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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average13%
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  • Terrible1%
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“the kitchen”(42 reviews)
“drying room”(6 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I stayed at YHA throughout my travel around NZ. YHA Te Anau is the best one. The wifi was very fast. Luggage storage service was fine as well. The kitchen was clean. The room was well made. Only complain is that the number of plugs...More

Thank minimize940314
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 16 May 2018

Hi. Thank you for the brilliant review! That's great to hear we're your favorite :) Our free Wifi is perfect for guests wanting to send an email or connect with their families. We will take on board what you have said about the plugs, we...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I stayed here one night and it was warm and comfortable. Decent kitchen and plenty of gathering areas which broke up the spaces for communal gatherings. There was a TV room with bean bags and blankets. I was like now this is fairly unique and...More

Thank Frank154
Response from YHANewZealand, Hostel Assistant at YHA Te AnauResponded 6 March 2018

Kia Ora Frank, thank you for the great feedback. Our TV room is a great place to hide from the Fiordland rain and watch a movie. And the Lord of the Rings films are probably the most popular ones in our large DVD collection! I...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

There is a minimum standard with this chain of hostels, which is good. Others in the chain manage to provide excellent service. This one falls a little short. They have lots of positives: clean; close to town centre; well equipped kitchen etc etc. The few...More

Thank Paul S
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 6 March 2018

Kia Ora Paul, It sounds like you have experienced quite a few YHAs in your travels around New Zealand! I am sorry to hear you thought the room was too small and although we do not have any Single Ensuite rooms we do have Double...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

New Zealand has some great hostels, and this one is among them. The place was clean, has a nice kitchen and comfortable common areas, and the room was comfortable. If you are sensitive to light, wear an eye mask to bed. Any time someone entered...More

Thank Trevor B
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 17 February 2018

Kia Ora Trevor, Thank you for the exceptional review! We work hard to keep all communal areas clean and tidy, so thank you for noticing :) We love being located just a short walk to all of Te Anau’s restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and the beautiful...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Descent YHA with good kitchen and bathroom facilities. There are washing machines that you can use, and also a drying room. We stayed here only one night when it was very hot. It would be nice if the rooms had fans!More

Thank beckatej
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 10 February 2018

Kia Ora, It sounds like you made great use of all our facilities! Unfortunately the whole of New Zealand was experiencing an unusually hot summer and we were unprepared, but something will be done so we are ready for another heat wave in the future....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Details
Price range
USD 43 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Te Anau
#10 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#16 Quaint Hotel in Te Anau
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 43 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Te Anau
#10 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#16 Quaint Hotel in Te Anau
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (64)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"We stayed in 6 people shared rooms and they were good."
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"Our room on the north side ground floor was next to shared bathrooms. Pretty quiet overall."
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"The bathroom on the ground floor offers a little more privacy."
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