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Edgewater Motel

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#18 of 24 Hotels in Te Anau
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here only to realise we had got our dates mixed up. This was not a problem though. We were accomodated for the night in a suite of rooms which could not be bettered. Everyone was really helpful. The rooms were clean, beautifully situated and had every thing we could have wanted. Thankyou to all the cheerful friendly staff...

Thank Cynthia B
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A budget motel close to the centre of the town centre and restaurants. Easy access from the main road into Te Anua with good parking. Older units that could do with an update but it was clean and comfortable. Very close to the lake front.

Thank StuartBonVivant
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We were bitterly disappointed with our upstairs studio room. I have never seen so many double adapters and powerboards connected. A real safety hazard. The check-in man was very friendly and helpful, the position was excellent. You just better ask for a renovated room. I should have checked TripAdvisor before choosing this motel.

Thank Chris H
lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I believe that you were travelling with the customers that posted the previous review ? You were booked in to an upstairs unit and the friendly and helpful Duty Manager carried your bags up for you which was jolly good of him as he picked up that you may struggle with the stairs and your luggage....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This Motel is in a great location but bitterly disappointed with our room. Check in was completed by a very nice man and room seemed okay at first. TV remote did not work, heater did not work in room and the doona on the bed was the dirtiest I have ever seen. The worst Motel during our driving tour of...

Thank Wlisaann
lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

It appears you were satisfied with the location of the Motel and the attention you received from the on duty Manager.The heater in the bathroom was indeed faulty and you were given a spare one until the Electrician could call and make repairs. The Bathroom heater was replaced by the time you returned from your days activities. We could find...

Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed in the two bedroom family unit, had a lovely view of the lake from the balcony. It was very clean and tidy, with good cooking facilities. Easy to walk into the main street of town for dinner as well. The staff were very friendly and gave us 10% off discount vouchers to Fiordland Cinema when I asked about...

Thank hey_miss_sj
Bowral, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were lucky to be the first to stay in a very tastefully renovated unit - very nice indeed. All of the rooms are being progressively updated. The price is good, the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Undercover parking was available for our motorcycles. Highly recommended.

Thank GandES
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location across lake...very clean.....walking distance to town centre....friendly staff.....highly recommended....great convenient parking....nothing to complain about...accommodating for car storage during overnight Sound cruise

Thank papayahead
lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our property. Delighted you enjoyed the facilities,location and the friendly Staff.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great place to stay. Easy walking distance from restaurants and shopping. Helpful staff and tours pick you up from the motel. What could be easier. Great views too. I recommend Real Journeys tour company. Brilliant guides very knowledgeable

Thank Heather4243
lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay at Edgewater and the Tour also. Thanks for your feedback

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights to do the doubtful sound, they're were renovations taking place on some rooms and our rooms were over booked. The manager had us upgraded to a cottage which actually worked out perfectly and catered for the correct bedding type we had requested. Our cottage was beautifully renovated and had a lovely garden outside area. We...

Thank Telecia L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Was booked into this motel as part of a self drive trip around New Zealand. The photos on the website did not represent what we got. The bathroom was awful..tiny tin sink..small mirror and shower. The bathroom was from the 60's . Just like my grandmothers. The tv remote couldn't turn on the TV. Masking tape on the side helped...

Thank ijmckinlay
lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Most unfortunate that you were disappointed with your stay. Always helpful if you let us know at the time of stay if appliances are not performing as they should so we can remedy immediately. We had not identified (on daily cleaning and checking) that there was any problem with the heater or bathroom ventilation. You would have noticed during your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Edgewater Motel

Address: 52 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $116 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edgewater Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Two bedroom unit was upstairs but access was not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles hey_miss_sj, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs provide more privacy, but be aware there are only stairs to go upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles NatOvc, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms face the same way”
 of 5 bubbles 862sally, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Noopswondr, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All room are the same ..all excellent”
 of 5 bubbles wittsNz, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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