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Explorer Motel Te Anau

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6 Cleddau Street Corner Mokoroa Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Golf Course
Dry Cleaning
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsthree single bedsmilford soundfamily apartmentspacious apartmentrooms are hugethe main town centreoverlooking the gardenqueen bedgreat advicebathroom areawould highly recommend staying herethe kitchentwo nightsmilford trackstayed one nightgreat place to stayelectric blankets
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When we arrived, we found out that the road to Milford Sound would be closed the next day so we would need to stay an additional night in Te Anua. Mary was helpful in providing an update about when it would reopen and upgraded us...More

Thank Heather H
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Staff are really friendly and helpful. Room is really spacious. Good location and lovely and quiet She has given us some great advice about the area and the roads etc which has been really helpful I'd recommend this as good value

Thank Tracey P
Response from Mary C, Manager at Explorer Motel Te AnauResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Tracey and thank you for reviewing Explorer Motels. We are glad you enjoyed our location and hospitality! Kind regards Mary Climo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed in a three bedroom suite. It was very spacious and comfortable. We arrived late and leave early so we didn't meet the people from the Motel but they left everything organized for us. We loved it!More

Thank FernandaC2918
Response from Mary C, Manager at Explorer Motel Te AnauResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Fernanda Thanks for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry that we did not get to meet you in person and hope you loved your short time in the Fiordland Area. Kind regards Mary...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on the way to and from Milford Sound. The motel was very clean and the host was super friendly and helpful. The rooms although old have been modernised and are more than adequate. The Explorer Motel offers great value...More

Thank Ceri_Nz
Response from Mary C, Manager at Explorer Motel Te AnauResponded July 11, 2018

Hi Ceri Thanks for staying with us at Explorer Motels and also thank you so much for the lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us in Te Anau and hope the rest of your trip in our country goes well!...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We found the hotel late in the day when the hotel we'd booked wasn't satisfactory. Our host was extremely helpful at such a late hour and couldn't do enough to welcome us to the establishment, as it was very wintry and wet/snowing we were happy...More

Thank Robert J
Response from Mary C, Manager at Explorer Motel Te AnauResponded June 21, 2018

Good morning Robert and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the location of our motels. Many thanks again for staying with us and we hope to see you again...More

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Welcome to Explorer Motel. Set among beautiful lawns and gardens, Explorer Motel offers 17 spacious and warm units, and warm friendly service. We are only a 5min walk to the city centre and waterfront. So why ...More not come and enjoy our property which offers FREE WiFi, parking and a BBQ picnic area. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$82 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Comfort Inn
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Te Anau
,
Comfort Inn Te Anau
,
Explorer Motel Te Anau New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$82 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Comfort Inn
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Te Anau
,
Comfort Inn Te Anau
,
Explorer Motel Te Anau New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Questions & Answers
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SteveJ3305
March 17, 2015|
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Response from MJ M | Property representative |
Yes most rooms do and there are extras avail in the laundry - please make a note when you book and we will ensure your room has these in it. Kind regards Mary-Jane
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"We had a two bed apartment (no 17 or 18) overlooking a park. Very quiet and it's own parking right..."
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"corner suites have view of the park ,towards ta anau ,and the bbq area which we used ."
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"Overlooking the garden lower level was great for us"
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"Best tip is, is to stay here...!!!!!!!!! :) :)"
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