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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful townhouse, beautifully furnished with everything you might need. Walking distance to town. Host are not on site but easily available by phone. Very clean! Garage available for each unit. We had a very nice stay.

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Brenda thank you for this kind review. We pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction so are glad to hear that you enjoyed the convenient location, cleanliness and Edwardian style furnishings of the villa. Wonderful to hear you enjoyed the privacy and ease of the self-check in process with no-onsite reception, however as you mention our staff are easily reached for...

eugene, Oregon, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as a family of five and loved the quick walk into town for ice cream every night. Very basic, simple decor but it go the job done! Clean, comfy, and super close to town. You have lake views and the heated floors are a game changer!

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for this 5***** review Christina. Wonderful to hear the Esplanade Villas were the perfect holiday home for your family of five and that you made the most of the convenient location. The heated floors definitely make all the difference on the chilly winter mornings in Queenstown! We hope to welcome you back again. Kind Regards, THE TEAM AT...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The apartments (we stayed in two of them) are in excellent condition, very spacious and close to town (a nice stroll along the lake-side for about 7 minutes without some of the hills that many other places require). As a runner, I liked my daily run on "Sunshine Bay Track" which starts close to the apartments. StaySouth, the company managing...

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your Esplanade Queenstown experience with us and other travellers Victor A. We do our best to accommodate guest's requests where possible so your kind words about our team here at Staysouth are greatly appreciated. We are very lucky to have such a great location so close to town! We will see you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Esplanade was a great place for our family of six. Very nice, plenty of room, well stocked kitchen and an absolutely beautiful location. We could easily walk into the town center which was nice, because parking can be a problem. Would highly recommend.

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for this kind review Bruce B, we appreciate all and any guest feedback. Wonderful to hear the Villa was a perfect fit for your family of 6, and that you found the location and self-contained aspect to be convenient. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, THE TEAM AT STAYSOUTH

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The esplanade is my accommodation of choice when I stay in Queenstown! This is my third time and is as good as the first time! Well equipped house (great kitchen, bathrooms with laundry) Great location! Great place to stay fully recommended!

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Wow Juan thank you for this lovely review! Wonderful to hear you recommend us so highly and that you are an on going return guest. We are glad to hear you appreciate the self catered aspect of the villas and find this very convenient for your family. We look forward to having you back next time. Kind Regards, THE TEAM...

Kingscliffe
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here for a week, ideally located close to town the rooms are comfortable, well appointed kitchen but plenty of restaurants within a 10 minute walk.Parking for two vehicles. The view front the front overlooking the water is stunning.

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for this kind review MRGuiliani. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Esplanade Queenstown and we hope your stay was a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, THE TEAM AT STAYSOUTH

Reviewed 1 July 2016

Absolutely beautiful and comfortable home in a fantastic location close to town. Leisurely walk along the lake to the CBD saves the hassle and (albeit small) cost of parking. We were prepared for and willing to accept road noise in exchange for the convenient location, but were pleasantly surprised by how well the house buffers the sound. Wifi has been...

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear you had a pleasant stay with us biznbec! We are pleased you enjoyed the convenient location, fast free Wi-Fi and the seamless keyless access. Lovely to hear you rate us so highly! We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Kind Regards, THE TEAM AT STAYSOUTH

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We recently stayed at the Esplanade. The location is perfect, walking distance to town centre, the apartment has everything you need to prepare your own meals and is clean and well maintained. It includes all the luxuries including underfloor heating. The main bedroom offers fantastic views of the snow capped mountains and lake Wakatipu. Highly recommended!!

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us Jay_trip69. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the convenient location, underfloor heating, views and self-catered aspect. Wonderful to hear you highly recommend the Esplanade and we hope we can accommodate you again should you return to Queenstown. Kind Regards, THE TEAM AT STAYSOUTH

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We (two adults and toddler) stayed in Villa 6. Prior to arrival, we received clear and thorough instructions about getting into the villa. There were a couple of minor problems which were fixed within 24 hrs - even on a Sunday!! The kitchen was very well equipped allowing for simple (and even elaborate meals I imagine) to be cooked. The...

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay Julie and thank you for taking the time to write this glowing review! We are pleased to hear you found our self-check in procedures, the location and self-catered aspect of the Villa to be convenient for your young family. We look forward to welcoming you back as a return guest the next time...

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We were a cycle crew who wanted to be able to ride every day and either relax or dine out each night. The Esplanade had lock up garages for our bikes or a car and the full kitchens and nicely appointed lounge dining served us well on our nights in. Close to town and all that Queenstown has to offer.

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StaysouthManager, Guest Relations Manager at Esplanade Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and other travellers Tracey795. Thank you for your kind comments! We love to hear all feedback from guests especially when its positive. We are pleased to hear you found the Villas to be a perfect home away from home during your stay in Queenstown. We hope you will keep us in mind...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Across the Esplanade from Lake Wakatipu, these luxury 3-bedroom villas are perfect for any season. Downtown Queenstown, with all its restaurants and shops is only a short five-minute stroll along the lake shore. Fabulous for those with young children as there is a playground in the park directly in front of the complex and each villa has its own private courtyard – which allows children to play outside yet be off the road and safe from traffic and if travelling by car, a private garage at the back of the villa it very easy to drop groceries (and the children) at the back door before putting the car away for the night! Inside; enjoy a bottle of local Pinot Noir in front of the large gas fire in the sitting room, dine alfresco in the courtyard or relax and soak up the holiday feel in Queenstown in the large bath in the master en-suite bathroom overlooking the lake...Each villa's ground floor comprises a fully equipped kitchen, dining and sitting room with a large flat screen TV, DVD/CD player and radio. TV coverage is digital Sky with all channels available for viewing. Upstairs, the three bedrooms: - master bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom and other two bedrooms with shared second bathroom. A maximum of 6 guests can be accommodated with a bed configuration to suit 4 singles OR 3 couples OR 2 couples and 2 singles. Also available, upon request are portacots, high chairs and stair safety-gates if travelling with infants (POA). Each villa also has a laundry with washing machine and dryer, iron and ironing board.No keys are required for the villas - access is by digital key-pad, making access easy, simple and convenient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Queenstown

Address: 58 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Esplanade Residence)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $521 - $907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Esplanade Queenstown 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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#13 Family Hotel in Queenstown
#39 Luxury Hotel in Queenstown
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“3rd bed a bit too tight but the main and second bedrooms are good. ”
 of 5 bubbles Tracey795, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“All of the condos we have stayed in are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles GoodyTravels, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“All apartments have lake views, but it's on a busy road so there is a bit of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwifamily2015, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“4/5 star apartment for 4 people or more”
 of 5 bubbles 739juanr, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Larger room numbers are closer to town (1 is the furtherest away). Only Master bedroom is lake side.”
 of 5 bubbles Acineto, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
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