We stayed at Mc Alpine house in October 09 and were pleasantly surprised by its lush tropical garden, hand crafted Javanese furniture and old world charm.The bedroom was comfortable, with a modern wet room. Our host was welcoming and very attentive to our needs. As it was very hot, we enjoyed the cold breakfasts, with lots of tropical fruit and we made the most of the lovely swimming pool. There are only 8 rooms so it was quiet but just what we wanted after a busy day.you could walk into town but , in the heat , a rental car would be best. Mc Alpine House is not cheap but if you are after something different , in a tropical atmosphere and with historical connections, that is the place for you.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- As soon as you step through the modest white picket gate onto a path sprinkled with frangipani flowers and shaded by towering palm trees, you know instantly that you are entering a special place of relaxation and solitude. The former home of Lord McAlpine, Pinctada McAlpine House has been meticulously converted into a private 8-room lodge - perhaps 'oasis' is a more fitting description. A subtle blend of historical charm and modern facilities makes McAlpine House the perfect place to reawaken the spirit. Wide open verandahs and polished timber floors complement a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere which slowly extinguishes your sense of time. We encourage you to make our boutique lodge your home for as long as you stay. By day, the atmosphere is shaped as much by the lush tropical gardens and exotic birds as it is by the personalised attentive service. At night, enjoy a moment of calm by the turquoise waters of a pool lit by a myriad of tiny lights. World class resort? Private retreat? Luxury guest house? McAlpine House defies classification, and that is precisely why it is such a unique place to completely rejuvenate your soul. With just eight rooms - each with its own style and private outdoor escape, a sense of space and escape is blended with a feel of intimacy and serenity. Create your own world among the original artwork and decor reflecting the unique colours and textures of the Kimberley, or step outside to explore the wonder, beauty and contrasts of Broome's azure waters, sweeping white beaches, distinctive red earth and eclectic culture. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mcalpine Hotel Broome