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    YHA Lake Tekapo

    3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good33%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “common room” (22 reviews)
    “double room” (12 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (42 reviews)
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

    We lived in mixed dorm 4 beds and were very impressive to its awesome nearby environment, clean dorm and beds and friendly staff. We are very relaxing and enjoying the starry night in the backyard and many Lipins growing near the lake.

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    Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

    One of the most beautiful places my husband and I have been to. In the day, we can have a clear view of the lake. In the night we can see beautiful stars above the lake. This hostel has the best unblock location compared to...More

    Thank LynnOng13
    Response from YHANZ, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 29 November 2015

    Many thanks for taking your time to review our hostel. We are glad that you enjoyed our amazing views that this hostel offers. when it comes to toilet and shower facilities, we are shared facilities but we strive to maintain a high standard of facility...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2015

    This is one of the last hostels I stayed at while in NZ, and I just loved it so much! The view from the living area is just BEAUTIFUL, we get to see the snowy mountains all the while relaxing by the chimney (great to...More

    Thank Manon P
    Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

    Clean throughout. Comfy, warm, good sized dorm room, enough power sockets for everyone to have one each. Bathrooms were clean, with hair drier provided. Well equipped big kitchen/dinning room. Nice living space. Decent wifi. Friendly staff. Unobstructed views of the lake at a hostel -...More

    Thank hatitgoing
    Reviewed 28 October 2015

    An alright hostel, clean and spacious, free internet. Stayed here after a good experience at the Mt Cook YHA. While this hostel isn't as good as the Mt cook, its still a good place to stay with a nice lounge with a wide window over...More

    Thank MJRowlands
    Aoraki Court Aoraki/Mt Cook Village
    1,529 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Mt. Cook Village
    42.1 km
     
    The Chalet Boutique Motel
    328 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Lake Tekapo
    0.8 km
     
    Aspen Court Franz Josef
    1,240 reviews
    #1 of 13 hotels in Franz Josef
    72.6 km
     
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    384 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Franz Josef
    75.0 km
     
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$43 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
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    • Yha Tekapo Hotel Lake Tekapo
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    Levanu100
    4 October 2017|
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    Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
    Hi Göran! At YHA New Zealand all bedding is provided including sheets. You can bring your own towel or hire one from reception for $1. Unfortunately YHA Lake Tekapo is currently closed while we build a new hostel - due to... More
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    It won't let me post the site I used to book per TripAdvisor policy. But if you search on booking DAWT com you'll find what you're looking for.
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    "Private double room got the views!!"
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    "Room 5 internal by corridor, lounge across corridor, great that we could keep eye on children, but light made..."
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    "room away from common room and kitchen is better, though the hotel is quiet in the evening"
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    "Choose rooms on the right side of the hostel for a better view."
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