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Shakespeare House

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10 Dusky St | Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9680, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed for two nights here. Ray made us feel welcome from the minute we arrived. Room was clean, comfortable and the little seating area outside the room was lovely. Ray makes a wicked breakfast. Whole heartedly recommend staying

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stayed here and it was a very pleasant stay, Ray the owner was friendly and a mine of information also cooks a real kiwi breakfast. The room was excellent, all rooms are all Shakepeare themed, we were in the Romeo and Juliet room. Would recommend to anyone visiting Te Anau to stay here, it is a nice walk along the... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stayed here after some activities in Te Anau before heading to Milford Sound. Ray was an excellent host, very welcoming and friendly with great info on the area and tips for the drive to Milford Sound. The room itself was spacious, very clean and comfortable and we slept very well on the large bed. The bathroom was a fraction small... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed at Shakespear House B&B for two nights during our recent visit to Te Anau. This place reminds me of college dorm, whereby there is a row of rooms on the ground floor, with the "cafeteria" (dining room) is at the end of the hallway. Check in was really easy. We got into our room within 5 mins of... More 

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Liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Situated on a quiet street on the edge of town a short walk from the lake. Comfortable accomodation and welcoming staff. Excellent cooked breakfast cooked by Ray not to be missed. Good stopover on way to Milford Sound.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a good choice for those wanting to travel on down to Milford Sound. It is within walking distance of the town centre as well on a quiet residential street. Lovely breakfast choice and free wifi. Very helpful owner who gave us some good advice about our trip to Milford Sound, for which we were very grateful.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed just one night. We showed up hours earlier than the check-in, and Ray very kindly checked us in. You can do laundry here. We also had a very early morning start the next day (left at 6:45 AM) and Ray got up and made us a hot breakfast even before that. The hospitality here is... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Friends who had stayed there in the past recommended Shakespeare House. We are glad that they did. It is situated in a quiet location near the lake in the pleasant little town of Te Anau, an ideal base from which to visit the magnificent Milfird Sound and Doubtful Sound. With 8 or 9 rooms this was the largest of the... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Ray is an excellent host who provided us with a beautiful spread every morning for breakfast. Our room was lovely and clean and everything we needed for our comfort was provided. Ray thank you so much for our 3 day stay. You deserve the best reviews, you certainly earn them. One of the best B&B's and excellent value for money.... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Shakespeare House is more of a small hotel with a great hot breakfast. There is a nice atrium sitting area if desired. Other than a clean room and suitable lodging, the best part about this place is Ray, the owner, the cook, the front desk staff, etc. He did it all and always with a smile on his face... More 

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