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“Good value, good location and very helpful owners”
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Lakefront Lodge
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Spotlessly clean and well appointed. Very convenient location with a well maintained property. Lovely gardens. Quiet. Picnic tables outside each unit. It should be noted that the property does not front on Lake Te Anau, but on a side street from which there is a limited view of the southern part of the lake. The side street does join the Lafefront Road, however. About 5-7 minutes walk from the Intercity Bus stop in the center of town. Two grocery stores are also located here. Excellent pizzeria in town as well as Miles Better Meat Pie shop.

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

This was the most friendly places that we stopped in during our New Zealand holiday, the couple who ran the place were welcoming, plesant and extremley helpful, to the point of loaning us their own 'sandfly' spray! The room was very clean, everything worked! and the spa bath was a bonus. Another bonus was being able to park right outside the room. We loved the little seating area, with views over the lake, it proved to be the perfect place to rest with a glass of wine in the evening. If I ever go to the west cost of NZ again I will certainly have the Lakefront on my list of places to stay.

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Reviewed 22 March 2014

This place had everything we could have asked, a large, well furnished and comfortable room with a separate bedroom, kitchen area and a spa bath in the bathroom and a nice outside area overlooking the lake. And we could park the car directly outside, really useful when you're unloading heavy cases. If the accommodation wasn't enough in itself the bonus were the great couple who ran the place, they couldn't have been more helpful and friendly, and no problem about leaving the car there while we did the Milford Sound overnighter. It's a great pity there aren't more places like this, simple, comfortable, welcoming and great value.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Nice comfortable room with a good location in Te Anau. Close to the lake and within walking distance of eateries. Friendly helpful management. Quiet location and a useful sitting out area with lake views, Recommend.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

This is a lovely base for a stay in Te Anau. The room we had (number 8) was spacious, with a full kitchen and a sumptuous whirlpool bath. You can park your car right outside your room door, and there is a picnic table outside your patio door too.
The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the lodge is very close to the town centre. They even looked after our luggage while we went on an overnight cruise at no extra charge after we had actually booked out. I whole- heartedly recommend this place.
The only negative for me was that the hotel is called the lakefront, but none of the rooms actually face the lake - a bit of poetic licence going on there.....

Room Tip: Ours was number 8 and fab, with a full kitchen and whirlpool bath
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

What a great place! The staff was friendly and professional and went above and beyond to make our stay great. Our rooms were spacious, clean and relaxing - the perfect break after all of our Fiordland activities. The location, being close to Te Anu town center, was ideal as well.

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

A very clean and comfortable motel. Our room had french windows allowing us to sit inside or out with views of the lake. The staff were very friendly. I left a jacket in the wardrobe and they posted it first class to our next stop in Queenstown. You can't get more helpful than that. Thank you.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Lakefront Lodge

Address: 58 Lakefront Drive | Southland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#3 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range: £99 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lakefront Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Affordable Units with a show of Luxury. Partial Lake and Mountain views. All units have kitchens. One Bedroom Double Spa Bath and Studio Units. Free Wireless Internet throughout.Continental Breakfast available. Only a 2min walk to town centre and restaurants.Tour Booking Desk. Luggage storeage for trampers. Free car parking ... more   less 
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