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Red Tussock Motel
Ranked #14 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
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Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

The owner was more than helpful, room was clean, tidy, simple but had everything we needed including basic cooking items . Is a nice walk along the lake from the town centre. Would happily stay again and recommend to friends.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

This is comfortable lodging, perfectly located near the lake. The manager, Robin, is more than helpful, and his friendly service alone makes this place worth staying during your time in Te Anau. We stayed just one night but would have loved to stay more.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Thank R H
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Reviewed 11 December 2013 via mobile

This is definitely an impressive stay during our jouney in south island. We've been give a whole storey. The view through the kitchen is quiet and comfort. Robin, our host has always been helpful. He waited us and gave us a warm welcome the day we came which was about 8 p.m. Also, he taught us a lot useful things.

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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

The generous reviews led us to staying here as a launching point for Milford Sound. We were a bit disappointed by the aged room that we had, and it was one of the "better" rooms. This part of the country is so beautiful that a stopover in this town is necessary. I"d take a chance with another establishment next time.

Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

The owner was great and the unit was very clean and comfortable. There is a laundry facility on-site for a fee, but DON'T open the dryer mid-cycle since it won't restart. The owner recommended an afternoon hike to Shallow Bay and it was gorgeous and gave us a chance to stretch our legs after the long drive.
Our main reason for going to Te Anau was to see Milford Sound, but unfortunately the road was closed. There are trips to Doubtful and Milford from Te Anau by bus or sea plane also, but we decided not to splurge and instead voted to return at a later date since we loved NZ.

Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank RachelU178
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

modern, clean, tidy, warm. reasonable space and facilities. had a balcony looking onto the mountains, right near the lake and the department of conservation if you're catching a bus to any of the hiking tracks its an ideal location... about a ten minute walk to the main shops , carpark available.
had an upstairs room.
catches the afternoon sun nicely...

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank waynowski
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Reviewed 4 April 2013

This was our second choice of motel in Te Anau as the one we wanted, facing the lake, was full. We were not, however, disappointed as our second choice proved to be extremely good. Accommodation was spacious and well appointed, the kitchen facilities very good, Jane the manager was so helpful and informative, making us feel very much at home. Good base for Doubtful Sound, the walking tracks etc, Free Wifi

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: 10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
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Ranked #14 of 22 Hotels in Te Anau
Price Range: £72 - £186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Tussock Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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