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Burn Cottage Retreat

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168 Burn Cottage Road | RD 2, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location was perfect for peace and relaxation . The property offers wonderful gardens for viewing and produce that the guests can pick to enjoy - seasonak fruit and vegetables The cottages are perfect for two , and provide everything you need including towels for swimming in beautiful Lake Dunstan and bikes for getting around .

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Thank Vannicholson
Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We love seeing our guests enjoy Central Otago and the towels and bikes help them do this and coming home to enjoy fresh vegetables and fruit helps too! Thanks for staying with us and we hope we see you back again. Kindest wishes, Rose and Phil More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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144 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at Burn Cottages multiple times and they remain a perfect retreat. Quiet garden setting in rural valley. Comfortable beds and beautifully appointed and well maintained cottages. Hosts who are give you and the retreat lots of care in a very unobtrusive manner. Nothing more you could ask for -except perfect weather and we got that too! Our... More 

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from Australia to meet friends in Central Otago for Christmas, I have travelled a lot for business through out Asia and the U.S and have had Holidays in 5 Star places in Fiji, Asia, Australia and we had decided based on reviews to stay several days over Christmas at Burn Cottage and simply I felt so relaxed by... More 

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Thank Jay L
Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments and for taking time to review us JayL - we really do appreciate it and we both thoroughly enjoyed having you to stay. Wish you were here now, the cherries are just coming to an end but the vege garden is bursting with food, the peaches and nectarines are ripening and the roses and lavender... More 

San Diego, California
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48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We were lucky to book this place. Phil and Rose have created a Shangri-la. The one bedroom cottage was immaculate. Everything worked. Spotlessly clean. Loads of room to enjoy living. The gardens are a joy to experience. The hosts are proud of their compound and extend themselves warmly and generously. Bed and bed linens are 5-star quality. Towels are big... More 

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much DAS102, both for your lovely comments and for taking time to review us. We do appreciate it and we love it when guests enjoy our facilities - we just love seeing people enjoy their holiday and appreciating their accommodation facilities and surroundings. If our guests are happy, we are happy! Kindest regards, Rose and Phil More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Such a lovely cottage set in beautiful gardens. Very relaxing and home away from home. Rose and Phil were very attentive to detail to ensure our stay was perfect. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast supplied by Rose from home made produce.

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Thank Karen L
Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Karen L. We always appreciate when guests enjoy our environment. Glad you liked the home mad jams etc in the breakfast hamper. Look forward to seeing you again soon and hearing about progress in your garden. Kindest regards, Rose and Phil More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Thank you for a magical experience in your lovely little haven. Our breakfast was gorgeous, our cottage was so comfortable & peaceful and the bed was like sleeping in a giant cloud. If you want a true break in country cottage garden surrounds then this is the place to go. THANK YOU Rose for our wonderful experience - you are... More 

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Kimmy - thank you so much for your wonderful review and for coming to stay at Rascal Cottage. So pleased you enjoyed your time at Burn Cottage Retreat. Loved meeting you both and having you here. Looking forward to a return visit one day so we can spoil you both. Kindest wishes, Rose More 

Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very relaxing and quiet place near the nature .We have been at Moonlight Cottage and was lovely . Very clean, well equipped , cozy and comfortable . The gardens are really amazing . We have followed the sheep trail to the top of the mountain and the views are wonderful ! Rose was very welcoming , kind , friendly and... More 

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Liz B for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Moonlight Cottage (it's my favourite cottage) and we agree, Meg is a lovely dog - one in a million and she just loves meeting new guests. Thank you so much for the beautiful photos you sent me - I truly do appreciate them... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Had a wonderful overnight stay here at Rascal cottage. Only wish that we could have stayed longer. It was spacious, warm and luxurious. Can highly recommend The Moorings at Pisa Landing to dine at. We will be back.

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Thank jaybe10
Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

jaybe 10 - thank you for reviewing us. We agree - The Moorings is a great place for our guests to dine - we love that they provide a complimentary coach so guests can be picked up and dropped home again whilst enjoying a drink or two with their meal. And the most regular comment in our guest book is:... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a great time here whilst travelling around NZ. It gave us a great base to explore both Queenstown and Wanaka and was brilliant to come back to relax at in the evenings. Rose was very welcoming an and provided some great extra touches. The walnuts were lovely as we're the grounds of Burns Cottage.

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you alimc2015 for your lovely review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to relax and enjoy the walnuts - we love them too! With kindest regards, Rose and Phil More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

who could ask for more? Beautifully appointed individual cottages with ensuite including well appointed kitchen, BBQ, wifi, terrace and set in a walnut grove. Spotlessly clean and in immaculate condition. Beautify gardens. Rose made us welcome and even did some shopping for us - wow! We would stay again and will recommend Burn Cottage Retreat to friends. 10 out of... More 

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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

JMP158, thank you so much for your fabulous review - we do appreciate your kind words! It was a pleasure having you to stay and shopping for you - everyone on holiday loves being pampered and looked after and that's what we are here for! We are delighted you loved our facilities and appreciated the high standards we set for... More 

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