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LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

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  • Average28%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a separate double room with shared kitchen/bath. Room was very clean and quiet. Shared bathrooms and kitchen get VERY crowded. One shared bathroom is for a large number of travelers so was cleanish, but very used. Shared kitchen is quite busy at...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here and we was originally going to stay here for 3 nights but changed to 1 night because of the following. We was after a double room being a couple, coming from Queenstown sharing a bunk for a week In...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place, very tidy. Wifi is not free as they say in the website but is not expensive... We paid $5 for 1G. Amazing view to the lake! Shared bathroom but super clean! Next to Tekapo springs. Heater in the room is great and we...More

Thank Laís R
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel looked really good nice and clean. The location is great and you can see amazing stars in the sky at night . The check in service was very good and helpful. Unlucky, 2 busses with European 16 year old Teenager arrived. The hotel...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed in a private double room, which was actually a tiny cabin with a double bed in, and that's it! The cabin is separate to the main building, meaning you have to walk outside to go back inside to use the bathroom or any...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$27 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
14
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Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
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Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
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"Avoid this hostel"
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"Stayed in room 9 & 10, which face the lake & right next to the kitchen! Also few steps away from..."
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"If you choose a dorm room facing the lake, you also face onto the communal BBQ area (I'm glad we..."
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"Try to get a room that face to the lake, you can just open the slide door and sit and enjoy =]"
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