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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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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The Turret was the best place we stayed our entire time in New Zealand! I wish we had spent even more time there and was sad to leave.The rooms are spacious and the bed we stayed in was so comfortable. Probably the most relaxed I've been in awhile! The view of the lake is
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I had the most amazing stay at The Turret for several days this summer. The location is perfect - house is located near beautiful Lake Hayes and the atmosphere is very relaxed, but at the same time you can reach the centre of Queenstown within just few minutes drive. The wiev on
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+ Beautiful views + Friendly American host + Helpful suggestions on the area + Telescope in the suite sitting area + Ceiling fan above bed (this helps during the day - it gets stuffy and hot quickly) + Wine glasses provided + Will provide adaptor plugs for outlets if requested +
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We enjoyed staying in this B&B for a night – the room and bathroom was nice and clean, the view of the lake is nice, and it's very peaceful and quiet. Kim was very warm and friendly, and made us a wonderful breakfast. We appreciated all of her great tips for the area – including
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We could not fault our whole experience at The Turret. Breakfast was great and the upgrade to the Turret Suite was fantastic what a gem of a place, delightful. There is a great view of Lake Hayes and the property is located in easy reach of both Queenstown and Arrowtown. The
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"We stayed in the Turret Room at the top. It had fantastic views!"
"All rooms are at the highest standart, the Turret Suite on the second floor is very spacious and beautiful."
"Turret suite offers beautiful views but don't expect privacy."
"The suite is excellent for the extra space and the higher elevation gets a better view across the lake."
"I would highly recommend staying in the top room, beautiful views, bath, shower, fridge, tv etc"
$152 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionQueenstownLake Hayes
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