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“Fantastic Historic B&B”
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Reef Cottage B&B
Ranked #1 of 4 Reefton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Nelson, New Zealand
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68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic Historic B&B”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Wonderfully Restored & Renovated building. Wondeful bedroom & bathroom.
All very comfy and cosy. Very accommodating owner. Lovely breakfast with real coffee. Would highly recommend. Reefton is being lovingly restored and shown off. Very impressed.

Room Tip: Room with 'safe' ensuite looks very funky. My room across this hall with seperate bathroom w...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

We were a bit misled by the term 'private separate bathroom' as quoted on the website. Sure, the bathroom is private (you alone have the key to it), it is separate (ie it is not in your bedroom), but you have to walk down a public hallway to get to the bathroom.
Also we were provided with a pretty average continental breakfast, no cooked breakfast in sight. Delicious expresso coffee provided though.
I would only recommend this B&B to a group of friends, it has four bedrooms (2 with ensuites and 2 with bathrooms down the hallway). While we were there the other rooms were occupied by a group of friends, and they had a great time together, we we sat in our room waiting for them all to go to bed, so we could walk down the hallway in our PJs.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Reef Cottage B&B
Address: 51 - 55 Broadway, Reefton, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Reefton
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Reefton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Reef Cottage B&B 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1887, this former Barrister and Solicitor's office has been carefully renovated in 2015 to add light and space without losing its old-world charm to become the Finest Accommodation available in Reefton. (Qualmark 4 1/2 star) Elegantly decorated, the house features charming character rooms all with ensuites (special feature vault ensuite) and central heating. Full kitchen and laundry facilities. Shared lounge with 40 inch LCD TV and ample seating. Private patio, decking and guests' garden. ... more   less 
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