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“Relax To The Max”
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Rose n Reel
Ranked #18 of 29 Te Anau B&B and Inns
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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“Relax To The Max”
Reviewed 6 December 2011

A lovely little cabin, with views across to the lake and surrounding mountains, this is relaxation at its best. My wife and I and our 18 mth old son stayed with Lyn and Lex in late November and loved every minute of it. Our son loved the animals which he fed every day, and your hosts will go out of their way to make your stay most memorable.
The cabin is quaint and clean with all amenities, and within a short drive into town. Even the local Chinese restaurant deliver there!
We had a wonderful stay, and we will definitely stay here again next time in Te Anau. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 November 2011

We stayed four nights in the bedroom with a wonderful view on the mountains. The location is fantastic, just five minutes drive to Te Anau. The house is surrounded by very nice landscape with deers, sheeps, and even a horse.
The room and bathroom were very clean.
Lyn and Lex are wonderful people, very helpful and we enjoyed also been welcomed every evening by Ben, the burmese cat.
The breakfast is great, Lyn made her own bread.
if we come back to Te Anau we will go back with pleasure to Rose N Reel

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 June 2011

Stayed for two nights to go trout fishing for the day with Lex. We had a fantastic day even though the fish were not biting (last day of season). Lex did all he could to help us enjoy our day and we saw some beautiful scenery. Lyn provided a yummy lunch complete with home made goodies.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 March 2011

I cannot understand why there are not more reviews for the RoseRreel as it is an ideal place to stay, a few minutes drive from Te Anau.
Lyn and Lex are a wonderful couple, Lyn is a fountain of knowdlge and tips of places to visit and Lex is a character whose knowldge of hunting and fishing appear to be second to none.
The accomodation consists of a good sized bedroom in the main house with bath, shower and toilet facilities across the hall which are for guest use only. The cabin in the grounnds which we nIcknamed The Ponderosa is very comfortable and has deer, 2 cows, a horse and 2 sheep as friendly neighbours.
If you are looking for good comfortable accomodation in Fiordland then this is the place to stay.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 March 2011

Located less than 5 minutes out of town, this is a perfect base for exploring from.
Lyn and Lex are great hosts.
For those with kids there are the pet animals.
We stayed in the house but there is also cabin accommodation available.
While our room did not have an ensuite, full private facilities were just across a hall.
Plenty of local knowledge provided to help you plan your trips.
If you are into fishing then Lex is your man, while there we saw very happy customers coming back from their days fishing with Lex

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Rose n Reel
Address: 89 Ben Loch Lane | RD2, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9672, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
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Ranked #18 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Te Anau
Number of rooms: 1

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