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Anchorage Motel Apartments
Ranked #14 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 May 2013

The motel is in a mixed residential and tourist motels area. About 5 minutes drive from town center with restaurants and a Fresh Choice supermarket (Australians note: Just like a Safeway Woolworths, with plenty of Australian goods and Woolworth's Home Brand inside).

Not only the rooms are large, they are also very bright, all with large ceiling to ground windows and sliding doors.

Beds and furnitures are clean. They also have kitchens, with stove, microwave oven, and also pots and cutlery. For families with kids, you can make your own meals to save money if you like.

All rooms are on ground level, easy access to your car.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 April 2013 via mobile

Free wifi is a significant advantage after staying in a Queenstown hotel. Anchorage Motel is very clean and not far from the lake and shops. Also it has a little garden space to sun yourself and eat.It is ideal for a preparing a leisurely trip to Milford Sound 242 km round trip from Te Anau without intermediate petrol stations.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

Spent 2 nights here as the place is convenient for trips to Milford sound. Good kitchen area, comfortable bed, spacious room, Sky TV, free internet and more - also, great value compared to most similar accommodation in the area. Helpful host at check-in, suggested we should allow longer for the drive out than we had planned, and he was right as there are plenty of things to stop for en-route that we would have had to miss out if we had left later in the day.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We chose this motel for 2 reasons - it's 3-bedroom cottage and free wifi, as we were travelling with our two older teens. It can potentially sleep up to 7 people as it contains 2 doubles and 3 singles. The cottage is very private, quiet, clean and warm, but feels a little like a crib (holiday home), it was adequate and the bathroom was lovely, but could do with more modernising. The free wifi is not unlimited- it did run out and we had to wait until the next morning each day to reaccess it. The motel is one block back from the lake but this did not bother us, it was a short walk along a path across the road to the lake, and a 5 minute walk into town with its shops and plenty of restaurants to choose from. The Glow Worm caves trip leaves from the wharf right there in town, and is highly recommended, as is a trip to Milford or Doubtful Sounds. We ate at the Moose, the local pub, which is friendly and warm with an open fire and has daily meal specials (we choose the $20 specials).

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment which was spacious and clean. It had an adequately equipped kitchen, Sky TV and had a nice private bbq / sitting area outside.
Our room was situated in a corner and therefor offered a lot of privacy, was very quiet which was very nice for a good sleep after a long journey.
I would absolutely recommend this motel, it's definitely value for money.

Room Tip: Corner suite is spacious and quiet.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

Title says it all - clean, comfortable with friendly helpful hosts! Easy 5 minute walk from town situated on a quiet street. Room was modern with SKY TV and DVD player. Hosts were friendly and were always there to help. Would recommend this motel to any type of traveller

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

A great classic motel. Friendly welcome but then left to ourselves. Ten minutes wok to the town area and restaurants.

Wifi - free and fairly fast
Cell phone signal is fine
Parking directly outside of motel unit
Two good sized bedrooms / reasonable sized sitting area
Fair sized bathroom with shower / no bath
Small kitchen unit
Modern newish and well equipped
Fresh milk provided when you collect your key
Fridge with freezer

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Anchorage Motel Apartments

Address: 47 Quintin Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand (Formerly Anchorage Motel - Golden Chain)
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:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#10 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range: £81 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motel Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Anchorage Motel - Golden Chain Hotel Te Anau
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Anchorage Hotel Te Anau

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