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LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

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  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dorm rooms were very small, we stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm that was incredibly small. Lodge seemed loud due to high number of people staying. Walls are really thin so you can hear doors closing and footsteps from your bedroom. Still have to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were apprehensive about staying in a shared room (it was all we could find for our budget) but we’re pleasantly surprised as the rooms were super clean and warm, we only shared one night with other people out of three nights- we were lucky-...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a double room with shared bathroom and we're absolutely delighted when we say our little set-up. We had a cabin with 2 toilets and 2 showers right outside our door. The room was heated when we arrived, the bed was extremely comfortable and...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

(Kiwi Experience) We asked for a double but when we arrived were told that there were none so we were put in a dorm. It was 4 beds, okay, a little small but the beds were comfortable enough and we slept quite well. Facilities were...More

Thank Hannah T
Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Hope you are having an amazing time travelling around New Zealand with Kiwi Experience and seeing everything we have to offer in our beautiful country. Sounds like our lake front lodge meet your expectations. Good stuff! Great location to everything Lake Tekapo has to...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Okay I spent 2 nights here and it was comfy and clean. A little old but serviceable. Looks like some money is being spent in the outdoor communal area. The reception were great and that was the biggest strength. There was a very happy, friendly...More

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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 23 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
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Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
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"Avoid this hostel"
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"Stayed in room 9 & 10, which face the lake & right next to the kitchen! Also few steps away from..."
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"If you choose a dorm room facing the lake, you also face onto the communal BBQ area (I'm glad we..."
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"Try to get a room that face to the lake, you can just open the slide door and sit and enjoy =]"
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