The Lakefront Lodge Backpackers was purpose built with the backpacker in mind. It is modern in design yet blends in with the alpine environment and is right across the road from the beautiful picturesque Lake Tekapo. It has a large lounge/dining room and the BBQ area is perfect for mixing, mingling and meeting new people.
Telephone: +64 3 6806825
Freephone: 0800 853853
What do the guests say?
Guests commented on how amazing the views are and how close they were to the lake. They also loved the outdoor BBQs and how cosy the cabins are.
Thought the location was great
Said the the staff were friendly
Loved the view from the rooms
Would stay here again
What are the rooms like?
Alongside the well equipped facilities and ensuites with certain rooms – the Lakefront Lodge Backpackers offers you a number of amenities:
|Kitchen – our shared kitchen offers cooking ranges, microwave, fridge, chairs and tables, instant hot water and toasters. It is also fully equipped with pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.|
|Laundry – a communal laundry has two coin operated washing machines ($4 per load) both of which dispense washing liquid free of charge and a coin operated dryer ($4 per load)|
|Bathrooms – shared bathroom facilities consists of separate men’s and women’s areas featuring toilets, showers and wash basins. There’s a wheelchair-accessible toilet and shower, too.|
|Lounge & Dining Room – facing the lake, the Lake Tekapo Backpackers Lodge features a huge common room with lovely, natural wooden dining tables and a wood-burner fire – super cosy on cold nights!|
|BBQ Facilities & Picnic Area – Lodge guests have free use of our BBQs and picnic area. Situated in a courtyard facing the lake, with great views of the lake and mountains, this is a great place to cook and eat outside in the fresh air.|
Frequently Asked Questions
Check in is from 12pm if you come by bus, or 2pm if you come by car
If you arrive after 8pm, we will leave out an envelope outside reception with your name on it. It will have your key and a map inside.
Can I check in late? Reception hours are 8:30am until 8pm. You can still check in after this.
Can I have a late checkout? Check out is strictly 10am. We do have luggage storage at reception.
We only have mixed dorms.
Cash or card.
It is about a 15 minute walk along the lake shore.
Yes, just not in the rooms.
No, we have WiFi on a paid network. Unfortunately at this stage we are unable to offer free WiFi as we do not have the capacity. The Backpacker Group bookings you will get 500mb for free.
The lake is about 100m in front of the lodge.
Yes, the Tekapo Village is about a 15 minute walk.