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Governor's Lodge Resort Hotel

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Governor's Lodge Resort Hotel offers Norfolk Island's most exclusive units set amongst 12 acres of wonderfully landscaped sub-tropical gardens incorporating majestic Norfolk Pines. The 55 individual one bedroom units feature a separate bedroom, living area, kitchenette, bathroom and a front deck and provide privacy and comfort in tranquil surrounds. Each unit is equipped with a gas heater, ceiling fans, sofas bed, IDD phone, wireless internet access, satellite TV, microwave, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Relax by the outdoor pool and heated spa. Our signature fully licensed Bailey's Restaurant is situated in the beautifully restored Bailey's homestead and the Cafe located in the outdoor gardens marquee provides a variety of dining options. Conferences are catered for in the fully equipped conference facility. Centrally located to the shopping centre and tourist attractions Governor's Lodge Resort has it all.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Airport transportation
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We stayed here for a week with a group of friends. It was a perfect place for a group to stay with separate cabins but all nearby to each other. While the rooms were a bit dated they were clean and spacious with small balconies to sit outside. The pool and spa were fabulous and
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A wonderful relaxing place to stay. Staff very helpful. All amenities veryclean. No toaster in cottages/units, although they are quite happy for you to go over to the cafe & cook your toast. Units have microwave, cutlery,plates etc. Also electric jug. Tea,coffee,milk. Also left
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Friendly staff at our quick checkin, walked us to our unit. Spacious accommodation, very clean & tidy, good size bedroom with a comfortable king size bed. Parking outside our unit for our hire car. Nice breakfast. Nice gardens. Would stay here again if we ever visit Norfolk
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Would have no hesitation in recommending this place to other travelers. The villas are clean and tidy. The grounds are well kept. The staff are super helpful especially Taylor and Shaun who went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our stay... Nothing was a problem to them.
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Friendly staff, well kept gardens. Cafe and Dining available. Other interesting tourist spots in walking distance. Rooms clean and tidy well serviced. Would recommend to visitors. Moderate pricing. On Queen Elizabeth Avenue with Queen Victoria Gardens just a Roos the road.
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Hi. That is an excellent question. The beautiful Kingston area (beach area) is in the World Heritage Listed area for the convict ruins found in the same location. It is truly a spectacular place. As a consequence, you will not find accommodation terribly close to the beach and it is a lovely walk down to Kingston, but not such a lovely walk back :) (very steep). We (Govs) offer good quality modern hire cars at $55/day which now includes Mini Mokes if you want some real fun. You can arrange this after you arrive if you like and you might even take it easy for your arrival day and the next day so that after the half day tour that we include you will have a lay of the land in your mind. You might then take the car for the remaining 5 days - just a thought. Happy to help and feel welcome to contact us directly if you have an specific requirements or questions. Cheers The Gov
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How far away from a swimming beach?
Hi Kathy Always an important question! The best swimming beach is at Emily Bay which is a short 4-5min drive down the hill. The main 'town' called Burnt Pine is actually in the centre of the island with the rest being residential/rural. Kingston is the World Heritage Listed area which is where you will find the majority of the convict ruins, golf course, administration services and museums PLUS the beautiful Emily Bay and other stunning areas. There is no accommodation in this area with the majority either in town (as is Gov's) or further out. We provide beach towels, snorkel gear, blankets and you can order a picnic basket if you like as well. Hope that all helps.
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Hi girls The king beds in all the units can be split into 2 x king singles with a proper single bed provided for the 3rd lady in the dining corner. The sofa is only ever used as a bed for kids under 12 yo. All are super comfy and there is plenty of space. Car spaces are everywhere and you will not have to go very far to hop on in and explore. The friendly reception staff will always help with any questions or any special requests to make your holiday comfortable and memorable! Have a wonderful time.
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"All rooms are ground level, limited access units are available some units are on the hillside slopes."
"Rooms ok and clean but dated - Delux Suites best"
"They all look good!"
"The room we stay was quite and our window looked over the garden. We had a kitchenette with microwave oven only not self contained."
"We didn't stay here."
US$106 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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