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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   712 Lake Hayes Arrow Junction Highway (SH6), Lake Hayes, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 2 Lake Hayes B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We recently stayed at the Turret to attend a wedding held at Stoneridge Estate and were pleasantly surprised that the venue was so close to our accomodation as that definitely added to the convenience and enjoyment of the experience. The accomodation and hospitality was beyond reproach and we had an incredible weekend in Queenstown. Which was added to by the... More

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Stirling, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We spent a couple of nights at The Turret and enjoyed it thoroughly. A great room with an excellent outlook over the beautiful garden. We sat out on the terrace reading and sipping on some good local wine. Breakfasts were excellent and we enjoyed our in depth discussions with Peter who had lots of good advice on things to see... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Exceptional house, exceptional garden and exceptional views all added to a feeling of luxury. We had opted for The Turret bedroom and were delighted with the standard of accommodation. However we would have welcomed to have been provided with sheer/bath gel, hair conditioner and quality hand soap rather than dettol antiseptic! Little things can make difference and such toiletries are... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I have stayed at The Turret twice and both times I have been awed by the views, delighted by the setting and thoroughly enjoyed a deliciously cooked breakfast by Kim. The accommodation is superb. Each room has it's individual character and is extremely clean and comfortable. This last time we splurged and stayed in the Turret Suite. It is enormous... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We absolutely loved our stay at the Turret as the setting and views are absolutely breath taking. The Lazor's have a beautifully manicured garden and the rooms are extremely clean and comfortable. Kim made a very delicious breakfast and always made sure we were sorted with the best recommendations for dining and activities. We enjoyed the personal service and getting... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Fiona is extremely lovely and really makes you feel at home. The cooked breakfast is amazing and Fiona is very flexible with when you want breakfast which is great for those that like to sleep in whilst on holiday. The views over Lake Hayes looking at Mt Coronet are amazing and a fantastic way to wake up in the morning.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Fantastic location, away from the noise of town (5 mins from Frankton). We had the top floor and it was wonderful. Great bed, separate living room, balcony and separate bathroom with an amazing claw-foot bath. Fiona is the perfect host and can rustle up a breakfast to rival any restaurant. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We spent two nights at this lovely b&b staying in the turret suite which was spotless and beautifully appointed. We had a large bedroom with sleigh bed, a sitting room with panoramic views over Lake Hayes and Coronet Peak, a large bathroom and walk in wardrobe. We also had a small balcony. The breakfasts were delicious and nicely served. Our... More

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This was the best place we stayed!!! We were on a 3 week Holiday in New Zealand and stayed at over 6 different places in New Zealand. The Turret was by far the best for the view, price, cleanliness and hospitality. It is a beautiful house opposite a great hike around Lake Hayes. We also walked to the winery down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

we stayed in this b&b for two nights and fiona upgraded us to the turret room, which is actually two rooms and a fantastic bathroom. the view over the garden and lake is wonderful. fiona was very helpful and friendly and cooked us a great breakfast with many different choices to fuel up for a long day. we even met... More

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Address: 712 Lake Hayes Arrow Junction Highway (SH6), Lake Hayes, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hayes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Turret 4*
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The Turret, featured in NZ House and Garden Magazine, is set in an award-winning landscaped garden at Lake Hayes, situated between Arrowtown and Queenstown with panoramic views across the lake to Coronet Peak. Accommodation is comprised of three guestrooms all with their own private bathroom and fabulous views. An open wood burning fire warms the guest lounge and breakfast is served in the guest dining room, which features stunning garden, lake and mountain views. ... more   less 
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