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Explorer Motel & Apartments
Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Te Anau
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1 review
“A great place to stay in fiordland.”
Reviewed 20 November 2012

We stayed at explorer motel and loved it,the service was excellent ,and they made us feel most welcome.t The room was spotless,and had everything we needed including a fantastic view.Also very helpfull with advice on things to do in the area,a great place to stay ,Yours truly Mark & Annie.

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Reviewed 16 November 2012

Stayed at the Explorer Motel & Apartments (Comfort Inn) for two nights. Management was very helpful and courteous. Rooms were very clean and well set up. The views looking out through the large glass doors were beautiful. I would not hesitate to recommend this motel to any traveler

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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MJ M, Manager at Explorer Motel & Apartments, responded to this review, 17 November 2012
Thank you for your kind words - it was a pleasure having you stay with us. Glad you enjoyed it.
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

I stayed one night and have to say that it was a very positive experience. The room was spacious and very comfortable and modern. The new management were very welcoming and friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed ny stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled on business
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MJ M, Manager at Explorer Motel & Apartments, responded to this review, 15 November 2012
Many thanks for your kind words Mike - look forward to hosting you again next time you are down this way.
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Stayed two nights great price short walk to town very lovely people pleased we decided to stay here and not take notice of the terrible comments on this site as the new owners where so lovely and helpful would recommend this place to any one GIVE IT A GO!

Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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MJ M, Owner at Explorer Motel & Apartments, responded to this review, 5 November 2012
It was a pleasure having you and your family here to stay with us. Thank you
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Additional Information about Explorer Motel & Apartments

Property: Explorer Motel & Apartments
Address: Corner of Mokoroa and Cleddau Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#12 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Explorer Motel & Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Explorer Motel & Apartments offer warm spacious apartments with spectacular mountain & park views,free wifi and friendly service. All apartments are self contained with the choice of studios or one and two bedroom apartments. We can accommodate singles, couples, families, corporate travellers or small groups. We have a movie/games room & communal kitchen with an extensive range of equipment (i.e. rice cookers, woks & hotplates), as well as a laundry with washers and dryers for guests use. Explorer Motel & Apartments is set in a park like gardens with guest BBQ area, it is a great place for relaxing in the evenings, after a long day visiting Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound or Fiordland National Park. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Explorer Hotel Te Anau
Comfort Inn Te Anau

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