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Pencarrow

678 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Mount Shasta, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Queenstown on short notice, and most hotels were booked. We stayed at Pencarrow for five nights. It was spotlessly clean, with very good service. There is new management / ownership, and they appear to us to be newcomers to the business. Very nice, but there were distinct clues in the food service and otherwise that the other... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The fact that this property does not have a single review less than 5/5 and is "ranked" #5 is seriously making me start to question TripAdvisor...anyways, there are not enough positive adjectives in the English language to describe how amazing our honeymoon experience was at Pencarrow. From the unexpected pickup at the airport, to the beautiful property and suite, to... More 

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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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auckland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Zurich, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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Visalia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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