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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and adult daughter and I just had a three night stay with Cecilia and Darryl in the beautiful Central Otago landscape and it was just delightful. Well positioned just out of Cromwell the "Celebration cottage" was a perfect base for us to enjoy all that the region has to offer. One of three cottages set in beautifully landscaped... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely and much appreciated feedback! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our piece of paradise and very much look forward to seeing you back here again. It is always a pleasure having guests as delightful as you and your husband and daughter. Beema is already missing you! Kindest Regards Cecilia and... More 

Christchurch
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We stayed at Rascal Cottage for 3 nights. It was fantastic staying at such a lovely cottage with a stunningly beautiful garden. We just loved it, very peaceful and relaxing Cottage was very clean, lovely decor and comfortable bed, well equipped in the kitchen. Phil and Rose are lovely hosts, very helpful and friendly. We’ve got warm welcome and enjoyed... More 

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

Wow! Thank you so much nanades for your lovely review. We do appreciate it and yes, it was 20 tonne of rocks moved by hand. We have loved every minute building this garden and the cottages and we hope you will return to stay with the new owners who take over at the end of April 2016. With kindest regards... More 

East Sussex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This was a real chance find for us. We were originally looking for accommodation in Queenstown for two nights but found it to be pretty much solidly booked (demand having risen around Chinese New Year). We widened our search and found Burns Cottage Retreat at Cromwell - what a great discovery. Located just a mile or so outside of Cromwell... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

A beautifully designed and very spacious modern cottage, adjacent covered parking, and sitting area on the deck. Large open plan kitchen (very well equipped)/sitting room/dining area, large bedroom and good sized bathroom, all decorated in shades of mushroom, light coffee and browns, with hints of red. We had the run of the large garden which, even though it is in... More 

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

Thank you NancyTR for your fabulous review of our cottages, facilities and gardens and the greater Cromwell area. It is a beautiful area and we have been very fortunate to live here. We have loved sharing our space with our guests and we appreciate that you enjoyed our cottages and gardens. Thank you so much - we hope you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location very clean and comfortable cottage. Bed is 10/10 . Facilities are 10/10 The owners are very nice and helpful. Absolutely loved our stay there February2016👍Manicured Landscape Loved Cromwell town also moorings restaurant was fantastic the pick you up and drop you back to the cottage whenever you want . Great service and lovely owners 👍 overall we can't... More 

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

Thanks Tarek I - we really enjoyed meeting you and love it that you enjoyed your time here and in Cromwell. Wishing you both a wonderful year and hopefully you will get to come back and say again sometime soon. Best wishes, Rose and Phil More 

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

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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202 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 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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Rosie168, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fabulous review... we love it when you come to stay and appreciate you taking the time to review us. Please come and stay when the new owners take over - we know they will look after you too. Kindest wishes to you both, Rose and Phil More 

Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 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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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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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome! We'd love to have you stay in one of our three boutique, private and romantic self contained cottages. Our accommodation is secluded and quiet, nestled amidst a walnut grove and spectacular tussock, woodland and hosta gardens, 3km from Cromwell and Lake Dunstan. Surrounded by wineries and orchards, we are centrally located for exploring the Central Otago, My Cook, Southland and Fiordland regions. We offer free guest vegetable garden, free mountain bikes, WIFI and laundry facilities. Our accommodation is suitable for mature couples who enjoy the finer things in life and wish to relax in beautiful surrounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Burn Cottage Retreat

Address: 168 Burn Cottage Road | RD 2, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Cromwell
Price Range: $162 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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