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3 Simpson Lane , 7999 Lake Tekapo, New Zealand – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 250 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at YHA Lake Tekapo.
|Bed in 7-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double Bed with Shared Bathroom|
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26 properties in Lake Tekapo
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YHA Lake Tekapo's staff speaks: Italian, French, Spanish, English
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool, Grounds
Skiing, Horseback Riding, Sauna, Massage, Hot Spring Bath, Bicycle Rental, Library
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Italian, French, Spanish, English
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 250 reviews
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Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park offers free on-site parking.It is 5 minutes' walk from Tekapo Springs. At Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park you will find a garden and barbecue facilities.
Score from 298 reviews Good
The Godley Resort has spectacular views of Lake Tekapo and offers a restaurant with a great selection of local specialties, a charming bar, and an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor spa.
Score from 371 reviews Review score
Lakefront Lodge Backpackers is just a 3-minute drive from Lake Tekapo town centre. A free shuttle service is available to and from Lake Tekapo bus terminal.
Score from 76 reviews Good
Peppers Bluewater Resort is a 4.5-star hotel close to the shores of Lake Tekapo.
Score from 1087 reviews Good
Location was prime
We booked a shared room but next time we would not do this as other guests were coming and going and gave unsettled sleep.
Free wifi for YHA members, free parking, comfortable beds, facilities such as laundry available and very friendly, helpful staff
Location, location, location.
No hot water after 10:30? I took a shower in the cold water! It was freezing!!!!
clean tidy friendly good location
YHA Lake Tekapo was our first stop. you can't beat the location of this place. the milky blue lake is right in front of you!!! the staff is helpful, things are clean, and they've got a huge kitchen! i will stay at YHA Lake Tekapo again if i ever come back and visit.
bunk beds make more noises than you think.
The views and location
the 3 teenage girls giggling until 2 am in a 6 bed shared dorm.
I stayed at the lakefront lodge for the first two days and switched to YHA on the last. It is much closer to the town center and just a few minutes (three to five I think) walk to the carpark. You won't miss the lake or the stars because you are equally close to both, if not more. Everything is lovely I would say ;-)
Good location. Cooking is convenient. Free wifi is good and easy to get accessed.
The shower water pressure is too low. The wall is not sound proof and too noisy at night, couldn't have a quite night. The facility for two single beds room is too basic, considering the rates we paid.
Great location by the lake. We were drawn the garden and spent many meals just sprawled there. The staff were amazing, Helen, Richard and Billy who were ever so friendly and helpful. The building reflected the historical charm of the YHA community in Lake Tekapo, and the bathrooms and common areas were always kept clean, warm and inviting.
Just that the activities of other guests in the common areas can be heard in the rooms, and can be audible when its late at night.
Very nice atmosphere, great location, friendly stuff, free wi-fi
The Hostel like many YHA Hostels has stunning views from its public room windows. The Lounge was comfy. the fire at night was nice. the Hostel was in a nice location near the shops and cafes and hot pools.
The location is perfect. The kitchen is very clean. People are friendly.
The young staff at the reception (the male one) told me I should go to the shop to book the starseeing tour, but when I walked to the shop, it was closed..but never mind, Tekapo is so beautiful, worth the walk...
Scenic view from my room
They provide free wifi, very clean and tidy dom room. Big dining room and kitchen which is really nice. Very nice view from the common room. Also helpful staff.
It's a bit far away from the church.
Friendly staffs and members, thanks for warm hospitaly
Limit of car parking
Nice clean comfortable beds Lovely lounge
Slippery ladders for bunk beds
I love the location, just in front of the lake. Near to the hot spring, convenience store. Very helpful and friendly staff. The kitchen is very big space. The living room is the best, best view and cozy. The room is big enough to store our luggage, the mattress is good.
its great place
what's not to like everything was perfect than what we had not expected from a backpacker's accommodation
nothing came up
The location was amazing. Having the view of the lake out the kitchen and lounge room window was breathtaking. The staff were very friendly. We really enjoyed our hike up Mt John!
First, I made a book in the booking website. When I showed YHA member card for payment, the staff didn't gave me discount. Others YHA had discount.
perfect for bag-packers and one doesn't drive, it's at a budget price and convenient location, also can enjoy discount for booking safaris airbus
since heater is on, the smell of food got trapped inside the room, felt a little bit uncomfortable with that, and people will be playing games and chatting outside the dining area, my room is just right next to it, got a bit noisy in that room
Very nice and clean
Insuffieecient heating. Expensive as YHA's go and no free tea or coffee.
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