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Great friendly staff. Was nice enough to even teach my friend how to ride a bike! YHA has an amazing view through the common area. The quality of the bikes are very good. Would recommend hiring for 2 hours at least. Definitely recommend a casual...More
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 22 August 2016
Hi, That's awesome to hear, all of our staff love to help our guests. Hope your friend enjoyed the bike ride! It is a great way to see Tekapo.
Enjoy the rest of your travels.
Billy Kerr, Hostel Manager
So this is a review specifically of room 4, a double, that I was given during winter in New Zealand. This room is probably pretty good in summer with a great view of the lake. Unfortunately this room leaves a lot to be desired in...More
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 17 July 2016
I'm sorry to hear of your unpleasant stay with us in room four and we do appreciate your feedback.
I would like to address a couple of points. We'll take a look at the heater as it is one that should be able...More
Three of us on the way to the Brass Monkey Motorycle rally stayed in a 6 bed dorm room and had a great stay. Everything we wanted, great helpful staff and warm comfortable room. Across the way from the village ment the location is great....More
Thank Craig N
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 13 June 2016
Delighted to hear your comments and thank you for trying out YHA. hope you get to use more YHAs around New Zealand and we welcome you back to Tekapo next time. Hope the motorcycle rally was a great weekend for you.
I stayed in a 4 bed shared room, the room is nice and convenient, each bed got their own reading light. And everyone can control the main light in the room. Plenty of power plugs on the wall! Clean bedsheets and warm room! The lounge...More
Thank Bing D
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 29 May 2016
Hi Bing D,
Thank you for your great review of the hostel.
Great to hear that the experience that you had in the hostel was of a great standard and that we had everything you needed and expected to make your stay even more enjoyable....More
+ central location, near to earth and sky office
+ friendly, helpful staff
+ good communal lounge with fireplace
+ free wifi
- not enough showers
- little character
- no coffee or tea
- 7 bed dorm is a little crowded- 7th bed is...More
Thank Becki S
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 25 May 2016
Hi Becki S,
Thanks for the feedback, we love to hear what our guests think about our hostel. Glad that you enjoyed the common areas especially the fireplace keeping a warm and cozy lounge for everybody.
We are a very small hostel and we encourage...More
Address: 3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range:US$47 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class: 3.5 star
Number of rooms: 30
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US$47 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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