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Kilmarnock House

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66 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Deal, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 weeks after the hotel had been sold by its very long term owners. I suspect - having owned it for well over 25 years (I deduced that from a magazine in our room dated December 2006!) they were probably as tired as sme of the fittings. Window wouldn't open properly because of foliage caught up in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I can see why others rate this accommodation highly. Its not modern and not posh, but it is spacious, comfortable with everything you need and some little touches added that are not always included in some hotels. If you want glamour this isn't for you. However it is what you expect from a property of this era and its super... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We chose this property based on its location and style of accommodation and were delighted with our choice on both counts. The building is charming and beautifully appointed. Our apartment was spacious, well appointed and beautifully furnished. The kitchenette was surprisingly well appointed, including some microwave utensils, but lacking a stove top and dishwasher, of course. The bathroom in our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We choose this place to stay because it offered a good solution to the problem of traveling with two children (we got two adorning rooms). The rate was very good but we did not expect the Kilmarnock to be so beautiful. We all fell in love with the place, for me it was close to where I had to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Kilmarnock is beautiful. We stayed in one of the Honeymoon rooms with ensuite it was perfect. Comfy bed and pillows, heater, TV, ensuite, and kitchenette. Plenty parking out the back for our Landrover Defender. Will come back

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have stayed at Kilmarnock House several times. The sad part now is that the owners, who have been THE owners for forever, are wanting to retire, and are trying to sell the establishment. The differences we noted on this stay were breakfast no longer being included and charges for laundry. However, they do supply soap and bleach for washing,... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I stayed with family including my 91 year old father. Libby, the host, could not have been kinder or more helpful. The house is Edwardian, beautifully appointed with kitchenettes in each room. It is gracious and old but warm and comfortable. Delightfully furnished.!

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful heritage building, huge room, very comfortable bed, good kitchenette and good location. Host Elizabeth was warm and friendly and the complimentary port & sherry much appreciated after a day out in the cold weather. I stayed 5 nights on a work trip and found it perfect, would highly recommend.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Lovely big solid Georgian guest house. Nicely furnished. Very comfy and a reasonable walk to the centre of town. Owner is lovely. Port and sherry on the landing is a nice touch. En suite and kitchenette included in the rooms are small and a little dated but functional. Overall a good stay. Would recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

There was not ONE thing wrong or missing or to complain about. It was great! We endorse all the good points. It's so refreshing to see someone go the extra mile. Fantastic and well done! I'd recommend this place wholeheartedly. The owner was so nice and just so professional.

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