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Shakespeare House

10 Dusky St | Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9680, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 26 Te Anau B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Happy_Traveler161 Los Angeles, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend recommended we stay at Shakespeare House. We arrived early afternoon in May and our host was away. We made ourselves comfortable in the enclosed patio area and waited the few minutes until his return. What a friendly guy -- and he knows the local birds, which pleased my wife to no end. We stayed a delightful two nights... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Positive Points: One of the best 'welcome' of out trip in NZ. The owner was helpful, funny, talked with you if you wanted to, left you 'alone' if you wanted too, adapted to you level of "NZ english":). Nice location, very quiet ! The place is a bit charming, each room has the name of one of Shakespeare's play. Negative... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed for 1 one night in a suite. Very nice, comfortable & clean. Ray was a great host, made me feel right at home. He does a fantastic cooked breakfast, made more enjoyable by the fact that he engages well with all the guests whilst cooking.

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Rongotea, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed 4 nights total here and were delighted by the large comfortable tidy room and the friendly and great service. Eating a home cooked breakfast with great conversation each morning added to the bonus. Admittedly we were at the tail end of the summer season, however we were most impressed with Ray as our host, who made our stay... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and it was definitely one of the best stays in NZ. Ray and Margaret are friendly hosts and the rooms are well prepared and tidy up when i came checking in! The heater wasn't working at first and so Margaret brought in a portable one for me immediately, Other than that, all other facilities are... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This B & B served as our base camp while in the South Island. It was the most comfortable stay our entire trip. The rooms were large, inviting, and pristine. The host Margaret was engaging, helpful, and a pleasure to chat with. We were the only guests one morning and had an absolute blast talking with her. She and her... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Everything was great about Shakespeare House, from its location just off Te Anau Lake, the friendly, efficient welcome by our host to the quiet, clean, comfortable and well- appointed rooms which amused us, being British, as they were all named after Shakespeare's plays and characters. After an excellent night's sleep we enjoyed the deliciously, generous breakfast in the friendly, family... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed here for 2nights and loved it . Our room was spacious and very comfortable and our hosts were very attentive to all our needs, helping us to see the best places and the local restaurants there are plenty spoilt for choice. Breakfasts in this B&B are certainly the best we had and we were in NZ for 4... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

A great B & B with superb hosts who not only make you very welcome but know the area and local restaurants really well. This means you get the maximum out of your stay in Te Anau area. Best breakfasts we had in NZ in 6 weeks.

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Wonderful hosts; extra large rooms with own ensuites; very extensive breakfasts; beautiful gardens; and a large covered verandah running the full length of the rooms - what more could you want. Right from time of booking 10 months out, the service was tops

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Address: 10 Dusky St | Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9680, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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