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Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas

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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
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4 Star Hotel
Located on the Te Anau Lake Front, a short stroll from the Te Anau Town Centre, Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas is perfectly situated for you to make the most of this beautiful area. Surrounded by extensive, colourful gardens and overlooking spectacular Lake Te Anau and the...
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64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
1 km to Manapouri Airport
29 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday

I reserved the room with garden view, but I asked upgrade to lake view. The front staff was very kind and he upgraded our room with no extra charge. The room was clean & big enough and lake view was nice. The breakfast was delicious...More

Thank yukari m
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here for two nights and really enjoyed our stay. I can't say what other rooms were like, but ours was a lake view room and the sun was shining brightly, so we were able to sit on the patio outside the room and...More

Thank David J
Response from bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and VillasResponded 2 days ago

Dear David Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and breakfast in the restaurant. We sincerely hope to see you back again one day. Regards Brent Stander

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and although we had booked a garden view room, we were upgraded to a lake view room. We used the spa and sauna on both nights which exceeded our expectations as reception provided a key and we could use them...More

Thank Mads737
Response from bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and VillasResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mads737 Thanks for your kind words of encouragement and I am delighted we had an opportunity to upgrade you. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our teams southern hospitality. We sincerely hope to see you back in the near future. Regards Brent Stander

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A great value package for winter time. Had an amazing night away. The room was very clean, bed comfy and the spa was awesome. The staff we encountered were very friendly. The 3 course dinner was served in a cozy area with the fire going....More

Thank W6980AZlaurent
Response from bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and VillasResponded 12 June 2018

Dear W6980AZlauent Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and I am delighted to hear you had an amazing night away, the room was clean, bed comfy and you enjoyed the spa. I am humbled to hear our wonderful team...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful hotel during our trip to South Island making it as a base for Milford sound .Many people do up down from Queenstown itself for Milford sound but it’s wirth to spend some time at the beautiful lake town of Te...More

Thank BONEMAKER
Response from bstander, General Manager at Distinction Te Anau Hotel and VillasResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Bonemaker Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, location and enjoyed our MacKinnon room restaurant. We have taken your comments on board regarding spa and sauna and will use as...More

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Located on the Te Anau Lake Front, a short stroll from the Te Anau Town Centre, Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas is perfectly situated for you to make the most of this beautiful area. Surrounded by extensive, ...More colourful gardens and overlooking spectacular Lake Te Anau and the Fiordland ranges, this Hotel and Villa accommodation sets the tone for your stay in one of the world’s most breathtaking regions. Designed for your comfort, we offer 115 luxurious rooms, including Hotel rooms with Garden and breathtaking Lake Views, and a range of spacious One and Two Bedroom Garden View Villas. On-site is the renowned MacKinnon Room Restaurant offering the very best of South Island cuisine, and the Explorer Bar and Lakefront Terrace where you can relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau. The hotel offers the largest hotel based conference centre in the area, and its very own lakefront wedding chapel, plus extensive recreational facilities, including a spa, sauna, heated outdoor swimming pool and massage services. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Jjg803
21 February 2018|
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Response from amosesq | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were hair dryers. No there is not air conditioning. There are fans for the day and windows to open at night. No screens, but no bug problems while we were there.
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Lavinia W
30 August 2016|
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Response from Dharama S | Property representative |
Hi Lavinia, Thank you for your enquire, this year we are catering Christmas Dinner for our in-house guests only. Many thanks, Dharama Sena
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"Standard rooms with lake view is nice enough"
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"Ask for one with a lake view."
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"Try and get a room with a patio facing the lake"
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"Get a room with lake view. If you're going in winter be sure to ask for extra blankets!"
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