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95 McDougall Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Harpers Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #14 of 51 Wanaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were so pleased that we had chosen to stay at Harpers B&B in Wanaka. We were traveling from Te Anau to Wanaka and arrived late in the day. Jo and Ian immediately made us feel at home and we enjoyed tea and fresh muffins! All of this in our own sitting area with an incredible view of the lake... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this very positive review. It always gives us pleasure to know that we have managed to please our guests and give them service. More

Claremore, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Jo and Ian papered us from the moment we arrived!! As others have mentioned they go out of their way to make sure your stay is wonderful. The room was great and the adjacent lounge was a nice place to curl up and read or enjoy the view. The welcome snack and the huge breakfast is homemade and delicious. It... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us in Wanaka. More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Jo and Ian were a delight to stay with and, like some other reviewers, our only negative was that we only stayed one night; it is a lovely area and would have justified a longer stay. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel completely at home and Jo was happy to recommend - and book - a... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We do appreciate you posting this review. It always gives us pleasure when our guests have enjoyed their experience with us. More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

What a lovely couple Jo and Ian are. We only booked one night but wish we could have stayed longer. Like many people we were trying to see all of New Zealand in a holiday that should have been twice as long. Lovely views from the property and a 20 minute stroll got us to the centre of Wanaka. (We... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is such a pleasure to read that your stay with us was enjoyable. Maybe our paths will cross again in the future. More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed one night at Harpers. We were greeted with hot drinks and muffins by Jo. The view from the lounge are stunning and we sat looking out and relaxing after our journey. Nothing was too much trouble and when we wanted to know about eating out Jo phoned a restaurant and made a reservation for us. Breakfast was very... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you foe posting such a positive review. We are very happy that we were able to contribute to your enjoyment of Wanaka. More

Badby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Sadly we only allowed 1 night stay at the delightful Harpers b&b. Jo made us so welcome on our arrival and after being shown our room we were converted. The view and hospitality was so good we where sad to leave. Wanaka is a beautiful place, quiet and unassuming. Ideal for couples and families alike do not miss this off... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We agree with you that Wanaka is a beautiful place to stay. More

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My stay for three nights was just right for taking in several of the many activities beautiful Wanaka offers. The Harper's home is comfortable and their garden is a work of love. But if your're looking for excellence you'll find that too in the breakfast, including home baked bread, pancakes, sausage/bacon and fresh fruit as well. And after breakfast their... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you taking the time to post a review. More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed here during our honeymoon, but sadly only for one night. The room was lovely with access to the balcony with great views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The owners were fantastic hosts accommodating our annoying travel schedule and making us pancake breakfast in the early hours of the morning before we had to leave. The house is... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review. I am glad that we able to contribute to the happiness on your honeymoon. More

Surrey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

8 years after my last visit the first place I booked was this home from home in Wanaka. Fabulous hosting with breakfast pancakes. Wanaka is Queenstown without the overdo hype. Beauty not to be missed. You will be warmly welcomed here at this quiet B and B just out of the town centre bustle

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. It was a pleasure to meet up with you again after 8 years. Fantastic that you wanted to return and enjoy uor beautiful area again. More

York, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Another traveller said Harpers was like visiting mum and dad, and I suppose that sums it up, it was like going home, the moment we arrived we felt so at ease and sensed the welcome. Jo and Ian were wonderful hosts sharing their local knowledge with us and pointing us in the right direction for a walk into town. We... More

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GaelLakeWanaka, Owner at Harpers Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you felt so at home. Wanaka is such a lovely place and we love sharing it with all our guess. More

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Address: 95 McDougall Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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