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Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

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New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well placed in a quiet location with lots of parking. Double room with bathroom was basic, clean and comfortable. Heater is provided in the room and the windows are double glazed so its warm; additional blankets were available in the room if needed. It was very easy to hear the guests in the adjacent rooms though, fortunately no TV's or...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good value for money. Clean and well stocked kitchen. The staff knew the area well and the initial introduction was really helpful in letting you know where you could go for walks of different duration/levels. I'd have happily spent more time there than the one night. The limits on the internet seems entirely reasonable and, hopefully, stopped some guest (usual...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free 300mb wifi per day is good enough. Kitchen is well equipped and kept clean, but some shower facility is poor. The hostel itself is just on an average, but Lovely quiet location off the main road, clean, comfortable and tidy, would stay again.

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Birmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely room with views of pretty garden, mountains and the occasional hen and rabbit. Immaculate room with very comfortable beds. Very reasonably priced and near amenities and attractions. You can hire bikes too.

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Placerville, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing really wrong with this hostel. It has a homey vibe, which makes it stand out. I stayed in the dorm room, and it's a pleasant surprise that it didn't have bunk beds. i had a really good night's sleep too, the bed was comfy and it was awfully quiet all evening. the entire place was kept really clean, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well run hostel with clean and comfortable rooms. Great kitchen and lounge area. Fantastic maps of mount cook and lake tekapo on the wall too. We couldnt see the stars as it was cloudy but this would be a good spot.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay in the dorm at Tailor Made. The hostel had a very homely and welcoming feel, better than the impersonal large hostels! It was great to be in single beds rather than bunks when there easily couldve been. Kitchen and bathrooms were always clean and tidy. We also hired bikes from the hostel which was fine, however the...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had many issues with our stay at this hostel, a shame because all these things are avoidable. First when trying to book our stay via a third party we had all kinds of problems with 'available' rooms being unavailable and 'unavailable' rooms being available. This isn't an issue if you book directly, but if they are going to be...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't here very long so difficult to comment fully on all the facilities however we had a lovely welcome despite some people trying to jump in front of us!!! The kitchen is very, very well organised, equipped and clean which was a pleasant surprise. Our accommodation was a cabin on its own just off the parking area so it...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't stayed in hostels before, but having said that we did stay in 8 on this tour. We had a private double room, which to be honest was rather small and cramped. Wasn't the smartest place we stayed in, but had a certain 'rustic' appeal. The common rooms were ok and in some ways quite interesting. No TV anywhere,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in a quiet corner of the village and set in a beautiful garden, we are only 300 metres from the bus-stop and the Village shops. Lake Tekapo is half-way between Christchurch and Queenstown/Wanaka (all less than 3 hours away) and we are only just over one hour from Aoraki / Mt Cook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

Address: Lake Tekapo Village | 11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Lake Tekapo
Price Range: $93 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Do not stay in Room 1, it smells terrible!”
ReviewBarracuda, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family Room with Garden Views are Very nice”
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201abhishekg, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great. We stayed in a private en suite.”
Mumbaikar_Biker, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private room in the separate building in the garden areas are quiet.”
XavierZen, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“hostel made up of 3 houses, all rooms appeared spacious, no bunks.”
madmadammin, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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