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    LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

    Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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    28/1/2018 29/1/2018
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    Traveller (50)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good32%
    • Average29%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    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.

    Thank Mustafa A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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

    Thank KodoDrummer
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    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

    Thank Janet R
    Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

    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

    Thank G8584LDericm
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 October 2017

    Hi 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

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    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

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$ 28 - US$ 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
    • Also Known As
    • Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
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    Traveller (50)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (35)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Stayed in room 9 & 10, which face the lake & right next to the kitchen! Also few steps away from..."
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    "If you choose a dorm room facing the lake, you also face onto the communal BBQ area (I'm glad we..."
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    "Try to get a room that face to the lake, you can just open the slide door and sit and enjoy =]"
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    "Avoid dorm rooms unless you like the claustrophobic feeling."
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