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Blue Thistle Cottages

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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, 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
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Mid-range
Location
Full view
Getting there
Manapouri Airport2 km
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All reviews the cottages country setting new zealand milford sound self contained wonderful hosts home away from home minute drive great bed views of the mountains two nights south island bedroom cottage the kitchen dining table routeburn track relaxing stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two nights. The cottage was updated, very clean, with excellent views of the surrounding mountains. The blankets on the bed were extra warm which we enjoyed. We were able to meet the tour bus for our ride out to Doubtful Sound at...More

Thank Savage396
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a 3 night stay, absolutely loved our cottage, so immaculately clean, cosy and comfortable with all that you need...great bed, awesome shower etc etc. The location was brilliant just a few minutes drive into Te Anau or straight on the Highway for Milford...More

Thank SandraS13717
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Thistle Cottages in Te Anau are a well built set of 4 self contained cottages on a farm just off the main road that face the mountains. They are well built, spotless and well appointed cottages with ample room. Ours had seating inside and...More

Thank AubreyHord
Response from Dexterteanau, Owner at Blue Thistle CottagesResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments. It was a pleasure to be your hosts.

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay at Blue Thistle Cottages! Set in a gorgeous, quiet location, about a 5 minute drive into the town of Te Anau. The cottage was spacious, with a kitchen area, dining table and sitting area. Warm, clean and very quiet. The free...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We liked this place – everything was OK with small exceptions: - It was difficult to find this place in the dark - Road leading to the cottage was narrow with bushes on both sides of the road that were ‘scratching’ the car. -Nice place...More

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Snihur
23 July 2018|
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Response from Dexterteanau | Property representative |
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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Kathy M
22 March 2018|
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Response from Dexterteanau | Property representative |
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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"Cottage 3 is private with great views"
SandraS13717
3 weeks ago
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"There are only four cottages and one is a two bedroom. They are all privately placed on the property."
vdeeg
13 Mar 2018
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"All but one cottage seem to have the magnificent views"
MidAtlanticArtist
08 May 2017
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"All rooms looked excellent"
Josh2201
07 Feb 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$158 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
blue thistle cottages hotel te anau
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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