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Historic Stone House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   47 Hallenstein Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Ranked #17 of 44 Queenstown B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Blairstown, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find my fairly inexpensive accommodations to be so pleasant and spacious. Alex welcomed me and did everything to make my stay more comfortable. He moved my luggage twice, once while I hiked the Milford Track and again to my next lodging after the hike. He even transported food from the refrigerator twice. The bed was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a spacious stone cottage, used to be the mayor's house apparently. It had everything required and was very charming and homely. The only thing it didn't have, and the reason why I did not give it 5 stars, was that there was no washing machine! This would have been very handy. Everything else was great. The showers were... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three blissful nights in this lovely cottage. I must say it was one of our accommodation highlights of our trip to New Zealand. The cottage has such a quiet and relaxed ambience that we stayed in sipping our wine and enjoying our home for a night instead of heading to Queenstown for dinner. The property is within walking... More

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Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed in the main 3 bedroom house for 2 nights and it was wonderful. Everything we could ask for, the hot tub was great. The house is easy walking distance to the town. The rooms and beds are comfortable. The open fire is lovely and we made use of it last night. Alex the host was brilliant, a place... More

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AlexMcMillan, Manager at Historic Stone House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to do this review for us Nicola. It was great to read you enjoyed your time at the Stone House - it was our pleasure to have you stay and we hope we can have you back again in the future. All the best, Alex More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We are currently staying at this wonderful place. In Queenstown you are spoilt for choice with the range of accommodation but this place is a perfect find for those people who prefer the self contained option. This is our first stay but will definitely be back. We loved the central location and the spacious nature of Daniel's Apartment made this... More

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AlexMcMillan, Manager at Historic Stone House, responded to this review

Janice. Thanks so much for the review. It was a pleasure to have you here after your Railtrail adventure. I hope the soaks in the spa set you and your friend up for your next adventures. All the best. More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is a great place with loads of character. We spent Christmas in the main house and it felt very homely. It's close to town, although note the walk back is steep! The owner is really helpful and friendly. Highly recommend.

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AlexMcMillan, Manager at Historic Stone House, responded to this review

Rob, it was our pleasure to host you over the Christmas period and we are just so glad you enjoyed your time at the Historic Stone House, Daniels Apartment. It would be awesome to have you back to our property. Thanks so much for taking the time to do this review. All the best, Alex. More

Washington DC
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178 reviews 178 reviews
49 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I spent four nights in the Weir apartment and could not have been happier. It has great views, is spacious and clean with all the amenities. It is a great base for exploring Queenstown and environs. I enjoyed walking down the hill and back up to get to Queenstown but if that's an issue for anyone, I found Beetham to... More

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Hong Kong, China
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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

It's on the quiet side of Queenstown but it's just 10 min walk from the city center. The owner is superb nice and had been very helpful in recommending local restaurants and activities. At night, when you look up from the house, you can even see the Milky Way! Best for family and couple exploring Queenstown!

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Blackburn, Victoria, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This was our second trip to Queenstown and staying with Alex. We stayed in the Weir Apartment on our first trip and Alex made us more than comfortable. Coming back to Queenstown again we had to stay in the main house (Daniels apartment) and we had a lovely time. Serviced every day, anything we needed was taken care of straight... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We spend two nights here, this was a girls weekend away. Perfectly setup for groups each with there own bathroom is a real treat. Owners were super friendly and so accomodating. We will be going back for sure.

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Address: 47 Hallenstein Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Historic Stone House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Historic Stone House offers the opportunity to stay in a truly unique central Queenstown landmark. Built for the Mayor of Queenstown in 1874, the Historic Stone House has been divided into 3 Self Catering Apartments, with a choice of styles to meet your needs. Sleeping from 1 to 9 guests all apartments offer King or Twin Beds with ensuites, phone, robes and slippers. Separate cooking facilities are made available to each apartment, along with a lounge area. The best kept secret of these apartments is the onsite access to a spa pool, perfect for whiling away the evenings under the stars. A true 'Home Away From Home' come and discover the beauty of Queenstown only 2 minutes walk to the town centre. ... more   less 
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