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Tussock Cottage

48 Rutherford Road | Lake Hayes RD1, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
Tussock Cottage
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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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Hamburg, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

The lovely cottage at lake Hays is run with so much passion and joy by the family. We had BBQ each night in our garden. Our son enjoyed feeding the chickens and playing with cats and dog. Lots of toys were provided for him. We felt really at home. Thanks for a great stay!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Tussock Cottage is gorgeous. It is so different from the usual holiday house. The rendered strawbale walls, recycled timbers and grass roof provide a lovely warm restful environment. Lee and Jaap are friendly but not intrusive hosts, with a great knowledge and love for their local area. Mountain views, lake walks and green rolling hills are all here.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have just had our fourth stay at Tussock Cottage. We love it and hope to return many times. It's pretty, romantic, in a great spot, handy to lots of fun and the owners are marvellous. It is close to Arrowtown. You will need a car or other own transport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I absolutely LOVE tussock cottage. I have stayed at tussock cottage a few times now and let me tell you... it is something special for sure! The cottage is very clean and well decorated. The bed is very comfortable and all amenities that may be needed are provided.. including fresh eggs from the chickens and usually some home-made baking! It... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We've been visitors to Queenstown for many years, and because we brought our dog down with us we chanced upon Tussock Cottage, for a 3 night stay. It is honestly one of the best places we have stayed in Queenstown/Arrowtown, not only for the outstanding location by Lake Hayes, the ambience of the cottage, but the welcoming atmosphere the hosts... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What can I say? Our stay at Tussock Cottage was MAGNIFICENT. We spent 5 nights there and it was very comfortable. Great location, close to ski fields, wineries and Q Town. Lee and Jaap were very friendly and helpful and nothing was a problem. I would recommend Tussock as the place to stay if you are in the area.

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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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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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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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