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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stayed at Penghana Bed and Breakfast recently and really enjoyed our stay. The hosts Karen and Steve were friendly and helpful. The B&B is an amazing multi storey old mansion with a rich history and has nice gardens as well as being decorated with really nice old furniture matching the age of the building. The bed in our room...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed response and lovely comments. We do strive to give all our guests a memorable B & B experience. Penghana is an amazing house with an even more amazing history and we are very committed to continue to upgrade the facilities on offer and transform the gardens here to their former glory.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Whilst I haven't stayed at Penghana B&B (yet), a close family member was. I wanted to make their special time away a bit more special by arranging a surprise hamper they could take with them. Karen was only too happy to help accommodate my request and tailored the hamper to their exact likes/dislikes but taking the time to get to...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Kerryn Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to make up this surprise hamper and we felt it deserved our best attention because it was a special gesture and given by you and your family with so much love. So pleased everyone loved the outcome. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge us.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We four ladies recently had a wonderful three nights at Penghana Bed and Breakfast. Our hosts, Karen and Steve, were fantastic and very accommodating. The silver service breakfast was brilliant as was the port offered in the evening. We enjoyed wonderful views from our windows and awoke to snow falling on our last morning. A tour of the attic and...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Ladies, thank you for your glowing comments about Penghana B & B. We do strive to make our guests' stay here much more than a comfortable bed and a hearty breakfast. It is the little extras we wish to offer all our guests (such as assisting with booking tours) to make their stay an 'experience'. We're pleased you enjoyed them...

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in this gorgeous B&B in this fascinating place of Queenstown. We were in the spacious Lyell room. Hosts Karen & Steve were great and very accommodating, nothing was a bother, and great breakfasts too.

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at Penghana and how you enjoyed it. Your comments are sincerely appreciated. So pleased you found Queenstown 'fascinating'. Yes it offers a bag of surprises to those interested in nature, history, a unique landscape, getting away from city life and not to forget the iconic tours available.

Currency Creek, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My two children (18 & 15) spent two nights here last week. Karen (Steve was away) catered for out every need. They have set up the beautiful old mansion with such loving care, with such attention to detail and amazing thoughtfulness to their guests. During our delicious silver service breakfast (which was cooked to order!) our conversations with Karen were...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Michelle thank you for your wonderful comments. Delighted you all enjoyed your stay with us. We do strive to ensure our guests (young, those thinking young and those not sooo young) feel special and go away with great memories of the Western Wilderness. We are always happy to assist with booking the railway and/or the Strahan cruise and not to...

Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I were here for a night during our road trip around Tassie. Penghana is a wonderful old house overlooking Queenstown. Steve and Karen were the perfect hosts. We didn't get the chance to get the full tour and run down on Penghana, however what we did see and here about this historical house was very interesting. The...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Yes, Penghana has an amazing history and is a story worth telling. We appreciate your positive comments.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a fabulous time with Karen & Steve. Penghana is such a special place to stay. Perched high on the hill over looking the town this beautiful spacious B&B is so full of history and a great place to unwind, relax and be spoilt. Make sure you ask Steve for an Attic tour so you can see where the...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your thoughts and comments about your stay at Penghana. We're pleased you felt 'spoilt'. We look forward to welcoming you when you return to experience the Wilderness Railway.... and yes, you'll have to stay two nights as there is much more to Queenstown than meets the eye! We're finding a number of guests giving us similar...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

we were the only guests and stayed in the spacious Huxley room after a long drive on a cold and wet day. Our room was warm and comfortable and the house has a rich history and many fascinating memorabilia. I'm an early riser so appreciated the opportunity to make some coffee and enjoy it alone in the reading room, with...

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind review and hope that you return again to the west coast of Tasmania soon. As well as the West Coast Wilderness Railway that you enjoyed, there is a company, Queenstown Heritage Tours, who can guide you, for example, on a "Lost Mines and Ancient Pines" tour or take you to Lake Margaret Hydro Electric...

Wynyard, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Staying at Penghana has made working away from home a pleasure. Penghana hosts Karen and Steve ensure guests are warmly welcomed and accommodated in comfortable, tastefully decorated rooms keeping with the history of this beautiful old home. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Breakfast is served in the grand dining room, as is dinner by prior arrangement.

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We make every attempt to ensure your stay is a comfortable one. All our corporate and holiday guests are encouraged to relax in both our guest lounges upstairs or down, have a drink from our licensed bar or when the weather is fine take a stroll around our gardens or make the five minute...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We spent two nights at Penghana in the Owen room, which is a very large room and is furnished with beautiful antiques. Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful with dinner recommendations and produced a hearty breakfast. There is guest parking and a short cut by foot to the town centre (don't forget to take a torch).

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Penghana, Owner at Penghana Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and positive comments. We're pleased you enjoyed the decor of your room. After our first 6 months at Penghana, we are continuing to make small and subtle changes to our rooms to ensure our guests comforts, especially to ensure your warmth during these winter months. We hope you visit us again.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penghana Bed & Breakfast offers 21st century comforts in a 1898 National Trust Mansion built for the Mt Lyell Mining & Railway Company, and today Queenstown's most prestigious residence. Situated on a knoll overlooking the township, the house has sthunning views and is surrounded by rainforest and unique gardens. Enjoy a silver service breakfast, complimentary afternoon tea, various spaces to relax in, comfortable rooms, take a tour of the attic and enjoy the history of the house. There is much more to Queenstown than you think and it's difficult to experience it all in a day! As we can provide secure parking, we certainly welcome bikers. This business now proudly holds Rainbow accreditation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penghana Bed & Breakfast

Address: 32 Esplanade, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Price Range: €107 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Penghana Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are nice but the Owen Room has the best views of Queenstown, Tasmania.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherwhaman, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the bedrooms are up the staircase, but kind Steve carried our suitcases upstairs for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Joyous99, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The old Mt Lyell mine managers room has fantastic views and is a room that contains plenty of history”
 of 5 bubbles W7299ZPrichardd, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Owen Suite had great mountain views over the town.”
 of 5 bubbles DishmanUK, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Huxley room has a bath that's why we chose it after doing the Overland track we needed a good soak in a nice warm bath.”
  • Huxley Room (After we slept in it)
 of 5 bubbles Pearl_Yellow_Star, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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