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Radfords on the Lake

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56 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600 New Zealand
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
  • 24-hour minimum vacancy between guests
Updated 16/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Welcome to Radfords on the Lake – luxury 5-star lakefront accommodation in Te Anau which you will love. Wake up to views of stunning Lake Te Anau and the mountains of Fiordland National Park in one of our spacious, luxuriously appointed apartments. Radfords on the Lake is the perfect base from which to explore Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound or the wider Fiordland National Park. Te Anau is a beautiful location in its own right, with a multitude of experiences on offer including glow worm caves, nature hikes, lake cruises and more. If you are short on time, picking up a scenic helicopter or plane ride from Te Anau over the National Park will open up some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world to you.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycles available
Boating
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
BBQ facilities
Complimentary tea
Hiking
Canoeing offsite
Board games / puzzles
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Housekeeping
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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VanessaJ72 wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand15 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed with you the day before doing the Kepler on April 7th.Just wanted to thank you for a great stay! The room was fantastic, so clean and the beds super comfy. Very generous breakfast provided too. Shelley, who checked us in, was super friendly and helpful and made 2 excellent recommendations which we acted on. The local movie and the Fat duck cafe. Both very enjoyable. We will be recommending you highly. Thanks so much!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear VanessaJ72 Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful review of your stay with us. I am delighted that you had a great experience and you found our staff helpful and offering advise of things to do and places to dine in our beautiful town. Being locals for the past 40 years we love to help with advise and suggestions while you are here, it makes your time the best it can be. We hope we can host you on another occasion in the future. Kindest Regards Kerri and Steve
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Kathgram wrote a review May 2021
Wellington, New Zealand15 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed in a beautiful 2 Bedroom Apartment at Radfords on the Lake.. Both Bedrooms were the same in detail, . Attention to detail in decor was amazing and, grounds were beautifully manicured, Kerri was very knowledgeable recommending all the best attractions to see and do. The best accommodation we experienced in our South Island trip. Would visit again!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from , Owner at Radfords on the Lake
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Kathgram, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your stay with us and recommendation. We loved hosting you and so pleased our accommodation meet with your approval. We hope our recommendations will bring back many fond memories of your time in Fiordland. Again thanks for choosing to stay with us and hope that we can host you again in the future. Kindest Regards Kerri and Steve
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Trevor D wrote a review May 2021
New Zealand59 contributions13 helpful votes
the room 1 bedroom had plenty of space, the decoration was beautiful . the host was very knowledgeable about the area. easy walk to the town. after our day out we were late getting back , our room was cosy and warm and the curtains were closed. would recommend this accommodation, to all types of travelers
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Room Tip: great views easy to fine this motel
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Response from , Owner at Radfords on the Lake
Responded 6 May 2021
Dear Polarbear NZ Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and your kind words, it is most appreciated. We are delighted that your time in Te anau was enjoyable, and that you especially liked the space of our rooms, the decor, our location to all the restaurants, cafes and shops along with with the room being warm and cosy for your return from your Doubtful Sound experience. Thanks for choosing to stay with us and I hope we can host you again in the future. Kindest regards Kerri and Steve
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Lee_smiling_again wrote a review May 2021
Arrowtown, New Zealand18 contributions11 helpful votes
Kerri is a hostess extroadinaire! She such a great eye for detail and her property reflects all that extra attention, making it an absolute joy to stay there and relax. The rooms are beautiful with every amenity you might ever require already covered. The location is idyllic. Kerri is bursting with a wealth of local knowledge and ideas, plus she offers tips and tricks on how to make your stay in Te Anau the best it can be!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Give Kerri information at your time of booking and she will assist you as needed.
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Response from , Owner at Radfords on the Lake
Responded 4 May 2021
Dear Lee Thank you so much Lee for your incredibly kind and thoughtful review. We so appreciate the time you took to write of your experience with us and we are beyond thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here at Radfords on the Lake. It was such a pleasure to host you both. We very much look to hosting you again in the future. Kindest Regards Kerri and Steve
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Michael C wrote a review Apr 2021
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Amazing southern hospitality, superb recommendations from Kerri regarding local places to eat and drink at. Excellent movie experience recommended too. A wonderful overnight stay in superior accommodation
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from , Owner at Radfords on the Lake
Responded 27 Apr 2021
Dear Michael Thank you for staying with us and your kind words, so pleased that you enjoyed our recommendations, we have some very good restauranrts and cafes and the local scenic film in the purpose built cinema, it's hit too. We hope that we can host you all again for some more Southern Hospitality and and more great memories in the future. Kindest Regards Kerri and Steve.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 144 - USD 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
radfords lakeview hotel te anau, radfords lakeview te anau
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Radfords Lakeview Motel
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Radfords on the Lake
Which popular attractions are close to Radfords on the Lake?
Nearby attractions include Fiordland Escapes (0.4 km), Ivan Wilson Park (0.1 km), and Kowhai Gifts & Souvenirs (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Radfords on the Lake?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Radfords on the Lake?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Radfords on the Lake?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Radfords on the Lake?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Radfords on the Lake?
Conveniently located restaurants include MacKinnon Room, Miles Better Pies, and Olive Tree Cafe.
Does Radfords on the Lake have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Radfords on the Lake accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.