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Earnslaw Lodge

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

An average motel, not bad but not great. The advantages were; the lake facing rooms have a fantastic view out over the lake and golf course, close to the town centre, free parking, clean and tidy. The disadvantages were, it's a bit dated and looks very 90's, the rooms aren't especially well equipped (just a tv, kettle and fridge so...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location and close to town. Didnt have a room with a view but the view was awesome. Clean, tidy, friendly staff. Had the breakfast facility which could be useful but we didint use this. Prices were not too bad

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Thank paddingtonmuffin
Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views of the lake. Close to the town centre along the road and close to the walking trail to the Botanical Garden and around to the town centre. Good value breakfast and great customer service. Good basic amenities.

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Thank annie4442016
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great location, spectular lake and mountain scenery, self catering, walking distance to town ( 5 min ) very friendly and helpful hosts who will give you all the information you need on day trips and not to miss activities.

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Thank fred h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our 3 night stay here. The view from our window was the most amazing hotel view I've ever seen! Mountains and lakes, very stunning! Very friendly staff also and close to the town centre.

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earnies, Owner at Earnslaw Lodge, responded to this review

Julie. Next time you come perhaps you can stay longer than the 3 night. Thanks for the kind comments have passed your comments on to the staff.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal location - on the edge of Lake Wakatipu just a couple of minutes before entering town centre, the views of the lake and mountains provided are absolutely stunning. And by the look of it rare - most of more modern hotels are located higher up, sometimes even blocked from this spectacular scenery. But dated and worn design and interior...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well this place is kind of average. From my first impressions, it didn't look very appealing but my family went ahead and booked it because it was convenient and far away from the bustling town. It was comfortable and the owners were extremely friendly. There is also free parking but the wifi is limited to only 1GB a day.

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Thank TheKoolKid
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for a single night at the lodge. They were really friendly, let me check in quite early and a little late. Great, clean room with a fantastic view. A short walk from town, keeps you out of the hustle and bustle but very easy to wander in. Really helpful, amazing value, will stay there again.

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earnslawman, Owner at Earnslaw Lodge, responded to this review

Next time you will have to come for more than one night and really enjoy Queenstown.Many thanks for your kind words. Look forward to your next visit.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in October. Property is not the newest in town but has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Lynley the owner is great to offer suggestions, have general conversation and makes a great breakfast if you want. Walk to town is about 10 minutes, parking is not easy in town so this is good. Recommend checking...

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earnslawman, Owner at Earnslaw Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time. Glad to see that the walk into town was not a problem, we do get a few comments that we are to far out of town, as I say can,t suit everybody.Hopefully we will host you again.

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Yes this place is dated but we still slept well and found it comfortable and spacious. It was clean too. For Queenstown it is great value so we didnt mind the dated look. Also the views are absolutely perfect, my perfect view anyway.

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earnslawman, Owner at Earnslaw Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you glad that you slept well as when you are away from home you do miss your own bed and pillow. The view is pretty stunning.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Earnslaw Lodge motel in Queenstown, New Zealand is perfectly located only a 10 minute walk from downtown Queenstown's vibrant city centre. Your home away from home, offering luxury views of the Remarkables mountains and Lake Wakatipu. We have range of accommodation options including studios and self contained apartments, most with mountain and lake views. Winter reflects our lodge style accommodation with spacious and cosy self contained studios, all centrally heated, the perfect place to come back to after a day up the ski fields. Summer offers so many different attractions for you to venture out on during the day, all accessible from Earnslaw Lodge, most operators pick up directly outside our reception area. Our breakfast restaurant is open each morning from 7am until 9am offering continental and cooked options. Our house bar is open from 4pm each day offering amazing views and great value drinks for our in-house guests. Lynley and Phillip are your hosts and they have years of experience in the motel industry in Queenstown, ensuring your looked after and able to make the most of your stay at Earnslaw Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Earnslaw Lodge

Address: 77 Frankton Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: £81 - £174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Earnslaw Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Ask for a lake view room, we had a road room and it could get a little noisy sometimes”
 of 5 bubbles paddingtonmuffin, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles 988fredh, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Its better to take the first floor as there is no lift so it will be difficult if you have heavy luggages.”
 of 5 bubbles TheKoolKid, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor, looking out at the lake. Room 18.”
 of 5 bubbles C4214YIrichardh, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want the lake view without shelling out a fortune, you can't go past this one... Ask for lakeview rooms and you will not regret.”
 of 5 bubbles AlokThapar, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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