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LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

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Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Since all of the hotels in Lake Tekapo were booked, I researched this LakeFront Backpackers Lodge. I couldnt get any of the private rooms & had to settle for the shared room. It was the worst experience in my life. Summer in Lake Tekapo can...More

3  Thank Sona_G81
Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 February 2018

Hi I feel you have been a bit harsh with our backpackers hostel. The end of the day it is a backpackers stay and not a Motel. A completely different sort of stay. This area is fabulously designed and we have hundreds of people go...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I have experience with separeted twin room. Clean rooms, lovely places to eat, superb scenic view - even from my bed. It id 15 min walk from the centre, where buses stop. Spa is close, hill is close and worth to climb up on it....More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were an elderly couple with teenage daughter. We were in a mixed dorm room of 6. Everybody was quiet and only came to sleep. We showered etc in the outside bathrooms. The kitchen common room was spacious although we did not use it.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

With the word backpackers in the name, the motel/lodge met my expectations. It is a very basic place to get a night’s sleep. It does offer great views of the beautiful and enchanting Lake Tekapo, which is 700 meters above sea level and has a...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Common area is average, 4-dorm room is really cramped, with no towels provided, and no free WiFi. Water heaters weren’t working at night (shower was freezing cold). Oven in common kitchen also malfunctions.More

Thank G8584LDericm
Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Sorry you had a few issues with you stay and that it didn't quite meet your expectations. We have dozens of people through each day in our backbackers lodge who have enjoyed their stay and what the facilities provide. As regards the Wifi unfortunately...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 23 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 23 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
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Traveller (59)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Avoid this hostel"
Sona_G81
4 Feb. 2018
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"Stayed in room 9 & 10, which face the lake & right next to the kitchen! Also few steps away from..."
meenday
25 Sep. 2017
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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..."
FruitcakeF
4 Feb. 2015
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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 =]"
SiuLam_Chan
12 Oct. 2014
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