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Mudgee, Australia
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184 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great motel with exceptional service from the staff. Very helpful with everything that was around Te Anau. Very close to everything ... easy walk into town. Recommended to anyone who wants a pleasant motel.

Thank Jeff W
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a superior studio room.. They have all the facilities in the room to take tireness off your travel... Have coffee/T, kettle, utensils, bad warmer, heater. The uncle at the reception was very friendly and helpful and enjoyed every moment of the stay there Near to te anau lake and city centre

Thank Suneesh_anand
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant experience staying here for a couple nights in Te Anu. Robin was an excellent host, providing us with useful information about our room and the surrounding area. He even went to the trouble of finding us some non-alcoholic champagne! (we don't drink). The room was very nice and clean and we had an excellent time!

Thank XSamX4
Fleming Island, Florida
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304 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Red Tussock Motel early and were told our room would be ready in about an hour (still 2 hours before check-in time) but gave us great advice on where to get some groceries and stock up for our stay. Robin, the owner, is beyond helpful and had great advice on where to eat, where to visit,... More 

Thank JPinkerman
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was spacious and spotless. Well equipped with everything you need. Robin was very helpful and informative. It was position on the water with an easy walk to the shops and town centre. We felt right at home and had a very pleasant stay here.

Thank jmatk0
RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you VERY much and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

Cardiff, Australia
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at this hotel 18th and 19th October 2016. We were very impressed with the service from the check in to the check out. Our room was of a high quality with all the necessary amenities. Located in a lovely spot opposite the lake and within easy walking distance to shops. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this... More 

Thank kalmy1961
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at this fantastic motel very much! The manager was very considerate and helpful. The unit was very clean and they even left some fresh fruit for us on the table. I highly recommend staying at the red tussock motel! :)

Thank fischfee
RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I hope we see you again. More 

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50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great location and good facilities with very helpful advice and recommendations. The upgrade to the larger room was wonderful and we had plenty of space for the 5 of us. Comfortable beds, quiet at night and a beautiful 10 minute walk to the shops one way or 2 minutes to the lakeside walk the other.

Thank Lynsay M
RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed the upgrade. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The motel owner is really helpful and gives us a lot of tips especially when we are nervous about going to milford sound if driving alone. He takes care of us very well and ensure we could have whatever we need. It was a really great place to stay!

Thank stevennilam
RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much. More 

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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stayed here for one night after hiking the Kepler Track and we were welcomed by super friendly staff who knew exactly what we needed after coming off the trail. He gave us a nice room with a bathtub, helped us crank up the heat in our room, gave us all the bath salts we needed, and a bottle of... More 

Thank Simon G
RedTussock, Owner at Red Tussock Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed the bath salts. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Red Tussock Motel

Address: 10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: ₹ 7,024 - ₹ 11,384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Tussock Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Red Tussock Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#7 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room had some views of the lake as it was up stairs and at the front of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles jmatk0, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3 bedroom suite is very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles LynsayM_12, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs room with balcony and lake view”
 of 5 bubbles MKH50, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Superior rooms on the first floor cost extra but seemed worth it”
 of 5 bubbles peterwO3831ZC, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Request lake view”
 of 5 bubbles NivagMJ, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
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