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Reviewed 17 February 2013

We thought the cottage was cosy and well equipped, and the breakfasts supplied for our stay were good. However as soon ad we met Sarah she told us that she was tired of B and B, and wanted to re brand the cottages as self contained. It was obvious their focus is on their pizza restaurant in town. It was...

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Carlsbad
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Contrary to some reviews that need to get a clue, this is not a hotel, but rather a B&B on a working farm. Complaining about chores being done is ridiculous. Sarah and Finn and their kids are traditional hard-working Kiwis. The two little cottages are wonderful and well equipped, in fact the best equipped so far on our month long...

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Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Our family arrived late on a weekend, after a day of tramping to Key Summit (off the Milford Road), and it was a welcome sight to turn into Glacial Rock to a haven of greenery, quiet and superb views. Lucia the enthusiastic and friendly pet dog gave us a warm welcome. The cottage was replete with every comfort, and the...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2012

On the plus side the cottage was clean and well equipped. The breakfast supplies were generous and delicious, especially the home made muesli. The location (apart from the disappointing view of the lake) was quiet and picturesque. The swing chair on the porch was a lovely feature, perfect for quiet contemplation. Now to the reasons for my average rating.... The...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2012

This was by far the best farm stay we have experienced. Sarah, Finn and the children were friendly and welcoming. My 4 year old was bottle feeding a lamb within minutes of arriving, much to his delight. The kids had a ball, walking or quad biking around the farm, playing with the friendly dog, feeding and fetching eggs from the...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 10 February 2012

We have stayed with the Murphys twice now. They are a delightful welcoming family. We loved feeding the baby lambs twice and day and enjoyed dinner in their Pizzaria da' Toni in Te Anau. We loved the fresh milk and eggs for breakfast. Te Anau is a favourite NZ destination with excellent hikes within easy driving distance.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 January 2012

This B&B farmstay was very comfortable and roomy - new furniture, beds, bathroom, & well equiped kitchen for our family of 3. The views from every window over the fields and hedges to the mountains was stunning. There is a friendly dog, numerous chickens, and graising elk. The farm is about 5 minutes out side of Te Anau. Owners, Sarah...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 January 2012

We actually didn’t plan to spend much time in Te Anau except to do a stopover on our way to and from Miford Sound. However, when we went online to book the Miford Sound Chalet, we were left with only a one-day stay as the rest of the weeks were fully booked. Rather than make a 5-6 hrs drive back...

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North London
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Glacial Rock is located just outside of Te Anau, and is part of a working farm. The facilities at the cottage are good, the kitchen is complete, the bed is comfortable and there is a spacious bathroom. The views from the cottage of the mountains across the field is somewhat obscured by rows of trees in the distance. The cottage...

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Anchorage AK
Reviewed 1 December 2011

While not a typical B&B (staying in the home, having breakfast prepared for you) we had a wonderful stay. We were given a cozy cabin (complete with in floor heating and a killer view) and everything we would need to make breakfast, eggs and milk fresh from the farm! Sarah made sure to let us know which fields were okay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Glacial Rock B & B

Address: PO Box 123 | 141 Tutoko Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Glacial Rock B & B Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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“Stay away from these cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles Daphnekiwi, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Both rooms are equally excellent!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles JaMata, 31 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Both cottages are self sustaining and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaeleK, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
“e-mail in advance as there are only two cottages”
 of 5 bubbles jammoSydney, 14 Aug 2011 | Read review
“They are both spectacular!”
 of 5 bubbles BradleyTSkinner, 11 Apr 2011 | Read review
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