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“Very close to Queenstown and Arrowtown” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Willowbrook B&B and Cottages

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Willowbrook B&B and Cottages
3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   760 Malaghans Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #21 of 43 Queenstown B&B and Inns
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Very close to Queenstown and Arrowtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to start trips to some of the most stunning countrysites in South Island, N.Z. : Queenstown. Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Arrowtown etc..
We found the accomodation ideal for our needs, it is run with love and great care by hosts Trish and Tony White. We would be very glad to have the chance to come again one Day.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We had some trouble with our rental vehicle company the day before and arrived in Arrowtown somewhat stressed out. The cottage however was all peaceful and quiet - a perfect place to de-stress. The cottage had a bbq, and there was a nice spa pool in the compound. Perhaps a little more expensive than what you might find nearby, but well worth the extra expense.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Good location if you have a car. Lovely views and surroundings. Welcoming hosts and comfortable rooms in the main house- old fashioned interiors to match age of property. Very handy for beautiful, interesting Arrowtown.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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South Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Our "Barn" cottage at Willowbrook was a very roomy studio layout with a large covered outdoor bbq area. About five minutes from Arrowtown township means it is really "in the country". Trish is a very pleasant and helpful host who let us know we would be on our own unless we required anything - just what we wanted. The kitchenette is basic at best but adequate for most purposes.
We found the huge king bed exceptionally comfy and the lounge chair and sofa also very relaxing. Above the bed is a large clear glass skylight with no way of blocking out the light in the morning - from about 5am while we were there...good for those who want to be up and at 'em each day but terrible for anyone wanting to have a sleep-in...(an eye-mask could be handy). The bathroom suffers from a lack of shelving for personal toiletries and features heating. Wifi was free and good signal in most locations either in the cottage or out on the bbq deck. If quietness and privacy is your aim then Willowbrook cottages will fill your needs...it suited us admirably...

Room Tip: This room is good but if you want to have a sleep-in then bring your eye mask.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is a little gem of a place, it has a lovely setting and the hosts couldn't be more helpful or pleasant. It's very handy to Arrowtown and we loved the spacious feel to the place, and the peacefulness of the setting.
We will return and stay more than one night next time!
thanks for your help!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We have just returned to Auckland from an overdue long weekend in Queenstown and I'm sharing feedback on our stay at Willowbrook B & B.
We found the accommodation ideal for our needs- superbly located and run with love and care by hosts Trish and Tony White. We stayed in one of the double bedrooms with its own ensuite, and we were very happy with everything on offer.
My wife and I would definitely return to Willowbrook.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We stayed at the cottage for 3 nights prior to our wedding and at the barn for 6 nights for our honeymoon.The location is wonderful,peaceful,private and with beautiful views of the mountains.The sheep and goat were friendly too.Tony and Trish were very friendly and helpful.Tony even gave me a lift to my wedding!
The cottage was in excellent condition,very clean and warm.We had lots of space in the barn,a very big comfortable bed,and it too was warm.We loved the spa!
We were very close to Arrowtown which we preferred to Queenstown and felt so rested after our lovely stay.Thank you Trish and Tony

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Willowbrook B&B and Cottages

Address: 760 Malaghans Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Willowbrook B&B and Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Delightful Bed & Breakfast and Self-Contained accommodation in an idyllic, rural setting below Coronet Peak just 15 minutes from Queenstown and 5 minutes from historical Arrowtown. We are within easy reach of ski fields, wineries and some very picturesque golf courses. Four acres of mature garden surrounding the Main House of Willowbrook contain a tennis court, a luxurious spa pool and some very friendly sheep. Free wireless internet and Sky TV are available throughout Willowbrook and breakfast is included in the Main House. ... more   less 
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