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Blue Thistle Cottages

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Overview
168 Te Anau- Milford Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Pool
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All reviews the cottages country setting new zealand milford sound home away from home minute drive great hosts views of the mountains two nights south island bedroom cottage the kitchen dining table relaxing stay routeburn track quiet location we loved our stay
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Reviewed 1 week 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 days 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 5 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

3  Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights with partner. Accomodation is warm and cosy. The bathrobes are luxurious! Nice little place to stay if you are planning on spending the day at Milford Sound. Still close to the town centre of Te Anau.

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 days at Blue Thistle Cottages. Our cottage was very clean and comfortable with beautiful views of the surrounding gardens and mountains. We arrived during a cold snap so the mountain tops were covered with snow which was an added bonus...More

1  Thank Lynne C
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About
Description
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 More (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. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$154 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Thistle Cottages Hotel Te Anau
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$154 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Thistle Cottages Hotel Te Anau
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
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Traveler (127)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Contact
168 Te Anau- Milford Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640 New Zealand
Getting there
Manapouri Airport2 km
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Snihur
24 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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"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
8 May 2017
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"All rooms looked excellent"
Josh2201
7 Feb 2017
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"We stayed in cottage 4 which had two bedrooms."
693billp
25 Jan 2017
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