Te Anau is the closest town to Milford Sound and provides a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Perched on the shores of Lake Te Anau the township is a tranquil, picturesque place to spend a few days. Te Anau tours depart daily to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Fiordland National Park and there are plenty of Te Anau attractions and activities to enjoy during your stay. The accommodation in Te Anau ranges from budget backpackers and holiday parks through to motels, motor lodges, hotels and bed and breakfasts.
Self contained apartments cater for families, groups and couples wanting to be self sufficient. Luxury retreats offer the ultimate holiday with personalised service to match the stunning views and pamper packed rooms. Te Anau has developed a trendy dining scene offering a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars. 7 day shopping ensures you have all the conveniences at your fingertips, no matter what time of the week you are passing through. Charming country cottages are another accommodation option. Close to town and located on acres of land, these self contained cottages offer superb mountain views, double glazed windows and all the comforts of home.
Four star hotels provide conference facilities, on site restaurants and guest amenities of the highest standard. Many forms of Te Anau accommodation provide views across the Lake and the snow capped Kepler Mountains beyond. Friendly Bed and breakfasts make up a large percentage of Te Anau accommodation and offer comfort, space and privacy. Your hosts will give a unique look at Fiordland from a local perspective and give you the chance to really relax and take in your surroundings. There is a good choice of Te Anau backpacker and budget accommodation catering for all the needs and interests of the budget traveller.
Holiday Parks not only provide safe and secure options to leave your motor home while on tour, many also offer on site motel units, lodges and cabins. The range of facilities and central locations make this an ideal choice for an affordable holiday. Luxury lodge accommodation combines log fires, spa pools, large TV screens and a round of golf for the discerning traveller. Te Anau is 2 hours closer to Milford Sound than Queenstown making day trips a much more pleasurable experience. Te Anau accommodation can be found on a vineyard, in a historic villa or at a health or spa resort, the choices are many and only limited by your imagination.