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The Turret

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Stirling, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We spent a couple of nights at The Turret and enjoyed it thoroughly. A great room with an excellent outlook over the beautiful garden. We sat out on the terrace reading and sipping on some good local wine. Breakfasts were excellent and we enjoyed our in depth discussions with Peter who had lots of good advice on things to see...

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Exceptional house, exceptional garden and exceptional views all added to a feeling of luxury. We had opted for The Turret bedroom and were delighted with the standard of accommodation. However we would have welcomed to have been provided with sheer/bath gel, hair conditioner and quality hand soap rather than dettol antiseptic! Little things can make difference and such toiletries are...

Thank Clanrob
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I have stayed at The Turret twice and both times I have been awed by the views, delighted by the setting and thoroughly enjoyed a deliciously cooked breakfast by Kim. The accommodation is superb. Each room has it's individual character and is extremely clean and comfortable. This last time we splurged and stayed in the Turret Suite. It is enormous...

Thank Sue B
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We absolutely loved our stay at the Turret as the setting and views are absolutely breath taking. The Lazor's have a beautifully manicured garden and the rooms are extremely clean and comfortable. Kim made a very delicious breakfast and always made sure we were sorted with the best recommendations for dining and activities. We enjoyed the personal service and getting...

Thank LKTravel2013
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Fiona is extremely lovely and really makes you feel at home. The cooked breakfast is amazing and Fiona is very flexible with when you want breakfast which is great for those that like to sleep in whilst on holiday. The views over Lake Hayes looking at Mt Coronet are amazing and a fantastic way to wake up in the morning....

Thank Philip S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Fantastic location, away from the noise of town (5 mins from Frankton). We had the top floor and it was wonderful. Great bed, separate living room, balcony and separate bathroom with an amazing claw-foot bath. Fiona is the perfect host and can rustle up a breakfast to rival any restaurant. Highly recommended.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We spent two nights at this lovely b&b staying in the turret suite which was spotless and beautifully appointed. We had a large bedroom with sleigh bed, a sitting room with panoramic views over Lake Hayes and Coronet Peak, a large bathroom and walk in wardrobe. We also had a small balcony. The breakfasts were delicious and nicely served. Our...

Thank SouthendersEssex
Collingwood, Canada
Reviewed 13 January 2013

This was the best place we stayed!!! We were on a 3 week Holiday in New Zealand and stayed at over 6 different places in New Zealand. The Turret was by far the best for the view, price, cleanliness and hospitality. It is a beautiful house opposite a great hike around Lake Hayes. We also walked to the winery down...

Thank Travel2Live2828
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 January 2013

we stayed in this b&b for two nights and fiona upgraded us to the turret room, which is actually two rooms and a fantastic bathroom. the view over the garden and lake is wonderful. fiona was very helpful and friendly and cooked us a great breakfast with many different choices to fuel up for a long day. we even met...

1Thank clivia g
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 January 2013

The Turret is one of the most beautiful B&Bs we have ever stayed in and is right across from the beautiful Lake Hayes. We stayed in the larger, 2 room, Turret room and it has the most amazing view from the living room; even the bathroom was palatial! (Check our pictures) Fiona & Tim made our stay the most comfortable...

1Thank Nirmesh P

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Turret, featured in NZ House and Garden Magazine, is set in an award-winning landscaped garden at Lake Hayes, situated between Arrowtown and Queenstown with panoramic views across the lake to Coronet Peak. Accommodation is comprised of three guestrooms all with their own private bathroom and fabulous views. An open wood burning fire warms the guest lounge and breakfast is served in the guest dining room, which features stunning garden, lake and mountain views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Turret

Address: 712 Lake Hayes Arrow Junction Highway (SH6), Lake Hayes, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Lake Hayes
Price Range: ₹ 9,732 - ₹ 10,506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Turret 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The suite is excellent for the extra space and the higher elevation gets a better view across the lake.”
KeithO615, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would highly recommend staying in the top room, beautiful views, bath, shower, fridge, tv etc”
  • I snapped this photo from my phone as soon as arrived.. how could I not!
Zayd_007, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful views from all three rooms available.”
BrynG101, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The best room in the house is the Turret Suite”
feefeeonly, 9 May 2015 | Read review
“Suspect all the rooms are lovely, but the Turret room is fabulous.”
TravBugs0321, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
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