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    Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

    Lake Tekapo Village | 11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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    “the kitchen” (65 reviews)
    “main building” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I stayed a few nights in lake tekapo tailor made hostel and I really liked the place . Nice rooms,big kitchen and good lounge. The staff is very friendly and amazingly helpful. It is very good place to explore lake tekapo. Only a few min...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice hostel, the kitchen has plenty of equipment so lots of people can cook at once. It can be quite noisy as the walls are thin. We were next to the shower room and were woken up at 1am by someone having a shower, followed...More

    Thank Co1307
    Response from Tailor-Made-Tekapo, Owner at Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi, We are really glad the you enjoyed your time in Lake Tekapo and the facilities at our little hostel! It is unfortunate that there was an inconsiderate person drying their hair in the early hours of the morning! We are always available to come...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

    We had an ensuite private room and it was so cozy and clean with comfy beds. The hostel has everthing you need and the kitchen is very well equipped. We felt safe the whole time we were there. The staff were super helpful and friendly...More

    Thank missktuck
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    The moment we arrived, we were greeted by reception staff member (who I didn't get the name of!) but he was friendly, very informative and gave us a very good overview of the town. He showed us around including the kitchen area and the showers...More

    Thank Anaphylactoid26
    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    Our stay here was brief; would've liked to make use of the guitar there... and play with the cat. The receptionist was very helpful and told us some helpful things about the area - what to see etc. The kitchen was well equipped and the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • USD 84 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
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    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
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    "They all looked good to me for a backpackers"
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    "Do not stay in Room 1, it smells terrible!"
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    "Family Room with Garden Views are Very nice"
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    "All the rooms are great. We stayed in a private en suite."
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