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Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

Lake Tekapo Village 11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand
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Nestled in a quiet corner of the village and set in a beautiful garden, we are only 300 metres from the bus-stop and the Village shops. Lake Tekapo is half-way between Christchurch and Queenstown/Wanaka (all less than 3 hours away) and we are only just over one hour from Aoraki / Mt Cook.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Mountain View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Timaru Airport68 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, close to town, walks/hikes, the lake and other attractions. The staff were super-friendly and helped us organise trips as well as gave guidance on some good walks. The kitchen and communal areas were well equipped and big enough to cope with the number...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Dees_Comments
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is brilliant. It's a beautiful farm style building in a peaceful and quiet location 10 minutes from Tekapo town centre. The dorm room was spacious and clean with no bunks, and your own beside table, light and power. It also has a beautiful...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NickP2340
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stayed here as we wanted a private room at a reasonable price. This hostel has everything you'd need and is in a really convinient location. What really won me over was all the animals! Such a lovely hostel and the sheep are so cool,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank AliceDavies
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This was the first backpackers I was staying in since my twenties, so was very hesitant of dorm accommodation - but it was lovely! The people in the 6-bed dorm room were all lovely (ended up travelling a few days with one girl) and it...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank LeighK82
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I stayed over night at Lake Tekapo with my mate who was travelling with me from Queenstown to Christchurch. Hostel was extremely well kept and homely. We were greeted at reception by a beautiful British girl from Oxford called Aileen (not sure how to spell...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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"Pick a private room for more privacy"
traveljetter2017
20 Feb. 2018
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"Since it is a hostel there is wide range of lodgings. They list several with airbnb"
wolfurphy
25 Jan. 2018
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"They all looked good to me for a backpackers"
556grahaml
8 Aug. 2017
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"Do not stay in Room 1, it smells terrible!"
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30 Mar. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 51 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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tailor-made-tekapo backpackers hotel lake tekapo
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionMackenzie DistrictLake Tekapo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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