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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Although a little out from the central city, this provides amazing views of the lake as well as a bit more quiet and affordable rate. Located on the point almost halfway between queenstown Franktown and CBD. A short drive or 20 minute walk sees you back in the thick of what queenstown has to offer. Modern and well maintained studios... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Was not happy as room check in was 2pm we arrived just after 2 just to be told we would have to wait a further hour for our room my partner needed to go toilet was told by reception there was no toilet she could use until room was ready. The room we got was crap for what we paid,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here in June 2016. Accommodation is fine, for what I paid, very reasonable. Arrived late afternoon, office was not open however instructions were clear when I advised I would be arriving outside of office hours. There is a courtesy phone outside the office door and Craig picked up the phone after a few rings. Check in was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

By Doug 15 July Arrived to find heater broken, garage light blown, kettle broken, one of the showers drains were blocked and overflowed, hot water ran out after about 8 minutes, amongst 6 guests, unable to access the Wi-Fi and a power socket in the living room was not fixed and could be rotated exposing live wires. View was great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The room was warm and comfortable. The bed was very comfortable. Staff were very nice. The views of the lake and mountains were wonderful. We had a small kitchenette, which was a really great bonus. The walk along the Frankton Trail (alongside the lake) was really good. It took about half an hour, because we took the long way around... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Quiet and amazing views. The room was warm when we arrived and stayed warm throughout. The bed was a bit uncomfortable and could use a new mattress but other than that it was excellent accommodation. The wifi was hard to connect to, and the cell data coverage was 'iffy' but when you're on holiday thats not a terrible thing.

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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review

Kia Ora aaronbY3776IA, Thank you for your recent review. We appreciate your feedback and value all comments. We will talk to our housekeeping department and arrange turning our mattress'. You are correct we do have the best views in Queenstown. Kind Regards Reception More 

Mataura
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A lovely weekend away and spent in a top location. Our room was quiet with lovely views and great access to the superb Queenstown trail. From here we were 15 minutes walk into town. Amenities were adequate and we loved the peaceful atmosphere.

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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review

Kia Ora paulandmichellec2016 Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at Breakfree the Point. We welcome all feedback in a effort to improve service. You are correct that we have great views and the trail at the front of the property is a added bonus. You are welcome back anytime. Regards Craig More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Receptionist was very nice,they had warmed up the room for us ..enough parking space,spacious rooms and amazing views ! But those days you kind of assume free wifi,not paying ridiculous money for it (literally cheaper to buy data for your phone than use their internet ). Overall i loved it,but wouldn't return until they sort their internet out.

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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review

Kia ora kristii599 Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us at Breakfree the Point. We do advertise that Wifi is chargeable as per the websites. The cost of wifi is not built into the room price. This is to ensure that you get the best deal possible for your stay. Regards Craig More 

balclutha
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

prior to booking i asked in the ( booking request / comments section ).. if i could pay with cash on departure... "but had no response back ".. upon arrival.. the manager was not on site between 2pm- 5pm.. and aftter contacting him on the emergency contact phone- to take envelope & keys out of safe.... Upon Departure at 9am... More 

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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review

Kia ora anthonyrF4020VF Thank you for your feedback. As we are a one person operation it is not always possible to be at reception. You reservation would have been charged prior to arrival as it would have been booked through Booking.com. This is standard practice. I recommend that you note that you wish to pay by cash in the comments... More 

Euroa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Fabulous place. Amazing views. I would recommend and would certainly go back. Only a couple of minor things could improve, heating was fine for us but if it was colder it may not be enough? Great service.

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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review

Kia Ora Melinda W Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at Breakfree the Point. We welcome all feedback in a effort to improve our service. You are correct that we have great views. We provide additional heating if required. So far however it has only been a mild winter. You are welcome back anytime. Regards Craig More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 1.5 Kilometres from the centre of Queenstown, BreakFree The Point offers a range of holiday apartment style accommodation ideal for families, couples and groups. Queenstown is a vibrant and picturesque city sitting on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by The Remarkables mountain range. Renowned for adventure, during winter Queenstown is a haven for adrenalin snow sports lovers while summer sees visitors tramping through the mountain ranges. For the adrenalin junkies jet boating, bungy jumping, river surfing, whitewater rafting and heli-skiing are on offer while walking, sailing, hiking, climbing, fishing, cycling, golfing, skiing and mountain biking offers something for everyone. For a more relaxed holiday there is a great range of shopping and over 160 licensed bars, cafes and restaurants to try with a number of options positioned along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. The resort offers spacious studio, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments. All feature ceiling fans, double glazed windows, laundry facilities including an iron and ironing board and Sky TV. Most accommodation includes views of Lake Wakatipu and 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments have under-floor heating for the cold winters. Onsite guest services include secure undercover parking, in-room internet access and express checkout. Recreational facilities include a tennis court with lake and mountain views and a lakeside private jetty is just a one minute walk from the resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree The Point

Address: 239 Frankton Road | PO Box 1775, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $137 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BreakFree The Point 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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