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10 Cottages

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8 Graham Place, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our cottage was quaint, clean, perfectly equipped and exactly what we needed during our stay in Franz Josef Township in February 2016. We had plenty of space and all of the necessities for a comfortable stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We completely loved staying at 10 Cottages. From being in the perfect location to the gorgeous little deck which was ideal for an afternoon cider, this place was fabulous. The staff were awesome, going out of their way to be helpful and make you feel at home. We'd stay there again in a heartbeat.

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Thank Aims1981
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Aims Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and would be happy to stay here again. I hope the rest of your holiday goes well. Regards Logan More 

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9 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Glorified tin can/portacabin. Ridiculously hot in the day and cold at night. Only bare minimum of equipment e.g. 3 spoons for 3 people staying. No where to sit down or change privately. Would not recommend the ten cottages as v expensive for what you get in comparison to other available accommodation in the area. Scones were delicious though!

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Thank coriwelsh24
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Corinne I am sorry we were not able to offer you the free upgrade to a two bedroom house your family was insisting on. We provided the room your agent booked for you which was a studio room. I am sorry you did not want to share this room with your parents and have taken your frustration out on... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have the 2 bedroom for 6 pax and though it was slightly expensive, the apartment was comfortable. The corner of 1 sofa was sunken and could not be used. Kitchen is small but adequate for coffee making and breakfast. Rooms however are stuffy and warm. Laundry service is shared and dryer could not dry our clothes well.

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Thank PKReis
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi I am glad you found your room comfortable. I believe you stayed in our two bedroom Cottage which is away from the 10 studio Cottages and house slightly. This Cottage has bedding for up to 7 people but I agree if you want more space our House would have given you twice as much space and a full kitchen... More 

Napier
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cottages look a bit like shipping containers with windows and were quite compact. The queen bed was comfortable, the bathroom modern. The only place to sit, other than the bed, were two dining chairs. Compared with other places we had stayed I felt the tariff was excessive for what we got. Our dining experience in Franz Josef was not... More 

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Thank jellybabynz
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your feedback, I am glad you found the bathroom modern and the bed comfortable. I am sorry you found us expensive, being in a remote location the operating costs are considerable higher than other better connected locations you may have stayed in, our prices are regularly benchmarked against our competitors - there is over 30 accommodation... More 

Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable establishment. Our cottage was fitted out for disability customers but was perfect for grandparents travelling with a grandchild. The beds were comfy, the shower was hot, and there was plenty of room for us to move about. The staff were excellent and the hot scones and jam in the evening were a lovely and welcome... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Margrett Thank you for staying with us, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and got to enjoy some of the nearby activities. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. Regards Logan More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in a 1 room studio apartment, we had read some reviews saying they weren't very spacious especially the bathrooms. We found no issues, very quiet, big shower plenty of room. Great wifi, no problems there, it was free. The management or owners brought round freshly baked scones most nights, with butter and jam. Just up the road was... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for taking the time to write the review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to see the glow worms. Hopefully you can come back and complete some of the other walks in the area, when you come back please book on our website - it offers the best price and makes late... More 

Ngongotaha, New Zealand
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124 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at 10 Cottages and we were pleased to have the opportunity to return. The rooms are located in individual units, some with mountain views, in a quiet cul-de-sac away from the CBD of Franz Josef, however, you're still only a few minutes walk from the main high street. The units are spacious and tastefully decorated... More 

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Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for coming back to stay with us again. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Regards Logan More 

Venice, Florida
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of 10 Cottages is the owner Logan. He went above and beyond helping us find a way to Queenstown as the buses were full. He made many phone calls on our behalf and we will be forever grateful. The location is perfect to walk into town about 5 minutes. The cottage was quite comfortable with lots of... More 

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Thank vendib870
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi I hope your trip with Mike was enjoyable and you had some luck at the casinos in Queenstown. I hope the rest of trip goes well. Regards Logan More 

Singapore
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28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 2 comfortable nights at the 10 Cottages in early January. The 10 Cottages are quite close together, but it was always peaceful and quiet. Each cottage sleeps up to 3 people, so larger families like ours need two - unless you book the much larger onsite holiday house which our friends did. The Cottages have a view of... More 

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Thank Familyof5Singapore
Tom S, Manager at 10 Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you and your friends had a good holiday with us, hopefully you will be able to come back and stay with us in the future. Regards Logan More 

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