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Dusky Ridges - Te Anau farmstay Bed and Breakfast

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49 Kakapo Road | RD 2, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9672, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had such a wonderful stay for three nights at Dusky Ridges. A beautiful, peaceful, comfortable place with very hospitable and generous hosts. For our "city dwelling" children this was a fantastic opportunity to see a bit of life on a farm. They loved the farm so much it was hard to drag them away to see the amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If Dusky Ridges had outlets in every major destination, the folks at mandarin oriental, four seasons, etc. would be in big trouble because THIS is where you want to stay when far from home. Comfortable, meticulous accommodation in a stunning setting with hospitality that gives lie to the corporate commercial sort. When was the last time the manager at a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I couldn't recommend Dusky Ridges more highly! The farm is absolutely breathtaking with incredible lake and mountain views and lots of adorable friendly animals that you get to help feed if you'd like. The accommodations were very charming -- clean, comfortable, cozy, and welcoming. Win provides you with the most delicious farm fresh eggs and other homemade treats like quince... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The setting is breath taking and our accommodation unique and elegant. Provisions included venison sausages, farm fresh eggs, preserves and a dramatically ever changing view from each room. The skylight above each of the bountiful beds welcomed the stars or rain and added to the ambiance. Several walks around the farm are positioned to capitalise on the magnificence of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We spent two nights in the Cottage in March and regret we could not stay longer. Win’s attention to detail makes the difference. There is nothing missing, you feel at home. It is spotless, comfortable and nicely decorated. Wifi is excellent (unlike in most hotels we stayed in). Win will do anything to make you happy; she even hung out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our family of 8 ( 6 adults 2 children ages 5 & 3) stayed in both cottages for 2 nights whilst we explored Te Anau and Milford Sound. It was nice to arrive to freshly baked bread & brownies in the cottages, plus lots of breakfast provisions ready for the next day. The cottages were beautifully furnished, and we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Win and Heinrich are amazing hosts, the accommodations are excellent (both the larger house and the studio), and we loved everything about our time there. Win is as lovely as everyone says, and we had a great time going out to feed the animals with her (we still talk about Pheobe, Bob, and the alpaca that spit!). Heinrich took my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A stay at Dusky Ridges is highly recommended. The level of care that has been taken to provide accommodation that is warm, inviting and functional is evident everywhere you look. My husband and I appreciated all the thoughtful touches, including provisions to cater for a dietary intolerance. And then there is the warm hospitality provided by Win and Heinrich. Nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Win and Heinrich are perfect hosts and have created the ideal family stay in their new, immaculately clean two bedroom lodge. We arrived to freshly baked brownies and bread, fruit and chocolates, but that wasn't enough to keep the kids inside. Win spent considerable time showing us the property and helping us feed the deer (my daughter is obsessed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Nice accommodation with lovely hosts. The cottage was a pleasant surprise, we found it lovely and clean with nice furnishings. All very comfortable in a lovely location with access to the property and animals.

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