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Harbour Lights Homestay Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alex and Libby are fantastic hosts, friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean, with great views of the harbor. Alex got up early to cook breakfast, including homemade bread. Highly recommended.

Thank RWMIndianapolis
Cobram, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I can only repeat what other reviewers have said about Alex & Libby's warm & welcoming style. They are great characters & that's what makes a B & B fun to stay at. Comfortable rooms, excellent breakfast, terrific & much appreciated local knowledge. Otago Peninsula is well worth the trip. We could have stayed much longer. Royal Albatross Centre is...

Thank Jan M
Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Harbour Lights B & B have hospitality perfected. Alex and Libby are communicative, generous and cooperative, with their great sense of humour thrown in, at no extra cost. They had home made soup, and fresh baked bread made, as requested for a light evening meal. Their local knowledge enabled us to see the penguins, albatross and sea lions and enjoy...

Thank Talknsmile
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Stayed for two nights in a room with not only an ensuite, but a balcony with spectacular views of Otago Harbour. Our hosts got up at 5am to bake fresh bread for breakfast which consisted of the largest choice I've ever had for a continental breakfast. The owners/hosts were also good company. The location in Macandrew Bay is ideal for...

Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Harbour Lights is in a lovely location, not too far from Dunedin but with beautiful views of the city and estuary. Nice clean room with super shower and balcony. Alex and Libby were lovely hosts and very helpful regarding where to go what to see and even trying to sort out our ongoing accommodation for us, which we really appreciated....

Thank JemWiltshire
Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Normally we book up but arrived on the chance. Libby and Alec welcomed us like family and we had a lovely room with harbour view and very very comfortable bed. They sent us done to Portobello for dinner then we drank some wine with them before going to bed. Breakfast was wonderful with Alec's home made bread and loads of...

Thank ChefCliveM
Northwold, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

A very friendly welcome from Libby who showed us the amazing view across the harbour towards Dunedin, we took the room without hesitation. We drove a short distance to Portobello and had an excellent meal in a restaurant which I think was called 1902. On our return we had a very pleasant chat with Alec & Libby. The breakfast was...

Thank Frank E
Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 15 June 2014

After 300 km's drive from Queenstown, we were tired but found the view amazing along the harbour way on Otago Peninsula. After arriving at Macandrew Bay, we recognised Harbourlights very easily. There is a convenient store and a Cafe right at the corner. The host Alex is very friendly and we do appreciate his hospitality which enriched the warmth of...

Thank FrankGUO
San Jose, California
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Dunedin was the last stop on our New Zealand tour and it was a fitting end. The hosts, Alex and Libby, were an shining example for the friendliness and helpfulness of New Zealanders that we encountered during our trip. They made us almost feel like part of the family or good friends. We had a great corner room overlooking Otago...

Thank Uwe W
Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I didn't even realize I liked croissants until our morning with Alex. The breakfast was a huge spread and this was after they so kindly provided us with snacks after our late night return from an Elm wildlife tour that picks up just down the street. Convenient to a bike path/sidewalk along the bay for a jog. Very friendly hosts,...

Thank traveling_smiles

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Address: 1 Wharfdale Street | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Number of rooms: 22
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“Both double rooms have an amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles FrankE798, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“rooms with ensuite and rooms with shared bathroom”
  • additional bathroom
  • bay view, harbour at the far end
  • ensuite
  • corner room with ensuite
  • at night with bay view
 of 5 bubbles huys25, 6 May 2013 | Read review
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