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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Queenstown was our last stay... our beautiful vacation finished
But the stay was amazing as queenstown is really very beautiful. The B&B was amazing and location was just apt, we reached late as we drove from franz joseph after day full of activities.... lesley and chris waited for us and greeted us so well. Chris was so generous he not only helped us with our luggage even arranged it in our room. The room was beautiful and had it all in it. We found chocolate and and some cookies waiting for us which were on daily basis for all days
B&B has lots of parking and wifi is also good, next morning the view from window was spectacular and breakfast was lovely.... actually too good, loved it as lesley and chris took so much effort to prepare it and make it so delicious.
B&B is close to city centre just 2.5 kms and airport is 5-6 kms so the location is good.
Just for info if you have to do laundry you'll have to take it out to laundromat nearby as it is not present here.
Rest all is wonderful, loved my stay and miss the view now ☹️
Thanks lesley and chris... you guys have beautiful house and we loved out stay in queenstown

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank prashant t
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the warm and comfortable Larch Hill B&B. Lesley and Chris were fantastic hosts greeting us with tea and a slice, having a chat but not being "in your face" at all.
Lovely breakfasts with a selection of cereals, pastries and toast and cooked items that changed daily.
Couldn't get over the spectacular view from the balcony and lounge room, and fortunately for us - our bedroom window.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Supers_2
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

The hosts Leslie and Chris were very friendly. The views from their home are lovely of the lake.Pick up from the airport was much appreciated.We Booked the shuttle for the morning pick up to campervan hirer they had no problems with finding the B&B address. The room we booked with separate en suite was a lot smaller than we visualized by the pictures on web,which was disappointing for the price. But was adequate. Do not open the window to the small en suite as all the moths and bugs come in. The room was very clean and had all the facilities. The B&B is a little way out of town to walk but has regular bus service down the hill. There is a sitting room for guests. Breakfast was good. Coffee great. But we would of preferred a choice of cooked breakfasts not just being told what the host was cooking that day which was omelette. Their garden is full of wonderful plants the courtyard which must be gorgeous in the summer.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Yvonne B
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LarchHill, Owner at Larch Hill Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

We are glad you enjoyed many aspects of your very brief stay with us. It was no problem for us to collect you from the airport after 8.30pm, as pre-arranged, after your international flight had landed. The airline website on which you booked your stay with us does indicate dimensions of the room, but it can certainly be difficult to visualise sq metres; photos generally give a better reflection of the space. Our coffee is a blend of Papua New Guinean and Colombian coffee beans which are specially roasted in Dunedin (we love it too).
Best wishes
Lesley and Chris

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Hosts Lesley and Chris were friendly and welcoming and we enjoyed Chris’s somewhat quirky sense of humour. We were in ‘Pukeko’ room next to communal sitting room and balcony, with wonderful view over lake. The room was not particularly spacious but certainly adequate and it was spotlessly clean and regularly serviced. One window had magnetic insect screen, which meant we could have it open at night without admitting biting insects, but these didn’t really seem to be a problem. Tea and coffee facilities were provided in room. The room has a private bathroom (with shower and separate bath) accessed across common hallway. We were provided with bathrobe (but only one, which may simply have been an oversight) and slippers. There is a fairly busy road down below running alongside the lake, so traffic noise is audible. Room included fridge in wardrobe, but it wasn’t switched on or easily accessible, so we didn’t use it. Breakfast was freshly cooked, but limited to one main offering each day. We stayed three nights so as to take advantage of some of the many activities on offer in Queenstown, which could be booked through Lesley if required. The B&B was on hillside about 3km from the town centre, but could be accessed by regular bus service. We appreciated Chris’s help taking heavy cases up steps to our rental car.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jack023
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We booked this as our last stay in New Zealand.
Our hosts were very kind and accommodating.
They greeted us with coffee and bakery.
Breakfast is great as well. The room has a great view of the water and city. The B&B sits up on a hill. The garden is so beautiful. Only drawback is our spacious room has twin beds. The room was so beautiful and clean. It also contains a nice kitchen area.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank ester94
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