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Red Tussock Motel

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Room & Suite (34)
Dining (3)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bowl of fruit”(2 reviews)
“milford sound”(31 reviews)
“fuel station”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
Red Tussock Motel is on Te Anau lakefront but has limited views from the Apartments of the lake as we are only at the beginning of the road but just walk across the road and the lake is an amazing and peaceful place to sit. We currently have 12 Apartments from Studio to a 3 Bedroom...
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Special Offer: Milford Sound Deal $650NZ
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Location and contact
10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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0.7 km to Manapouri Airport
36 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsbowl of fruitmilford soundfuel stationevery guestminute walk to the shopsfriendly managerwifi worked wellroom was cleancooking facilitiestwo bedroom unittown centreinformation centrenice kitchenstayed for two nightsa nice place to stayan extra nightfree wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an apartment in the front of the motel. It was beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and contained everything we needed and more.The motel is on the main road so can be a little noisy in the day but was fine at night until the...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Red Tussock motel recently. The room was very comfortable with a nice kitchen and TV. It was very clean and tea and coffee are provided. The owners, Dave and Irene, were very kind and helped me book activities in the area. It...More

1  Thank Alex Z
Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 7 May 2018

Well we would like to say a huge thank you for your review on Red Tussock Motel it does mean alot to us to get great feed back from guests that appreciate the hard work that we put in to help our guests enjoy the...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful, welcoming place to stay! Irene is a knowledgeable and friendly lady, who, from the outset, ensured we had an enjoyable stay in Te Anau. The motel unit was clean and comfy and had everything we needed (love that there were fair trade...More

1  Thank Anna D
Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 20 April 2018

Hello Anna Its always great to read a review and know the hard work we put in is appreciated both with management and staff and great to see you even noticed the smaller details like the Fair Trade- Coffee and Tea etc. Wifi is all...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018

The motel is at the end of a long stretch of motels along the lake. It's about a 10 to 15 minute walk to the center of town and is just across from the Fiordland visitor center. A few motels along the way had restaurants...More

1  Thank IRHS
Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you for taking to the time to give us a review and great to read where we are to the town and the Fiordland National Park Visitors Centre is across the road very handy to get information, transport etc. Just to update in NZ...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed for two nights. Good location on lakefront. About 10 minute walk to town centre. Had upstairs room. Fairly comfortable. Older style units. Quite clean but maybe slightly more attention to detail as some bits a bit dusty. Overall a comfortable stay.More

1  Thank MattyS72
Response from IreneBenfell, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 27 March 2018

Hello and thank you for your review yes we have different levels of accommodation due to parts being built in different era's of time the part you stayed in was the oldest and normally for larger family groups up to 8 people can sleep in...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
US$66 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#7 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$66 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#7 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (34)
Dining (3)
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BJF50
27 August 2017|
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Response from RedTussock | Property representative |
Hello yes all our Apartment have a hair dryer in them. Hope this is of help I think a lot of motel in NZ do have them in the bathrooms now. Thanks Irene
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"Choose a room at the back if traffic noise worries you"
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"Check the room first!"
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"they have a big unit upstairs, book it if you are a small group of 5/8"
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"Room above office suitable for large family"
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