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Reviewed 1 week ago

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....

Thank JulesandSand
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank MoretonBoy
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived mid afternoon. Parked outside reception ready to book in. We were greeted by a very helpful gentleman who took time to show us where everything was in the town including where to eat, although for once we didn't take his advice, good as it was. The room was very large, it swallowed all our cases as well as us....

Thank 585Rodney585
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two blocks from the centre and easy walking distance to shops and restaurants. Well presented accommodation with a wet room style bathroom (shower only). Perfect for us with parking right outside. Outside picnic table but no screening from the street. Walkers on the pavement could see right in.

Thank Robert J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great for a stop over on the way to Milford Sound. Very central location one block from the main street. The room size was adequate for the two of us and the facilities were very clean. Great to have the option of cooking as well.

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Thank HappyMel4
Danville, Ca
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Spent three nights. Clean, fully stocked kitchen, large bathroom, 2 leather recliners, day bed for third person, parking space in front of your room, own outdoor picnic table, lakefront. Compared to a $300++ a night lodging, it is a 3.5-4 star. For the value, it is a 5 star. "Cheaper sleeps, better eats". Also, the bed was the most comfortable...

Thank TomBrodehl
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was my third stay at Lakefront Lodge. I will always stay here while in Te Anau. Friendly and helpful staff, sparkling clean rooms with lots of special touches. Great location near town very close to the lake. Great view of the lake from your own private picnic table on the patio next to scented lavender hedge. They don't offer...

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Thank gcrespi
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Enjoyed our time here, convenient location. Good starting off point for visiting Milford Sound. Soaking tubs were large and nice. Kitchens were small with no ventilation - doors had to be kept open. Nice outdoor seating area. Small town within walking distance.

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Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Drove down to this lovely small town at the end of Lake Te Anau from Queenstown to find this excellent 'motel'. Made very welcome and found my accommodation consisted of a lounge/kitchen a double bedded bedroom and a bathroom which included an very welcome 'spa' bath and shower. Everything is well appointed and furnishings clean and comfortable. The kitchen is...

Thank James Brian M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed 2 nights and the lodge had everything we wanted. Great location, all facilities and loved the free WiFi. Bathroom was very clean, but had very poor water pressure (Unit #9). Would definitely stay there again though.

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  • 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
  • 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: €112 - €184 (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 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#2 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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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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