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Steeples Cottage, Studio and B & B

48 Lighthouse Road | Cape Foulwind, Westport, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Steeples Cottage is a dramatic cliff hanger, situated on the very edge of New Zealand's west coast line. If you are looking for a perfect ocean view this is the place, the cottage is 25 m from the edge of a cliff with idyllic views out westward over the Tasman sea, it is beautiful. Also perfect for exploring to the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with three mates in February 2014. Amazing property with fantastic friendly and welcoming hosts. We were made to feel like one of the family. Accommodation can be inside the main residence or in one of the two detached studios. stayed for one night and had a great time at the local tavern with the owners of the Steeples.... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed in the studio as the cottage was booked. Beautifully set out and more than I expected. Owners just wonderful, friendly and welcoming. We had a big wooden made table and chairs overlooking the cliff top to the steeples rocks, so we had nibbles and bubbles there before heading to the Star Tavern, 3 mins walk? a must to... More 

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Greymouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We'd booked these cottages anticipating meeting up in time for the evening view but a diverted flight meant a late arrival. None the less, the hosts were very friendly and helpful and the cottage was a comfy rest for the night. In the morning the views of the Steeples Rocks out to sea from the garden were stunning. A great... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night in the studio in February. The views and the garden were stunningly beautiful. The accommodation was great; clean, comfortable and had everything we needed for our short stay. The breakfast provided was simple but as described and perfectly adequate. Pauline was an excellent host. She recommended we eat at the Star Tavern which was a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Spent one night in the Steeples studio. The cliff-top setting is absolutely stunning and the grounds are gorgeous! The owners maintain a spectacular garden between the living quarters and the cliff with the beach and rock shoreline precipitously located below. Offshore and within view of the house, there are some impressive rocks jutting out of the sea with waves crashing... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the cottage last night and it was absolutely beautiful! Spacious rooms and large windows looking out over a beautiful garden and ocean view. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. One of the most comfortable places we have stayed. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

This cottage us truly exceptional. The photos on the internet simply don't prepare you for the view you get. Its a fabulous location and a really relaxing place. Great hosts and a fab little dog next door!! I love this location! And... Too tip... Check out 'the tavern' down the road. Fab food and a great pub feel!! Love it.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed here for one night during our journey across South Island, on our way to the Seal Colony and Pancake Rocks. Very comfortable and clean self- contained cottage. Excellent facilities for cooking. Sufficient breakfast for a good start to the day. Amazing views of the sea and the coastline from the bedroom window. Very helpful and pleasant owners. Great recommendation... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Having travelled for 12 hours to arrive in Westport for the weekend, we found out when we arrived that we had to travel back for a family emergency. We found Pauline and Bruce not only incredibly friendly but also very understanding of our situation. It was lovely to arrive to the warm, well appointed cottage and although it was dark... More 

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