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Pinctada McAlpine House

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55 Herbert Street | (Corner Louis Street), Broome, Western Australia 6725 , Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't want this to sound like an ad so I'm letting you know up front the only two criticisms I think can reasonably be leveled at McAlpine; Those people who rate a property according to how recently it was built and how shiny it's exterior might describe McAlpine as a little tired. I don't agree. Those who want a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcomed at Broome airport by one of the management and everything was fine, quirky hotel in good location. Disappointing that our room was not serviced on the second day and all the outside furniture was not cleaned in the 3 days we stayed. That said the staff were very friendly and helpful

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to get away from the hotel chains and stay in a place with character, history and which provides the personal touch-- you will love McAlpine House. Peaceful gardens, quiet rooms, shady private verandahs and community breakfasts make for a wonderful experience.

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had a week at McAlpine House in Broome and absolutely loved it, mainly because Marilynne and Garry are the most amazing and welcoming hosts. It really did feel like a home away from home thanks to their warmth and genuine enthusiasm for all things Broome. And the house is superb too. Can't wait to go back, and HIGHLY... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had 2 wonderful nights at McAlpine House. The classic style of the property, wonderful garden, and outstanding hosts made this a very memorable stay. From the moment we arrived we were treated to outstanding hospitality and upgraded to a garden room so that we could settle in early. Breakfast in the garden with great coffee was a fabulous way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a charming contrast to the modern hotels - very comfortable but in the style of the turn of the century with a wonderful timber, verandas, palm trees and lovely ornaments. Hosts Ronaldo and Manet could nor be more helpful. The location is very good, in walking distance of the museum, Matso's Brewery and the wonderful Sisters of Saint... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I 'mistakenly' booked McAlpine House for a work colleague and I. Have to say it was the best mistake I have made. Marilynne, Gary and Rocky are excellent hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. The property is full of character with lots of decks and lounges to relax on. I loved joining the other guests for breakfast, enjoying the banter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at McAlpine House for a week, and wished we could have stayed longer. McAlpine House is a charming, 'Old Broome' house made up of a complex of pavilion type sections, privately nestled amongst huge, lush old mango trees, palms, a very spectacular tamarind tree, and connected throughout by beautiful wooden decking. From the street, all you see is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The experience was wonderful, from the great 1920/1930s atmosphere, building and walkways design and attention to detail, to the nothing is a trouble/how can we be of service attitude of the owners and staff. We came to discover and take in the delights of Broome and its surroundings. We arrived from the airport at 8pm Monday and flew home at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A very Broome experience. Great rustic, beautiful guest house. Totally relaxing and enjoyable time. A large rambling building with lush grounds. Lots of private nooks and plenty of places to relax in the breeze ways and under the trees. The rooms have all the usual accompaniments. The staff are very accommodating.

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