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The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel

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4.5 of 5
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Cnr Isle and Brecon St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we started off our trip of south Island at the dairy, Queenstown and we wish we could have saved the best place for last. amazing service, very friendly relaxing environment. can't wait to come back..

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first hotel that we stayed in during our our 5 week trip to New Zealand in February and it set a very high standard indeed. Paul and Matt were the perfect hosts, the room was stylish and beautifully decorated with fantastic views of the lake and mountains behind. The breakfasts were the best we have eaten anywhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With a name that includes the words "private luxury hotel" and a room rate at NZ $395 in the off season, the only comment one can make is that this hotel sets expectations incorrectly (in this traveler's opinion). The Dairy is a large B&B that is clean and well-appointed but in no way luxurious, run by two guys who obviously... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on our honeymoon... Nice location near main-drag but not on main-drag--quieter, near gondola to very nice view... The two guys who run it couldn't be nicer (and homemade breakfast in the morning is DELICIOUS). Lots of nice features around the place including wine tasting, fire place, lending library, hot tub, etc. Rooms aren't lavish but certainly get the job... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Dairy at the end of long journey from Hong Kong via Sydney and received a warm welcome, a delightful room with a comfortable bed. Paul and Matt gave us useful information about Queenstown and produced a most delicious breakfast. We gained useful information whilst breakfasting with the other guests including a bottle of Deets to ward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous place to stay. We've just spent a few days there chilling out in beautiful Queenstown. Matt and Paul are the perfect hosts, providing advice about where to eat, where to go, what to do. The hotel itself has been beautifully renovated and has a very elegant lounge and library. The breakfasts and the afternoon teas are to die... More 

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Cheshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finished our tour of New Zealand with a few days in Queenstown and couldn't have found a better place to stay than with Matt and Paul. Nothing was too much trouble - they were so friendly and helpful. The room was great,clean, warm and furnished with everything you needed, and with a lovely view out over the Remarkables as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place to stay if you want good quality rooms in a great position with the adddition of first class friendly service. The Dairy is a small welcoming hotel with a style all of its own. The service provided by the hands on owners is exceptional and we would not hesitate to recommend this great little establishment. The... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dairy is located perfectly in Queenstown just a short walk from both the Gondola and the centre of town where there is an abundance of restaurants. The Hosts, Matt and Paul are so very welcoming and helpful and they cook a seriously good breakfast. The building is fantastic with a peaceful library and even better a cosy lounge with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Dairy was the perfect place to stay during our very brief stay in Queenstown! My friend and I arrived and were greeted warmly. The location is perfect as it is a quick walk up to the gondola or down in to the centre of town. The Dairy has the ambiance of home with a proper fire going in the... More 

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