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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked here at the last minute based on the recommendation from fellow travelers, and we were so glad we did! Jim and Sue were absolutely delightful and passionate about their wonderful place in the world. Our room was quite comfortable, clean and spacious. The grounds have been lovingly tended over the years and feature many varieties of fruits, vegetables,...

1Thank Brad028
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jim and Sue are truly passionate hosts in this 'taste of Scotland' accommodation ideally located for enjoying Abel Tasman and Golden Bay. We were so well looked after and brilliantly guided to make the most of our few days stay, to ensure we did the things we wanted to do. Our room and breakfast (with great home baking) was great...

Thank Dave G
Winters, California
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We all want to come away from our vacations refreshed and with good memories. The hosts at Fraser Highlands were such special people. Their welcoming home, filling breakfast and good conversation made this a wonderful experience. We were in the queen bedroom on the second floor of the house. The views from our room of Tasman Bay were spectacular. Our...

2Thank H2OAlgae
Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This cottage is situated a few minutes' drive outside of Motueka. It has fantastic views over the valley and the sea. It is well equipped for a self-catering stay. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and provided useful advice on activities in the area. We really enjoyed our stay here.

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2Thank gerald2017
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Sue and Jim, the owners, are lovely and made us feel very welcome. Their rustic cottage is on top of a hill in the grounds of their house, with fabulous views. Access is via a good quality unsealed road. Inside the 1-bedroom cottage there were many thoughtful touches, eg fruit, chocolates, good range of coffees/teas, condiments, cooking oil, magazines, books,...

2Thank Rosepink22
Upper Austria, Austria
Reviewed 10 December 2016

What we liked: The nice location with great views, the hospitality of our hosts, the nice and clean room (the room was in the house on ground floor), the breakfast, Jim and Sue's sightseeing tips, their support when we had to change our travel plans, ..., everything!

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1Thank manfredh229
So Cal
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just loved our stay here. Jim and Sue just " took care of us"!! Their home is their castle and they treat their guests like royalty - they truly care about you. It was our first trip to NZ and we arrived jet lagged and exhausted from west coast USA. They ensured that we arrived at their place safely...

5Thank mrswebdweeb
Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had a peaceful time at the cottage. Sue and Jim were wonderful hosts, happy to answer our questions about what to do, how to use a wood stove (our first), and how to work the oven in the cottage (there is a secret to the knobs). They actually lived in the cottage while their home was built. If you...

3Thank Ashley V
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The cottage at Fraser Highland Retreat was the highlight in accommodation terms of our whole four weeks in New Zealand. It's up a long drive and is therefore a really great place to get away from it all, whilst being only a short drive from Motueka or Kaiteriteri (where we would definitely recommend doing one of the Abel Tasman cruises...

1Thank Toby S
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed with Sue & Jim in October 2015 and somehow it slipped and we never wrote any reviews (for our entire trip) but this is a place one will not forget. Sue & Jim are such wonderful hosts, that was the nicest thing about staying in this lovely B&B. The room we had upstairs was nice and clean. The...

1Thank marieke115

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fraser Highlands offers unrivaled views in the Abel Tasman and Nelson area (just read our reviews!). Our accommodation options include two fabulous b&b suites; downstairs has private external access, upstairs an additional 'family room' offering with the adjacent leisure room. Both have fantastic views of the surrounding area.If you'd like a little more privacy we have a gorgeous one bedroom cottage. The cottage is completely self-contained and includes full kitchen, laundry, bathroom, optional lounge sofa bed and free WiFi. Relax with a book on the balcony and views... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fraser Highlands Retreat

Address: 177 Riwaka-Sandy Bay Road, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Price Range: ₹ 8,424 - ₹ 10,763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Don't be put off by the meandering driveway to the house - it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles 799DaveG799, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the self-contained cottage, which was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles tobys213, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have amazing views of the local mountains”
 of 5 bubbles webdweeb, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose the downstairs room with amazing bath! :)”
 of 5 bubbles tin_p42, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Cottage is great!”
 of 5 bubbles 299alinai, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
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