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The Waterfront

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible1%
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“the penthouse”(14 reviews)
“great location”(50 reviews)
Free Wifi
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in January while touring the South island. Queenstown is a lovely place and the apartments are located close to the centre opposite to the lake. The room we had was above the entrance to the garage but this did...More

Thank jollys99
Response from pete t, Owner at The WaterfrontResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback is greatly appreciated, \\Hopefully we will see you back soon. Regards, Pete

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for 2 nights recently. Some good and bad comments about this place. Firstly the location was excellent, super close to the city centre and magnificent views of the lake. However, I don't suggest you stay here during the summer months as it...More

Thank BBFunny
Response from pete t, Owner at The WaterfrontResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Sorry we did not meet your expectations. Regards, Pete

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Waterfront Apartments. The living room and kitchen area is spacious, as is the master bedroom. The 2nd bedroom was small but it could sleep 2 (2 single beds) and had a separate full bathroom. Most of...More

Thank heiranig
Response from pete t, Owner at The WaterfrontResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a great review we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, Pete

Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you are unfortunate enough to be given an apartment on the lowest floor, you will lose all privacy in the living room and find the rooms noisy as the apartment is right in front of the road. We were meant to have two rooms...More

1  Thank Daisey M
Response from pete t, Owner at The WaterfrontResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry that our apts did meet your expectations, being on the edge of town you must expect there to be some noise. Our lowest level apts are still nearly 2 meters above street level and offer as you mentioned fantastic views. Regards, Pete

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights over the Christmas period. We stayed in room 4a which was a penthouse level unit. There was a lift and then a staircase so not good with luggage but the room ad views made up for that. There was...More

Thank Robyn A
Response from pete t, Owner at The WaterfrontResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback, we agree out location and views are second to none, hopefully we will see you back soon. Regards, Pete

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$215 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$215 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Faircrit | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kerrie, I think you have contacted me in error. If you want to contact the Waterfront direct their email address is: info@thewaterfront.nz. We hope you enjoy yoiur stay as much as we did but don't forget - the... More
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Response from marchellica | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I don't remember any room facing backwards, since the backside was a steep upward slope.
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