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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our stay at the Gatekeepers Cottage was very enjoyable and Wendy and Mark went out of their way to ensure that we got the best from our time in Akaroa. The location was rural whilst only a five minute drive from the centre of Akaroa.

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Thank Roy B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stunning hidden retreat, relaxed tasteful décor and a view out every window. Loved the birdsong and the native bush. Romantic, fabulous outdoor bath topped off a great weekend. The attention to detail of this restored cottage was a joy, we hope to be back to enjoy the fire in the winter.

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Thank Lee H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the little cottage, there is also a B&B option at the house. The house is wonderfully restored with a beautiful big open fire. Just outside the back door is a babbling brook with friendly eel and native planting. A small bridge crosses the creek and a path meanders into the native bush where you will discover a...

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Thank liveofftheland
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you are looking for a romantic getaway for two - or just a wonderful escape from reality - Kokopu Cottage in Akaroa is absolutely magical. Part of the Kokopu Estate, friendly hosts Wendy & Mark live on site up the hill and after years of running this multi-site B&B accommodation destination, have the art of hosting down to a...

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Thank MissLauraMay2016
Marshall, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Time to check New Zealand off of our bucket list, and boy did we find just the right place to call home in Akaroa! It is your own little hide away surrounded by amazing beauty from our Gate Keepers cottage window, and the main part of the house as well. The real plus for us was that it was hidden...

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Thank Dave W
Christchurch
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited Akaroa and stayed in the Kokopu cottage. It is in the valley just as you enter in to Akaroa. It is a gem of a wee cottage completely surrounded by beautiful bush. There is a stream running right past - I can image in the summer it would be fab to be sitting outside and absorbing everything around....

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Thank theDayz
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Most gorgeous cottage with open fireplace. Best bed that we have ever slept in. Lovely garden setting. Did not use the outdoor bath due to rainy weather but this would be fun! Plenty of firewood and kindling replenished daily. Ideally suited to family of 4.

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Thank sunny6692
Singapore
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Kokopu Cottage for two nights and it was lovely. I booked it for the outdoor bathtub and it was heavenly. I didn't know how to light the fire to heat the water so Wendy and Mark helped me out with that and I had a lovely hot soak in the cool evening breeze. It was a divine...

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Thank CMC C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

In April 2015, my husband and I spent the first few days of our honeymoon at Kokopu Estate. The experience was magical. The property is lovely and sprawling, with fruit trees and a sheep pasture. We stayed in Potager Suite, which is upstairs in the main house. The suite was well-equipped with a tea kettle, a huge bathtub, matching bathrobes,...

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Thank Jenna C
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The location is remote and rustic though not hard to reach. Owners are helpful and willing to assist. We stayed couple of nights here and loved the quiet location. It is ideal for a good rest and relax.

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Kokopu Estate Cottages - Kokopu Cottage is idyllically situated beside a stream with gorgeous garden and native trees. Two bedrooms, full kitchen and bathroom with washing machine.Open fire in the living room. Secluded outdoor wood-fired bath beside the stream. DVD player, games and books. No WiFi - this is country living at it's best. The Gatekeepers Cottage is a luxurious romantic retreat with ensuite bathroom and private courtyard. Stunning location. Self catering or delicious cooked breakfast bought to you. WiFi available The Potager Suite is a bed and breakfast room within the main house with a private adjacent bathroom. Single room also available. Lounge with open fire available for guests use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kokopu Estate

Address: 155 Grehan Valley Road, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $150 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Gate Keepers Cottage is a good first choice as there are two options on the estate.”
DaveW460, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is not an hotel but a lovely wee cottage surrounded by native bush”
theDayz, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Potager Suite was wonderful. It's upstairs in the main house.”
jennac177, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The Gatekeepers Cottage is perfect for shorter stays where-as the Kokopu Cottage is the perfect spot for a longer stay.”
seadoggie2014, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Gate Keepers and Kokopu”
chrisjane2015, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
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