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48 Rutherford Road | Lake Hayes RD1, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed two nights at this peaceful, high calibre cottage. It was warm, cosy and finished to the highest of standards. We appreciated the friendly hosts and the extra touches... Fresh eggs, warm underfloor heating etc. Will be back :-) thanks heaps

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a real find for us. We have a dog, which was very welcome inside this lovely cottage. Situated on the edge of the lake which has lovely walks of varying lengths, while being only minutes from Arrowtown and a short drive to either Queenstown or Gibbston Valley. Lovely and clean with help from Jaap and Lee if needed.... More

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Hobart, Tasmania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A wonderful gem of a cottage on the edge of NZ's loveliest lake. Warm, homely, restful but exciting. Bikes available for an easy tour round the lake whenever. Kayak available but we didn't use it - a day on the Drat River instead. Wonderful hosts, nothing too much of a problem. One daughter joined us for the final three nights... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This was one of the best places we stayed in during our trip to NZ. It's been designed and furnished to a really high standard and the attention to detail is really good. The location is great, lake hayes is very tranquil and right next door. The owner creates art work out of driftwood which are dotted around the cottage... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a charming, well appointed, very clean cottage, in excellent condition. We fell in love with the unusual adobe style architecture, with rich furnishings and interesting works of art. Total privacy, very attentive host, we didn't want for anything! The bike trails are amazing-- and two great bikes were provided. A highlight of our month-long adventure in New Zealand.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Thank you Jaap and Lee for another unforgettable stay at Tussock Cottage. This little haven is so special and we love staying there. Quiet, comfortable and charming this little piece of paradise is made extra special by the lovely hosts! They are quite simply experts in providing caring and helpful assistance. This place is a gem!! Thank you Jaap for... More

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Le Tampon, Reunion Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

December 2013 - January 2014 This is our third long stay in Tussock Cottage and we always receive the warmest welcome from Lee and Jaap who are the most friendly, helpful and generous people we have ever met. Everything has already been said about the idyllic location of the cottage, ideal for a quiet and resourceful holiday and yet very... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

An absolute gem only 20 min. from Queenstown but worlds away from the busy energy of the city. Two minute walk to Lake Hayes and a beautiful track around the lake. The cottage was cozy, comfortable, and beautifully decorated, and the hosts were delightful and helpful. We would certainly stay there again if we were in the Queenstown area.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

What a wonderful relaxing cosy cottage to come down to after a hard days skiing. Underfloor heating throughout large drying room and the most comfortable bed. The linen smells devine and beautiful . Our hosts are truly hospitable. Will definately come back actually we didnt want to leave.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We have stayed at Tussock Cottage on numerous occasions and we love it. Cosy in winter (with underfloor heating) and cool in a hot Central Otago summer, this is the perfect year round holiday home. The straw bale construction and the added touches of home grown honey and eggs (in season) along with home baked cookies, cool water and milk... More

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Address: 48 Rutherford Road | Lake Hayes RD1, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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