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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were so fortunate as to have booked 3 nights from the get go and would have loved to have had even more time to spend. We stayed in Moonlight Cottage which has a super private terrace and still offers amazing views. The cottages have all amenities one can ask for including a fully equipped kitchen, a private BBQ, a...

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much Toby and Laura for your very kind comments. It was absolutely our pleasure to have such awesome guests staying in our lovely Moonlight Cottage. Guest appreciation and comments such as yours just reinforce how very fortunate we are to wake up each morning and look forward to our day in 'our little piece of paradise'. We...

Reviewed 27 November 2016

Just 1.7kms off the main highway to Wanaka we came across this oasis. What a find. Set amidst gardens and streams is Burn Cottage Retreat. We too stayed in Rascal Cottage for 3 nights last week, modern spotlessly clean with everything we could want. Even got to watch sheep shearing - not the pet ones too young yet. Interesting talks...

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Colleen. Many thanks for your much appreciated comments - we wished we could have been here to meet you ourselves but we are delighted to hear that Neil stepped into our 'hosting' role so well. He is alway happy to help us out and appreciates our love of our 'little piece of paradise' and our goal in making sure...

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

From the welcome message on the board at reception when we arrived, to the warm farewell when we left, Cecilia and Darryl make you feel at home. It was beyond compare. The grounds were immaculate! Gardens full of flowers and assorted fruit trees. Free use of the washing facilities, books, DVD's, and mountain bikes. The most playful Labrador is always...

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. It always makes our hosting duties a pleasure when we have guests like yourselves and Beema is forever happy to turn on the 'labrador charm' when she spots a dog lover! Hopefully we will see you back for another visit to our idyllic Burn Cottage Retreat . Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl (and Beema...

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at Burn Cottage for 3 nights and had a wonderful stay. The views from the Rascal Cottage are beautiful. We arrived in Spring and the baby lambs were just gorgeous. Cromwell and the surrounding Central Otago region is fantastic for those wine lovers. Cecilia and Darryl were fantastic hosts and we enjoyed their company and their beautiful,...

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Stephen. Thank you so much for your much appreciated review. We thoroughly enjoyed your company as well as the red wine sampling! Haha! The lambs are missing you both and didn't seem content with just our company after that! Hopefully we will see you back 'in our little piece of paradise' for a longer visit next time. Kindest Regards...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed in Rascal Cottage for two nights and loved it. Beautiful garden setting, with spring blossoms surrounding our private deck and lambs in the adjoining paddock. The cottage was beautifully appointed - luxurious super king bed, nice bathroom and comfortable lounge/dining/kitchen. A lovely quiet, rural setting - and just 5 minutes drive from Cromwell township. Highly recommended.

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Peter. Always a pleasure to have guests who appreciate our 'little piece of paradise' as much as we do. Hopefully we will see you again when you are looking for a break away. Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Our stay here was one of the highlights of the South Island. Beautiful location, relaxed atmosphere with a modern and luxurious cottage. Cecilia and Darryn were exceptionally accommodating and their breakfast, from local produce was a welcome break from the take-out and cafe food we usually have whilst travelling. We'll be visiting again. - Jess & Phred

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jess and Phred for your very kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed you stay with us and thank you for your help at lamb feeding time and alerting us to an escapee lamb during your stay! Gave Darryl a very good run around getting him back safely to mum - haha. We have another 'orphan'...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed for 2 days at the Rascal Cottage and loved every second of it. The cottage is beautiful and extremely well appointed. Excellent appliances, great bathroom and kitchen, and extremely comfortable bed. Daryl and Cecilia are incredible hosts and very welcoming. They gave us a tour of the sheep farm and allowed my wife to feed them (a highlight)....

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely and very much appreciated comments. We really enjoyed having you share 'our little piece of paradise' with us and our biggest pleasure comes from seeing our guests enjoy this wonderful location as much as we do. I look forward to seeing the picture of the ewe who decided my lap was the best...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and adult daughter and I just had a three night stay with Cecilia and Darryl in the beautiful Central Otago landscape and it was just delightful. Well positioned just out of Cromwell the "Celebration cottage" was a perfect base for us to enjoy all that the region has to offer. One of three cottages set in beautifully landscaped...

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CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely and much appreciated feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our piece of paradise and very much look forward to seeing you back here again. It is always a pleasure having guests as delightful as you and your husband and daughter. Beema is already missing you! Kindest Regards Cecilia and...

Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stayed at Rascal Cottage for 3 nights. It was fantastic staying at such a lovely cottage with a stunningly beautiful garden. We just loved it, very peaceful and relaxing Cottage was very clean, lovely decor and comfortable bed, well equipped in the kitchen. Phil and Rose are lovely hosts, very helpful and friendly. We’ve got warm welcome and enjoyed...

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much nanades for your lovely review. We do appreciate it and yes, it was 20 tonne of rocks moved by hand. We have loved every minute building this garden and the cottages and we hope you will return to stay with the new owners who take over at the end of April 2016. With kindest regards...

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This was a real chance find for us. We were originally looking for accommodation in Queenstown for two nights but found it to be pretty much solidly booked (demand having risen around Chinese New Year). We widened our search and found Burns Cottage Retreat at Cromwell - what a great discovery. Located just a mile or so outside of Cromwell...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome! We'd love to have you stay in one of our three boutique, private and romantic self contained cottages. Our accommodation is secluded and quiet, nestled amidst a walnut grove and spectacular tussock, woodland and hosta gardens, 3km from Cromwell and Lake Dunstan. Surrounded by wineries and orchards, we are centrally located for exploring the Queenstown, Wanaka, Mt Cook, Southland and Fiordland regions. We offer guests free mountain bikes (subject to availability), WIFI and laundry facilities. Each cottage has a King bed, en-suite bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge area. Our spacious accommodation is suitable for mature couples who enjoy the finer things in life and wish to relax in beautiful, tranquil surrounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Burn Cottage Retreat

Address: 168 Burn Cottage Road | RD 2, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Cromwell
Price Range: ₹ 11,381 - ₹ 11,869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All Cottages are amazing, Moonlight and Rascal offer a bit more privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles laurarD9736JJ, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Separate 1 bedroom cottages fully equipped including car ports spotlessly clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 494colleenm, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Rascal Cottage”
 of 5 bubbles harpswelldp, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All 3 cottages look equally good”
 of 5 bubbles NancyTR, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All three cottages are the same so any will be perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Vannicholson, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
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