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Blue Thistle Cottages

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168 Te Anau Milford Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679 New Zealand
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#2 of 22 hotels in Te Anau
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Spacious well appointed cottages with superb views set on 10 acres, 1.5 Km from Te Anau on the road to Milford Sound. Cottages are self-contained self-catering. All cottages have free WiFi, flat screen tv. Quality linen and fluffy bathrobes. We have a Fox Terrier, whom likes to announce your arrival. Also, we have 2 cats and some friendly Dexter cows, a goats and 2 sheep.
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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
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Sun umbrellas
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Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Dining area
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
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Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
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Complimentary toiletries
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Mountain View
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Jeff wrote a review Feb 2021
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Stayed maybe 5 years ago and still fabulous. Very clean, so well appointed and amazing value. Private and some thoughtful touches with plenty of space. Highly recommended and will certainly stay again.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Rachel Lowrey, Owner at Blue Thistle Cottages
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are delighted to hear that you felt our cottages were amazing value and well appointed. It would our pleasure to have you stay again. Best wishes.
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Fforde wrote a review Feb 2021
Manchester, United Kingdom396 contributions120 helpful votes
A five minute drive (if that) out of Te Anau means you can have a exceptionally quiet nights sleep. Large cottages with cooking facilitates, large bathrooms, comfortable bed and bedding, and numerous tv channels should you just want to blob. You’ll need a car to stay here. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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We appreciate the time that you have taken to write a review for us. It is nice to hear that you thought our beds were comfortable and that you got a quiet nights sleep. Thank you again. All the best.
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Jo Perkins wrote a review Aug 2020
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Really enjoyed our stay, hosts were very welcoming and the cottage was comfortable and clean. The cottage we stayed in was very private even with other guest either side of us. Fantastic view of the mountains and a peek of the lake.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 26 Aug 2020
Thank you Jo, for writing a review for us. Its great to hear that you enjoyed the privacy and the views that our cottages have to offer.
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1waynet1 wrote a review Jul 2020
Wairoa, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
We were very impressed with our cottage. It was immaculate, contained everything we required for our three night stay, easy distance from Te Anau, with Rachel being a respectful host. Electric blankets and heaters were appreciated as it got to -5°! An extra bonus would be laundry facilities
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: Any of the 4 self contained cottages would be good
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Responded 28 Jul 2020
We appreciate that you have taken the time to write such a wonderful review for us. Yes, it has been a little colder than normal this winter, and I am glad that you enjoyed having the electric blankets on your beds. we wish you all the best.
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Dallas C wrote a review Jul 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand45 contributions17 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed 2 nights at this lovely self contained cottage.It was the depths of winter but the cottage was warm and cozy.Very comfy bed.Very clean bathroom and kitchen.We can recommend this place to stay.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 28 Jul 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, Dallas. It is always nice to arrive at your accommodation and find it nice and warm, especially in the winter. This is why we ask for an e.t.a. I am delighted to hear that you found our beds comfy. Best wishes to you and your family.
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PRICE RANGE
US$149 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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blue thistle cottages hotel te anau
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Thistle Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Thistle Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Kepler Track (6.0 km), Fiordland Cinema (2.6 km), and Lake Te Anau (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Thistle Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Blue Thistle Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Thistle Cottages?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Thistle Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Thistle Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bao Now, Redcliff Restaurant & Bar, and Sandfly Cafe.
Does Blue Thistle Cottages have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Blue Thistle Cottages accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.