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Radfords on the Lake

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best accommodation in TeAnau!! Rooms are perfect, beds are very comfy, staff are very friendly and accommodating. Great location on the lake with easy short stroll into town. Highly recommended to everyone!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights in Te Anau at Radfords on the Lake. We wanted to be closer to take Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound tours rather than taking a super long day trip from Queenstown. We had unit 1 on the ground floor next to the office (this is a handicap accessible unit with handicap accessible shower). The parking space...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the cleanest accommodation I have ever come across in my travels! Our Premier Lakeview apartment was spacious, modern and comfortable. What a way to wake up in the morning! Sunrise over Lake Te Anau is stunning! Cannot say enough about Kerri and how knowledgeable and hospitable she was - so warm and inviting . Radfords is...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay here Karina! We are very proud of the facilities here at Radfords, the job our staff do and (of course) the wonderful scenery here in Te Anau. Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we do hope to see you back here again some day. Wishing you safe &...

Pelham, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely stay we had with Kerri and her crew at Radfords. We were made to feel welcome right away. We had a second story room - all of the rooms face the beautiful lake and on warm days - all of the sliding doors are open. Absolutely beautiful. The kitchen was well stocked and the bedding was pristinely...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Hello Kari, How wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do just love hearing back from our guests and appreciate the time you have taken to review on Trip Advisor. We hope that you may be able to come back and stay with us again some day and trust that the rest of your holiday went...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice upper floor. one bedroom apartment, with view over the lake to the mountains. Ideally situated for walking to restaurants and shops in Te Anau. A good place to stay on our first three nights in New Zealand.

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review on Trip advisor. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! Best Regards Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Radfords on the Lake was a very nice place to stay, the staff were really friendly and we were lucky enough to get the top floor room right at the front, so the very best view of the lake! Excellent location, an easy walk to all restaurants and shops. The room was really comfortable, very clean, altogether a great place...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks! Great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you appreciated the view. Lake Te Anau is stunning and the room you had (#14) has un-interrupted views of the lake and mountains. We hope that the rest of your holiday went smoothly and that you might be able to stay again in the future. Best Regards...

Sequim, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My honey and I stayed two nights at Radfords on the Lake in Te Anau in king spa room #4. This very efficiently designed room had a great spa in the bathroom and an apartment sized kitchen with a two burner cook-top, microwave, refrigerator, and all the essentials that are needed to prepare food in your room. A nice continental...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you most thorough review! We love living in Te Anau and hosting our guests - it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Wishing you safe travels and perhaps a return to Te Anau one day! Kind Regards Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The receptionist was bright and cherry, the rooms were clean and spacious, they went out of their way to make us feel welcome and helped us with any questions we had, they responded well to our tired grumpy children and brought out one of their 1st smiles of the day, Thanks Radfords, it was great

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thanks, Tired and Grumpy Children are never a good thing when you are on holiday and it is great to hear that we made a difference! We do hope that the rest of your holiday went smoothly and that you go home with lots of happy memories of Fiordland & New Zealand. Thanks again Kerri & Steve James Radford's on...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a sweet motel with lovely staff, but it is not extraordinary. A regular motel room on one side of a road, with the lake on the other side. Having said that, there is not a lot of upscale properties in Radford so this is about as good as you will find. The staff are lovely and the manager...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review on Trip Advisor. We hope that the rest of your travelling went smoothly. Best Regards Kerri & Steve James Radford's on the Lake

Dallas, Tx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent three nights in Te Anau. This hotel is right on the lake, with great views. Te Anau itself isn't very big - so everything is close by. The staff is very gracious. Kerry - the owner/hostess - called us on the day of our arrival and offered to leave the door open for our late arrival. She even...

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Radfords56, Owner at Radfords on the Lake, responded to this review

We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We are very proud of the property and of Fiordland - it is a pleasure to host people here in paradise! Thank you for taking the time to review with Trip Advisor and we wish you safe & happy travelling. Best Regards Kerri & Steve James...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in style at Radfords on the Lake. Our well equipped units have a warm and luxurious feel. With attention to detail and complete commitment to your stay, our service is sure to make you feel welcome. Lake and mountain views from every suite and conveniently located close to the town centre. Look out for those little extras like candles, flowers, 50+ channel SKY TV and a great selection of DVDs for guests enjoyment. With guest laundry, continental breakfasts, kitchenette, off road parking, free wireless internet for use in your room, our aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Winners of the NZ AA Supreme host of the year award 2013 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radfords on the Lake

Address: 56 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand (Formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $211 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Radfords on the Lake 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Radfords Lakeview Hotel Te Anau
Radfords Lakeview Te Anau
Radfords On The Lake Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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#1 Business Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Luxury Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
#1 Family Hotel in Te Anau
#4 Green Hotel in Te Anau
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“Upstair rooms have better view. Lower floors may have limited lake view due to car parking in front.”
  • Luggage rack area.
  • Heated towel rack
HanaleimomTx, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A room overlooking the lake is a must.”
962karinac, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have the better view. But all rooms appeared to be lovely.”
14karib, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs has most privacy and best views.”
Spdmoore01, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms had best views.”
MoyraF, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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