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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had 1 night in Te Anau before starting the Milford Track the next day. This was the perfect stop. A cosy little cottage, quiet at night, comfortable beds, soft pillows, good shower, plenty of towels - all that you need! Thanks for a great stay.

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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we booked our cottage we were actually not so much excited as the cottage looked a bit old-fashioned on the pictures. But when we arrived and entered our new home for a couple of days we coulnd´t help but wonder: this was a pretty awesome and cosy cottage. Wifi all over the place, TV with DVD´s (watched the LOTR,... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review of our accommodation All our accommodation units are separate from each other and as you have noted, you do not see any other guests. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this accommodation via the web and maybe should have looked at some of the pictures rather than reading the blurb & reviews. The cottage was a wooden building (my wife called it a shed) not a cottage - maybe an expectation issue due to the word cottage. The accommodation is located at the from of the property right... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

We are surprised that our lovely 4 star plus cottage was not what you expected. This is the most unfair review we have had about the one bedroom place. Our office is usually shut between 10am and 2pm but we are available by the use of the telephone in your room 24/7 Our service includes rubbish - towels - dishes... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and didn't want to leave!! The cottage was adorable and had everything we needed (always a plus, the bed was very comfortable!). And the owner was so lovely and helpful!!! The town center and lake side is only a few minutes walk away (what else could you ask for?!)

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for wonderful comments about our accommodation. You are welcome to come back and "stay for ever" People such as yourselves are an absolute pleasure to have here. More 

North Shore City, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful helpful hosts who went above and beyond. Thank you for picking our family up after bus ride from Invercargill; thank you for the beautiful safe clean accommodation; thank you for delivering us to the start point for Milford Track; thank you for your friendliniess and humour; thank you for dropping our bags off at Milford Lodge and sorry we... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Sometimes special people arrive that are an absolute pleasure to have here at our accommodation. You were a delight to have. It was our pleasure to help with the little extras along the way. Thank you so much for your nice comments. There are 4 other tracks here in te deep south so we would welcome you back here any... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We planned a holiday in NZ for 14 days. Thus far we have been to Christchurch, Cromwell and Queenstown. The Birchwood Cottages in Te Anau has been the highlight of the trip as far as accommodation is concerned. A modern, clean and really practically functional self contained cottage was presented to us. Gas BBQ, gas stove, Sky TV and split... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and the time and thought put into it. You help to keep our standard where it is, by the appreciation show for our hospitality. Your rating of our accommodation helps restore our faith in what is sometimes a challenging business. Hope to see you back again More 

Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have stayed with Ray and Leonie twice now and each experience has been wonderful. We feel like family now and extend our fondest thanks to Ray and Leonie for an awesome stay. Thanks for driving us to Te Anau Downs and for picking us up from Milford Sound after we completed the Milford Track. Brilliant accommodation and "salt of... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We also regard you guys as family and cant wait to have you return so that we can extend our hospitality once again More 

san diego
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98 reviews 98 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Things to love. Clean, safe, quiet, private kitchen, gas grill! Oh and friendly helpful owners-yes. This is a small town and tiny town for those us us from USA city. So if you expect the 5 star hotels of big city you best stay in your city. This is relaxing comfort of a small community. There are not many good... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of our self contained cottages. We are pleased that you made good use of the facilities here including the BBQ. The butcher shop opposite us would have been handy for you. You have maximized your stay with a Milford Sound Tour ("Fiordland Tours") and did a recommended hike as well Hope to see you... More 

India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We made Birchwood our base for our day cruise to Milford Sound and Overnight cruise to Doubtful Sound. We stayed 2 nights and it was very comfortable. The 3 Bedoom cottage was very roomy, one room for me and my wife, the other for our son and the 3rd to keep all our luggage!! There was a kitchen/dining room and... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review of our self contained accommodation. You were a pleasure to have staying with us and your appreciation of our personal service is great. We are pleased you were comfortable at Birchwood Cottages More 

Miedzyrzecz, Poland
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32 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked this place for 4 nights for our small tour of the South Island. Mainly because of the price and also the location, being near to the centre.This place is located on the Te Anau - Milford Sound Highway and is really easy to find. However, being next to the main road, it's really quiet and there is little... More 

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the very expansive and nice review of oiur accommodation. Your comments are much appreciated and quite specific. Thank you for that. I apologise for not taking you to Milford Sound especially after my enthusiastic sales pitch on the tour. You say you are possibly going to return one day. I can promise you a great tour next... 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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