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    YHA Lake Tekapo

    3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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    5/11/2017 6/11/2017
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    Traveller (117)
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good33%
    • Average15%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “common room” (22 reviews)
    “great hostel” (12 reviews)
    “double room” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 144 reviews

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    YHA delivers great value for money as always! The hostel is located in the middle of Lake Tekapo, 5 minute walk from bars and restaurants. The staff was extremely lovely and helpful which made our stay in the hostel excellent! The room where I slept,...More

    Thank Viljami T
    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    This is the cutest little hostel. The views from the living area are outstanding picture perfect! The owner was so friendly. We stayed in a private double room which was seperate from the hostel slightly (had to go outside to then go in through the...More

    Thank Fran S
    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    Tekapo YHA is in an incredible location, right by the lake with large window taking in the scenery. Ah the serenity, sitting at the window, fire roaring, writing memoirs or playing cards with my children. Can't wait to come back when the new hostel is...More

    Thank Daisyange
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 27 June 2017

    Hi Daisyange, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We are really glad that everything we do and offer is exactly what you require and expect. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and definitely will be looking forward to seeing you again in...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed in YHA Lake Tekapo for two nights and enjoyed every second of it! My room was comfortable and had great wifi; the lounge has huge bay windows facing the lake and a fireplace; the kitchen was spacious and clean...The only way this hostel...More

    Thank kmummer
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 26 June 2017

    Hi Kmummer, Thank you for the awesome review, we do really appreciate all feedback and glad that you really enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully see you back in Tekapo and staying with us in the future. Safe travels, Billy Kerr, Hostel Manager

    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    Great place to stay. We're hardly considered youth but it didnt matter! Lorna was a welcome cheery face when we arrived and made to feel welcome. After a motorcycle tour of the South Island in th cold, it was a great warm comfortable night out...More

    Thank Craig N
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Lake TekapoResponded 7 June 2017

    Hi Craig, Firstly welcome back! That's awesome that you have returned and really glad you enjoyed a warm cozy hostel on your return. Will pass your comments onto Lorna as she does an excellent job and great to receive such positive feedback. Hopefully see you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$45 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Mackenzie District >
    • Lake Tekapo
    • Also Known As
    • Yha Tekapo Hotel Lake Tekapo
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    Traveller (117)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (11)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (79)
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    5 October 2017|
    Response from Viljami T | Reviewed this property |
    YHA typically provides bedding, but you should bring your own towel. Based on my knowledge, I would suggest making a booking quite early, as Lake Tekapo is a small but popular destination. Typically hostels won't allow... More
    14 October 2015|
    Response from Barbara F | Reviewed this property |
    It won't let me post the site I used to book per TripAdvisor policy. But if you search on booking DAWT com you'll find what you're looking for.
    Room Tips
    "Private double room got the views!!"
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    "Room 5 internal by corridor, lounge across corridor, great that we could keep eye on children, but light made..."
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    "room away from common room and kitchen is better, though the hotel is quiet in the evening"
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    "Choose rooms on the right side of the hostel for a better view."
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