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Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

Hotels.comUS$109*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only spent one night here but we were allocated one of the villas and it was sooo peaceful after our long coach trip. This is obviously a much busier place during the summer months, it covers a large area, has a swimming pool and excellent staff. I was particularly struck by the personal care given to our group when...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Roger and Grace Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback re: your recent stay. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and am humbled by your kind words of encouragement. We sincerely hope to see you back again in the future. Regards Brent Stander

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night stay on our tour. We had enjoyed a great day on the Milford Sound. We had a lovely taste of fiordland dinner at the hotel's restaurant. The bedroom was nicely arranged with a comfortable bed, nice linens. As our group finished a very nice buffet breakfast and we were entering the bus to leave for...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear JBakker Thanks for your kind words of encouragement and time taken to leave a review. We sincerely enjoyed hosting you and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards Brent Stander

Kingscliff, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well kept establishment, short walk to the centre of town, shops and eateries nearby. Good size room with suitable furnishings, bed - ours had 2 doubles - and pillows were great. Shower was over the bath which was very low, toiletries were fine, wifi satisfactory. Meals and breakfast very good. Helicopter and float plane excursions close by. Ask for...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Boggle Thank you for taking the time to review us and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We sincerely hope to see you back again in the not too distant future. Regards Brent Stander

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stay. Good location for accessing Milford Sound, nice rooms and special mention of service by Robin who looked after us at the Mackinnon restaurant and bar at the hotel. He was brilliant and provided excellent service. He really looked after us and made it a special experience.

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Beard45 Thanks for your kind words of encouragement and time to inform us of your recent stay. Robin is a true asset to our organisation and I am humbled to hear the impression he made during your stay and the personalised service he offered. We sincerely hope to see you back again in the not too distant future. Regards...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location. We had a family villa with 2 bedrooms which was quite nice. Pool is heated and around the hotel are several good jogging routes. Restaurant around hotel are plenty with our favor La Dolce Vita.

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear RAmreisen Thanks for taking the time to place a review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are blessed to live in a beautiful part of New Zealand and I am happy to hear you had some time to enjoy. Regards Brent Stander

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a garden view room,was upgraded to lake view. (Maybe because bkg was 2nts).Walking distance to everything.A lot of tour groups stay here but they were no problem.Restaurant seems a bit underused.Plenty of parking.All staff I met were good.

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Martin Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you were upgraded to enjoy the beautiful lake views and you found our wonderful team good. I sincerely hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Fiordland and have a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander

Hong Kong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was great for us, we were greeted by the manager who took our bags to the rooms. The rooms were immaculate and had a lovely clean feel to them. It was a welcome break as the lake view was lovely. A short walk into the town with a plether of restaurants to eat in. Wifi was...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Little Bee Thanks for your glowing review and it is was a pleasure to host you. We sincerely hope to see you back again in the future. Regards Brent Stander

northumberland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Villa 814 which was overlooking the rose garden at the back and close to the outdoor swimming pool. The room was large enough with everything you could possibly need with a separate sitting room and a small kitchen area. Location of the hotel is great - right across from the lake where we were seduced into taking a...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Monn Thanks for your review and I am delighted you enjoyed our wonderful location and had some time to do the seaplane, a definite must when in Te Anau. We hope to see you back again in the future. Regards Brent Stander

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room had a nice view of the lake and a handy carpark. Meals were of a good quality. The staff were helpful and knew what was what. The rooms were clean and tidy the bed was comfortable. The rooms are not large and maybe in need of a little TLC in due course. Overall we enjoyed the stay and...

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Jacko Thanks for taking the time to review us and I am delighted to hear your kind words of encouragement and we sincerely hope to see you back again. Regards Brent Stander

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for one night but wished for more. We were greeted with hot towels and a drink before taken to our room. The service is friendly and the food is top class and the views are breathtaking I'd highly recommend this hotel

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bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Leesa Thanks for your kind words of encouragement and time to place feedback regarding your recent stay. We sincerely hope you enjoyed your time in Fiordland and New Zealand and hopefully we will have another opportunity in the not too didstant future, in welcoming you back Regards Brent Stander

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Te Anau Lake Front, a short stroll from the Te Anau Town Centre, Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas is perfectly situated for you to make the most of this beautiful area. Surrounded by extensive, colourful gardens and overlooking spectacular Lake Te Anau and the Fiordland ranges, this Hotel and Villa accommodation sets the tone for your stay in one of the world’s most breathtaking regions. Designed for your comfort, we offer 115 luxurious rooms, including Hotel rooms with Garden and breathtaking Lake Views, and a range of spacious One and Two Bedroom Garden View Villas. On-site is the renowned MacKinnon Room Restaurant offering the very best of South Island cuisine, and the Explorer Bar and Lakefront Terrace where you can relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau. The hotel offers the largest hotel based conference centre in the area, and its very own lakefront wedding chapel, plus extensive recreational facilities, including a spa, sauna, heated outdoor swimming pool and massage services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

Address: 64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $147 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Distinction Te Anau Hotel And Villas New Zealand
Distinction Hotel Te Anau
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#3 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#6 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#13 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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“One of the villas as they are well spaced out and very quiet.”
RogerandGrace, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lakeside rooms have a good view”
boggle103, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably more space in the garden villas than the hotel rooms.”
monn53, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have a lake view, be sure to ask if you have a preference.”
dnh5023, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room so you can open your balcony door for fresh air. The rooms are hot.”
Digimom, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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