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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   678 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 42 Queenstown B&B and Inns
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I was looking for a luxury resort for a 4 day stay in Queenstown. We were going for the accommodation as not planning our usual action packed holiday but just r&r. The suite was faultless. Kari has attention to detail+++. All needs met by either Kari or Bob. Food plentiful and accommodating to our likes. The view from the lighthouse... More

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We came back to Pencarrow in April 2014 after staying there in the Summer a few years ago. We were in touch will Bill and Kari in the meantime and could not come back before now. Bill and Kari are amazing hosts,and it was great to be met at the airport . We cannot recommend this place more highly ,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Bill and Kari made our visit to Queenstown delightful and effortless. Their inn is comfortable and roomy with stunning views of the Remarkable Mountains and Lake Wakatipu. They are pleasant and engaging hosts, leading interesting and well informed conversations at cocktails and at breakfast. They went out of their way to accommodate every need we had (or thought we had),... More

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Buffalo, New York
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Most important is for those who read this to be confident that I am not affiliated with the property in any manner. I have traveled to more than 100 countries; this was my first visit to Queenstown, New Zealand. My initial email to Pencarrow was met with a prompt and detailed reply with options; I knew from that moment that... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Kari greeted us at the airport and we followed her in our rental car to the beautiful Pencarrow. We took pictures even before going inside! The garden is beautiful; the view of Lake Wakatipu and the mountain range is magnificent. Once inside, we chose our rooms and found a thoughtful note, home baking, candies...and gifts waiting for us. The rooms... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had very limited time in Queenstown, but our one-night stay at Pencarrow was outstanding. A beautiful location with warm hosts, Bill and Kari. The breakfast they prepared was not only a uniquely gorgeous presentation, it was delicious. Traveling with another couple we both felt that Bill and Kari provided us with information that enabled us to get the most... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Queenstown was our last stop on the South Island which is why we decided to treat ourselves to a really luxury hotel and Pencarrow turned out to be an excellent choice! Yes it was very expensive but you do get what you paid for! This charming little Bed and Breakfast stands on a hill overlooking Lake Wakatipu which means all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We had two weeks in New Zealand and by far the best place we stayed at was Pencarrow .Bill and Kari ,our hosts,were so responsive and so helpful in all the things that we wanted and needed to do. In addition, they one of the most spectacular places that we saw. You can not go wrong with Pencarrow.

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Miami, Florida
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The views over the lake and the mountains beyond are just spectacular, but the warmth and gracious hospitality of Bill and Kari made our stay over New Year's even more memorable. The rooms are modern and elegant, plus a lovely common room as well. Bill and Kari go out of their way to make every guest feel special, and on... More

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Kailua , hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Looking for a first class B and B in Queenstown, New Zealand with amazing breakfasts? Look no further than Pencarrow . Hosts, Bill and Kari , make your stay magical with attention to detail,travel tips and fantastic food. The view of Lake Wakatipu, unbelievable. Check out their web site and enjoy. Susan Erne, Kailua, Hawaii

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Address: 678 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Pencarrow 5*

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Pencarrow is an all-suite country estate 2 miles from Queenstown offering 4 acres of elegance with stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables. Suites have sitting room, free WiFi (iPads in every suite), writing desk, magazines/books, mini bar, tea/coffee facilities, homemade sweets, fresh flowers, Flat Screens and Sky (cable) television, iPod docking stations, direct-dial phones, iron/ironing board. En-suites equipped with oversized jet spa bath, separate shower, double vanity, heated towel rail, under-tile heating, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers, guest amenity basket. Outdoors many sitting decks/patios, fireplace, spa pool, waterfall, tree, plant, and flower species. Indoors plenty of space and privacy. Guest lounge/bar with fireplace, concierge/library room, snooker/games room, incredible views. Breakfast is a 4 course full on affair each morning at your personally requested time. Welcome gift, afternoon “sweet in the suite”, drinks/mini bar, and all taxes included! ... more   less 
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