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Birchwood Cottages

4.5 of 5 Cottage   |   208 Milford Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ray and Leonie are among the best we have met on our travels around the South Island. The cottage was perfect for a couple, being close to the road didnt bother us at all. Good facilities and was warm and cosy in minutes. Highly recommend and also highly recommend the Milford tour that Ray has on offer, its by far... More

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of both our accommodation and tour to Milford Sound. To say we were the best is so lovely to here. More

Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Ray and Leonie, the owners, are doing a really good job there. Really friendly and helpful. The cottage was nice, clean and cosy. We also book a tour with Ray, really good knowledge and funny commentary. Highly recommended !

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about our accommodation and your appreciation of the Milford Sound Tour More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stay here. The hosts are very friendly and accommodating. They had the heater on before we arrived which was a nice touch. Thanks for a nice stay. Dave and Jane and kids.........................................

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments about our accommodation in Te Anau. The enclosed log burners are very popular in the winter, and we appreciate that you enjoyed the 'warm' welcome. More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Ray and Leonie were outstanding and made us feel very welcome. The cottage was cosy, very comfortable and very well equipped. It was large enough with three above average rooms for our family of 5. Can't wait to go back. Thanks Ray and Leonie

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We really appreciate the "outstanding" comment. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and even more pleased to here that you can't wait to return. More

Tokyo, Japan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Birchwood cottages is fantastic for medium to large sized groups - We were a group of 4, an older couple and a younger. We had initially booked a different place in Te Anau, lured by photos of high wooden ceilings and lots of open space on booking.com. We quickly changed to a last minute booking of Birchwood Cottages and boy... More

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review about our self contained cottage accommodation. There is simply no better heat than that of a wood burner and we are pleased you apapreciated the warmth provided.for both the hospitality and fire. More

Dover, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a difficult review for me to write. On one hand, I feel compelled to speak up because this was easily our least satisfactory lodging experience during five weeks in New Zealand. On the other hand, when I read the reviews of others, which are overwhelmingly favorable, I worry about being unfair. After much thought, I've concluded that the... More

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

The place you have reviewed belongs to our family, and we rent it out as a favour. As you well know, when you booked this place (whoops it wasnt you that booked it ) none of our places "on campus" were available. This lovely 3 bedroom place with 2 good size bathrooms has wonderful heating with a magnificent log burner.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Leonie and Ray are wonderful hosts at Birchwood cottages. They were very accommodating to the four of us and always welcoming despite the late times we needed them sometimes. The cottage we stayed in was lovely, full of light and very comfortable and homely. Thank-you Leonie and Ray.

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review about our Te Anau accommodation. We are always available from 7 in the morning through to 10 at night. We are pleased you appreciated this. More

Poole, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If you are going to stay in Te Anau....this would be an excellent choice,particularly if ,like us ,you want a cottage with several rooms. We stayed in a 3 room cottage (newly built) on opposite side of road to main complex. It was very well furnished ,very clean and comfortable. Owner was very helpful and I think this would probably... More

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the "best value stay in NZ" comment. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is good that you took a small group tour to Milford Sound, the best way to explore Fiordland. The company you chose for your Milford sound day ranks high on '"tripadvisor" (No 3) We invite readers of this review... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom unit. The unit is wheel chair accessible, it was clean and well equipped. It is located on the main road to Milford Sound, but a nice hedge hides the traffic. Any needs we had were quickly taken care of. Leonie was a wealth of information and booked us for a one day trip to... More

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. You have appreciated the quality of our 4 star plus one bedroom cottage in Te Anau and for this we simply say thank you. Leonie would have booked you with "Fiordland Tours" knowing that they are the best small group tour to Milford Sound. We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour. More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed as part of a South Island road trip with our adult son. The cottage was well furnished and equipped and the little touches provided by Leona and Ray really made us feel welcome. Ray's tour to Milford Sound should be a must on everyone's itinerary!

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments about our accommodation and the tour to Milford Sound with "Fiordland Tours" We are so pleased that the combined package exceeded you expectations. It is such a pleasure to have people that appreciate the attention to detail that we provide. More

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Address: 208 Milford Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Birchwood Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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