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23 Gibbs Road, Collingwood 7073 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Quiet elevated location. Sea, estuary and mountain views. Self-contained cottage nestled in Tree Tops; sleeps up to four. Full continental breakfast on request. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$90 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Collingwood
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23 Gibbs Road, Collingwood 7073 New Zealand
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Nelson Airport83 km
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Queen en-suite room in the main house, which enjoys it own large balcony and separate entrance. It’s really comfortable and well equipped. Breakfast was brought to the covered section of the balcony by the very nice host Judy and was perfect...More

Thank stella317
Response from Russell F, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you, glad you enjoyed your stay with us, kind regards

Reviewed 1 January 2018

What a lovely location and an absolutely delightful little cottage that is quite private despite being relatively close to the owner's house. Perfect for exploring this quiet corner of the South Island. Lots of useful information readily available both in the cottage and also from...More

Thank Robert P
Response from Russell F, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Robert, glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope the Heaphy was all you imagined it to be. Regards Russell and Judy

Reviewed 21 December 2017

We stayed at the cottage, which has a beautiful view over Collingwood town and the trees. Even though the cottage is right next to the owner's house, it is very private. It has everything you need for cooking, should you choose not to take advantage...More

Thank cork95
Response from Russell F, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 2 January 2018

Hi, glad you enjoyed our beautiful corner of New Zealand, regards Russell and Judy.

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Stayed here in October a really pleasant place in the small town of Collingwood . Easy walking to town and a great view of the Bay. good base to visit a very quiet area of NZ and the quiet town with its range of eating...More

Thank graham e
Response from Russell F, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 9 December 2017

Hi Graham, thank you for your kind words, I hope the red fluff didn't hamper the rest of your holiday, regards Russell and Judy

Reviewed 17 November 2016

I stayed for two nights in the self-contained cottage at Heron's Rest, and they also have a room attached to the main house. The cottage was excellent - clean and spacious, with its own kitchen as well as a comfortable king-size bed and a pair...More

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Response from Russell F, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you Simon, we are grateful that you enjoyed staying at Herons Rest and thank you for mentioning that we are hard to find perched up high on the headland. Unfortunately the gps does not provide correct directions so guest should refer to our website...More

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"its a two bed (1 double and 2 singles) cottage"
01 Jan 2018
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"only one to chose"
07 Dec 2017
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"The Cottage: Peace, quiet, a cocoon of greenery, all kinds of space, plus a 2nd room for our..."
27 Jan 2014
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"The cottage does sleep 4 but we would have hated to have been more than 2 people as our large overseas..."
25 Mar 2013
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