Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

3.5 star property
City centre Te Anau hotel with restaurant

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Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

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Lobby lounge
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
Local cuisine
Room amenity

Overview of Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau


Very good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Non-smoking
20 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, 9600
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants
  • Breakfast available
  • Garden
  • Reception fireplace
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

Standard Twin

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Superior Double

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Twin

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed OR 1 King Bed

Standard Double

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed OR 2 Double Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 113 min drive


  • Alpine Centre Cafe & Bar - 17 min walk
  • Miles Better Pies - 10 min walk
  • Ditto - 12 min walk
  • The Moose Bar & Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Redcliff Cafe - 11 min walk

About this property

Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau is a great choice for a stay in Te Anau. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Jimmy Cooks Restaurant, which serves local cuisine and is open for dinner.


Chinese (Mandarin), English


Sustainability practices

Comprehensive food waste policy
LED lighting (80% minimum)
Vegetarian dining options
Reusable cups
Reusable tableware
This information is provided by our partners.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 69 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas (4-device limit)
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (969 square feet)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1978
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Bike parking
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Local artist showcase
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk height (centimetres): 102
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Front entrance ramp
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Toilet grab bar height (centimetres): 73
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Shower grab bar height (centimetres): 89
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features


Jimmy Cooks Restaurant – This brasserie specialises in local cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Eco-certified property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award – a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 27 to 27 for adults and NZD 13 to 13 for children
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium) guidelines.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have lifts.
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hotel te
Hotel Te Anau
Kingsgate Hotel Te
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau
Kingsgate Te
Kingsgate Te Anau
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau Fiordland National Park
Te Anau Kingsgate Hotel
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau Hotel
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau Te Anau
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau Hotel Te Anau

Frequently asked questions

Does Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as boat tours, hiking and kayaking. Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau?
Yes, Jimmy Cooks Restaurant offers local cuisine.
What's the area around Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau like?
Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau is in the heart of Te Anau, a short 1-minute walk from Lake Te Anau and 2 minutes' walk from Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre.



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10/10 Exceptional

Heng, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Very dated, old and desperate need of a refurbishment. Carpets and bathroom disgusting. Not worth what we paid.
Brett, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

tracey, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A quiet and very relaxing place to stay. It’s a simple walking distance to the downtown.
John, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Close to shops and restaurants. Well located. Clean and great customer service
Sylvia, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Bryce, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Tired looking property but clean and lovely location. Friendly staff and good service. Beds are really comfortable and bathroom was beautifully clean. Basic breakfast buffet. A convenient stop over for Milford Sound.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice size rooms
Not much of a veiw looking out onto the car park, but nice size room. Short walk into town, but hard to find a restaurant, so had to make do with fish and chips. A lot of the restaurants seemed to be closed.
Mark, 1-night trip with friends
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4/10 Fair

This is old and needs refurbished
Robert, 1-night family trip
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