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Doone Cottage Bed & Breakfast

R.D.1 Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Wonderful views and a most hospitable hostess. Her approach to guests is friendly and professional. We loved the mountain views from the cottage and thrilled to hear the bleating of the sheep and the heehaws of her (ancient) donkeys.It was a most peaceful stay and the breakfasts offered were substantial and very tasty. The cottage unit was comfortable without being... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

In February, we stayed at Doone Cottage to visit Abel Tasman National Park. The B&B sits on a hill overlooking the Motueka valley with a river running below and fields with grazing deer adjacent to it. The setting is peaceful, and the grounds are beautiful. The owner, Glen Davenport, is an artist and a weaver, and her good taste is... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

January 2012 will be our fourth visit to New Zealand and Doone Cottage. The hospitality and food are superb, the setting beautiful and restful. Stay 2 or 3 days so you can visit Abel Tasmin and the beach, hike or fish, go wine tasting, see the excellent crafts and pottery in the area. Glen is the best hostess in New... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

You'll need transport, but it's well worth the trip up to beautiful Motueka Valley to reach Doone Cottage. Set above the river, the beautiful garden is a sun-trap. Plenty to do in the area, whatever your interests. Suggest staying 3 nights so you have time to explore and to chill out. And it's also worth asking if you can have... More 

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