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Fletcher House

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A Gem on the Otago Peninsula

Last week my friends and I had the opportunity to visit this Edwardian villa in Broad Bay. It is an... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Robyne S
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Krakow, Poland
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Hotel with character

Very nicely restored house with lots of character. Room very comfortable and easy to feel at home... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
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Historic Fletcher House is a fully restored and furnished traditional Edwardian villa located on the Otago Peninsula, Dunedin. The villa was built in 1909 as a family home by Sir James Fletcher, a NZ building pioneer, and has since been restored to...more
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727 Portobello Road | Broad Bay, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Heritage Alive! New Zealand's only fully restored and furnished Edwardian villa built in 1909 by Sir James Fletcher. Founder of Fletcher Construction Company Ltd. Fletcher House has been fully restored to its former glory and furnished in the style of the period by the Otago...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Kia ora Thanks for your review, which we appreciate you taking the time to write. We are very disappointed at the three star review you gave us as you didn't take the actual tour, which we are sure you would have enjoyed as its such...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Last week my friends and I had the opportunity to visit this Edwardian villa in Broad Bay. It is an early example of a family villa built by Fletcher for a local family. Our guide was Jill and she was very knowledgeable about the history...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored villa, it’s fascinating to see how people...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018

Very nicely restored house with lots of character. Room very comfortable and easy to feel at home. Convenient for town center.More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored villa, it’s fascinating to see how people...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

A visit with a friend to this beautifully restored house took us bak in time. The guide on the day knew her facts and was very helpful with her explanation of the history of the house.More

Thank Kay L
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored villa, it’s fascinating to see how people...More

Reviewed May 20, 2017

We visited in the April school holidays. The hardworking volunteer showed us around and explained all about the family, the reconstruction and about life in the 1920's to the 1940's in the Edwardian villa. We had a lot of questions and they were all well...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored villa, it’s fascinating to see how people...More

Reviewed May 6, 2017

We came across Fletcher House by accident when travelling out along the Otago Penninsula. What an amazing place. Our guide was really friendly and very knowledgeable about the house and it's history. Amazing to think this is where Fletchers (construction) started. Might not hold as...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place - the start of the Fletcher business. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Fletcher house is a small monument to the Fletcher Building family. A small villa in a beautiful modernised garden, this house gives a good idea of life in Dunedin circa 1909. Guided tours are spirited and enjoyable and educative videos and resources add to the...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House is a wonderful example of a restored villa, it’s fascinating to see how people...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017

A warm welcome on a cool, blustery day from Sandy who was extremely informative. The villa and its delightful period contents provide a glimpse into another era - well worth the short drive from Dunedin, enjoy the house and its location!More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. We'll pass on your compliments to Sandy, thank you for mentioning her. Fletcher House is a...More

Reviewed November 24, 2016

Fletcher house is a very well maintained historic home. The tour fee is quite modest and it is certainly worth a look. As has been noted there are no public toilets and parking is down the road but only a short walk up the hill....More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Fletcher House is becoming famous as a set for The Light Between Oceans film, and attracting more visitors to appreciate the house museum. We are open public holidays as well as weekends, from...More

Reviewed October 23, 2016

A Sunday in October 2016 - when we arrived, even though the tour had began, we just joined on and then when the tour had finished we were taken to the rooms that we had missed, at only $10 per person it was great values...More

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Fletcher House, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2016

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Great advice re parking and toilets, the nearest public toilets are at Broad Bay. Our team is so pleased you enjoyed your visit, we love hosting visitors to this special place. Fletcher House...More

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