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Birds Ferry Lodge

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Birds Ferry Road, RD 2, Westport 7865, New Zealand
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alison and Andre have created a paradise in the middle of NZ's rainforest! You're welcomed at the front door with your names printed on a sign. The main house is beautifully and comfortably furnished. Every creature comfort has been provided in your room which takes advantage of the magnificent views. The property is expansive with paths that reveal surprises such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was fantastic from start to finish. Not to many places like this I would imagine. You have to get there yourself and get a taste of New Zealand at it's cracking best. Stars and wine while siting in a hot bath in the middle of nature. Try and bet it. top hosts to match. I'll be back

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Thank Marinaontheroadz
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of our honeymoon of the South Island, and to break up the journey from Fox's Glacier to Nelson and experience some unique luxury in the wilderness! As with all the below reviews the location was absolutely amazing and the house did not disappoint. The room was really comfortable and views just stunning.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very happy that you found the lodge itself and the room, along with our location, to be worthy of praise, but are disappointed that our meal did not live up to your expectations. Dining in a boutique accommodation like ours is quite different from dining in... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My partner and myself were treated very well. The host were pleasant and the home is very nice. We hear they have a cottage but we stayed in the main house. The room is snug so take advantage of the main room. The scenery was breathtaking. Finally the host were very accommodating and food was excellent. I would suggest you... More 

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Thank Tommy S
birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us - thank you for posting a review and thank you for coming to New Zealand! More 

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Perfect location. Very relaxing and very comfortable. Alison and Andre are the perfect hosts. The food was superb. Mick and Merlot were adorable. Were greeted on arrival and treated like VIP's all the way. All in all a magical experience, never to be forgotten.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for coming to New Zealand! More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My wife and I spent one night at the lodge in late October. The weather was less than desired but the meals, comradery and lodging was excellent. We went caving and rafting nearby to see the glow worms. It's an hour north of Graysmouth and just south of Westport on a long back country driveway.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed Birds Ferry Lodge. More 

Kent, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We stayed in the lodge for a couple of nights and knew we'd arrived at the right place when we saw a welcome sign with our names on outside the front door- you don't get that at a Holiday Inn! We were welcomed in with a cup of tea as we relaxed on the sofas and chatted happily. We were... More 

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

A&A are so pleased that you enjoyed our hospitality and we wish you happy travels. Thank you for coming to New Zealand. A More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Just a wonderful visit, stayed in the cottage with wonderful panoramic views. Weather wonderful, excellent meal, AND two outdoor bathtubs, fully functional. Only stayed one night on our South Island adventure; should have stayed a week!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed Birds Ferry Lodge. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Gorgeous setting with lovely views from both decks. The cottage is comfy and very well-equipped with lots of extra touches. The dinner we'd ordered was there when we arrived, just needing to be reheated, and the breakfast hamper was generous. The log fire kept us snug though it took a while to find the kindling in the drawer! The outside... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed Birds Ferry Lodge. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Wonderful stay at Ferryman's Cottage - beautiful, quiet, relaxing retreat. Great property to wander around. Loved the outdoor baths, meals and wine. Very warm and comfortable for a winter weekend. Andre & Alison were great hosts.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed Birds Ferry Lodge. More 

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