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Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We spent one night here on the way from the Catlins to Christchurch & wish we'd had longer. It's in a beautiful spot with lovely views & the hosts were very welcoming indeed. They gave us great advice about places to visit & we would love to go back again. We spent a wonderful afternoon on a deserted white sand...

Thank Johanna I
New York City
Reviewed 28 February 2015

From our moonlit room in the starry suite to our breakfasts in the "tower", our three day stay with Jan and Mike was memorable. Our suite was very spacious with spectacular views of the cove right from our bed. From our glass enclosed sitting area, we enjoyed views of pudding island and, in the evening, views of the night sky....

Thank Janet A
Cardrona, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The owners were very nice people, helpfull, gave good information about the environmen. A beaatiful house with perfect rooms and a splendid view over the lake. Tasteful breakfast Free laundry, free wifi.

Thank Jan J
Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Yellow house is a top house! My wife and I are seasoned travellers and as such we have stayed in a vast array of different types of accommodation. We stayed at Yellow House for two nights on 2nd and 3rd January 2015. It is run by Jan and Mike, who are fantastic We had a puncture in our hire car...

1Thank SlamminHammo
Reviewed 8 December 2014

e stayed in the Yellow house for 2 wonderful nights . Every thing was perfect: the wonderful , kind hosts, the luxurious clean rooms the delicious breakfast, the view and above all the feeling that if we only could we would stay. We traveled in New Zealand for 2 weeks and this was our best experience . Don't miss it

Thank Rivi B
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We just called by looking for a bed for two nights, We were lucky, and very happy with the lovely accommodation. Jan and Mike were the friendliest hosts and everything was just perfect. They made us feel very welcome,I loved in particular, their breakfast room up the top, and, of course, their very beautiful, furry house cats as we were...

Thank traveller513
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I was recently in Dunedin on a business trip and stayed at the Yellow House. Although a short drive out from the City Centre, this is a drive well worthwhile. The hospitality of Jan & Mike was fantastic and the large spacious room created a nice relaxing environment to unwind from the stresses of work. Bed was extremely comfortable and...

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Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We were delighted with our stay at the Yellow House...we decided to stay for 4 days so that we could properly explore Dunedin and the Otago peninsular. We were made very welcome by Jan and Mike and received a full briefing after arrival. It is a few miles out of town but that did not bother us at all ...in...

1Thank Robinhood1
Dunkeld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Spent 2 nights in the Starry suite. Typical Otago weather it was overcast both nights so could not appreciate the heavens. Not the hosts fault that! We had an excellent stay. Spotlessly clean and a very comfortable bed. Bathroom was big with spa bath and separate shower, again spotlessly clean. Lovely breakfast room on the highest level and a good...

Thank DunkeldTom
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay in the starry suite but the room was still very nicely decorated. Linens and sheets were very comfortable. Room was very comfortable. Mike and Jan were great hosts. They gave us sightseeing tips and made sure we knew where we were heading. Breakfast was tasty and the dining room had a beautiful view of the bay.

Thank loknessie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked into a lovely little bay just above the enchanting “Pudding Island” and before you reach Portobello itself is one of the Peninsula’s original treasures. The 'Yellow House,' as it is known to the locals, dates back to the 1890s and is now a unique sanctuary, offering a variety of luxury accommodation to both the discerning and weary traveller alike. The 'Starry Suite' is situated in a separate wing off the main house. The large bedroom and private relaxation areas offer breathtaking views of the harbour and nearby Pudding Island. A large glass ceiling over the sitting area means guests can gaze up at the star-filled Southern skies on clear nights. A two-person spa bath features in the large en-suite bathroom. Television in own private sitting area. The 'Bedroom' is set in the original house and offers delightful views of both the harbour and garden. So close to the water, guests can listen to the calming sounds of the harbour whilst lying in the beautiful queen-sized bed. A separate entrance and ensuite allow guests the privacy to enjoy the comfort and serenity provided by The Bedroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 822 Portobello Road | Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $191 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask for a room with a view of the ocean.”
OutdoorsmanEdmonton, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely - the bedroom or starry room”
ValK866, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Starry Suite is a bit larger than the other room, very quiet.”
mdaams53, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Since this is a B & B ,both rooms are lovely and have views of the water and garden.”
lovewildflowers, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask Mike & Jan - they'll advise you!”
Singafornian, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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