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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night on our way to a morning kayak at Milford Sound. We struggled to find much variety and availability when we were looking to book a few months ago, but when we were driving around there seemed to be lots of hotels with vacancies. Our room/suite was lovely, but really more than we needed for...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Jess, We really appreciate your feedback and the time you have taken to review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your suite and apologise for any irritation caused by our WIFI. We are in a difficult situation with this as if we do not put a time limit on the WIFI it is very slow...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were staying here after a trek so we wanted some luxury and found it here. Spacious room and bathroom and best of all a view across the lake and hills. The hotel has two bikes available for use, good for taking a swing around the lake track up to the bird sanctuary and beyond. There are also laundry facilities....

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello Nicholas, Thank you for your review - we appreciate the feedback and are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the rooms and our lovely location. With regards to the Shampoo/Conditioner. In all of our rooms, we have conditioning shampoo in dispensers in the showers. I am sorry that you missed this and hope that it was not an...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 5 stayed 3 nights. Nice room. Very friendly staff, great views of lake. Had a great time. Close to centre of town yet far away to be quiet and peaceful. Well managed hotel and the garden at the front is delightful and very well maintained. Would highly recommend.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you! We love hearing back from our guests and are very happy to hear that you and your family were comfortable here. The gardens at this time of year are really pretty and it is pleasing to hear that all the hard work that goes into keeping them looking nice does not go un-noticed! We wish you a safe...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This property feels more like a motel, however, it was clean and comfortable. Owners did offer some nice amenities including chocolates on your pillow, a convenient laundry facility, kitchen ware and a microwave. Close to town and walkable to stores and restaurants. Would rate it good, nothing too fancy.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Sarina. We appreciate your review and your time. We would be very interested in knowing if there were any specifics regarding your comment about updating of facilities. We are always looking to improve our guest experience. We wish you a very happy 2017 and a safe return home. Thanks & Regards Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great stay at Radfords. The accomodation was perfect for us ( family of 3) The apartment was spacious and so clean. It is a great location across the road from the lake and you are able to walk everywhere. Kerri and Toni were brilliant and organised our tours for us prior to our trip and the tours...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We love to hear back from our guests and appreciate the time you have taken to review on Trip Advisor. Lovely to hear that our recommendations worked well for you also. Wishing you safe & happy travelling! Best Wishes Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hosts are amazing, the room and amenities are top notch. Kerri is a doll and the sweetest person we've encountered at a hotel while in New Zealand. She really goes out of the way to make you feel like you're at home. The room was like a suite! It was HUGE with more than enough room for us to...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review on Trip Advisor - we appreciate it! It is excellent to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and great suggestion about booking direct - always much better! We wish you all the very best for 2017 and the remainder of your travels. Kind Regards Kerri & Steve James Radford's on...

Birmingham, MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend Jill and I stayed at Radford's for a couple of nights while traveling around the South Island. Kerri, the inn keeper, was fabulous. She was friendly, knowledgeable and responsive to our needs. The location cannot be beat and the rooms are spacious, clean and have everything you need including a full kitchen. There is laundry on site and...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Great also to hear that your items arrived safely at your next hotel! Thanks again for taking the time to post your thoughts online and we hope that we can welcome you...

Tierra Verde, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just marvelous & the inn keeper is a wealth of information. It is so clean a neat & the perfect home away from home! Centrally located you can walk to downtown for just about anything. All units face the lake! We stayed in a 1 bedroom with small kitchenette & comfortable furniture. Can't say enough about the...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Happy New Year! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your thoughts online. We just love to hear back from past-guests and we are very happy you enjoyed your time with us. Wishing you all the best for the new year and for a safe return home. Best Regards. Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were blown away by the great view out of our room! The room itself was fantastic, a good size, we had a separate bedroom which meant we had lots of space. The room was spotlessly clean. The welcome we received was warm and we were given all the help and advice we needed regarding the area. We really enjoyed...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review on Trip Advisor! Great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we do hope that you may be able to stay with us again some day soon. All the very best for the coming year. Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Northern California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, we were greeted personally by Kerri when we arrived. A nice change from anonymous check-ins! We chatted for a while, she asked what our plans were - Milford Sound and Kepler Track; asked where we were having dinner and breakfast and was just 1000% invested in our getting the most out of our visit. Then she showed...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello Leslie, We certainly hope you will be back - we just love repeat guests! Thank you very much for your comments, and for taking the time to review on Trip Advisor. It is great to hear that we were a highlight of your time in NZ. We can not take much credit for the scenery and the rainbows, but...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in style at Radfords on the Lake. Our well equipped units have a warm and luxurious feel. With attention to detail and complete commitment to your stay, our service is sure to make you feel welcome. Lake and mountain views from every suite and conveniently located close to the town centre. Look out for those little extras like candles, flowers, 50+ channel SKY TV and a great selection of DVDs for guests enjoyment. With guest laundry, continental breakfasts, kitchenette, off road parking, free wireless internet for use in your room, our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Winners of the NZ AA Supreme host of the year award 2013 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radfords on the Lake

Address: 56 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: ₹ 10,514 - ₹ 26,285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Radfords on the Lake 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords On The Lake Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Green Hotel in Te Anau
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“All units have lake view. we prefer the first floor but it doesn't have a lift for your suitcases.”
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
  • Lovely clean motel with lake view
 of 5 bubbles 3638grace, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift I'm aware of, so a ground floor room is easier for baggage transport.”
 of 5 bubbles fiveforfive, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to offer a Lake View, but the ones nearer the front of the hotel seem to be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Magnetyx, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs room best”
 of 5 bubbles Frequentdiners255119, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 9. Top floor with a view of the lake. The website is true in regards to photos”
 of 5 bubbles thewolf20, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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