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Menlo Park, California
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I felt these were very flimsy rooms with very little privacy. I would not recommend staying here. It did have wi-fi butane a small kitchen but you could not open the refrigerator unless front door was complete shut. Room was very exposed to the street and had no charm at all.

Thank markt2012
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Family and I booked here thinking we needed a place to stay for Milford Sound journey. Once we realized Milford Sound trip could be done in a day from Queenstown, I tried to change my booking from 2 nights to 1. I booked through Expedia whose policy stated that if I changed my reservation with less than 48hours, I would... More 

Thank Posner1
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a typical motel. It has everything you need but wasn't up to date or the best quality but it was clean and got the job done. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. Wifi was ok. The kitchen had everything you need. It was right on the lake and close to the town center. I would also recommend... More 

Thank AnonymousNS
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262 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night. Decent rooms, located 2 mins from the town center though it is a very small town. We reached quite late so our rooms very ready when we came in. We left the cars in the parking while we visited doubtful sound. We wanted to use the washroom for a bit to change and get ready... More 

Thank themanfromearth
Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. This was the ninth establishment in our 7 week trip and was easily below all others. Although I had made the mistake of reserving a small suite the result was a space that was barely functional. To move between the end of the bed and the wall you had to crab sideways. The whole place... More 

Thank michaelfleming687
Marlborough, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the cheapest place we booked for our trip. But didn't feel it. Fantastic situation. Handy for various trips, restaurants and shops. My only suggestion is that you book an upstairs lakeside room. Otherwise you will hear every sound from the overhead bathroom! !!! My only complaint is l hate fixed head showers.

Thank SueOwen7
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63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a decent enough room though dated, but I expect more for $165 a night. The free wifi is only for one device at a time and has an annoying login screen - it should just be one password that everyone can use. There was a surcharge for an additional device and it wasn't particularly fast internet. The kitchen was... More 

Thank Rabbitnom
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47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night and were upgraded to a 3br house. It is a little dated but they have done a great job staying on top with fresh furnishings and decor. It was a great place to relax and unwind after a long drive. The staff were friendly and helpful with directions for dinner and about town. We would... More 

Thank Ric T
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights. Clean and comfy plentiful hot water. The whole place needs a updating. Despite claiming to have Wi-Fi it was so very temperamental - turned out that it rarely works for more than a few minutes at a time........

Thank MrsB58
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed two nights stay here as we drove to Milford Sound the very next day. The motel is so beautiful facing the lake which had a very scenic view. The motel provides laundry services which was very convenient. There were many restaurants around the town area. Bought some food for breakfast from the nearby supermarket. Hubby enjoyed the Subway... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lakeside Motel & Apartments

Address: 36 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $114 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lakeside Motel & Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Lakeside Motel And Apartments
Lakeside Motel & Apartments Hotel Te Anau
Lakeside Motel Te Anau
Lakeside Motel & Apartments Te Anau, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#11 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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“Steer clear of the Small Suite”
 of 5 bubbles michaelfleming687, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the family size room (ground) suitable for five persons come with kitchen facilities etc”
 of 5 bubbles mollyyc, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view - not all of them have one”
 of 5 bubbles charliel16, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Shop Around!!”
 of 5 bubbles ShazWat, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level will enjoy the lake view from the balconies. Kitchen is very well equipped and makes cooking easier.”
 of 5 bubbles jenmuffie, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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