Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Any deposit charged by the property is refundable up to 7 days prior to the arrival date. Any reduction in group numbers can be made 7 days prior to arrival.

Additional Terms and Conditions

You booking will be confirmed one the balance of the deposits are received by the property

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

A security deposit will be required by the property prior to check-in.
A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are a cosy, traditional New Zealand hostel where you can enjoy the warmth of our log burning fire in the evenings or lay back in the hammock and enjoy the of the sun. Our quiet gardens are home to our pet rabbits, gueina pigs, chickens and sheep. They are also a fantastic spot for star gazing after dark.

You can choose from a range of accommodation, from a 6 bed dorm (without any bunks!), 4 bed shared rooms, triple rooms and private double and twin rooms, some with en-suite bathrooms.

Unlimited FREE WIFI, FREE towels and FREE tennis & basket ball hire to use on the adjoining sports courts!

We also have modern bikes available to hire that are perfect for riding along the canal (part of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail) or lake front.

For children up to 18 months old, a cot can provided free of charge but must be booked in advance.
Children under 18 years of age are welcome, but can only stay in private rooms. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    21 May 2022
    Great stay! We were sad that the cat was no longer there, but otherwise it was perfect!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Jun 2021
    Amazing hostel only a couple minutes walk from the lake. Lounge area was cozy with a fantastic wood fire and hot water bottles were a nice touch on cold nights. Very friendly and informative staff. Very impressive selection of hand wash soap! Will definitely be coming back 😄
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Aug 2020
    Great clean and comfy hostel. Roaring log fire a great welcome in the lounge. Everything you need in kitchen and lovely clean showers. Good size beds and very comfy and fresh clean. Our tween girls loved the big bunnies and guinea pigs.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    26 Nov 2020
    No complaints, this was a great location and a great environment. I had no idea there would be so many animals to love on, what a bonus. Would stay here again and would recommend this place to anyone.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Sep 2020
    Nice and quiet, close to everything
    China, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    07 Aug 2020
    The owners of the hostel are sooo lovely! Really kind and down to earth people who also rescue animals! The pet bunnies were friendly and cute! They know a lot about what to do and where to go in town and will help you out with anything during your stay. Great location super close to town and the lake. The dorm rooms were very comfortable and not bunks which was very nice! Wonderful, clean and well equipped kitchen. A really nice, warm, down to earth and relaxing place to stay :)
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 Apr 2021
    Was a bit more pricey than QT and Wanaka which was surprising. Still enjoyed my stay. There was a fireplace but it wasnt lit and it was a cold night so that could have been a cozy touch! Staff were good when were arrived later than expected.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Jan 2022
    It was good staying there! Although in the afternoon out room got extremely hot, we can’t complain about the hostel! We loved the bunnies and guinea pigs 🥰 The hostel is close to the busy area, good point
    Brazil, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Oct 2020
    Very cozy, clean and quaint. The staff was friendly and helpful. My only criticism would be that there wasn't much security. No foot locker and the main door didn't lock but I felt safe just the same. Would stay here again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    03 Jan 2022
    Very noisy more like a kids camp. Not recommended for solo traveller's or people looking for some peace
    South Africa, Female, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Children's Play Area
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi