YHA Tekapo

3 Simpson Lane, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7999, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by simoncole


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 …

Beautiful Place

A travel blog entry by daleville


We walked up to St.John's observatory above the lake, a nice walk with stunning views. There is also an interesting small church by the side of the lake and also a monument to the role that collie dogs played in building up the sheep industry in the region.
In our hostel we met Clare & Phil who are walking the full length of New Zealand …

Japan in NZ

A travel blog entry by emma.lee


Found the Kohan japanese restaurant I'd been to with my family several years ago. Food just as yum! Had the Kohan bento and the large plate of sashimi ★★★★☆ Place looked like a cafeteria but view through windows looked like postcards.

Hostel was at the lake edge as well, sunset was beautiful, with the …

Lake Take-a-poo: Stars and Hot Pools

A travel blog entry by travelbuggednaz


Leaving sunny Queenstown for our second last destination in New Zealand, the fact that our trip is coming to an end is starting to hit home. We've been trying to keep updated with the news, and its starting to look like Fiji is going to be an unlikely part of our journey. Tropical Cyclone Evan is likely to cause a grade 4 (out of 5) storm across …

Mountain climbing down south!

A travel blog entry by corigreen


I was really looking forward to the next stop after Queenstown, as I got to do a bit of independent travelling – nice though it is to have everything planned out for you by the Kiwi bus, I think I actually prefer the freedom of planning my own route and excitement; and so I had organised to spend a couple of days in the Mount Cook and Tekapu …

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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 Tekapo 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

    YHA Lake Tekapo
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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 Tekapo Lake Tekapo

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Traveler Photos YHA Tekapo Lake Tekapo

    View from the YHA common room!
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    Nice view out the window
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