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Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
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Overview of Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel

Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel

2.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60ยฐC
48-50 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, 9600

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFiordland National Park Visitor Centre6 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Te Anau9 min walk
  • Popular LocationIvon Wilson Scenic Reserve13 min walk
  • AirportTe Anau (TEU-Manapouri)13 min drive

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About this area

Te Anau

Located in Te Anau, Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel is in an area with good shopping. Te Wahipounamu and Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Luxmore Jet and Te Anau Wildlife Centre. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Luxmore Jet - 2 min walk
  • Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre - 6 min walk
  • Lake Te Anau - 9 min walk
  • Fiordland Cinema - 11 min walk
  • Ivon Wilson Scenic Reserve - 13 min walk

About this property

Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel

Beach hostel in Te Anau with free parking
Guests at this beach hostel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel offers 27 accommodations. This Te Anau hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Languages spoken

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60ยฐC or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 17


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmarkยฎ rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Backpackers Te Anau
Lakefront Backpackers Te Anau
Te Anau Backpackers
Te Anau Lakefront
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers Hostel
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers Fiordland National Park
Lakefront Backpackers Hostel
Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers - Hostel Te Anau

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 43 out of 133 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 68 out of 133 reviews
4 - Good 51%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 133 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 133 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 133 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Old average for price
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good place to stay a night in Te Anau
Good value for money. Room was in good condition, refurbished bathroom. Great location and friendly staff. Overly would recommend to stay if you're passing through The Anau
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was a great facility and an excellent view from our room We arrived early and were allowed to leave our luggage in our room prior to arrival scheduled time prior to heading to Milford Sounds Would definitely stay again
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021