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    Red Tussock Motel

    10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 1232
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights in January. Greeted warmly by Irene with muffins and lots of local knowledge. Bed was comfortable and all amenities were perfect. Ideal location accross from the lake. Thanks for having us.More

    Thank Patricia E
    Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 3 days ago

    Hello and thank you for your lovely review but also saying that you stayed 3 nights with us is showing people there is more to do here than staying 1 night to head to Milford Sound. You kept busy the time you were here and...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights while traveling through NZ and it was fabulous Robin the manager was so helpful with all our further travel and where to go what to see and the top spots to stop. He gave us fruit...More

    Thank Jesky
    Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 6 July 2017

    Very pleased you had a lovely stay with Robin as your host we would like to update that as of 1 July 2017 we are the new Mangers of the Motel and would look forward to a return visit any time Thanks Irene & David...More

    A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Wonderful welcome by Irene, one of the owners. Everything in the room clean and new. Blackout curtains worked well with the early sunrise. A bit noisy in Room 1 at the front but we slept well. Sorry but the app demands me to write more...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time after you big trek to give us a lovely review. Room 1 is on the street frontage so will be a bit noisy once the traffic get rolling in the morning especially to head to Milford Sound to beat the...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

    I stayed this place on Halloween day. The manager was very nice and kind and she gave a treat to us on that day. And she also give us the instruction of the town especially the lowest price of fuel station. Really appreciated it haha....More

    Thank Thanyaporn H
    Response from RedTussock, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 24 November 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review and we always say local knowledge is the best even with cheaper fuel in town. We know guest travel often travel long distances so have a nice cake and a hot drink can...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    We were welcomed with very yummy muffins and a friendly manager, we had booked a room with "lakeside views" unfortunately there was none just the car park! The decor was very outdated but the room was comfortable enough and the free wifi was awesome.More

    Thank Mannaborn
    Response from IreneBenfell, Manager at Red Tussock MotelResponded 4 October 2017

    Hello Im sorry about you room we have only taken over this Motel from 1st July 2017 and the previous advertising I agree is in correct as only 3 apartments have lakeviews and these are only Queen Studio Apartments but I agree with you 100%...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$116 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Family Hotel in Te Anau
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Te Anau
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Fiordland National Park >
    • Te Anau
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    28 August 2017|
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    Response from RedTussock | Property representative |
    Hello yes all our Apartment have a hair dryer in them. Hope this is of help I think a lot of motel in NZ do have them in the bathrooms now. Thanks Irene
    Room Tips
    "We were put further back off the road incase of noise but had no trouble"
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    "Up stairs rooms have the better view"
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    "Our room had some views of the lake as it was up stairs and at the front of the property."
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    "3 bedroom suite is very spacious."
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