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Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The location & environment. - Convenient; 5 mins walk from town hall - Plenty of free car parks - Spacious garden & room - 3 Shower & WC for each house - Clean and cosy Add. - Friendly & helpful staff at reception to provide all information you need for a short stay and walk around lake tekapo. - 5...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We stayed at a double room with private bathroom. It is recently painted with a "mustard yellow". Very nice and that made the room feel very homey. The yard was a nice place to hang out also. It is probably the largest communal kitchen that I have seen. Nicely equipped with pots and pans. The weather was not too cold....

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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 October 2015

lovely staff the Young pepole who own the backpack are friendly lovely and serious.everything is perfect,nice clean,quiet, beautiful garden,my only wish is to return to this place definitely !!!! great kitchen so big,kitchen was so clean,perfect.one of my top 3 backpackers really ! this place is like paradise ,our double room was lightly,there s a heater ,nice view , nice...

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Michigan
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Overall, our stay at Tailr Made Tekapo was excellent. Richard was very friendly and helpful when we checked in. He gave us a map of the area and pointed out some of the more popular things to do. He also provided us passwords for 500 MB of wi-fi each. Before giving us our key he gave us a quick tour...

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I stayed 1night with my partner. Actually I booked for 6 dorm (mixed-room) but we asked for a double room. All double rooms were fully booked so the staff recommended 4 beds room for 2 people price. So nice! Also the staff was really friendly and nice guy! When we checked in, he explained good places such as eateries, supermarkets,...

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Tailor-Made-Tekapo, Owner at Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Yeonsoo, We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us last Monday (less the cold weather). Our hostel is located at quite a high altitude in an alpine environment so it can get very cold some nights during winter. We do heat all common areas and have woollen blankets, duvets, hot water bottles and heaters in all rooms. We are...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I booked one night at Tailor Made, a pleasant, homey backpackers hostel just a short 4 minute walk up the hill from the main drag of Lake Tekapo Village. This distance takes one away from the noise of the highway, but also does takes the lake out of view from the hostel. I did not find this to be an...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed at Tailormade for three nights and had a lovely time. The hostel is clean, kitchen was large and they had a nice fire in the living area. The staff gave us great suggestions on where we could star gaze for free - it was amazing! The room was nice and in a separate block from the living area....

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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We had a quick stop over as part of our honeymoon on the way to Queenstown from Christchurch. As we weren't backpacking we didn't immerse ourselves in that lifestyle as you do when you're trekking around. However, if we were backpackers, this would be a great place to hole up for a few days & check out what Tekapo &...

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This place was perfect for what we wanted, the facilities were good, the room was warm with the heater on and it was a fair price. The staff were helpful, and we had a good stay :)... There was 200mb per day of internet which was good.

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Singapore
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This was our first accommodation after a 10 hour flight and a long drive from CHC. Booked the double room with shared facilities for 2 nights. There were shelves and hooks for our jackets and a portable heater which was not really working on the first night. As we were too tired to get out of bed, we ended up...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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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: $104 - $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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