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Blue Thistle Cottages

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Certificate of Excellence
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, all sky (cable) channels. Quality linen and fluffy robes. A very friendly german shorthaired pointer will greet you..And we have 2 cats and several friendly Dexter cows.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Mountain View
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It's not easy to book accommodation in Te Anau, and most of it is anonymous motel rooms, which I didn't want. So I went for these (slightly over my budget) cottages. Wow. I'm so glad I did. We had the two-bedroomed cottage, and it was as luxurious and well kitted out as any
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The cottages are superb. We stayed in the two bedroom cottage with another couple. The cottage was beautifully appointed, spotless and extremely comfortable. All the modern conveniences you require when travelling are provided and the wi fi strength is very good. Your hosts,
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Stayed here Feb 2017. Perfect. Beautiful setting, quiet, peaceful, private. Hosts very friendly and helpful. Best for people who have a car/ transport. Ideal base for Milford / Doubtful Sounds - tour bus for DS picked us up at the gate, even though we were a mile or so out of Te
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First of all the owners Annette and Peter and their dog Lucy are gracious hosts with excellent advice on what to do in the area. The cottage is well appointed with a bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen. The kitchen has a sink, fridge and microwave. The front porch
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What a perfect place to stay while visiting the many beautiful attractions around TeAnau. These cottages are beautifully situated with a paint-worthy view, and are private, comfortable and well-equipped. Especially after we got to know the owners, the delightful Annette and
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Yes, we do have a cat at Blue Thistle Cottages. And we do everything that we can to keep her out of the cottages in case we have people with allergies.
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hello Kathy No we don't have a laundry, however I am happy to do a small load for you, or there is a launderette in town. Regards Annette
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"No poor choices among Blue Thistle's cottages."
"Cottage 3 is private with great views"
"There are only four cottages and one is a two bedroom. They are all privately placed on the property."
"All but one cottage seem to have the magnificent views"
"All rooms looked excellent"
US$166 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
blue thistle cottages hotel te anau
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
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