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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2011

This place is a hidden gem - more like a 'granny flat' than holiday accommodation. The owners are really friendly and made us feel at home. Wonderful views towards the mountains. Short walk to the town centre and ideal base for Milford Sound. Stayed for three nights and weather was good.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2011

WE had the upstairs suite for 2 nioghts, which was very roomy and comforatble,providing a sitting area, Kitchenette and eating area, as well as a balcony with a table and chairs. The only oddity was the need to wash dishes in the bathroom sink. The food provided for breakfast was ample.Our third night was in the purpose built studio en... More 

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Thank Ruth O
Augusta, Kansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2011

Antler lodge is in a quiet residential street a few minutes walk from the lake. The room was spotless with good kitchen facilities & a "do it yourself" breakfast, all the ingredients provided. Comfy bed and best shower in New Zealand. So relaxing to sit on the balcony in the pretty garden after a fullfilling days walking or paddling. Helen... More 

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Los Angeles
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2011

We stayed in one of the back rooms and it was fine. Comfortable, clean and quiet and the owner leaves in the fridge all of the fixins to make your own breakfast. Nothing really negative or positive to write. I would consider staying again if I return but likely would try somewhere new. It is close to town but not... More 

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St. Helena, California
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103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2011

Our host, Helen, was so, so lovely...she made the visit completely worthwhile. We were allowed to use the laundry facilities and we hung our clothes outside in questionable weather. When we arrived back, she had taken all of laundry (a lot!) off the line and put it on a laundry rack and left it in our breakfast area - thanks!!... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2011

We stayed for 2 nights and found Hellen & Chris to be great hosts, they have thought of everything you would want in a B&B. Our room had a well equipped kitchenette with all crockery, glassware and cutlery together with the essential pots and pans that you would need, even a spray can of cooking oil. There is a microwave,... More 

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Seattle
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Reviewed 9 November 2010

The Antler B&B was a perfect stay for us. We stayed in one of the back cottages and they were spacious, quiet and very clean. The shower was the best with great water pressure. Helen was so pleasant and always available if we needed her. We were able to prepare our own breakfast in our room of cooked eggs with... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2010

We stayed for 2 nights in the Antler Lodge, upper room. It is big, comfortable, nice and clean, so we enjoyed our stay there a lot. After walking the whole day this is the perfect play to stay. Helen was very nice to us giving advices on the places to go, tracks to walk, restaurants to eat and so on.... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2010

Best bed and breakfast for the price in Te Anau. About $150 NZ a night. Very nice cozy rooms, a little tight for our family of 4 but we were told it would be. Good breakfast food in the fridge. Very nice owners.

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Bochum, Germany
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Reviewed 7 February 2010

We really enjoyed staying at the Antler lodge as it is in a convenient location (but not at the lakefront) and our room was very clean and spacious as well as fully equipped with stove, fridge, toaster, microwave, etc. Our bed was very comfortable and the room had a small porch. The breakfast consisted of toast, jam, cornflakes, juice, yoghurt,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We cater to guests looking for private, self contained units in a quiet residential area. Our self contained cottages have queen size beds and kitchen facilities, our spacious upstairs apartment has a king size bed and mountain views. All our units have ensuite with shower. Continental breakfast is provided in the rooms this includes eggs to cook in the cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Waka Lodge

Address: 44 Matai Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $132 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Te Waka Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any room at Antler Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles 648nirm, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Although the upstairs apartment is slightly more expensive it is worth paying the extra for it.”
 of 5 bubbles adamski47, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Pay the extra for large unit - it's well worth it for the space and view”
 of 5 bubbles christineb, 6 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Definitely book the large apt upstairs - it's worth the extra money for all that space and those amazing views.”
  • View from Living Room in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Bed in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Enormous Bathroom & Shower in Large Apt Upstairs
  • View from Large Apt Upstairs
  • Kitchen Table in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Some of the Kitchen Supplies in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Fridge stocked with breakfast in Large Apt Upstairs
  • Kitchen in large Apt Upstairs
 of 5 bubbles Ottawop, 3 Oct 2011 | Read review
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