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  • Excellent47%
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

YHA Lake Tekapo is a nice place to stay. If you have the time, stay for 2 nights. The YHA faces the lake directly and is an excellent location for photography. Common kitchen is well equipped with the necessary items for you to cook and...More

Thank AlvinZhang
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I stayed in a private room with a shared bedroom. I was amazed by the cleanlineas of the room being away from hostel experience for the last 15 years, It was a very pleasant surprise. The staff is also amazingly helpful but the location is...More

Thank BasarBurcu
Reviewed 17 September 2017

YHA delivers great value for money as always! The hostel is located in the middle of Lake Tekapo, 5 minute walk from bars and restaurants. The staff was extremely lovely and helpful which made our stay in the hostel excellent! The room where I slept,...More

Thank Vil T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the cutest little hostel. The views from the living area are outstanding picture perfect! The owner was so friendly. We stayed in a private double room which was seperate from the hostel slightly (had to go outside to then go in through the...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Tekapo YHA is in an incredible location, right by the lake with large window taking in the scenery. Ah the serenity, sitting at the window, fire roaring, writing memoirs or playing cards with my children. Can't wait to come back when the new hostel is...More

Thank Daisyange
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Daisyange, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We are really glad that everything we do and offer is exactly what you require and expect. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and definitely will be looking forward to seeing you again in...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$47 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$47 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Levanu100
4 October 2017|
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Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
Hi Göran! At YHA New Zealand all bedding is provided including sheets. You can bring your own towel or hire one from reception for $1. Unfortunately YHA Lake Tekapo is currently closed while we build a new hostel - due to... More
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"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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