Eichardt's Private Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEichardt's Private Hotel Queenstown
We stayed in their Lakefront apartments, a stunning location directly overlooking the water in the very heart of Queenstown but were also entitled to use all the facilities of the hotel including breakfast and evening drinks in the famous Eichardt'd bar. Our apartment was spacious and very comfortable in every way. Having been on the road for a week already we were delighted to have a washing machine and drier in the kitchen area. Over in the bar the staff were all friendly, professional and extremely efficient. A wonderful place to stay in Queenstown.
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