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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
68 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Kitchen
Laundry

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationDark Sky Project8 min walk
Popular LocationCowans Hill Walkway10 min walk
Popular LocationChurch of the Good Shepherd15 min walk
AirportMount Cook (MON)69 min drive

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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory (Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory (Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm)
  • Twin Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory (Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm)

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory (Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area

Lake Tekapo

Located in Lake Tekapo, Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel is next to a golf course. Notable landmarks in the area include Church of the Good Shepherd and Sheepdog Statue, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Mount John Observatory. Tekapo Springs and Dark Sky Project are also worth visiting. Take some time off to enjoy the hot springs in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like rock climbing, mountain climbing and hunting nearby.
Visit our Lake Tekapo travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dark Sky Project - 8 min walk
  • Cowans Hill Walkway - 10 min walk
  • Church of the Good Shepherd - 15 min walk
  • Sheepdog Statue - 16 min walk
  • Tekapo Springs - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 162 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mackensies café - bar - grill - 6 min walk
  • Jade Palace Chinese Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Thai Tekapo - 7 min walk
  • Doughboys Bakery - 7 min walk
  • The Greedy Cow - 7 min walk

About this property

Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel

Hostel with free parking, near Lake Tekapo
An outdoor tennis court, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. All 16 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel offers 16 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Golf cart
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Spa

  • Hot springs open from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Outdoor hot springs

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (heating)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 7:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

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

We should mention

Hot springs access available from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hostel
Tailor Made Backpackers Hostel
Tailor Made Backpackers
Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers Hotstel
Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 10 PM.
What time is check-out at Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Hostel located?
Situated in Lake Tekapo, this golf hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Sheepdog Statue and Tekapo Springs are also within 2 mi (3 km).
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Good accommodation
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I thought this little backpackers was a gem. Great staff and good facilities. I mean its not a five star hotel, so get a grip and keep it in perspective. But for cheap quality place to stay for a few nights, it was a winner. 5 minute walk to shops and lakefront. heaps of parking. Big ups to staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Great location. I was upgraded to a better room due to a cancellation. Staff provided a number of recommendations for food and activities.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Amazing stay
Amazing stay at Tailor made backpackers, which has kind staff, clean & warm room, and cute animals. I really enjoyed stayed 2 nights there.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Price is high for the type of rooms. You can easily get 4 star room for the same price.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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