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Radfords on the Lake
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“The bed alone is worth the stay”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Although we hadn't booked accommodation, Kerry was able to accommodate us and showed us a room that was more than we expected. It was a 1 bedroom suite with a spa that was immaculate in every way. The attention to detail and furnishings is unbelievable. The bed is like a cloud! Great view across the lake, all rooms appear to have these views. They are very helpful in providing recommendations for restaurants and sightseeing. Do youself a favour and choose this property, you will not be sorry.Thank you for a lovely experience.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 7 October 2013
Dear KylisF, Wow! Thank you for your glowing review. We are pleased that you found our advise helpful, we enjoy sharing our knowledge so that our guests can make the most of their time here. It was our pleasure to host you and look forward to welcoming you back.

Best Wishes

Kerri and Steve
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

We had 3 wonderful nights here. We actually commented we felt like we were stopping with friends who happened to own the motel. The rooms are incredible, the views are superb. Kerri was so helpful and friendly. We were walking distance to everything. It certainly was a great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 5 October 2013
Dear Kaandra, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We appreciate your comments and are pleased your enjoyed your "Radfords Experience". I certainly hope that we can meet again in the near future.

Best Wishes

Kerri and Steve
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The best place to stay in Te Anau. Beautifully presented room with stunning views, immaculately clean and lots of little extras in the room that made Radfords Lakeview Motel a wonderful place to stay.The staff were friendly and made us feel very welcome. Wish we could have stayed longer and would definitely recommend this motel to anyone visiting Te Anau.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 5 October 2013
Dear Rosemary, Thank you for your kind words about your experience while staying here and that your Apartment suited your families needs Yes our staff do a Wonderful job of preparing and presenting the rooms to a very high standard for our guests. I will pass on your comments to them.

We hope that we get the pleasure of hosting your family in the future and that you have great memories of your time in the South.

Best Wishes

Kerri and Steve
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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of staying at Radfords Lakeview Motel. My first impression was "gorgeous" and the attention to detail in the room as first class. The bed was so soft and comfortable and the room perfect. The staff were just lovely and attentive and I wish we could have stayed longer. Highly recommend this motel to anyone staying at Te Anau

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 5 October 2013
Dear Anita B, Thank you very much indeed for your lovely review. We too wished you could've stayed longer.

We do hope that you had the best time during your trip and would be delighted should our paths meet to host you again.

Kind Regards
Kerri and Steve
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Taree, Australia
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

this was an excellent place to stay and we thoroughly commend it.
The people were so friendly and helpful - nothing was too much trouble.
The place was spotless. the breakfast was extremely generous.
the view was superb and the location was within walking distance of everything.
we loved it.

Room Tip: every room is good
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 2 October 2013
Dear Nameerfud,

Thank you for your high praise of our property, we have an amazing team of staff that take great pride in presenting this complex to a very high standard. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here.

Thank you for choosing to stay at Radford's

Kind Regards,
Kerri & Steve James
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

What an amazing "step above the rest" I just experienced while staying at the Radfords Motel, the attention to detail, the elegance of the room with the most incredible view, impeccably clean, tidy and all maintained to such a high standard both inside and out, beautiful grounds, and staff all making for a perfect worry free stay. Hosts Kerri and Steve also score a ten out of ten for their attentive, above and beyond approach while taking care of their guests. I cant wait to book in again for my next stay

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 24 September 2013
Thank you Raaewyn A for your lovely feedback. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time in Te Anau relaxing on the lakefront and your accommodation.

We certainly hope you will visit again in the near future.

Kind Regards
Kerri and Steve
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Arriving in Total Darkness - after 7:00pm - after a Drive from Christchurch -
Kerri the Owner couldn't have been more Helpful / Cheerful / Friendly !!!
Providing us with a choice of Room - Directions to the Local Hostelries - Lists of Local attractions & also Booking attractions after choosing...
Immaculately Clean & Superb Position
Mark & Emma - Yorkshire - UK

Room Tip: All Rooms Have Lake View - Ask for Nearest Lake for Best !!!
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review, 17 September 2013
Dear MandEm

Thank you for taking the time to place your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here and your have fond memories of your time in Fiordland, a very special place in Paradise I am sure you will agree!

We like to share our knowledge of living in the area of more than 30 years so our guests can make the most of there time in Fiordland and help get the best suited Trips, excursions, experiences and eating venues to suit everyones requirements.

I do hope that you had a great time in Akeroa too.

Kind Reghards
Kerri and Steve James
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Additional Information about Radfords on the Lake

Property: Radfords on the Lake
Address: 56 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
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:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Radfords on the Lake 5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay in style at Radfords on the Lake. Our well equipped units have a warm and luxurious feel. With attention to detail and complete commitment to your stay, our service is sure to make you feel welcome. Lake and mountain views from every suite and conveniently located close to the town centre. Look out for those little extras like candles, flowers, 50+ channel SKY TV and a great selection of DVDs for guests enjoyment. With guest laundry, continental breakfasts, kitchenette, off road parking, free wireless internet for use in your room, our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Winners of the NZ AA Supreme host of the year award 2013 ... more   less 
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