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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Opposite the Doc Centre so about 15 min walk or 3 min by car from Town. Loved our Room 1. Has a Bath a rarity for NZ Motels. Fruit bowl is complimentary, beds, bath, shower space, kitchen, parking, site all top notch and management really helpful and interested in you having a happy stay. Room 1 is a cracker. Bay...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the two bedroom unit at the rear of the property. Very, very clean, good sized kitchen/dining/lounge area. It is older but very comfortable and had a homely feel to the place. Robin was fantastic, confirmed and advised on upgrade for our Milford sound cruise, places to see, places to eat, shop and get petrol. Map to get around....

Thank Michelle B
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The motel is beautifully maintained and kept by the wonderful, efficient and highly friendly and helpful manager, Robin. The location, just opposite the Te Anau Lake and 4 minutes walk to town center, is a great benefit. We loved the place.

Thank skedmi1
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel was really good. I would like to thank Robin for his help and hospitality. Everything was great. The room was very clean and specious. Definitely great place to stay and relax. Once again, thank you Robin, all staff and the cute little dog for making our stay special.

Thank Jadranka B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The manager was very helpful at check-in and provided good advice regarding travelling on to Milford Sound. He also gave us a tour of the room and its facilities.The room was spacious and clean. The location is just across the lake about a 15' walk from the main commercial strip.

Thank 65BRG
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Motel is conveniently located near the lake and within walking distance from the town. It is clean with car parking and quite. The motel is dated and takes one back to the motels of the 80s. The owner was very helpful with restaurants, groceries and travelling hints. We were grateful with tips for our drive to Milford Sound ,...

Thank 585JohnY
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here before and whenever I come I'm very impressed about the quality of accommodation. Squeaky clean, comfy beds and Robin, the owner, is always super helpful. Plus, spacious car park in front of the unit and lake front location. Perfect!

Thank Mausl2014
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Clean, wholesome, well equipped rooms. Comfortable beds. Car parking on site. Very close to lake te anau, some rooms with view if same.10 minute walk to high street. Friendly, informative and attentive staff. Recommended!

Thank Norman R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Found this motel difficult to review....but here goes. We stayed in a two bedroom unit and booked with booking.com Pros..... spotlessly clean good location owner helpful reasonably priced for NZ all basic stuff in kitchen provided to cook Cons..... A relic of times gone by walls paper thin could hear people next door cough no views or private balcony as...

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

Sorry about the dated décor however we are at the planning stages of building 8 new upmarket units.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Three of us stayed in a 2BR apartment just before walking the Milford Track. Robin is an exceptional host and made us very welcome. The apt. was simple, but roomy and functional with all mod cons. Bowl of fruit was a nice extra and other touches which went the extra mile. Location is just opposite the DOC office which was...

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

Thank you and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 5,528 - ₹ 10,960 (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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“Up stairs rooms have the better view”
 of 5 bubbles peterkercher, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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