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Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast

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15a Otago Street, Picton 7220 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and clean room. The people who run this place are wonderful! They shared good ideas for the rest of my journey. The breakfast was also very tasty. If/when I am back in NZ I will definitely come back to this place!More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank patje83
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Hi Patje83. Thank you for your review and your very kind remarks about us. It is always lovely to hear that people want to return to our home and we will welcome you with open arms. Really pleased to see that our ideas for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a worm & cozy B&B. Reasonable price. Good location. Very good breakfast & perfect service. The room was small but was suitable for our one night "wet" stay. Janet was promising me that the following day the weather will be changed -- she...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Gershon P
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gershon. Thank you very much for your lovely review. This is very much appreciated. We are delighted the sun came out for you. Kindest regards to you and Betty

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Innkeepers Ian and Janet Dixon have created a superb B&B experience from the moment one arrives to the moment we (regrettably) departed. They are genuinely warm, caring people and everything about their B&B reflects this. Beds are comfortable and rooms are tastefully decorated. From the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jason R
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jason and Cheryl. Thank you so much for this amazing review. To hear we have been one of your favourites as travelers is wonderful. We enjoyed meeting you both and hearing your history of visits to this area. We do hope your wishes for...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Stayed for two separate nights and was most impressed with the facilities and hospitality. This the first time we have stayed in a B & B in 44 years of travelling and honestly couldn't fault the experience - Ian and Janet were the perfect hosts...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Bill T
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded November 3, 2018

HI Bill. Thank you so much for your review. Wow, its always wonderful for us to hear when guests have there first B&B experience with us and it is a good one! We hope the rest of your trip went well. Perhaps we will see...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Janet and Ian are excellent hosts. They provided all sorts of relevant information on the Picton area as well as general NZ historical info. They gave us the scoop on a nice late-afternoon walk and then a great suggestion for dinner.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank John S
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded November 4, 2018

Hi John S. Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and that you were able to explore our little town a bit. We hope the rest of your NZ trip was fabulous. kind regards

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Description
Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast is a modern home with three separate accommodation options. All rooms are on the downstairs level making for a cooler accommodation option in our warm summers. 1 Queen room with en-suite More 1 King room that can convert to 2 singles with en-suite. 1 Large room with a King bed, that can be converted to 2 singles with a private external to room bathroom. We are a short 5 minute walk to the Picton waterfront and lovely cafes. A 10 minute walk and you are at the Picton Ferry Terminal. We offer a free pick up and drop off service to the Ferry between the hours of 8am and 8pm.We have free Wi-Fi, off street parking and offer a continental and cooked breakfast. Picton is a great place to start exploring the Marlborough region. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$93 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$93 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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Room Tips
"We loved our room. "
bassgaynor
Oct 9, 2018
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"Great showers and rooms heated easily with the heaters. "
Piilani63
Oct 7, 2018
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"Only three ground floor rooms, perfect for solo/ couples."
justine502018
Apr 7, 2018
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"Close to town. Could walk it."
900karenc900
Mar 31, 2018
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