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    Birds Ferry Lodge

    163 Birds Ferry Road,, Westport 7892, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good9%
    • Average1%
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    “outdoor baths” (15 reviews)
    “b b” (27 reviews)
    “hot tub” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Spa
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 March 2013

    We stayed at birds ferry lodge last year. We had recently suffered a bereavement and this location was the ideal place for some much needed solace. We would highly recommend this awesome location and beautiful lodge to anyone. Not only were the hosts welcoming to...More

    Thank Stephen B
    Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 27 March 2013

    Thank you for posting a review. We LOVED having you and your canine family to stay - thank you too for leaving the cottage in an immaculate condition! You are welcome back any time and our dogs Mick and Merlot look forward to that day!...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2013

    The cottage is a magic place in wonderful setting-we have been back several times and loved it every time.Alison and Andre are excellent hosts and will also provide a superb meal if required. Even had a white heron in the garden last time-ask Andre to...More

    1  Thank Chrisamon
    Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 27 March 2013

    Hello again Chris and thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you both again soon. Alison and Andre

    Reviewed 11 March 2013

    The Cottage was just the perfect place for a realxing,& rejunating short stay. It is a small piece of paradise. If you need to just relaxl & get away,you could not be in a better place ,or better hands.Will definitely be back. Thank You Allison...More

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    Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 6 September 2014

    Well we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.. Thank you for posting your compliments! Alison and Andre M&M

    Reviewed 8 March 2013

    Of all the reviews I have written this is the most difficult I have compiled to date. I hope Alison and Andre take my comments in the way in which they are intentioned which is from an objective feeling of our thoughts about our own...More

    Thank HighburyCheshire
    Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 10 March 2013

    Thank you for your detailed review of your stay at Birds Ferry Lodge. We are sorry that things did not meet your expectations in some ways. For the benefit of anyone reading this we would like to address some of those items mentioned. We supply...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2013

    This place is really secluded with the only disturbance being the birds and an occassional helicopter. The views across the bush to the sea at sunset are beautiful. The bedroom was spacious, clean and very comfortable and guests also had the use of a huge...More

    Thank Philipo261048
    Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 26 March 2013

    Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and especially my cooking and home grown produce! Thank you for your review. Alison Gygax

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Spa
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    • US$ 278 - US$ 388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    Good Morning and thank you for your question. Yes you are correct! We accept well behaved pets at Ferry Mans Cottage - they must be under control around wildlife (including Kiwis) and we request that you scoop the poop in... More
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