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Magic Cottages at Takou River

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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“outdoor bath”(25 reviews)
“glamping site”(12 reviews)
“glow worms”(11 reviews)
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Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Lazy River
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Picture the scene. Private luxury cottage perched over a tidal river, nestling under a spreading pohutakawa tree. No wi-fi, no phones, no TV, none of the electronic intrusions that have taken over our lives. Just cicadas, rustling leaves, a trickling stream with curious trout, an...More

1  Thank andrewblackcat2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning location for our first 'glamping' experience! Native birds are everywhere and the lazy river is great for canoeing. We even saw a turtle in the river! Romantic, cosy and secluded. No Wi-Fi so really nice for a full on escape from everyday life

1  Thank abbyrae2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired the main house for a small family catch up (7 adults & 2 toddlers) and had an amazing time. The property is beautiful with a great outdoor deck area & pool. The view down to Takou Bay is stunning. We all enjoyed using...More

1  Thank Kate L
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We hired the big house for a week after Christmas and over New Years and decided to get married while we were there. We arranged a small family only ceremony (12 people in total) with a special dinner cooked in the house by some of...More

1  Thank Slothie01
Reviewed January 13, 2018

We stayed for 8 days at The Shearer's Cottage, 4 adults and 3 children. Communication was easy with Anna from the start. The accommodation was perfect for our needs and facilities at the farm fantastic for our energetic children. Kayaking, swimming in the river, long...More

1  Thank Sheela P
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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Price range
$146 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$146 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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missy_kellyB
August 12, 2017|
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Response from takouriver | Property representative |
Hi Kelly and Max, Thanks for your enquiry and we would love to help. Unfortunately we don't offer single night stays. Our normal minimum is 2 nights, and over Christmas and New Year, this extends to 7 nights (1 week... More
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"If you want total privacy, book the Magic Cottage in summer"
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"The house is amazing, I also can't wait to return on an anniversary to one of the other properties."
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"If you are a couple with no children, Magic Cottage it is!!"
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"The magic cottage and glamping tent caught our attention as the most fun experiences."
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