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No 16 Motu-Au Close Cottage, Fiordland

Open Plan Living/Dining Area
Very good
39 reviews
Open Plan Living/Dining Area
Dining Area
Master bedroom with ensuite
2nd Bedroom
Deck off Master bedroom
The Monument, Lake Manapouri
Pearl Harbour, Doubtful Sound departure point, Manapouri
Wilmot Pass looking into Doubtful Sound
Waiau River, Manapouri
Tui feeding on flax flowers
Lake Manapouri from Scenic Circle Track
Fur Seals Doubtful Sound
Fiordland Crested Penguins, Doubtful Sound
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Manapouri, Southland Region, South Island
A new luxury 2 bedroomed cottage located at beautiful Lake Manapouri, the starting point for visiting Doubtful Sound and for basing yourself for the many activiites in Fiordland National Park. 16 Motu-Au Close Cottage has an open plan living/dining area with full ktichen which includes dishwasher, oven, cooktop and microwave. A full laundry includes washing machine, dryer as well as outside clothes line, washing powder is provided.

16 Motu-Au Close is located on its own section with outdoor living areas which include wooden decks for indoor/outdoor flow and a seperate cobbled BBQ area. Gas BBQ is provided along with off street parking and a double garage.

Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi.

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac this cottage is a real home away from home with kitchen basics such as a range of teas and coffees (plunger coffee an...
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About the Owner, Jessie H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 101 reviews and 3 properties
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Ethna H
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
Reviewed January 22, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Very clean and nicely appointed 2 bedroom cottage; perfect location for exploring Doubtful and Milford Sound. Ideal for a family a family. My children especially liked the plush robes and board games. Thank You!

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we appreciate your great feedback - Many thanks:)


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Reviewed December 19, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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Great cottage with EVERYTHING you could need. Fantastic for two couples with bedroom and bathroom each side of the living area. We all enjoyed our stay and I really would recommend you stay more than one night to appreciate the tranquility and ambiance of this special place.

Management response:

Thanks for your great feedback and we look forward to you coming back for a longer stay sometime in the future. Merry Christmas:)


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Beesd, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Very good accommodation for family with children. Little space to park your luggage. No internet. Quiet and well attended accommodation. 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms but both quite small. Plenty of inefficiently used space when with two people, relatively snug when used by four people.

Management response:

Thanks for your feedback from staying as a couple in our No 16 Motu-au Close Cottage, internet access is being connected to this property this winter. This property (70m2 or 750ft2) is designed for two couples or one couple with one child, our property No 18 Motu-au Close right next door is (140m2 or 1475ft2) is great for those wanting...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
Manapouri Village is located on the shores of Lake Manapouri which is the centgre of Fiordland National Park, one of the worlds largest World Heritiage Parks. Lake Manapouri is New Zealands most beautiful lake being island studded with many arms. Lake Manapouri was the site of the beginning of conservation in New Zealand so is steeped in Conservation history and is the pride of many New Zealanders who stood up to a government and big business in the 1960's in the "Save Lake Manapouri" campaign and won.

Lake Manapouri is the departure point to Doubtful Sound. The Manapouri Village is located on the edge of Lake Manapouri with forest margin seperating any buildings from the Lake so access is readily available for everyone to enjoy. Watch the sunset go down over Lake Mana...
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How to get there
Airport: Queenstown: 99.4 mi
Lake Manapouri is an easy 1.75hours drive from the Queenstown Airport through magnificent scenery.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
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