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Birchwood Cottages

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were received by Ray. He was very friendly. It left us room to prototype all our motorcycles (7), recommended good restaurants and made a very good booking for the boat from Milfordsound. The cottages are comfortable and practical. Thank you. Nous avons été reçu par Ray. Il a été très sympa. Il nous a laissé de la place pour...

Thank Fabian L
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our accommodation here in Te Anau. It was our pleasure to have your 7 x BMWs locked away for the nights you were with us. We are pleased that you had a comfortable time here. Regards Ray

Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 5 adults stayed 2 nights at a 3 bedroom cottage at Birchwood Cottages in Te Anau. It had everything that we needed, very roomy and comfortable. Our host was brilliant. He gave us some great information and made us feel right at home. This was our best accommodation so far in New Zealand. Travelling with 2 couples...

Thank Geoff M
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and the time spent to write it. I will pass your comments on to all the others involved with making your stay here a comfortable one. Regards Ray

Reviewed 25 March 2017

The cottage was very roomy, well equipped, very clean. The area was also quiet as it is just outside the downtown area. The owner is also very knowledgeable and helpful in dispensing advice regarding local attractions and facilities. Good value.

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

We thank you for your wonderful review of our accommodation in Te Anau and hope to see you again one day in the future regards Ray

newcastle, australia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Ray and Leonie are charming hosts. Our cottage was very clean & comfortable. The facilities were excellent and showed great attention to detail in providing all that we needed. The Fiordland tour to Milford Sound exceeded our expectations. Our driver, Carlin, was a real character and an amazing guide. The relaxed pace allowed for fun, short walks and many great...

Thank moona21
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our tour and accommodation. We are please that both the tour and accommodation exceeded your expectations. We do have a separate review for our tour at "Fiordland Private Tours" if you care to write again Regards Ray

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our party of 4 rented two cottages for two nites. Leonie was very friendly and helpful in getting us checked in. Two hours from Milford Sound so used this is a stop in and out of the sound. Very clean, comfortable and nice sized rooms

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fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the time spent to write it. For other readers of this review, the time allowed to drive yourself to Milford Sound should be 3 hours. We hope you are able to return one day soon and enjoy our hospitality once again Regards Ray & Leonie

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had the absolute pleasure of staying at the Birchwood Cottages house for 2 nights. The huge home housed 6 of us beautifully and our hosts Ray and Leonie were so wonderfully welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed, they really know their stuff. Due to poor health we were told Ray wouldn't be taking us on our...

Thank tracey C
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our accommodation and tour to Milford Sound. Ray is felling a lot better now but you do not need me when our 'fill in guide' exceeds your expectations. come and visit again and we can entertain you for another tour to one of the other products we have to offer. Now we do...

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ray and Leonie are fantastic hosts. The accommodation was 1st class. We highly recommend the tour to milford sound with Ray. Awesome stay nothing was a problem. Thanks Ray and Leonie we will be back Murray and Karen and Friends

Thank Karen A
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and really hope to have you back again You were wonderful guests and there is so much to explore here in Fiordland that you will need to stay longer next time Regards Ray

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great stay made all the better by the friendly and welcoming Ray & Leonie. Good advice, good accommodation and little touches of service and humour above and beyond. Thanks guys a pleasure to meet you.

Thank Andy Y
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Te Anau. Thank you for the positive review. We hope to have you return one day in the future. Regards Ray

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Our group did 3 great walks (Routeburn, Milford and Kepler) in one go, staying at Birchwood in between and on the last day. Birchwood coordinated our logistics and transport seamlessly. It was VIP service at GREAT VALUE. At no time were we required to wait for the transport or other hikers to arrive. We had the LUXURY cottage, which stood...

Thank CJChew
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you, it was a pleasure to have you here during your walks. Solutions to last minute requests are our specialty, and we are pleased you were appreciative of the services we made available to you Regards Ray

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We wish we had planned to stay longer. Our cottage was clean, well-equipped and very comfortable. We received a friendly greeting and enjoyed our short stay. We did not do a lot of exploring in Te Anau itself, but used it as the stopping point on our way to Milford Sound. We would stay here again if we are in...

Thank Kathleen R
fiordlandtours, Owner at Birchwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our accommodation in Te Anau. We are pleased that you enjoyed it so much that you would have liked to stay longer and will return one day. Look forward to your early return. Regards Ray & Leonie

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Additional Information about Birchwood Cottages

Address: 208 Milford Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $121 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Birchwood Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose cabin 1 for best views”
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