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Red Cottages Staveley

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4323 Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road, Staveley 7771 New Zealand
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#1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Staveley
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Red Cottages Staveley is two boutique accommodation cottages catering for travellers wanting something romantic, relaxing and enjoyable within stunning South Island New Zealand landscapes. A romantic country getaway with a stunning atmosphere on the Inland Scenic route SH 72 between Christchurch & Queenstown. Close to Mt Hutt ski area and Methven village. Somers Cottage is a pure luxury experience and Alford Cottage is boutique and unique with an open fireplace. Many clients enjoy each cottages private twins outdoor baths while watching the amazing stars. Another highlight of your stay is the Wool Shed movie theatre. This historical woolshed is unique in its own right and the movie theatre is a very unique New Zealand experience.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Breakfast available
Golf course
Hiking
Adults only
BBQ facilities
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Ski rentals
Ski school
Skiing
Aerobics offsite
Archery offsite
Fishing
Table tennis
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Bathrobes
Fireplace
Seating area
Sofa
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Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Walk-in shower
Private bathrooms
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, German

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4323 Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road, Staveley 7771 New Zealand
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Christchurch Intl Airport89 kmSee all flights
Timaru Airport75 kmSee all flights
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Julie R wrote a review Aug 2020
26 contributions8 helpful votes
A group of 2 couples stayed in both cottages at Red Cottages. We loved in and had such a wonderful time. We ensured we availed ourselves of all of the facilities - outdoor baths, table tennis, darts, home movie theatre in the shearing shed, roaring fires...the list goes on. Both cottages were beautiful although rather different in style and we simply enjoyed every moment of our stay. Nigel and Myriam were such thoughtful hosts, around to welcome us, unobtrusive throughout but in touch when they needed to be. The Cafe at Staveley became our new local, great coffee and food and goodies to take home. We went to ski at mount hutt and the cottage was very conveniently located for this. However, plenty of great walking in the local area. The most telling sign of a great place is that you dont want to leave the place whilst you are staying there. We stayed 3 nights and after the first night decided we wanted to stay home for dinner - it was just wonderful - local venison on the BBQ purchased from the Staveley cafe, great red wine, Lord of the Rings ( locally filmed) in the shearing shed, blankies and a roaring fire. What could be better? I would HIGHLY recommend a stay at this great little place with wonderful hosts. Thanks to Myriam and Nigel for creating and sharing such a super wee spot.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Joy M wrote a review Jun 2020
Freshwater, England, United Kingdom105 contributions21 helpful votes
We've stayed in hundreds of places travelling the world, caves, shacks, hostels and sometimes a bit more upmarket and Alton Cottage at Red House in Staveley has got to be in our top 5. A delightful well furnished cottage with very comfy bed and fab open fire, but the star of the place is the woolshed cinema. The outside baths are pretty special too. Give yourself a treat, stock up on food, wine and bubble bath and chill out.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from RedCottagesStaveley, Owner at Red Cottages Staveley
Responded 30 Jun 2020
Thanks you Joy for the amazing review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Myriam and Nigel
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Kerry Newton wrote a review Jun 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution
Perfect cottage after a day exploring the local area. Very private.Cozy fire. Outdoor bath for star gazing. Comfy bed. We just didnt have time to watch a movie in the old woolshed.We will have to return
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 30 Jun 2020
Thanks you for the amazing review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Myriam and Nigel.
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Kaikohe wrote a review Feb 2020
Kerikeri28 contributions9 helpful votes
Myriam & Nigel could not have given us a better welcome, with the `welcome sign ` with our names on the cottage door & the lovely bottle of bubbly on the table for us. We had the smaller Red Cottage which was ideal, compact, but plenty of space for two guests, all amenities & both private & very quiet. The old sheep shearing shed cinema was good fun, we went three nights running. & finished all the pop corn! We passed on the two outside baths behind, but these would be great fun for many guests. Lovely local scenery, a very nice quality Restaurant (Stonechrubie) in Mt Somers, also a very friendly local (500m) cafe. All this combined with Nigel & Myriam being on hand, but never at all intrusive, they left us to enjoy ourselves, made this a lovely time for us both. We would most certainly look to return again, when we can. Many thanks to Nigel & Myriam.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Lisa S wrote a review Nov 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
We had the most wonderful mini break staying in the Red Cottage. Everything was perfect – the well considered lighting up the path, the heated and welcoming cottage with a super fancy double sided fireplace, the candles to light whilst having a wine in the outdoor twin baths watching the stars, a huge super comfy bed and then waking up to the stunning views of the sheep and cows in the next door paddock with the mountains rising up behind, and a delicious breakfast spread. Myriam and Nigel were absolutely perfect hosts. This had been on our wish list for ages and I can’t imagine why we took so long – we’ll definitely be back sooner rather than later!!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$144 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionStaveley
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Red Cottages Staveley
Which popular attractions are close to Red Cottages Staveley?
Nearby attractions include Mount Somers Track (3.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Red Cottages Staveley?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a golf course.
Which room amenities are available at Red Cottages Staveley?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a dishwasher.
What food & drink options are available at Red Cottages Staveley?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Red Cottages Staveley?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Red Cottages Staveley?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.