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YHA Lake Tekapo

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay here. The kitchen was large with a lot of space too cook and tables to eat on. The view is absolutely beautiful from the common room. We were in the five bed dorm room which was a bit tight with everyone's stuff...More

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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 4 March 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review the hostel. glad you enjoyed the facilities that we provide and you cant beat our wonderful view from the lounge. It has been hot of late at nights so can be a little stuffy, will definitely...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little hostel, with lovely views overlooking lake Tekapo. Decent free wifi as usual with YHA hostels. Main criticisms would be that the hostel is not as close to the thermal spa like the other hostels/ accommodation around the lakefront. It was a good 10...More

Thank Ashleigh B
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 26 February 2017

Hi Ashleigh, Thanks for reviewing the hostel and glad you enjoyed your stay. The hostel is small and cozy and tends to be popular for people just relaxing and taking in our wonderful views. Glad you found the hostel facilities great. We are around a...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Lake Tekapo YAH 2017/01/24 Six-people room for one night Nice staff and spectacular view from the big window of the common room. The equipment in the kitchen was ok.The dining room was a little small but having meal in such beautiful surroundings was great.All in...More

Thank Chen S
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 13 February 2017

Hi Chen S, Many thanks for the great review. We are a small and cozy hostel and glad you got to enjoy our amazing views and location. Best wishes, Billy Kerr, Hostel Manager

Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is the third time i have stayed at this hostel and its a great place to stay in lake tekapo with amazing views over the lake. Star gazing is amazing here with the gardens to sit out at night and look up into the...More

Thank cookie-wirral
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 7 February 2017

Hi Cookie-wirral, Awesome review. Thank you so much for all the kind words and is great to hear. Will pass onto the staff. Glad you had everything you needed to enjoy your stay and take advantage of what Tekapo has to offer. Best Wishes, Billy...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay on the lake shore. Good facilities. Great staff. Friendly and casual atmosphere in the best YHA tradition. You get the feeling of belonging to Lake Tekapo in this place and being part of the community.

Thank JohnMP9967JP
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 28 November 2016

Hi There, Awesome review and great to hear the feedback. The staff work really hard to make sure you enjoy not only the hostel but Tekapo as well! Will pass comments on to them. Best wishes, Billy Kerr, Hostel Manager

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USD 47 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 47 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Levanu100
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Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
Hi Göran! At YHA New Zealand all bedding is provided including sheets. You can bring your own towel or hire one from reception for $1. Unfortunately YHA Lake Tekapo is currently closed while we build a new hostel - due to... More
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"Private double room got the views!!"
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"Room 5 internal by corridor, lounge across corridor, great that we could keep eye on children, but light made..."
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"room away from common room and kitchen is better, though the hotel is quiet in the evening"
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"Choose rooms on the right side of the hostel for a better view."
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