I was so surprised by this hostel, it was sparkling clean all the time and had everything you need and want - including a cinema room with a wide selection of films! We booked a private room which was spacious and had a shared balcony great for reading or sitting out looking at the lake. A very large kitchen to accommodate many people, it got very busy even with only 20 people in the hostel so it might get quite crowded in peak time.
We were so pleasantly surprised by how nice this hostel was. We booked a private en suite room and it seemed brand new, especially the bathroom which had a really nice shower. Plus a stunning location with lake views and our own balcony. We had a really good sleep and the kitchen and lounge areas were nice to hang out in too.
My husband & I spent two nights here, lovely staff & great stay . We booked the private room with bath, Bennie upgraded our room when she learned it was my husband's birthday trip. Bennie is super friendly & helpful, THX heaps! Our room is clean and new, cozy bed, very warm. Shared kitchen is clean&tidy, providing everything we needed. We'll definitely come back!
We spent the night before a twelve day hike - and the day after - in the Lakefont Backpackers. The lodge is directly on the lake front in Te Anau in a beautiful location and is well equipped. Two bedroom backpacker rooms are typically in small flats with a small kitchen and a shared bathroom. They have comfortable beds, warm rooms and are well equipped with the necessities. There is also a coin operated laundry available - a greater kitchen for more involved cooking and a comfortable lounge. We found the staff very helpful and friendly and all our reservations worked perfectly. Our Wi-fi worked very well and we would be happy to come back any day.
We stayed in a self contained triple shared room and were pleasantly surprised how comfortable it was. The only draw back was the shower..... the water went everywhere on the floor, but saying that, the water was nice and hot. The bed was amazingly comfortable and the room (with the heater on low) was incredibly cozy. The best night sleep we have had in weeks. Definitely recommend this place.