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“Lovely Atmosphere, friendly people, so central.”
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Alpine View Motel
Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
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Reviewed 28 October 2009

We had a lovely stay at this motel. Really friendly people and really central to the lake front and the shopping centre. Plenty of space for children to play and lovely gardens. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2009

This Motel was exactly what we needed with 3 small children ( with the best play ground and FREE internet). It was lovely and clean and the owners went out of their way to be accommodating. The price was the best out of all the others we checked out in town. We have recommended this motel to many other already.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled with family
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Thank DunedinPeanut
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Reviewed 19 September 2009

Alpine View Motel is spacious and has the best adventure playground and spacious grounds so the kids can go play safely outside while we relax in peace. The service was great the rooms clean tidy and cosy and winter rates more than acceptable for the facilities you receive. I would recommend it to all families - children of all ages. A four square pad, sand pit, cricket pitch, trampoline in the ground, play hutt, swings and slide - kids had the best time!

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with family
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1  Thank nathoney
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Reviewed 8 June 2009

The Alpine View Motel is not 5 star luxury. It is however the best and friendliest simple motel ever. The room has everything you need: en suite shower, etc., full kitchenette, great bed, tv, easily adjusted heating/cooling, lovely courtyard, kid friendly but also private for couples. And the laundry room is super convenient and it includes FREE INTERNET (as well as some super magazines). The hosts (Grant & Ileoana, hope I spelled that right) are lovely and friendly and helpful and excellent all around. The location was perfect: we could walk to nearby restaurants, supermarket, ATM's, and the Information booth and dock for the boat ride to the Te Anau Glowworms Cave was only a few minutes walk away. I would recommend the Alpine View Motel for families or couples, just great. Restful and lovely and the best value for money in NZ motels. The Alpine View Motel is a great base for Milford Sound; forget Queenstown--come to the Te Anau Alpine View Motel!

  • Stayed: May 2009, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 February 2009

Our stay at Alpine view motel was one of the most enjoyable and memorable times of our holiday. The spacious well kept grounds and colourfilled gardens were perfect to sit and relax in after a long day. Our room was inviting, comfortable and the furnishings new and modern. We found the unit warm at nights as it had a night store heater as well as a fan heater and electric blankets on all beds. The kitchen was fully equipped and all rooms have wireless hot spots as well as sky tv. The Staff at alpine view were all very friendly and went out of their way to help with infomation on trips, restaurants and attractions in the Te Anau area. As stated in the units, beds are not made eveyday when serviced but management were more than happy enough to do this by request. Our rooms were spotless and we could not fault the cleanslinest of anything. Free internet is also offered to all guests and we found this very helpful as our laptop was left at home.The laundry was large and we never had to wait once to use. The price for their rooms is more than reasonable for the quality and friendliness of the whole motel. I think you would find it hard to find somewhere of this quality at this price.We would stay at alpine view with hosts Illeana and Grant again no questions asked!

  • Stayed: February 2009
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Thank Nztraveller01
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Reviewed 4 January 2009

We stayed three nights at the Alpine view motel, with no view. We "enjoyed" the 60's atmosphere of the rooms. It was clean, but really too expensive for the minimum services that were offered :

- The customer had to make a special request to have the beds made. It's quite amazing for a room at 145 NZD/night.

- We also found curious the fact that the bathroom was not cleaned on a daily basis.

The welcome was friendly but they could make an effort to renovate the rooms that are really old-fashioned.
They should reduce the prices to maintain the comparison with other hotel rates.

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank patmail
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Reviewed 23 November 2008

We spent two nights at the Alpine View Motel and yes there was a view of the snow covered mountains from our rooms.
The rooms were very comfortable and extremely clean. The service given was very friendly. Other tours can easily be booked at the front office. I warmly recommend this place.You can take your pet too!

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Alpine View Motel

Address: 15 Quintin Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
Price Range: £68 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alpine View Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Alpine View Motel is situated in a quiet location 150m from the lakefront of Te Anau. The main shopping Center, Restaurants, Movie Theatre, library and Sports Stadium are a 5 minute walk through a lovely park. We offer a selection of self contained, warm and comfortable studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units with King, Queen or Single beds and have lake view and access units also available. Wireless internet is available in each room. We provide 12 channels of Freeview and Sky TV. We have a spacious guest's laundry with a free internet kiosk available in the laundry only. We have a great children's play area complete with trampoline (in ground), see-saw, swings, slide and a big climbing castle as well as a huge field for cricket and other activities. A guest barbecue and spacious gardens will entertain the adults while the children are busy at the playground. ... more   less 
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