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Edgewater Motel

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just stayed at this motel before and after The Milford Sound track. We found the proprietors very friendly, helpful and accommodating. They gave us a late checkout to rest our achey weary legs. The units were well equipped, very comfortable and clean.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the motels 2 bedroom apartment. It was clean tidy and well thought out as it gave us the opportunity to rustle up some great meals when we chose. The location is handy but quiet and right on the lake front. Best of all the management are so professional and helpful, no request was too...

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lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback and we are pleased everything here was to your liking.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is in a great spot in the town, directly opposite the lake and minutes walk from the restaurants, supermarket etc. The rooms were comfortable... the bathroom a little small but ok for just a couple of nights. Steve (the manager) was really helpful, made restaurant reservations for us and also helped call the AA when we had problems...

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lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Pleased that Steve could help you to sort out your vehicle problems and that you enjoyed your stay with us

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In our 18-day tour of the South Island this was the worst accommodation we experienced. As a couple, we had a 2-bedroom unit which would have slept 5, but unlike the previous reviewer, we weren't offered an alternative during our 3-night stay; our unit had an old metal bathroom sink and shower base in a poky bathroom; there were no...

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Malaga
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For the first 2 nights we were in one of the renovated rooms and it was a 5 rating. Unfortunately we had to move for our 3rd night and this was into a room yet to e renovated. Sadly this cannot have the same rating. Hence the loss of a star. Stephen was very helpful throughout our stay and booked...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a basic but very clean motel, in an excellent location just on the lakefront. Bathroom products were good quality stuff, the rooms were very clean and comfortable and regularly serviced. Hosts were exceptionally friendly, which I love about it most. They went out of their way to recommend places to see/do, and help make bookings. Absolutely recommend to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a very traditional-style motel with very dated decor and small rooms. However, it was very clean and it is in a good location opposite the lake and within walking distance of the town. We had a two-bedroom unit and the bathroom was between the two bedrooms, having a door from each. The shower was not very powerful and...

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lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Edgewater has to date fully renovated 4 ground floor units. We pride ourselves in keeping all of the units clean and tidy and providing great customer service for our customers. This winter we hope to resume more renovations through the complex. Thanks for your feedback

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Lovely newly refurbished large clean room,high standard of presentation,very well equipped kitchen,comfortable bed, bathroom very high standard and in a great position opposite lake, steven on reception gave a very warm helpful and friendly greeting and couldn't have done more for us at the beginning of our stay. We really enjoyed our stay here and thoroughly recommend it and would...

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lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, we may see you again sometime. Cheers

Holywell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The motel comprises of a row of two storey buildings divided into separate units. Each unit has its own dining cum living area leading to double bedroom, shower and wc. There is ample off road car parking space. Although there are cooking facilities the management advise that extra cost will be incurred if strong odours need to be isolated.

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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliant location near lake and town!.No view from room. Simple but functional room with kitchenette. Really friendly helpful staff. Flaky wifi but they're looking into it. Felt homey. The whole place left us with happy memories!

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lyon82, Owner at Edgewater Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us .

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Edgewater Motel

Address: 52 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $122 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edgewater Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Edgewater Hotel Te Anau
Edgewater Motel Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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