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Seattle WA
Reviewed 7 January 2008

My husband and I stayed at Pencarrow for three nights while on our honeymoon trip to the South Island. Of all the places on the South Island we stayed this was by far our favorite due mainly to the hospitality of the owners - Bill & Kari. You honestly feel as though you are staying in the home of a...

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dubai
Reviewed 15 December 2007

Our stay at Pencarrow was the highlight of our vacation. Bill and Kari were the perfect hosts with great knowledge of everything New Zealand, from hiking to local wines. The setting of Pencarrow does not leave anything to be desired, including a beautiful view of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables seen through large windows from all guest and sitting rooms,...

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Michigan
Reviewed 5 December 2007

We stayed at the Pencarrow B&B during our stay in Queenstown over our Honeymoon. Simply put - absolutely fantastic experience. Room: Silver Fern. Gorgeous room with every amenity you can imagine from beautiful pieces of art to basic necessities that you may have forgotten. The views from the room were outstanding - you can see the lake and the remarkables....

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 25 August 2007

Bill and Kari are perfectionists. They make you feel like royalty. The rooms, beds, bathroom are gorgeous, the food is excellent, every attention to detail you can think of. I have travelled a lot since my childhood, an I cannot think of a higher quality accomodation I have come across ever. As we travelled over Christmas, we got a little...

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Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 1 May 2007

What a memorable experience!! We stayed at Pencarrow for 3 nights. Another couple who we were traveling with had stayed here the previous year - and we discovered why they wanted to return!! Kari and Bill treated you like you were family from the moment you stepped into their lovely "home". Of course, the surroundings were spectacular also - with...

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3Thank FredandBarb
sydney, australia
Reviewed 23 April 2007

Stayed for four nites at Pencarrow, what a find.... Kari & Bill have a knack for making you feel welcomed, relaxed & very pampered in every way. Their B&B is not only warm in vibe & decorated beautifully, all the extra touches are present - fresh flowers in our room daily, homemade goodies for afternoon treats, welcome gifts & lush...

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3Thank slbalp
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2007

From the moment we arrived at Pencarrow we knew we would love it.The accommodation was absolutely fantastic ..we stayed in the Southern Cross suite and were only sorry we did not spend much time in there.The breakfasts were out of this world.each course was a work of art and the attention to detail was incredible.Bill and Kari are the nicest...

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4Thank GloucesterDiane
Simi Valley, CA
Reviewed 28 January 2007

My wife and I stayed at Pencarrow for 2 nights toward the end of our NZ vacation and it really is a special place. All the positives that have already been written are true. Bill and Kari are fascinating people and have really gone out of their way to create something unique. The rooms consist of furniture, ornaments and even...

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2Thank CaliforniaBeatles
Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 January 2007

We stayed at Pencarrow in December 2006, and it was the ideal way to begin our month-long vacation in New Zealand. The beauty of the location -- just a short taxi ride or lakeside walk from town -- was matched only by the kindness and thoughtfulness of our hosts, Bill and Kari. The rooms are spacious with spectacular views and...

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alabama
Reviewed 11 January 2007

From the moment we drove up the winding drive, we felt welocmed; Kari had a blackboard in the driveway personally greeting us. Our room had everything from jaw-dropping views, to luxurious bubble bath soaps, to a cuddly bear on the bed. Bill and Kari treat you as royal guests in their home and you feel as if you have known...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pencarrow is an all-suite country estate 2 miles from Queenstown offering 4 acres of elegance with stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables. Suites have sitting room, free WiFi (iPads in every suite), writing desk, magazines/books, mini bar, tea/coffee facilities, homemade sweets, fresh flowers, Flat Screens and Sky (cable) television, iPod docking stations, direct-dial phones, iron/ironing board. En-suites equipped with oversized jet spa bath, separate shower, double vanity, heated towel rail, under-tile heating, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers, guest amenity basket. Outdoors many sitting decks/patios, fireplace, spa pool, waterfall, tree, plant, and flower species. Indoors plenty of space and privacy. Guest lounge/bar with fireplace, concierge/library room, snooker/games room, incredible views. Breakfast is a 4 course full on affair each morning at your personally requested time. Welcome gift, afternoon “sweet in the suite”, drinks/mini bar, and all taxes included! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pencarrow

Address: 678 Frankton Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $331 - $645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are two suites on the first floor and two suites on the second floor; I was in the lower left one-bedroom suite... I loved it as I had doors onto the lower terrace... a special place. There is a wonderfully-placed hot tub; no pool or fitness center (I could not remove the rating for those above; sorry). But, in Queenstown there is no need for either since you are always moving!”
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 of 5 bubbles JohnKavulich, 26 Apr 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and offer beautiful views. Breakfast was outstanding!”
 of 5 bubbles luckyLoriB, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
“All suites have a wonderful lake and mountain view. We had the lighthouse suite which has a separate sitting room which was great to sit and watch the view - very cosy indeed.”
 of 5 bubbles AmrushaGaruda, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The two upstairs rooms have slightly better views”
 of 5 bubbles 684susane, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
“There isn't a "bad" room or suite on the property.”
 of 5 bubbles Cutter0, 15 Jan 2014 | Read review
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