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Birchwood Cottages

208 Milford Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600 New Zealand
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#3 of 29 Speciality lodging in Te Anau
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
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Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Tanz P wrote a review Apr 2021
Manurewa, New Zealand8 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed here for 2 nights in a one bedroom cottage with our 4 yo toddler - loved it. Very clean, warm and had everything we needed. No issues with noise even though it was on a main road. Just a 2 minute drive to the township with lots of options to eat out or to pop into the supermarket. Service was exceptional from booking to checking in and out. Thank you so much Ray and the lovely Sasha at the front desk for making our stay so enjoyable! Will definitely recommend to others.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Ash J wrote a review Oct 2020
Wellington, New Zealand215 contributions79 helpful votes
Spent two nights at the Birchwood. Great location for a more relaxing Milford experience - so nice not to have to drive all the way back to Queenstown. The cottage was spotless and well presented. Loved the bed and linen
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Ray Horrell, General Manager at Birchwood Cottages
Responded 23 Feb 2021
Thank you for your review of our accommodation here in Te Anau. We appreciate your feed back of which will get passed on the the staff. We hope that you are able to return one day and stay with us again Regards Ray
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Zoe W wrote a review Jan 2020
Tunstall, United Kingdom2 contributions
We were 6 friends staying in one of the three bedroom cottages. It was an excellent property and had everything we needed. Dee was very helpful on reception and gave us a warm welcome. Would recommend staying here as a group. The cottage was set on it's own just up the road from the main site so we had our own house all to ourselves. Very close to town which was a short walk.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from fiordlandtours, Manager at Birchwood Cottages
Responded 9 Jan 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fantastic review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and the amenities we provide.
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Graham S wrote a review Jan 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands38 contributions20 helpful votes
We stayed for one night at the Birchwood cottages before joining a good Fjordland tour to the Milford Sound the following day (I definitely recommend the tour). The cottages need some investment to keep up with standards that constantly improving in New Zealand. I was surprised by the high rating as this mislead us and in the end disappointed us versus expectations (and versus all the other great places where we have stayed in our tour of the NZL South Island).
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages
Responded 6 Jan 2020
We are surprised by your review and low rating. We are constantly upgrading but can only do so much when we are also trying to provide affordable accommodation. Age has little to do with quality. We pride ourselves with top hospitality, comfortable beds and good heating and air conditioning. We invite readers of this review to have a look at the positive reviews that have kept us in a strong position Regards Ray
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Finicky_one wrote a review Dec 2019
United States348 contributions67 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 nights. Great place to stay if you want to do the Milford Sound tour or hikes nearby or Glow worms tour. The cottages are self contained - super clean, have a decent kitchenette and a private patio too. Check in was super easy and fast - Dee showed us to our cottage. Milk in the fridge always a nice touch. Cottage has lot of natural light which is great. Our cottage was close to the road but there's not a ton of cars going thru that road so it wasn't noisy. Close to city center. Ristorante Pizza Paradiso is excellent. Miles Better Pies is one of our favs. They only take NZ debit cards and cash tho. Four Square and Pharmacy in town center is close by as well. Cascade Creek, Lake Marian, Mirror Lakes, Key Summit - all easy to get to. Beautiful and easy drive. We gave the place 4 stars only because the bed was a bit too soft for our liking. Check out was easy as well. There is an AC/heater in the cottage.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from fiordlandtours, Manager at Birchwood Cottages
Responded 29 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.
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US$66 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
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Frequently Asked Questions about Birchwood Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Birchwood Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Fiordland Cinema (0.6 km), Fiordland Escapes (0.7 km), and Ivan Wilson Park (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Birchwood Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Birchwood Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Birchwood Cottages?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Birchwood Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Birchwood Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bao Now, Redcliff Restaurant & Bar, and Sandfly Cafe.
Does Birchwood Cottages have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Birchwood Cottages offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Birchwood Cottages located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Te Anau.
Are any cleaning services offered at Birchwood Cottages?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.