YHA Lake Tekapo

3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7999, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $30.00

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Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by simoncole on Feb 28, 2014

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We drove for 7 hours to yet another beautiful place on another beautiful lake through more beautiful countryside. This is an overnight stop on our way to Christchurch.

Between the mountain chains, on either side of the long straight road were large (but not huge) fields of pasture divided into plots of a …

‘Journey to Mt.Cook…’

We awoke for a 10a.m. departure from the site. The weather is awful today, you can feel the moisture hit your skin as you walk. We’re heading up North today, back past Queenstown and on to Mt.Cook… I hope the weather improves else it’ll be an awful journey. As we come away from Lake Te Anau, we hit the most beautiful sunshine p...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo, is near Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Air Safaris, and Marlborough Vineyards.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsYHA Lake Tekapo

    Reviewed by emma.lee

    Breathtaking view, decent price/place

    Reviewed Feb 8, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    For its price it had the most amazing view outside, and not too expensive. Everything was fine, just watch out the showers have confusing handles

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    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by bettytarle

    Great views

    Reviewed Feb 1, 2012
    by (45 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Hostel located next to bus and grocery. Beautiful views overlooking Lake Tekapo. his is a popular hostel so it is very busy. Kitchen too small for amount of traffic but it is nicely appointed and there is good room to eat. Need screens on windows, but they keep them closed after dark to keep bugs out. Could use more places to sit outside.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by janeski

    Lovely place to stay!

    Reviewed Nov 22, 2010
    by (8 reviews) Reigate , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great view, great facilities, great location. The staff here are pretty friendly too which is a bonus!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews YHA Lake Tekapo

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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