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We were an elderly couple with teenage daughter. We were in a mixed dorm room of 6. Everybody was quiet and only came to sleep. We showered etc in the outside bathrooms. The kitchen common room was spacious although we did not use it.
With the word backpackers in the name, the motel/lodge met my expectations. It is a very basic place to get a night’s sleep. It does offer great views of the beautiful and enchanting Lake Tekapo, which is 700 meters above sea level and has a...More
Dont know if it charges average or lower. If it's lower, then poorer facility should be expected, but if it charges average, then better spend the money else where. We only booked here because nowhere else had vacancy (quite an indicator heh?). The 10-ppl dorm...More
Common area is average, 4-dorm room is really cramped, with no towels provided, and no free WiFi. Water heaters weren’t working at night (shower was freezing cold). Oven in common kitchen also malfunctions.More
Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 October 2017
Sorry you had a few issues with you stay and that it didn't quite meet your expectations.
We have dozens of people through each day in our backbackers lodge who have enjoyed their stay and what the facilities provide.
As regards the Wifi unfortunately...More
Lake Tekapo is literally a few steps in front of the lodge. 2min drive to Church of The Good Shepherd. Insanely starry skyline to enjoy. Though small, our 4-bed dorm was cosy.
Check-out instructions on returning bedsheets can be confusing. Took us some time to...More
US$ 28 - US$ 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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