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Reviewed October 4, 2016

A gorgeous strawbale cottage situated by Lake Hayes. It was so comfortable in this little gem of a place. Everything that you need for a long or short stay. Close to Arrowtown by car or bike, a great relaxing alternative to busy Queenstown. Jaap & Lee were great hosts.Highly recommend

Thank hokimai
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is our 4th visit here and it's as good as always......this is a really individual property set in its own surroundings but on the grounds of the owners - it's like a cute 1 bed house with clean good quality bedding and towels etc - good cooking facilities: microwave/ 2 ring hot plates (no oven) sky TV - toaster...

1Thank Susan R
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Tussock Cottage is a wonderful guest accomdation located in between beautiful Queenstown and historic Arrowtown , overlooking Lakes Hayes. Friends who had stayed there in the past highly recommended it to us, so we just spent two nights and we wish the stay was longer!! The cottage has everything one could need and the hosts Lee and Jaap couldn't have...

Thank sgcooper5
Hamburg, Deutschland
Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

The lovely cottage at lake Hays is run with so much passion and joy by the family. We had BBQ each night in our garden. Our son enjoyed feeding the chickens and playing with cats and dog. Lots of toys were provided for him. We felt really at home. Thanks for a great stay!

Thank Chrippi
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed December 13, 2014

Tussock Cottage is gorgeous. It is so different from the usual holiday house. The rendered strawbale walls, recycled timbers and grass roof provide a lovely warm restful environment. Lee and Jaap are friendly but not intrusive hosts, with a great knowledge and love for their local area. Mountain views, lake walks and green rolling hills are all here.

Thank Michael255325
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have just had our fourth stay at Tussock Cottage. We love it and hope to return many times. It's pretty, romantic, in a great spot, handy to lots of fun and the owners are marvellous. It is close to Arrowtown. You will need a car or other own transport.

1Thank rrtee
Reviewed October 23, 2014

I absolutely LOVE tussock cottage. I have stayed at tussock cottage a few times now and let me tell you... it is something special for sure! The cottage is very clean and well decorated. The bed is very comfortable and all amenities that may be needed are provided.. including fresh eggs from the chickens and usually some home-made baking! It...

1Thank SophiaC1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed September 28, 2014

We've been visitors to Queenstown for many years, and because we brought our dog down with us we chanced upon Tussock Cottage, for a 3 night stay. It is honestly one of the best places we have stayed in Queenstown/Arrowtown, not only for the outstanding location by Lake Hayes, the ambience of the cottage, but the welcoming atmosphere the hosts...

Thank indierose
Perth, Australia
Reviewed September 25, 2014

What can I say? Our stay at Tussock Cottage was MAGNIFICENT. We spent 5 nights there and it was very comfortable. Great location, close to ski fields, wineries and Q Town. Lee and Jaap were very friendly and helpful and nothing was a problem. I would recommend Tussock as the place to stay if you are in the area.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this peaceful, high calibre cottage. It was warm, cosy and finished to the highest of standards. We appreciated the friendly hosts and the extra touches... Fresh eggs, warm underfloor heating etc. Will be back :-) thanks heaps

Thank graemewilsonnz
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tussock Cottage is located at beautiful Lake Hayes, close to both Arrowtown and Queenstown. The setting is private and tranquil and offers stunning lake and mountain views. The cottage is self contained with a queen size bedroom and a separate large living area with dining and cooking facilities. The lake is great for fishing, kayaking and swimming . Golf courses, skifields, wineries,restaurants , great shopping, it's all on your doorstep when staying at Tussock Cottage! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tussock Cottage

Address: 48 Rutherford Road | Lake Hayes RD1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $1 - $1 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tussock Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“There's only one...it's a cottage!”
 of 5 bubbles rrtee, Oct 27, 2014 | Read review
“There are eggs provided, and milk, coffee and tea. Don't forget to bring bread, butter and anything else you want for breakfast as it's a wee way into the shops.”
 of 5 bubbles bluegoldhighlander, Apr 18, 2012 | Read review
“Cottage is self contained, and includes separate sitting/kitchen area.”
 of 5 bubbles MnMCoulson, Nov 14, 2011 | Read review
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