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Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I stated at the Yellow House B&B for a couple of nights while touring Dunedin and area. It's one of the best accommodations of its kind we stayed at in New Zealand, definitely worth the extra drive. Jan and Mike make you feel at home and Jan does a great job of her home made breakfasts. We...

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Untersiggenthal, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Otago Peninsula ist a very nice place to visit in NZ and we can highly recommend staying at Yellow House B&B. We stayed two nights and enjoyed the time, although it was rainy weather. Jan the host is very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was delicious. The large Starry Suite offers view of the bay and the yellow house...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed for three nights while touring the South Island. The service was exceptional-the breakfast was overwhelming with choices. Stayed for one night in the Bedroom and two in the Starry room, attention to detail in both rooms were beautiful-with little vase of flowers in the bathroom. The beds are large, very comfortable and the bedding is top class. The...

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Kappel am Albis, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Room was outstanding and very clean. In The bathroom there were even flowers. Breakfast was an enjoyment. Jan and Mike are Great hosts. We got a lot of helpful hints what to do. YHB&B is the best place if you want to explore Otago Peninsula and Dunedin. In walking distance there are good restaurants. We spent two nights in YHB&B.

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Petersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We are touring the South Island and stayed at The Yellow House for only one night - had we any more time we would have stayed longer. The Bedroom is beautifully decorated in pale blue - so restful and comfortable. The views over Pudding Island are delightful and Jan is a great hostess. Lovely breakfast in the tower - high...

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Beuningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in the Yellow house from Jan&Mike. It is a wonderful place from with you can explore Dunedin but also the wildlife, albatross center, yellow eyed penguin and sea lions. The hospitality of the owners of the B&B is fantastic. Breakfast is overwhelming and they gave us a lot of tips to explore.

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Valthe, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Spent 3 nights in the Starry Suite, a wonderful large room with a beautiful view of the bay. Jan and Michael were great hosts, friendly and hospitable. Many nice things to do in the vicinity of Portobello, watch the Royal Albatrosses fly or see the Penguins coming in at night. Several nice walks to make nearby. Dunedin ist just 20...

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Haaren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The Yellow House B&B is one of the more ancient buildings in this area. It is however completely modern, in a classical style, on the inside. The rooms are quite large and comfortable and the shower is one of the best we had during our trip through NZ. Landlady Jan is very helpful in many ways, but I would not...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have to admit one of the main reasons why I chose to stay at the Yellow House was the pictures I saw of the Starry Suite. The glass roof to floor windows to look out of during the day and evening was too good of an experience to pass. We stayed for one night which wasn't long enough to...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We visited for 2 nights. The room was very spacious and with a stunning view surrounded by a very nice garden. Jan does her best for her guests from A to Z. She gave us a lot of info about the surrounding area for the penguin tours available and offered actively to help us book a tour. Also info about...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked into a lovely little bay just above the enchanting “Pudding Island” and before you reach Portobello itself is one of the Peninsula’s original treasures. The 'Yellow House,' as it is known to the locals, dates back to the 1890s and is now a unique sanctuary, offering a variety of luxury accommodation to both the discerning and weary traveller alike. The 'Starry Suite' is situated in a separate wing off the main house. The large bedroom and private relaxation areas offer breathtaking views of the harbour and nearby Pudding Island. A large glass ceiling over the sitting area means guests can gaze up at the star-filled Southern skies on clear nights. A two-person spa bath features in the large en-suite bathroom. Television in own private sitting area. The 'Bedroom' is set in the original house and offers delightful views of both the harbour and garden. So close to the water, guests can listen to the calming sounds of the harbour whilst lying in the beautiful queen-sized bed. A separate entrance and ensuite allow guests the privacy to enjoy the comfort and serenity provided by The Bedroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 822 Portobello Road | Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $185 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask for a room with a view of the ocean.”
OutdoorsmanEdmonton, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely - the bedroom or starry room”
ValK866, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Starry Suite is a bit larger than the other room, very quiet.”
mdaams53, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Since this is a B & B ,both rooms are lovely and have views of the water and garden.”
lovewildflowers, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask Mike & Jan - they'll advise you!”
Singafornian, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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