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Blue Thistle Cottages

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Spacious well appointed cottages with superb views set on 10 acres, 1.5 Km from Te Anau on the road to Milford Sound. Cottages are self-contained self-catering. All cottages have free WiFi, all sky (cable) channels. Quality linen and fluffy robes. A very friendly german shorthaired pointer will greet you..And we have 2 cats and several friendly Dexter cows.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Well appointed and immaculate cottages in a peaceful location just out of town on the Milford Rd. Views of the lake from some. Cleanest and best maintained accommodation I think I have ever stayed in! Hosts are delightful and have great advice about local walks.
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We loved our 3 night stay in our charming cottage with a lovely private garden and view of mountains. Our hosts Rachel and David were welcoming, charming and very helpful. Our cottage had a very comfortable living room with very good kitchenette and dining table. Separate
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A cluster of immaculate cottages on a verdant knoll located five minutes from the town center of Te Anau, Blue Thistle is a lovely haven. Each cottage is immaculate and spacious, with private lawns and terrific views of grassy hills and distant mountains. Blue Thistle is run by
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We stayed here two nights. The cottage was updated, very clean, with excellent views of the surrounding mountains. The blankets on the bed were extra warm which we enjoyed. We were able to meet the tour bus for our ride out to Doubtful Sound at the bottom of the driveway. Had a
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We spent a 3 night stay, absolutely loved our cottage, so immaculately clean, cosy and comfortable with all that you need...great bed, awesome shower etc etc. The location was brilliant just a few minutes drive into Te Anau or straight on the Highway for Milford Sound. The
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Yes, we do have a cat at Blue Thistle Cottages. And we do everything that we can to keep her out of the cottages in case we have people with allergies.
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hello Kathy No we don't have a laundry, however I am happy to do a small load for you, or there is a launderette in town. Regards Annette
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"No poor choices among Blue Thistle's cottages."
"Cottage 3 is private with great views"
"There are only four cottages and one is a two bedroom. They are all privately placed on the property."
"All but one cottage seem to have the magnificent views"
"All rooms looked excellent"
US$166 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
blue thistle cottages hotel te anau
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
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