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The Dairy Private Hotel

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our last stay in NZ before returning home - it wasn't quite save the best 'til last but was not far off. The welcome from Ulani, her dining suggestions and arrangements together with the accompanying glasses of Kiwi bubbles made for a great start. Our room was neat, very comfortable and well presented. Breakfast was an enjoyment in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is a convenient walk into town and moments from the gondola. Our room was extremely clean and tastefully furnished (although a second luggage rack would have been good). The shared lounge areas have books and magazines for guests. Breakfast is served at three set times and includes cold and hot dishes, everything we tried was delicious and the... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora Elizabeth, thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the combination of our great location, luxurious furnishings, gourmet breakfasts and helpful customer service were highlights of your stay. We take great pride in The Dairy... More 

New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Central but serene, atmospheric but extremely comfortable, this boutique hotel mixes tradition with modernity to create a welcoming environment from arrival to departure. We were driving to a wedding so declined the proffered bubbly on arrival but the greeting from the manager was friendly and very helpful. The room was quiet, comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast next day was delightful,... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora, thanks for your lovely review about your stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. Its a pleasure to read a review that speaks so positively about the aspects of the hotel that we strive to excel on. Our combination of beautifully appointed rooms, great customer service and delicious breakfasts has made us one of New Zealand's top small hotel... More 

Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I recently stayed for three wonderful nights. We were blown away by the level of service, attention to detail, the great atmosphere, the hot tub with excellent views of the Remarkables Mountains and the delicious breakfasts. The small size of the hotel allows the staff to provide a very tailored experience to assist you in making the... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora Clinton, thank you so much for your positive review and we are delighted to read about all the positive aspects of your stay with us. We have been voted the #1 Hotel for Service in New Zealand, by the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards - and it sounds like Ulani and the rest of the staff were able to... More 

New York City, New York
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second stop in NZ was The Dairy and the location was perfect. The Dairy is a two short block walk from downtown Queenstown and a short two block walk from the cable cars/hiking in the mountains. Our room (#4) had a nice view overlooking Queenstown and got a good amount of sun. The Dairy is technically a hotel but... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora, thanks for taking the time to write about your lovely stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. We pride ourselves on making the hotel your "home away from home" - as well as being able to provide a quiet, luxurious oasis right on the doorstep of the vibrant Queenstown township. Thanks also for your positive comments about the breakfast... More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is unique and warm, due to the cosy decor and friendly staff. We were in room 13, ground floor next to the manager's office, no view and it got rather noisy in the early morning as there were people chatting near the office and perhaps browsing the tourist brochures located just outside the room. We didn't mind any... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora, thanks for your positive review of your stay at The Dairy. We strive to deliver a quiet oasis right on the doorstep of vibrant Queenstown - by delivering great customer service, nice personal touches such as the bubbles, home baked cookies and delicious breakfasts; as well as the luxurious furnishings and decor. We are so glad all of... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at the Dairy. We where toward the end of a six week stay in New Zealand and had need of a laundry. They did a huge load for a reasonable rate. The staff was VERY helpful and enhanced our stay. The rooms were somewhat small but beautiful and the beds were great. Parking was at... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora Norbert, it was a pleasure having you and your wife, as well as the Douglass' stay with us at The Dairy Private Hotel. We're glad to read that you had a great stay with us and the beautiful rooms and attentive staff were all positive aspects of what made your stay with us so memorable. Our parking situation... More 

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delightful boutique hotel. Homely yet oh so very polished. Stayed here while my husband and our friend also staying with his wife, ran in the 1/2 Marathon - nailed it on location! The room was beautiful, the staff accomodating, and the hot tub just the best for the lads who ran the race. Loved the BYO longue. The... More 

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora Yvette, thanks for your lovely review of your stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. It was a pleasure hosting you and your friends during Marathon weekend and we're glad you enjoyed the location, the guest service and the other facilities that the hotel offers. Thanks for your feedback about the coffee - we do use an award winning... More 

Aus
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67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to heart of town and gondola. Personable service, cosy, warm rooms. Inclusion of cooked breakfast a bonus as it makes for a relaxed start to the day. Staff readily book your days meal and adventure options.

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora, thanks for your positive review about your stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. We strive to deliver great customer service (voted #1 Hotel for service in New Zealand in the 2016 TripAdvisor Traveller Choice Awards), beautiful decor, furnishings and guest bedrooms (voted #2 Small Hotel in New Zealand) - along with great extras such as highly regarded breakfast... More 

Mougins, France
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28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely small hotel, with a great welcome, nice lounge and library, really comfortable room with thoughtful touches. The assistant manager met us on arrival, she was very friendly and super efficient. We also met one of the owners who was delightful.

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Charlotte M, Owner at The Dairy Private Hotel, responded to this review

Kia Ora Mark, Thanks for your lovely and positive review about your stay at The Dairy Private Hotel. We are delighted that the furnishings, decor and guest rooms were all to your liking and that our guest service support was a standout. We hope to be able to come and visit you at your hotel next time we are in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dairy Private Hotel, Queenstown is your perfect escape. Our boutique hotel is in the centre of Queenstown and yet private and quiet. The property is renowned for its excellent service from the minute that you walk through the door. We are able to assist with everything during your stay. We are happy to arrange forward travel, look after your luggage as you venture to Milford Sound or walk The Routeburn. Let us assist you with dinner reservations and some of the many activities that Queenstown has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dairy Private Hotel

Address: 10 Isle Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 17,681 - ₹ 25,044 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dairy Private Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Dairy Private Luxury Hotel
Dairy Private Luxury Queenstown
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Queenstown
#2 Family Hotel in Queenstown
#2 Luxury Hotel in Queenstown
#13 Business Hotel in Queenstown
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“Avoid a room at the rear of the property overlooking the squat”
 of 5 bubbles GOMS2013, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 9. We had a bath and views over Queenstown and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles K2606QGelizabethf, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor units should have decent views”
 of 5 bubbles NYweatherman, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room well appointed with comfy bed and linens etc. Did not see other rooms. Small hotel so all rooms near lounge,dining area and outdoor spa ”
 of 5 bubbles cmsoz, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has it's own private balcony looking out over the Remarkables”
 of 5 bubbles smackas, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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