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    LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

    Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good33%
    • Average28%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible9%
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    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    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

    Thank meenday
    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    I would like to start off with some positive to this hostel first being it's location it beautiful right in front of lake tekapo. It's also close to the hot springs and hiking trail up mt john and the staff were very friendly. And the...More

    1  Thank aholding2014
    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    The place is very nice with a great tv area and kitchen but at $33 a night, it is a bit expensive for a dorm room. The beds are comfortable enough and everything is up to the right standard. You can drink in the hostel...More

    Thank nattyemily4
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 19 June 2017

    Hi Thanks for taking time to comment on your stay with us. Glad you found our sleeping facilities cosy and comfortable. Unfortunately we are unable to provide free wifi as we don't have Optic Fibre internet available in Tekapo. Because of that we just don't...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    Room was very tight for 4 to move around. Bed was comfortable. Lounge area was comfortable and great place to hang out. I was also impressed that despite I was late all the necessary items (key, map with markings) has been prepared for me.More

    Thank Edward T
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 18 June 2017

    Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay at our Lakefront Lodge. We are most fortunate to have such a great spot right there by the lake. The lodge provides a nice relaxing area to hang out and meet other travellers. I will pass on your kind...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$29 - US$61 (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 (41)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    .93 km away
     
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    Nearby Attractions
    Lake Tekapo
    1,937 reviews
    1.57 km away
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    511 reviews
    1.59 km away
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    1,458 reviews
    1.60 km away
    Tekapo Springs
    860 reviews
    .56 km away
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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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