LakeFront Backpackers Lodge
The Lake Tekapo Backpackers Lodge is built from wood and stone to blend into the landscape, and will comfortably sleep 86 with a variety of room sizes, as well as four & six bed dorms. Each Lake Front room has access to the deck, which has a large barbeque area and stunning lake views.Facing the lake, the Lake Tekapo Backpackers Lodge features a huge common room with lovely natural Macrocarpa wooden dining tables and an open fireplace, which will make the crisp winters of Mackenzie country much more pleasant! It also has TV, Internet cafe & Laundry and is a 10 minute stroll to the township, where there are plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants plus a well stocked supermarket to choose from.
There is so much to do at the Lake Tekapo Backpackers Lodge – take a walk up to Mt John where the views over the lake & the Mackenzie country are spectacular. Mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, horse riding, scenic flights and even star gazing at night. All activities can be booked at the Lodge.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book Exchange
- Ceiling Fan
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Shuttle Bus
- Steam Room
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Our hostel hours are 8am to 9pm
We have a 28hour cancellation policy.
The Lodge is not suitable for Families or Children.
We have eight Double & two Twin rooms
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
If you are driving to Lake Tekapo from Christchurch - Drive through the Village and Lakeside drive is first on the right -follow the signs to the lodge
If you are arriving by Bus you can either go to the Information Centre and arrange a free pick up, or our hostel is just a 15 minute walk away from the bus car park.
-Behind the buses you will see a path which leads to the YHA. Walk past the YHA and then follow the road for a further 10 minutes. You will then see the reception for the backpackers and the holiday park on your left.
We are on the lakefront and are only a short walk away from Tekapo Springs and the Mount John track. In the opposite direction, we are a very enjoyable 15 minute walk away from all the cafes and restaurants in the township.