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BreakFree The Point
alstonville, nsw
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“The best accomodation we stayed in nz”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Very happy with this accomm. 2 storey, Very spacious, clean, wonderful views. Everything you could want to keep the family happy. Washing machine, dishwasher, 3 bed, 2 bathrooms. Just out of town, but that is nice to to away from everything.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Thank shelley w
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Kia Ora Shelly W
Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us at Breakfree the Point. I am delighted that your stay was a enjoyable and comfortable one.

It is truly rewarding to us when you state that Breakfree the Point was the best accommodation you stayed in within New Zealand.

We would love to see you back soon.

Kind Regards Craig
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Once of the best places we stayed while in NZ. Very large 2 story, 2 bedroom apartment, with washing and drying facilities. Modern and clean. Undercover parking. Great views of the lake. Its a 5min drive into town, and a good 25-30min walk into town though, so be prepared to factor this in.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Kia Ora Trents Travels

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us at Breakfree the Point.

The rooms are modern and clean as you have stated. It is something that we pride ourselves on.

We would love to see you return soon to Breakfree the Point.

Regards Craig
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great place, quiet. Wonderful lake view. Very spacious two level apartments with balconies overlooking lake and hills/mountains. Great for families having in-suite and separate bathroom. Tennis court. Recommend

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Kia Ora DmiV

Thank you for taking the time to post you comments about your recent stay at Breakfree the Point.

The apartments are indeed ideal for families and offer the best views in Queenstown.

We would love to have you return soon.

Kind regards Craig
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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Stayed in 2br apartment for 2 nights.
+ beautiful house planning with sunny livingroom and kitchen
+ had everything in kitchen to cook to ourselves
+ decant size bedrooms with shared toilet. Quite modern as well
+ had a heater in our room, nights were quite chilli
Walk to city approx 30 min, inc stops for taking pictures.
Helpfull staff and got all activities from the wall what we came for.
Pleasant stay!

Room Tip: Apartments on top level are much sunnier
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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2 Thank Karl007K
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, January 9, 2013
Kia Ora DmiV

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us at Breakfree the Point. I am delighted that your stay was a enjoyable one.

The views from the apartments are quite wonderful as you have stated.

It is indead a ideal getaway.

I look forward to welcoming you back to Breakfree the Point.

Kind Regards
Craig Livingston
General Manager
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sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We stayed here with friends for 6 nights last week. The views and location were great. The size of the communal area and rooms were pretty good- there were 6 of us staying. There were plenty of heaters and electric blankets. Reasonable price. HOWEVER...we had only 6 very small bath towels to share between 6 of us for the whole week. The rooms were never serviced and the towels were never changed. We had to buy more toilet paper ourselves! Beautiful views, good value, but totally ignored the whole time we stayed.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank jmo86
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Kia Ora and thank you for taking the time to post your feedback following your recent stay at Breakfree the Point .

I am pleased that you were satisfied in general with the accommodation, with the exception of servicing of the apartments.
I have posted below our servicing policy, which is available on our website terms and conditions.
It is unfortunate that you were not aware af this at your time of booking

"If your booking is for a BreakFree Hotels, Resorts and Apartments property your booking does not include room servicing unless your stay is for eight (8) nights or more in which case your room will be services on the fourth (4th) day of your stay".
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NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

These are extremely spacious apartments, well laid out and very comfortable indeed. Very clean and well furnished. We stayed mid winter and the apartments are very well heated, plus electric blankets on all beds (which were very comfortable). The views are probably the best I've ever experienced in accommodation. The management are friendly and helpful. Much is made of the steep driveway but it's perfectly negotiable by any competent driver. The accommodation seems to be very family orientated and we had no problems with noise from other units. We would definitely stay here again. One will never tire of watching the sun rise & set over the mountains. Savour the moment.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Kia Ora and thank you for taking the time to post your feedback following your recent stay at Breakfree the Point .

I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and for sharing your comments. I have passed your comments on to our team.

I look forward to welcoming you back to Breakfree the Point when you are next visiting Queenstown.

Kind Regards
Craig Livingston
General Manager
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This was the first place we stayed in New Zealand & we were completely blown away! It was a quick drive from the airport - the only thing that was unpleasant was the turn to get on the property. It's pretty scary but luckily there wasn't much traffic while we were there. It's ridiculously steep & you can't really see if anyone's coming. We got there around 10:00 a.m. after a 30 hour flight & the front desk lady was really polite. She said they could have a room ready in an hour or so. So after a quick drive to town & back we were pleasantly surprised to see we got a 3 bedroom apartment instead of the 2 bedroom we booked. Very spacious & clean with a beautiful balcony & view of Lake Wakatipu. The kitchen was well stocked. The beds were very comfortable. It's a nice 30 minute walk into town. We'll definitely stay here again when we return to Queenstown.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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queenstown5, General Manager at BreakFree The Point, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Kia Ora and thank you for taking the time to post your feedback following your recent stay at Breakfree the Point .

I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and for sharing your comments. The apartments are very spacious and have beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu as you have mentioned.
I have passed your comments on the front desk lady who welcomed you.

I look forward to welcoming you back to Breakfree the Point when you are next visiting Queenstown.

Kind Regards
Craig Livingston
General Manager
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Property: BreakFree The Point
Address: 239 Frankton Road | PO Box 1775, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Amenities:
Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 85 Specialty Lodging in Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BreakFree The Point 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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 
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