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    YHA Lake Tekapo

    3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good33%
    • Average15%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “common room” (22 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (42 reviews)
    “double room” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
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    21 - 25 of 144 reviews

    Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

    Great friendly staff. Was nice enough to even teach my friend how to ride a bike! YHA has an amazing view through the common area. The quality of the bikes are very good. Would recommend hiring for 2 hours at least. Definitely recommend a casual...More

    Thank whitecomet07
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 23 August 2016

    Hi, That's awesome to hear, all of our staff love to help our guests. Hope your friend enjoyed the bike ride! It is a great way to see Tekapo. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Best wishes, Billy Kerr, Hostel Manager

    Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

    So this is a review specifically of room 4, a double, that I was given during winter in New Zealand. This room is probably pretty good in summer with a great view of the lake. Unfortunately this room leaves a lot to be desired in...More

    Thank Mybincs
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 18 July 2016

    Dear Mybincs I'm sorry to hear of your unpleasant stay with us in room four and we do appreciate your feedback. I would like to address a couple of points. We'll take a look at the heater as it is one that should be able...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2016

    Three of us on the way to the Brass Monkey Motorycle rally stayed in a 6 bed dorm room and had a great stay. Everything we wanted, great helpful staff and warm comfortable room. Across the way from the village ment the location is great....More

    Thank Craig N
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 14 June 2016

    Hi Craig, Delighted to hear your comments and thank you for trying out YHA. hope you get to use more YHAs around New Zealand and we welcome you back to Tekapo next time. Hope the motorcycle rally was a great weekend for you. Best wishes,...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

    I stayed in a 4 bed shared room, the room is nice and convenient, each bed got their own reading light. And everyone can control the main light in the room. Plenty of power plugs on the wall! Clean bedsheets and warm room! The lounge...More

    Thank Bing D
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 30 May 2016

    Hi Bing D, Thank you for your great review of the hostel. Great to hear that the experience that you had in the hostel was of a great standard and that we had everything you needed and expected to make your stay even more enjoyable....More

    Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

    + central location, near to earth and sky office + friendly, helpful staff + good communal lounge with fireplace + free wifi - not enough showers - little character - no coffee or tea - 7 bed dorm is a little crowded- 7th bed is...More

    Thank Becki S
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 26 May 2016

    Hi Becki S, Thanks for the feedback, we love to hear what our guests think about our hostel. Glad that you enjoyed the common areas especially the fireplace keeping a warm and cozy lounge for everybody. We are a very small hostel and we encourage...More

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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • USD 46 - USD 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
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    • Yha Tekapo Hotel Lake Tekapo
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    5 October 2017|
    Response from Viljami T | Reviewed this property |
    YHA typically provides bedding, but you should bring your own towel. Based on my knowledge, I would suggest making a booking quite early, as Lake Tekapo is a small but popular destination. Typically hostels won't allow... More
    14 October 2015|
    Response from Barbara F | Reviewed this property |
    It won't let me post the site I used to book per TripAdvisor policy. But if you search on booking DAWT com you'll find what you're looking for.
    Room Tips
    "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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