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The Lodges

8 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown, New Zealand (Formerly BreakFree Lodges Suites & Apartments)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our apartment was tired and old. We seemed to have never ending saga of light bulbs needing replacement. One of our party fell done some stairs as the light was out awaiting a new bulb. The dishbrush should have been thrown out, cups were chipped, the bread board also needed replacement. Two of the beds sagged. However, another group in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place with amazing views so close to city centre. Lots of space and very comfy and warm. Would definetly stay again. Owners happy to meet your needs. Easy walk to all restaurants bars and casino! Great walk to gardens. Walk to Gondala !!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great location, with lovely views of the lake. Staff were friendly and helpful. However decor dated and in need of a refresh. Missing things like an iron, and reception closed at 8pm, so couldnt go and get one. Only one light bulb in 3 working in lounge. Internet access should be included n price , but isn't. Didn't feel it... More 

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ALASTAIR L, Front Office Manager at The Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Neil, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at The Lodges. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we have replaced missing things and we will... More 

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153 reviews 153 reviews
38 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This place is bang smack in the centre of queenstown, on the road to Glenorchy. A 2 minute walk from all the action, but also really good and quiet at night. We rented a 3 bedroom place which had all the amenities we needed for a girls weekend. The owner was really friendly and laid back, and service was fast... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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54 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in a one bedroom apartment. The location was fabulous, sitting on te balcony across from the lake. The apartment was spacious. A microwave, 2 hobs, fridge / freezer and main utensils were available. However, the apartment needs a really good clean. I do not search for dust, but I was looking for a plug socket, and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stayed in penthouse apartment, it was very spacious with brilliant views, he hotel being located right in front of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables. Loved watching the colours of the lake and mountains change through the day sunrise to sunset. Very accessible to the town centre. Very comfortable, fresh towels provided daily, a range of pots and pans to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A friend and I stayed here two nights in November. Our original reservation was for a one bedroom with twin beds, but they gave us a large 3 bedroom apartment! The property is across the street from the waterfront, with fantastic views of the Lake Wakitipu from a couple of the bedrooms and the patio. The kitchen was well equipped,... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Booked the "penthouse" apartment for two nights. Great location, lovely views, loads of hot water and plenty of space. Dated and tired decor and furnishing which didn't match the "penthouse" description, a number of power sockets didn't seem to work - its not worth paying a premium for. One of the bedrooms is a conservatory type room and isn't a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We walked into this hotel by chance as we were disappointed with another hotel we booked for our stay and it turned out to be one of our best decisions. We took a one bedroom apartment which was spacious, tastefully decorated and had a splendid view of the lake. The living room cum kitchen opens up to a beautiful balcony.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Friendly and chatty staff, great deals. My girlfriend and I stayed for 3 nights, at first they were only able to accompany us for 2 nights but got something for the 3rd night, which is free upgrade from 1 bedroom unit with lake front view to a 3 bedroom unit that has sauna bath tub and even greater view. Absolutely... More 

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