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London
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Three of us had travelled to NZ for a wedding and decided to do a mad dash round the South Island to explore the glorious countryside while we had the opportunity. This included a trip to Milford Sound and so we were looking for a short stay in or around Te Anau. We wanted good value, a good nights sleep,...

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Janice R, Owner at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are pleased you were able to wind down here and hopefully you will get back sometime and spend a little more time with us.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Three of us stayed here before and again after doing the Milford Track. Zeb could not have been more helpful-drove us to TeAnau so we could catch the bus for the Milford Tramp and picked us up again after. He kept our rental car in his shed while we were away. He even gave us some of his special insect...

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Janice R, Owner at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Hi thanks for the review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time here and hope you can maybe make it back someday. All the best Zeb and Janice

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Reviewed 15 March 2013

A beautiful 2 bedroom cottage with an open plan lounge kitchen diner, what a view from the picture windows in the lounge and main bedroom. A very warm welcome followed by a light touch hosting meant this was a perfect rest and recuperation stop after a month of fast paced touring of NZ. A lovely quiet retreat. Only thing to...

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Janice R, Owner at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Folks, So pleased you were able to wind down here. Hopefully we may see you again. All the best Zeb and Janice

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We booked online a couple of days beforehand and got our vouchers and directions straight away. All very straightforward and efficient. When we called to ask how to get from the airfield, the owners offered to come and collect us. Zeb was really welcoming, and even tried to lend us a car to go out for dinner as we had...

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Janice R, Owner at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Cheers Guys pleased you had a good stay. Hope you get back down sometime

Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Fantastic place to stay. The Cottage had everything we required and was very clean. We slept really well, I think the bed might be better than our own! It was lovely and peaceful with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. We will be back. Thank you so much.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2013

My wife and I along with our daughter have just spent 2 nights at Acheron cottages. The cottage was very comfortable and clean ... could not ask for more. Zeb and Janice were terrific hosts and made us feel very welcome. We left a phone charger behind and I emailed asking if it could be mailed back to us ......

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Janice R, Owner at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Peter the charger was no problem, Pleased you had a good stay and hopefully you give the bikes a good run next time you get down, Cheers Zeb and Janice

Oregon
Reviewed 13 January 2013

My husband, brother-in-law and I can't thank Zeb and Janice enough for providing us with information regarding the Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound cruises & hiking trails. Zeb and Janice couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. We stayed at the Stella Burn Cottage which was super clean with awesome views from the deck. The kitchen has everything one needs...

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Janice R, Manager at Acheron Cottages, responded to this review

Thanky you for your kind thoughts. We are pleased you enjoyed yoir stay with us and managed to get to Doubtful Sound. It really is a special place. Maybe you will manage to get back sometime. Regards Zeb and Janice

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 December 2012

The cottage was immaculately kept and clean, and we felt right at home. We loved having a drink on the porch as we watched the sun set over the mountains. Manapouri was one of our favorite places in the South Island, and we found it to be very peaceful and tranquil. We were so thankful that we decided to stay...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Lovely hosts, very clean and relatively new facilities, comfortable beds, well-kitted kitchen, and a pretty good view of the mountains and deer (in the paddock) across the road from the cottages. Manapouri is about 15 minutes drive from Te Anau, is lovely and quiet, and is where the boats for Doubtful Sound leave from. We had a lovely couple of...

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Victor Harbor SA
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Who could ask for more! We arrived to enjoy Autumn leaves, snow on the mountain peaks and the full moon over Lake Manapouri. In addition we discovered wonderful and generous hospitality, spacious accommodation and a setting that was more than magic. We are glad that we discovered such a wonderful place which was central to Milford and Doubtful Sounds and...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottages are both fully self-contained, serviced and sit right on the edge of Fiordland National Park. We are only a 2 minute drive away from the picturesque township of Manapouri which sits on the shores of beautiful Lake Manapouri. Manapouri is complete with a store, Post Office, two cafes, a restaurant and hotel and is a great place to relax and enjoy one of New Zealand's most spectacular lakes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acheron Cottages

Address: 98 Hillside Manapouri Road, Manapouri 9679, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Manapouri
Price Range: $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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