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Birds Ferry Lodge

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Birds Ferry Road, RD 2, Westport 7865, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Torquay, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the reviews are right, this place is excellent! We chose Ferry Mans Cottage as the location for our elopement and could not have been happier with our experience. Alison and Andre are the perfect hosts and the cottage was well equipped and provided everything we needed. The setting is just amazing with views of the snow-capped mountains, lush forest... More 

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Hector, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to stay , we will be going back! Fantastic breakfast, lovely friendy ducks ! Awesome fire nice and cosy !! Had a look at the vege garden, gave us some ideas for home ! Friendly hosts 😀😀😀

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The best of the best is what i can say. Recommended by my friends who had stayed there. we stayed in the Ferry Mans cottage for 2 days. The cottage is more like a private property for the guests. The owners Adnre and Allison are very freindly and welcoming. The owners have an attention for detail. Be it the names... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Birds Ferry Lodge was our favorite stay of our entire trip to the South Island. Alison cooked us a fantastic dinner and Andre was gracious with his time and gave us some great history about New Zealand. Would highly recommend staying here, and if you do, opt for dinner at the lodge - it made for a very relaxing stay... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a beautiful property right off the main road between Gerymouth and Westport. The grounds are lovely with beautiful plantings. The owners, Andre and Allison are warm and welcoming. The Inn is immaculately clean and the room is quite comfortable. I recommend you allow Allison to prepare dinner for you at the Lodge as there are not many dining... More 

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Westminster, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A beautiful, unique location with all the amenities for a comfortable, quality visit. Great hospitality and wonderful food. A first class location! Owners (Andre and Alison) go out of there way to help with any requests or needs

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our experience of Birds Ferry Lodge, both of the lodge and the associated Ferryman's Cottage was delightful each time. Attentive and caring host and hostess Andre and Allison prepared and stocked fabulous food and were unobtrusively attentive to our every need. The accommodations were simple but thoughtful and excellent, the surrounds rewardingly different and Andre guided us to local points... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Birds Ferry Lodge in February and enjoyed being so far north on the west coast. Birds Ferry has amazing views (and rainbows), but the hosts Allison and Andre are what made the stay so special. They truly made us feel very welcome at their home and the breakfast and dinner were superb and plentiful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed in Ferryman's Cottage - what a unique, fantastic place. The cottage and its surrounds were bursting with imagination and thoughtfulness. From the beautiful lake with friendly ducks, stunning views, homemade croissants and bread, lovely interiors and luxurious touches, to the bath outside, perched on the cliff top and adorned by candles. 'Landscape art' like we have not seen... More 

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birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the West Coast of the South Island and chose to stay at Birds Ferry Lodge. Thank you for you review and we wish you happy travels! More 

Hamburg, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

we stayed at the cottage and enjoyed the private ponds and view over the mountains. we loved to have the privacy and quietness of the mountains. the only sounds we heard were the ducks from the pond, whom we fed every day. The BBQ was in use each night on the sun deck. Andre would bring us veggies from the... More 

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birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry Lodge, responded to this review

Andre and Alison are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the West Coast of the South Island and chose to stay at Birds Ferry Lodge. Thank you for you review and welook forward to seeing youa gain some day! More 

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