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Mt Lyell Anchorage

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This accom has heaps of charm and was just what we were hoping for. Host was friendly and helpful in every way. Position is central in town, and to the places to visit. Queens town has a fascinating and colourful history and is worth exploring. Our host and partner run local tours and are a mine of information. TB

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautifully restored heritage cottage. The rooms are very cozy with extremely comfortable beds and beautifully appointed modern ensuite bathrooms. We were a group of four and, as luck would have it, we had the main house to ourselves during our two day mid-week stay! We enjoyed the cozy lounge, but it was warm so we didn't need...

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Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just travelled around Tasmania and this was the best accommodation of the whole trip. We stayed in 'Snowberry Bungalow', which was a spacious 2 bedroom cottage. It was very quiet and the decor was delightful. Joy, the owner, had thought of everything - even down to the heated towel rack and an abundance of plush towels. Wifi was...

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Windaroo, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best B&B's I have visited. The Accommodation was first class, an older house that has been restored to first class condition. Great bedroom, great ensuite and a very well set out kitchen with all the necessities. Great heating throughout the house, as this was required with a snap cold front on our stay. Within walking distance to...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Four of us stayed at Mt Lyell Anchorage in a two bedroom cottage. Having driven through Queenstown we were not confident that the accomodation would be up to much, but we were wrong. Mt Lyell Anchorage is a hidden gem. The cottage was well appointed and the beds were extremely comfortable. The provisions in the kitchen are 'above and beyond'...

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Thank LiHiHo
Brisbane
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fabulous with food provisions, roomy cottages tho no wifi range from reception and no cooking hotplates. Stayed there to explore and loved the spot and host, would recommend tho likely stay in Strahan definitely if we explore again.

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Thank sjlavender
England
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had booked the self-contained cottage but the wifi was non-existent so we downgraded to the main house to get wifi, but it was also unsuccessful (nearly 10 minutes to get the home page of the BBC website). The owner offered many excuses as to why the internet was poor but we went to a local motel to get wifi...

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mtlyell, Owner at Mt Lyell Anchorage, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at my property and am sorry that the wifi did not work very well on your devices. When you advised me that the only reason you booked my cottage was for the free wifi I immediately moved you to a better room closer to the wifi. I remember standing in the room...

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to stay with beautiful spacious rooms with glorious bathrooms. There was a lovely guest lounge and all things you could need in a kitchen. It is a must stay place if you are heading to Queenstown.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My Lyell Anchorage is definitely the home away from home you want to stay in. Decorated in a tasteful manner, the rooms are spotlessly clean, the beds are comfortable and everything you need is provided for. Our host, Joy, was always readily available on the phone or in person if we had any questions about the area or additional requirements....

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Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Joy went overboard to help with accommodating our children, even though it was a very busy weekend for her. The kitchen was well stocked for breakfast. The house was warm and cosy. The bed was very comfortable. We had a delightful visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Lyell Anchorage, Queenstown's finest B&B and self-contained accommodation is the perfect place to relax after a long day exploring the countryside on your way to Tasmania's Western Wilderness. Luxurious comfort and style with a homely feel. Gorgeous bespoke bathrooms, comfortable beds, a stylish mix of period and new furniture, quality inclusions and a friendly host, always available to assist in making your time in Queenstown pleasant and memorable. Situated in the centre of the township, you will be close to cafes, hotels, supermarkets, West Coast Wilderness Railway, Paragon Theatre, Galley Museum and all town facilities. The "Anchorage" main house is over 115 years old and has been fully renovated to compliment the original features. With magnificent pressed tin ceilings, lovely timber panelling and fireplaces it has 4 individual rooms with private bathrooms, as well as a full kitchen and lounge/dining room with a cosy wood fire to relax and mingle with other guests. New plush carpet, paint and plantation shutters throughout in August 2014 has given the house a lovely warm, homely feel. Sleeps up to 10. We also cater for those who prefer self-contained accommodation. Built in the early 1960's to house mine workers these 2 cottages are perfect for small families or groups. "Waratah Cottage" is right next door to "Anchorage" and has been completely renovated in Dec 2013. It has 2 bedrooms, bathroom with walk-in shower and kitchenette/lounge room. One Queen Bed and 2 King Single beds. Sleeps up to 4 "Tea Tree Bungalow "sits next door to Waratah Cottage and has 2 bedrooms, 2 shower cubicles and full kitchen facilities in the large dining/lounge/kitchen room. Renovated in 2010 it has 2 Queen Beds and sleeps up to 4. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Lyell Anchorage

Address: 15-17 Cutten St, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Price Range: $158 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mt Lyell Anchorage 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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