Set in park-like grounds on the shores of Lake Te Anau, 5 minutes' walk from the town center, Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers has both mountain and lake views from the majority of the rooms. All lounges at the property have lovely views of Fiordland National Park and Lake Te Anau. Free unlimited WiFi is available throughout the property, including in the bedrooms. Additional facilities at Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers include a movie room and indoor and outdoor kitchen facilities, including a BBQ. Laundry facilities and on-site storage are available. If you feel like exploring the surrounding areas, staff can help to organize tours of Milford Sound and glow worm caves or go horse trekking. Transfers can be arranged.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Te Anau, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.8
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.1
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Juan
    United States of America United States of America
    It was well located and the staff was really friendly and helpful.
  • Caitie
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Comfy lounge area, clean kitchen, great location and beautiful views of the lake
  • Sheila
    United States of America United States of America
    The room we stayed in was nice, I would suggest better lighting in the living & kitchen area, but overall a good place. The big kitchen was well equipped.

Area info

Amenities of Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Beachfront
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Beach
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash is not accepted Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note for bookings of 8 or more rooms, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Group bookings of over 10 guests are not accepted at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers

  • Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is 1,650 feet from the center of Te Anau. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.