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The Turret

712 Lake Hayes Arrow Junction Highway (SH6), Lake Hayes, New Zealand
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our 14 month old bub and it was a holiday we will always remember. We loved it there! It's stunning - the room (we had the suite), the house and the gardens were immaculate but we immediately felt at home there. Kim and her kids were fantastic and couldn't have been more helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Arriving at Kim's BnB was already an exciting moment: sun was shining, the look from outside on the house and a warm welcome by our host. Luckily, we got just upgraded to the suit and could enjoy an outstanding view on the lake. The room was very cosy, the bathroom with its tub amazing. The breakfast was very good. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at the Turret! We were only there for a weekend but will definitely be back next time we find ourselves around Lake Hayes. The upstairs suite was clean, spacious and luxurious, with a view to die for, and the caretakers were very friendly and kind, providing us with a delicious breakfast each morning. The owners... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My friend and I stayed for 3 nights over the Easter weekend, and I picked this accommodation thinking it's a good halfway point between Queenstown and all the other surrounding attractions - and it was the best decision I've made. A short drive took us to the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and touristy Arrowtown, we were a stone's throw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights to attend a wedding next door at Stoneridge. The room was very comfortable with everything we needed. The view out over Lake Hayes from the deck was magnificent. Kim was a very welcoming host and she put on a great breakfast both mornings for us. Highly recommend.

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Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

The Turret was one of the best places we've been to in NZ, everything was like in a postcard. The garden with the coloured leaves, the lake view with stunning alpine scenery, the garden, the cosy room and of course Kim and her lovely family. Thanks for hosting us so well!!! Fran and Chris

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed at the Turret for three nights during our vacation in the Turret room. After lots of driving and flying, we were looking for a place to stretch out and relax, and we couldn't have chosen better. The Turret room was beautiful, and Kim the hostess was wonderful. Highly, highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed two nights at the Turret following our wedding in Queenstown. It was absolutely perfect. From our turret suite we had an amazing view of the mountains and the beautiful gardens. Kim was the perfect hostess, answering all of our queries and preparing delicious breakfasts. We wish we could have stayed longer.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

With a fabulous view from the turret suite across to Lake hayes and the Coronet mountain in the background, we had the pleasure of seeing fresh snow fall in Late November. That morning we had the most glorious walk round the lake in beautiful weather and by evening it changed. Kim was a great hostess and everything we needed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

湖岸にある、大きな窓ときれいな庭の宿。2階の部屋には、望遠鏡もあって湖岸の景色や庭に来る小鳥たちを眺めて楽しく過ごせます。ベランダもあるので、そこに出て景色を見たり星空を見たりしても楽しいです。空気がきれいで灯りもさほどないので、星がよく見えます。天の川が星の集まりなのだと実感できる景観に大満足です! オーナーのKimさんも親しみやすい優しい方でした。アメリカ出身とのことで、英語も日本人にわかりやすい発音をされます。カリカリベーコンに新鮮フルーツのおいしい朝食や、周りのおすすめポイント紹介、きれいに整えられた部屋などゆったりするのにはもってこいの素敵な宿です。 おすすめされた湖岸散歩をしたり、部屋でのんびりして過ごした2日間はとても気持ちのよい滞在でした。また是非利用したい宿です。 The BB with a great view and a beautiful garden at the lakeside. We enjoyed them with a telescope at the 2 floor room. Also, we could see the magnificent starry heavens from this BB. The stars are sooo clear and big thanks to the fresh air! Ms.Kim, the owner of this BB was very friendly and... More 

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