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LakeFront Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read some comments about how the kitchen was a mess and such, but I got there and found out a great kitchen, clean, organised and well equipped. Sometimes can be busy, but this is normal everywhere when there’s a lot of people, but this...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since all of the hotels in Lake Tekapo were booked, I researched this LakeFront Backpackers Lodge. I couldnt get any of the private rooms & had to settle for the shared room. It was the worst experience in my life. Summer in Lake Tekapo can...More

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Response from Andrea C, Guest Relations Manager at LakeFront Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi I feel you have been a bit harsh with our backpackers hostel. The end of the day it is a backpackers stay and not a Motel. A completely different sort of stay. This area is fabulously designed and we have hundreds of people go...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have experience with separeted twin room. Clean rooms, lovely places to eat, superb scenic view - even from my bed. It id 15 min walk from the centre, where buses stop. Spa is close, hill is close and worth to climb up on it....More

Thank 658eszterb
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were an elderly couple with teenage daughter. We were in a mixed dorm room of 6. Everybody was quiet and only came to sleep. We showered etc in the outside bathrooms. The kitchen common room was spacious although we did not use it.

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 1 January 2018

With the word backpackers in the name, the motel/lodge met my expectations. It is a very basic place to get a night’s sleep. It does offer great views of the beautiful and enchanting Lake Tekapo, which is 700 meters above sea level and has a...More

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US$42 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Avoid this hostel"
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"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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