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    LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

    Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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    Traveller (50)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Overview
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good32%
    • Average29%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible9%
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    A comfortable, clean stay right on the edge of Lake Tekapo. Shared dorms were a little snug but nothing too difficult to manage. I loved the sitting area - we sat and watched Gladiator with everyone in the evening and then sat out on the...More

    Thank Sam H
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 June 2017

    Hi Sounds like you had a nice relaxing time here with us. Good stuff! It sure is a beautiful place here so I totally understand your enthusiasm there. I have to agree with you regards our backpackers lodge. It is really neat with the large...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    We were struggling to find somewhere to stay in lake tekapo and the only place with availability was here. Whilst we were grateful to find a bed for the night we felt it was overpriced. We stayed in a 'glamping tent' - a large tent,...More

    Thank Meg-NZmoo
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 June 2017

    Hi Glad we were able to provide you with accommodation. I am sorry you found your stay a wee bit cold and you felt it wasn't value for money. Unfortunately our summer was a bad one. It just didn't warm up as hoped and the...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    Very nice staff, good clean & comfortable room . It's about 15 min. walk from downtown and about the same in other direction to hot springs wifi not the greatest and you have to pay for it.The views of the lake are great

    Thank skippy55_13
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 June 2017

    Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We sure do have a beautiful spot here. Thanks for your kind words regards our rooms and staff. I shall past that on to them. It will make their day. Hope to see your again. Cheers Wendy

    Reviewed 10 April 2017

    We booked two nights here, in a tiny mobile cabin, away from main building. It was a cute and comfortable unit, but you had to walk outside to get to bathrooms and communal kitchen. They provided good linens and towels, and the washrooms were clean....More

    Thank Therichpeasant
    Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 12 June 2017

    Hi Thanks for spending the time to share your comments with us. I have to agree with you we do have a beautiful spot here in Tekapo. Such a shame your found our Backpackers area to be a little chaotic. Glad you found your private...More

    Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

    Location is great. Rooms are really nice as well (double) but the wifi is absolute crap. It's very expensive with no data included and constantly disconnects. On top of that they seem to be blocking photo backups with google photos and icloud. The water cooker...More

    Thank Amalkovich
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$31 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 14
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    • Canterbury Region >
    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
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    • Lakefront Backpackers Hotel Lake Tekapo
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    Traveller (50)
    Room & Suite (6)
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    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
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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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