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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are here currently and have been for 3 nights. We are in the wee units near the main house as Or hard Cottage was booked and can't praise it highly enough. It's a home away from home with Jane the hostess going out of her way to make everything lovely. Lots of little touches that are far above your...

Thank Did0123
West Sussex, England
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed in the accommodation attached to the house last year and loved our stay so much with Jane and Roger that we came back again this year. The two bedroomed cottage is lovely but a cheaper option is the one bedroomed accommodation we stayed in with lovely views of the Remarkables. You won't get a warmer welcome anywhere else...

Thank Victoria996
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We didn't stay in the Orchard Cottage as it was booked but instead in the two self contained units attached to the main house. Jane was a fantastic host and the accomodation was lovely and well equipped, and the location was perfect (best to have a car though). Views from the property were stunning. We'll be back!

Thank mindfood
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A wonderful cottage with friendly, helpful hosts who go the extra mile to ensure you enjoy your stay. We appreciated their local knowledge and recommendations on walks, places to see, etc and all the extra thoughtful things Jane does, like home baking, etc. Would certainly recommend staying here and will stay here again.

Thank kiwiKiwi
Reviewed 10 July 2016

When we arrived Jane greeted us with freshly baked orange and choc chip muffins, and my name was on the welcome sign. We felt right at home imeadiatly. The cottage was warm and inviting everything was perfect and well cared for. Jane checked on us even offering to get any suplies that we needed for dinner the first night. On...

Thank sandieshoe64
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Just read these reviews of Jane and Roger's perfect cottage.They all rave and I can't add anything else, than to say this is kiwi hospitality at its best. Do yourself a favour and you will experience stunning scenic beauty, peaceful surroundings, immaculate accommodation and two very special hosts.

Thank loveroflife40
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The cottage is well situated approx 15 min from Queenstown by car. Not close enough if you want to be in the middle of the action, but if you want to relax, this is the right place. Jane was a marvelous host and answered our every question rapidly. A very good place to stay near Arrowtown.

Thank François M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Jane and Roger are warm, friendly hosts who went out of their way to be helpful and accommodating. Rather than the Cottage, itself, we were in one of the one bedroom apartments. There was a good choice of ingredients with which to make up our breakfast. There was some home baking to greet us on arrival. The rooms were clean,...

1Thank Dave4646
West Sussex, England
Reviewed 2 February 2016

When I contacted the hosts about staying at Orchard Cottage it was already booked but they offered us a one bedroom apartment on the end of their house and it is perfect for a couple. Communication with Jane was good beforehand and on arrival we were warmly greeted and there was even a welcome sign up and it was a...

1Thank Victoria996
Asheville, NC
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Jane and Roger make this quiet oasis a best pick. About 2-3 km from Arrowtown, a freestanding 2br structure across the yard from their home. Comfy in every way, lots of personal touches that make the visit easy on the traveller. Free use of the laundry made it even better! If you like Arrowtown but want quiet and helpful local...

Thank breggie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightful two bedroomed self-contained cottage in private rural setting with mountain views. Main bedroom has a king bed, second bedroom with twin king singles can be made up as superking if required. The cottage is located well away from the main house for privacy and has a sunny verandah, its own garden with outdoor seating and bbq area plus ample parking. The cottage is very well equipped with full kitchen facilities, gas heat pump, electric blankets and ski boot drying rack for the cooler months with quality linen and all cleaning included. Home baking a speciality. Less than 5 minutes from historic Arrowtown and 15 minutes from Queenstown airport but in a quiet rural location yet only 20 minutes from the nearest skifield at Coronet Peak which can be seen from the property. Ideal as a base for the many activities on offer in the Queenstown and Lakes district or for a quiet getaway or romantic weekend. Let us know if your visit is for a special occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orchard Cottage

Address: 556 Speargrass Flat Road | Lake Hayes, R.D. 1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 7,605 - ₹ 8,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Queenstown
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“Private and quiet cottage”
 of 5 bubbles sandieshoe64, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had the stand alone cottage which was seperate from the main house and very secluded”
 of 5 bubbles GrantO76, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There is only one cottage there, making it very private and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles janetwO9067DO, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are two delightful bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles Alicejw3, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you can't rent the cottage try the bed and breakfast room at the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles Swaniesperth, 5 Dec 2013 | Read review
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