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Apache Junction
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gorgeous B & B! The grounds are gorgeous! The home is gorgeous and filled with beautiful artwork! And the view....Spectacular! We absolutely loved staying here and Kim is the perfect host who gave us great recommendations on where to eat and what to do. The Turrett is about a 20 minute drive from Queenstown and a 10 minute...

Thank breilandroots
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

If you like B&B's, you'll definitely like this stay. Kim, the owner, is really nice and helpful. Plus, she makes a mean breakfast! The WIFI didn't extend to our room very well and would cut in-and-out. That would be my only complaint.

Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 9 December 2016

For the tired, weary and beaten-up road traveller, needing a relaxed, quiet and caring accomodation the Turret is for you. We drove from Dunedin and arrived late Saturday afternoon. Lake Hayes is just across the road and the mountain range set further back from the lake. The front rooms have views, sheltered by the garden trees and a lawn that...

Thank ikipat
St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable stay last weekend. Kim made every effort to make us feel welcome and provided a great breakfast. Views are amazing and really enjoyed sitting outside overlooking the lake. House was very clean.

1Thank Jas717
Stretton-On-Dunsmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great place in every way and Kim is a star. Reminded me of an English country house and garden (just like mine at home) ....but with mountains! The ideal place to explore locally visit wineries and generally relax especially if the madness of Queenstown is not for you. Clean tidy perfect. Loved it. A & L xx

1Thank Baldbutsexy
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A great location and a wonderful place to stay. 5 to 10 minutes out of Queenstown, and situated with lovely views of Lake Hayes. Kim and James are wonderful people and we are highly recommending this to all of our friends.

1Thank Chris C
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This place well and truly exceeded my expectations! James and Kim are lovely, genuine people who will go out of their way to meet your requirements. When I was there no one was in the main upstairs suite so they upgraded me for free. Breakfasts were amazing, well cooked and well presented and a generous serving also. The house itself...

1Thank Zayd_007
Santa Bárbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We were delighted when we arrived at this guest House. We actually stayed in the turret room at the top of the house. It is well kept and the people who own it are very kind and friendly. The room was spacious, laundry nice and fresh, good facilities, lovely bathroom with cast iron bath, plus a separate shower. Main bedroom...

1Thank Bryn G
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our 14 month old bub and it was a holiday we will always remember. We loved it there! It's stunning - the room (we had the suite), the house and the gardens were immaculate but we immediately felt at home there. Kim and her kids were fantastic and couldn't have been more helpful....

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Arriving at Kim's BnB was already an exciting moment: sun was shining, the look from outside on the house and a warm welcome by our host. Luckily, we got just upgraded to the suit and could enjoy an outstanding view on the lake. The room was very cosy, the bathroom with its tub amazing. The breakfast was very good. Thank...

Thank Sebastian S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Turret

Address: 712 Lake Hayes Arrow Junction Highway (SH6), Lake Hayes, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hayes
Price Range: $199 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Turret 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“I would highly recommend staying in the top room, beautiful views, bath, shower, fridge, tv etc”
  • I snapped this photo from my phone as soon as arrived.. how could I not!
 of 5 bubbles Zayd_007, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful views from all three rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles BrynG101, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The best room in the house is the Turret Suite”
 of 5 bubbles feefeeonly, 9 May 2015 | Read review
“Suspect all the rooms are lovely, but the Turret room is fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles TravBugs0321, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose the turret room for the window seat and views!”
 of 5 bubbles Billoutaz, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
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