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Pencarrow

678 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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New Delhi, India
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We booked this place after a friend highly highly recommended it having stayed there herself 3 years ago. And we were really disappointed! All the excellent reviews are now invalid since the ownership and management have apparently changed. The new owners don't seem to care. And the new manager doesn't give a damn about service. The entire set up is... More 

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Mount Shasta, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 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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