located a block from the lake and quick walk to restaurants in town. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment - it was spacious,... More 

Thank Jacks54
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19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very well appointed place with cosy decor. The place is very clean n spotless. The beds are comfy and we had a good night sleep. The owner has a beautiful garden. In the evening we walked along the lake which is just across the road. It was scenic and relaxing.

Thank White F
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night from Queenstown. Host was very friendly. You can find all sort of local activities brochures if you still find information from the host is not enough. Our lodge was spacious with a cozy double bed and a single/day bed. All are with clean linen, fancy blankets and lots of cushions. They even put lavender potpourri... More 

Thank Tia0
Australind, Australia
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462 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Lakefront Lodge is right by the lake, only a short walk from town. We stayed in a very comfortable room with big lounge chairs and a cosy bed. The only downside was the accessible bathroom. They are great for people in wheelchairs but not so good for others where the water splashes all over the floor when you shower.... More 

Thank Kerry C
Grayslake, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our stay was marked by extended rainfall, but at least we had the good luck of staying here with view of the lake, and in a cozily furnished studio with home-like touches. It is a 2.5 hour drive with thrilling vistas to Milford Sound. It is easy walking distance to shops and restaurants as well.

Thank Kathy D

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: €142 - €180 (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
#2 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“All rooms are similar.”
 of 5 bubbles KellieM779, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I tried to find something negative about this property but found it very difficult as almost everything was perfect. The only thing I would say that could be improved is nicer toilet paper.”
 of 5 bubbles 675vickit, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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