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Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

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Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 January 2016

On our way to the Doubtful Sound tour cruise, we stayed here for two nights. A long, two story motel/hotel. Our room faced the rear courtyard, so it was fairly quiet. A door opened to the courtyard from the rear of the room. The street side rooms have lake views. Our bath was fairly small but adequate, with a bathtub/shower...

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thanks for you time to review us and I am delighted to hear you found the hotel over all good value and relaxing and I sincerely hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland and had a safe trip home. Regards Brent Stander

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Staff were fantastic and very accommodating. I was a tad disappointed with the room considering the price. We had two very hot days and air con didn't seem to work. But once again staff were fantastic and very friendly. Pool was warm and location is fantastic, close to town and walks.

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Haruru Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear our staff were fantastic and accommodating. I am disappointed to hear you found the room not of value and apologise the room was too hot. We are blessed to have some great outdoor facilities and an outdoor pool on a hot summers day is always well received. I...

S. Walpole
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is a very special hotel in a city with hotels on every corner. Their staff was truly superb. They anticipated our every need and made what we needed available to us. The meals for B&B were excellent and they went out of their way to make them special. We also had dinner in the restaurant and the meals were...

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Brent S, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It is warming to hear our team made a lasting impression and thank you for your kind words of encouragement. We sincerely hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Fiordland and look forward to welcoming you back in the future....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2016

There were good and bad about the villas. Location is good. Very good outdoor pool. The rooms are freshly renovated. But the place did not feel homely. Not much trees or shrubs around. Not sound proof and you will hear heigbours leaving or entering the villas or having showers. No kitchen , just a little fridge and a bit of...

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear frost_aus, Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, and I apologise our SPA and Sauna facilities offered did not appeal to you, and you had to ask 3 times to get extra bedsheets. I sincerely hope we have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Dharama...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on Christmas Eve and got a tray of fruit and bottle of wine to enjoy before the evening, which made us feel special. So close to the lake and town center. The staff were lovely and helpful as we stay 3 seperate tome while there on holiday before, between, and after our hikes (Kepler Track - recommended,...

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Scott S, Thanks for your review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and I am humbled to hear the impression our staff made during your stay. I sincerely hope we have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Dharama Sena

Melbourne
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We have just checked out of a 2 bedroom "villa" First of all, they need to stop calling them "villas". It's definitely false advertising. The rooms are very old & tired & bedding & furniture is pretty uncomfortable. The bathroom seems to have been refurbished maybe 10 years ago, but it looks as if the the rest of the room...

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Zacamy, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and I apologise our rooms and facilities were unappealing to you. We have taken your comments on board to ensure we improve ourselves. I am delighted to hear you found our staff are nice and accommodating. Regards Dharama Sena

Sydney
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Good service and prime position right by the lake. There is a pub next door for a quick bite or head into town just around the corner for a wealth of options. Although the room felt a bit tired the location and warmth of staff easily made up for it. We'd definitely recommend distinction Te Anau to anyone.

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear JimboJ0nes, Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. I sincerely hope we have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Dharama Sena

Reviewed 5 January 2016

Distinction Te Anau is located on Lakefront Drive in the heart of Te Anau, a short walk across the street to a serene lake setting or a few additional steps to the heart of town to book your next adventure or enjoy any number of restaurants ranging from sit-down-requiring-a-reservation to grabbing a meat pie and hanging out on the sidewalk....

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear PCannell, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback during your recent stay. I am delighted to hear our facilities appealed to you and you enjoyed the gin & tonic. We sincerely hope to have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the future. Regards Dharama Sena

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The service was very warm and kind and compensated for the facility which was a bit worn. The good news is that it is very clean and the pool is heated and pleasant. The deck which faces the lake and the lawn is nice but was originally poorly constructed. The tv options are poor. The beds were comfortable and again...

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Donald, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback during your recent stay. I am delighted to hear our facilities appealed to you, and I apologise the TV options weren't limited to you. We sincerely hope to have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the future. Regards Dharama Sena

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed here before, between and after a couple of hikes. The rooms were great and comfortable. Quiet but super convenient location. The staff went above and beyond for us. They let us use the spa to clean up after our hike when we were back to early and our room wasn't ready. They also brought us a little Christmas...

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Dharama S, Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, responded to this review

Dear Po2000, Thanks for your glowing review and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and I am humbled to hear the impression our staff made during your stay. I sincerely hope we have another opportunity in welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Dharama Sena

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  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Te Anau Lake Front, a short stroll from the Te Anau Town Centre, Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas is perfectly situated for you to make the most of this beautiful area. Surrounded by extensive, colourful gardens and overlooking spectacular Lake Te Anau and the Fiordland ranges, this Hotel and Villa accommodation sets the tone for your stay in one of the world’s most breathtaking regions. Designed for your comfort, we offer 115 luxurious rooms, including Hotel rooms with Garden and breathtaking Lake Views, and a range of spacious One and Two Bedroom Garden View Villas. On-site is the renowned MacKinnon Room Restaurant offering the very best of South Island cuisine, and the Explorer Bar and Lakefront Terrace where you can relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau. The hotel offers the largest hotel based conference centre in the area, and its very own lakefront wedding chapel, plus extensive recreational facilities, including a spa, sauna, heated outdoor swimming pool and massage services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

Address: 64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: ₹ 6,939 - ₹ 14,648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Distinction Te Anau Hotel And Villas Fiordland National Park
Distinction Hotel Te Anau
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#6 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#13 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
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“One of the villas as they are well spaced out and very quiet.”
RogerandGrace, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lakeside rooms have a good view”
boggle103, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably more space in the garden villas than the hotel rooms.”
monn53, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have a lake view, be sure to ask if you have a preference.”
dnh5023, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room so you can open your balcony door for fresh air. The rooms are hot.”
Digimom, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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