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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

After travelling nearly 2 days to get here, this was a perfect place to chill & recover. Beautifully restored period house, with comfy furnishings, shade & tranquillity. Owner was lovely. Really couldn't fault it.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Stayed with my husband oct 2015 and could not have had a more fabulous time. Great host in Ronaldo who organised a couple of trips for us. Nothing was too much trouble. The ambience was out if this world. Will certainly be back. Thanks Ronaldo and resident dog rocky x

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We spent four nights at McAlpine house at the end of the season and most times we had the place to ourselves. Room was comfortable, bed very sleepable and the position good. Check in was a breeze with the wonderful ever cheerful Ronaldo waiting for us after our evening flight. His suggestion of a dinner at Matso's that evening was... More 

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Berry Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

an interesting and attractive building but McAlpine House left a lot to be desired.At $298 per night it was overpriced. The "Tropical" breakfast consisted of a jam jar with some yogurt and stewed berries, very ordinary cereals and sourdough bread. Motel style packs of butter and jam. No fresh fruit and no fruit juice. No plug in washbasin and an... More 

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PinctadaWA, General Manager at Pinctada McAlpine House, responded to this review

Dear Mr Thorniley, Thank you for submitting your thoughts about McAlpine House. However I must correct some of your misleading statements in the review. Our breakfast is clearly advertised as a tropical continental breakfast in all of our offers. We buy top quality yoghurt and find that the majority of our guests find our "jam jar" of natural yoghurt with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Marilynne Paspaley, owner of McAlpine House, went so much out her way to make my brief stay in Broome at the McAlpine House so very special by booking for me the varies sight seeing trips eg the Horizontal Falls, Cap Levequ, Dinosours footprints by water jet, etc.. I enjoyed my stay at her comfortable boutique hotel. It was close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

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 August 8, 2015

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 July 30, 2015

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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Melbourne
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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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