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Calgary, AB
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights here and wish we had planned for more. The room (Henry V), was very comfortable. We loved the garden. Sunroom lounge was a great place to relax. It's a short walk to the waterfront, and about 10-15 minutes to the town centre with all the restaurants and shops. Te Anau is such a lovely, sleepy town...great...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The B&B is nicely located almost at the lakeside and 5-10 mins walk from city center. The room was clean and well equipped, though a bit old fashioned. There is one fridge available on the corridor and you can use the kitchen as well. The host was friendly. Breakfast was really good including cooked as well.

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We only stayed for one night, but the owner was very kind and let us change in a room after an overnight on Doubtful Sound. It was a simple, but very clean nice room and we had a lovely breakfast. The owner was very friendly and helpful. Great place to stay for a day or two. Good location.

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Singapore
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Having a freshly cooked yummy breakfast was one of the best things you can ever have on a trip, and Ray made that happen for us. He was super helpful with the load of questions we had, and even allowed us to use the laundry and dryer FOC. Lucky us!! The room is nice and cosy; toilet is considered small...

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NYC
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I can’t say enough good stuff about this place. Spotless rooms dotted with the occasional Shakespearean pun (bathroom sign: “to pee, or not to pee…”), a fun little common area, and incredible full Kiwi breakfasts. And Kaylie and Ray are freaking awesome – had some great conversations while we were here. Three days wasn’t enough – we’ll harass these poor...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

The person who runs this place is amazing - he cooks up a fantastic breakfast - really tasty omelette with has browns and tomatoes ! The bathroom is tiny and slightly uncomfortable but the room is nice and spacious. The location is walking distance from the main town area

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Shakespeare House B&B is absolutely perfect. It is homely, cozy and only a 1 minute walk away from the breath-taking Lake Te Anau. The rooms are spacious, clean, tastefully decorated and have real comfy beds. The bathrooms are large too. The hosts Ray & Kylie are very warm, hospitable, friendly, helpful, honest and kind. Ray cooks up a scrumptious...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the stay here! The room was cosy, big and clean, the host was very friendly, it has on site free parking space and the breakfast was cooked by the host and it tasted exceptionally yummy! Other than the cooked breakfast, there's free flow bread, jam, cereal, milk, tea, coffee etc. This was the best breakfast I had throughout...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Shakesphere is a B&B located about1.5 blocks from lake shore. Place is like a small motel. Owner is great ,helpful, friendly, and includedbreakfast is good with much variety for a B&B. Rooms are clean. As good a place as any in Te Anau

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

basic B&B as room was a little dated and felt like an old peoples home as on a corridor so view straight onto lobby. Clean and everything you need. Regardless would recommend as very genuine owners. Ray provided a full cooked breakfast and could not do enough for you. Quiet location with short walk to lake.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Shakespeare House

Address: 10 Dusky St | Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9680, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $136 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shakespeare House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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