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48 Rutherford Road Lake Hayes RD1, Queenstown 9371 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Tussock cottage is approx 15 minutes out of the heart of Queenstown but only a few minutes from Arrowtown. I would never stay in the centre of Queenstown any more. Tussock cottage has everything you need to be self sufficient. It was very warm, (...More

Thank battomick
Reviewed April 19, 2017

My husband and I stayed here for four nights over Easter. It was a great stay. The cottage is very spacious. The hosts were both incredibly friendly and helpful throughout our stay. The location of the cottage is perfect!

Thank Annakiss
Reviewed April 15, 2017

On our entire trip through Australia and New Zealand, staying in Bed and Breakfast and Hotels, Tussock Cottage was definatly one of our favourite places. The location is stunning, swimming or kayaking in the mornings in / on the lake located right next to it,...More

Thank AnnaIngenbleek
Reviewed March 28, 2017

My sister and I loved our two nights in this cottage. After staying in hostels this was a welcome change with privacy and everything we needed. The rooms had a lovely warm ambience and were beautifully decorated. And we very much loved the homemade cookies...More

Thank mountainmary2017
Reviewed October 4, 2016

A gorgeous strawbale cottage situated by Lake Hayes. It was so comfortable in this little gem of a place. Everything that you need for a long or short stay. Close to Arrowtown by car or bike, a great relaxing alternative to busy Queenstown. Jaap &...More

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Tussock Cottage is located at beautiful Lake Hayes, close to both Arrowtown and Queenstown. The setting is private and tranquil and offers stunning lake and mountain views. The cottage is self contained with a More queen size bedroom and a separate large living area with dining and cooking facilities. The lake is great for fishing, kayaking and swimming . Golf courses, skifields, wineries,restaurants , great shopping, it's all on your doorstep when staying at Tussock Cottage! Less
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US$105 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$105 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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"There's only one...it's a cottage!"
Oct. 27, 2014
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"There are eggs provided, and milk, coffee and tea. Don't forget to bring bread, butter and anything..."
Apr. 18, 2012
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"Cottage is self contained, and includes separate sitting/kitchen area."
Nov. 14, 2011
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