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Around the Mountains

Kingston Homestead

Kingston is located at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu and is the starting (or finishing) point of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail. Food and drink is available at the Kingston Corner Cafe & Bar.

Choose one of two B&B bedrooms or rent the whole 3 bedroom house for up to 6 guests.* Your host lives next door and will be available only when needed, you get to enjoy the homestead to yourself in peace and quiet.

All guests have access to all facilities in the house, including:

  • Complementary wireless internet (subject to a fair use policy)
  • Guest lounge with books, games and music
  • Dining room and fully equipped kitchen
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities in the kitchen
  • Complementary laundry room with washing machine and dryer (shared with the host)
  • A large front deck with lake views
  • In the summer, a rear BBQ patio area

The Trotter Room

The Trotter Room is named after the owners of the original Kingston Homestead and is the master bedroom in the house with it’s own ensuite shower room. Normally set up as a Super King bed, this bed can be split into 2 long single beds for stays of 2 or more nights. The room is comfortable and well equipped, perfect for your B&B accommodation.

The Mackenzie Room

The Mackenzie Bed & Breakfast Room is named after the owners of this relocated Kingston Homestead and has a private bathroom located directly across the hall. Normally set up as Super King bed, this bed can be split into 2 long single beds for stays of 2 or more nights. The room is comfortable and well equipped

Entire Homestead

If you want exclusive use of the homestead or have more than 4 people, you can rent the whole 3 bedroom house as a holiday home for up to a maximum of 6 guests.* Your host lives next door and will be available only when needed, you get to enjoy the homestead to yourself in peace and quiet.

Bedroom and Bathroom Configuration

  1. Bedroom: Trotter Room, Super King Bed, ensuite bathroom
  2. Bedroom: Mackenzie Room, Super King Bed, shares the main bathroom
  3. Bedroom: Caldwell Room, Single Beds, shares the main bathroom

The Trotter and Mackenzie Rooms are set up with Super King beds as standard and the Caldwell room is set up as a Twin room as standard. All 3 bedrooms have super king beds that split into long singles, the bed configuration can be changed for stays of 2 or more nights.

Dining

Breakfast is an optional extra when renting the entire Homestead as a holiday house.  There is a cafe and restaurant in the village that also has a shop that sells a very small selection of food and personal items. The nearest supermarket is in Frankton at Remarkables Park, by Queenstown Airport. Dinner at the Homestead can be arranged with a local chef, by request.

* Queenstown Lakes District Council bylaws limit guests to a maximum of 2 per bedroom, a maximum of 6 people in total in the 3 rooms. There are absolutely NO exceptions.

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