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Hokitika, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

What a beautiful place this is. The host Olivia is one in a million, very welcoming, down to earth and full of knowledge on the area. Lisburn House itself is truly beautiful, with all it's beautiful features, tastefully decorated, and very comfortable. We had two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed it, the breakfasts prepared by Olivia were delicious and a... More 

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We stayed here for two nights, in the blue room, which, as another reviewer noted, has a private bathroom which is across the hall from the bedroom, however, the room was very comfortable. My one concern is that the house is situated quite some distance from the centre of Dunedin, so you do need a car if you are staying... More 

Thank Jenny T
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

We decided to stay in a B&B instead of the usual bland, corporate mega-hotels and I am so happy for that decision. This place reminded me of the stately homes of Britain. Dark woods, sweeping staircases, chandeliers, roaring fires, wing-back chairs, silver service, bone china, 4 poster beds etc. I had a quick look at the books on the shelf... More 

Thank WellTravelledBrit018
Healdsburg, California
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Nice stay. Be aware that rose and blue rooms, the bathroom is across the hall. You have your own bathroom, but you do have to leave your room. Olivia is very friendly and will give you her opinion of places in the area. Location is not downtown, so you will have to take car to get to city center and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during travels through the South Island. On arrival we were greeted by the friendly and chatty Olivia who saw I was heavily pregnant so upgraded us to the Victorian room (ensuite versus private bathroom). The house is lovely, with lots of small details and interesting history. Everything was clean and tidy, and we had... More 

Thank LabRat23
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We spent a couple of nights at Lisburn House and really enjoyed it. The house itself has numerous original features including some original fireplaces and ceilings with amazing plasterwork. You can see everywhere the care and attention to detail that has gone into restoring the property and in maintaining it to a very high standard. Olivia & Alan were very... More 

Thank 99Martin
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We arrived at Lisburn House in awful weather, hail and high winds, but as soon as we were invited in the warmth of the open fire was so inviting, but the warmth of Olivia & Alan (not forgetting Willie) was even better. It was such a pleasure to meet you and share your beautiful home. Nothing was to much trouble,... More 

Thank nomadTasmania
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

This trip is a sort of second honey moon I planned for my husband because the first one was a disaster ( thanks to a horrible travel agent in India from Goa)... Wow what a wonderful experience we've had so far in NZ. I travelled the world looking for something majestic and found it right here in NZ. Olivia and... More 

Thank SnehaPaulGray
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

We have stayed here on the first leg of our New Zealand adventure for 2 nights. Olivia is just exceptional. Her hospitality is second to none and having seen our tiredness last night helpfully suggested we stayed for the 2nd night. Breakfast was delightful, hot and plenty of choice. The house is just an amazing piece of history and as... More 

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DunedinIrishwoman, Owner at Lisburn House, responded to this review

Hi guys miss you just loved your company I felt you were like old friends thank you for your lovely comments Realy appreciate it make all the hard work worthwhile have a fantastic holiday in NZ don't forget to put the insect repellent on otherwise the sand flies will have lunch several times a day safe journey home you never... More 

Beijing, China
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

Our stay with Lisburn House was the most memorable accommodation experience during our honeymoon trip in New Zealand. We were entirely overwhelmed by the exquisiteness of this beautifully decorated and well-maintained historic house. The house kept reminding us how much passion and effort that the owners have put into it. We stayed in the Blue Room and felt like walking... More 

Thank Tianyang Max C

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Additional Information about Lisburn House

Address: 15 Lisburn Avenue, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: $166 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lisburn House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“All beautifully decorated”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“My bedroom did not have an en-suite but had its own private bathroom a few steps away and nice bathrobes are supplied.”
 of 5 bubbles Maxdance, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms would be amazing. Victorian room has an ensuite. Blue room & Rose room have their own private bathroom across the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles TheNickos2015, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Victorian room which had a lovely ensuite, we felt like royals in our large 4 poster bed”
 of 5 bubbles MaryAnnv351, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Victorian room is en-suite. I believe the other two rooms have private bathrooms, just not en-suite.”
 of 5 bubbles InquisitiveTessa, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
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