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Kippilaw House

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Overview
98 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews parfait wonderful hosts packed breakfast huge ensuite separate tv new zealand anyone traveling on arrival visiting picton muesli went the extra mile bed was very comfortable long drive one night stay centre of town margaret nz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I feel quite privileged to have stayed at Kippilaw House before and after completing the Queen Charlotte Track. Our hosts Margaret and David were the epitome of hospitality, upgrading us to the room with its own lounge - and views - upstairs....More

Thank NicoleReilly
Response from kippilaw, Owner at Kippilaw HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words you were both delightful in the house. Thank you for the photos of the Wahu meat appreciated that. I hope you enjoyed your cycling wine tour.and loved looking around the country side. Best wishes and very safe travels.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we knew that we had found a absolute gem. Margaret and Bill are the most wonderful hosts. The rooms are lovely and the house has a great homely feel about it that makes you feel so welcome. We have...More

Thank Tracey M
Response from kippilaw, Owner at Kippilaw HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

It’s was lovely having you both stay with us at Kippilaw House. Bill and zi enjoy meeting and hosting guest who are always friendly and interesting. I hope your strawberry cooking was very successful and your enjoying the roasted strawberries. Fascinating your wish to do...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely Fantastic couple of days stay! We couldn’t of asked for a better place to stay, beautiful house with a lovely garden & a breakfast fit for a queen! We also attended one of Margaret’s cook schools which was so much fun & we learnt...More

Thank becd0ug
Response from kippilaw, Owner at Kippilaw HouseResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Bill and I love what we do slow winters and full on summer time with lovely guests. We did have a lot of fun I love passing on my knowledge and learning other tricks of the trade From guests....More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Wonderful hospitality in first class accommodation providing everything we could possibly need. Margaret is a great cook who loves to serve up gourmet fare while Bill is an admirable butler! Both are happy to chat and give recommendations on places to see, places to eat,...More

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Response from kippilaw, Owner at Kippilaw HouseResponded 15 March 2018

It was great having you both at Kippilaw House, we like to make sure we treat guests as we would expect to be looked after. Our pleasure posting your parcel it was the least we could do. I hope your returned home refreshed and inspired...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We were given a very warm welcome from Margaret and Bill (and their two dogs!). Nothing was too much trouble from the moment we arrived. Afternoon tea was waiting for us on arrival, and breakfast was lovely - so much to eat!. We had an...More

1  Thank Miffy-1962
Response from kippilaw, Owner at Kippilaw HouseResponded 15 March 2018

We always have afternoon tea waiting in the guests room for their arrival It makes life easier for our guests to take the packed breakfasts option on the ferries, you have 3 and half hours to enjoy it and can spend that extra time in...More

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Feel relaxed, warm and comfortable at Kippilaw House our guests often mention that they have walked in as guests and left us as friends. We are just a few minutes stroll to the waters edge of the Marlborough More Sounds, cafes and various activities. Margaret is a professional chef/caterer of many years standing and loves sharing her recipes and experience in food. Bill is excellent passing on knowledge of the region things to do and see. Originally from the borders of Scotland he spent all his school holidays at Kippilaw Estate where his grandfather was the groom. We also operate a very well stocked deli Trailer at the Marlborough Farmers Market in Blenheim on Sundays where guests are most welcome to enjoy their breakfasts if staying Saturday night with us. We pride ourselves on good southern hospitality and place equal importance on the breakfast and the comfortable beds. Our point of difference is providing freshly sourced food with menus changing daily. Complementary afternoon tea is served at 3pm if you have not arrived this is left covered in your room. We make tasty interesting packed breakfasts for early travellers to take away. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$168 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$168 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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"Private large room with huge ensuite and sitting room upstairs"
Antsyd
9 Jan 2017
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"Both rooms are truly beautiful and fully appointed. See attached photos including our room upstairs."
R9490DDmarcm
12 Nov 2016
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"We were upstairs in a comfy room. Our daughter was in the study in a sleeper (which she said was a bit..."
foodandtravelisfun
7 Feb 2016
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"The suite has lovely views, good sun and privacy."
liveofftheland
20 Jan 2016
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