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Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast

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15a Otago Street, Picton 7220 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pool
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

3 days in the fabulous b&b and in Picton just isnn't enough. Our hosts Janet and Ian just couldn't do enough to make sure our stay was the best. The room was large with a modern bathroom. It was winter, so the 'cosyness' of the...More

Thank Donna B
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded July 29, 2018

Hello Donna B. Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very glad you found the place to be warm and cosy. We do hope you will stay with us again. Warm regards Ian and Janet

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Wonderful hosts - Janet and Iain made us so welcome in their home on the hill overlooking the picturesque town of Picton Clean comfortable and warm rooms with excellent facilities Excellent selection/choices for breakfast

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Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded May 11, 2018

Hi and thank you for your fabulous review. It is always wonderful when someone else who works in tourism stays and provides us with this feedback. Thanks again. Kind regards Ian and Janet

Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is a first class Bed and Breakfast. The room was excellent – clean, modern and comfortable with good facilities. Ian and Janet were very friendly and good company clearly enjoying the interaction with their guests. The Breakfast was lovely and served to us, unlike...More

Thank John T
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded April 16, 2018

Hi John T. We are just so thrilled with your review and thank you very much. We always hope that people we are hosting get a good guest experience and to read your review has touched our hearts. Picton has a lot to offer and...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

We stayed here for one night at the end of the South Island section of our 3-week road trip around NZ. The location was ideal for catching the early morning ferry - and our hosts supplied a continental breakfast tray the night before so that...More

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Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded April 13, 2018

Hi. Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to do this for us. kind regards Ian and Janet

Reviewed April 7, 2018

What a fantastic place. Arrived after a long drive to be greeted by Janet who immediately offered a glass of wine and a place to chill out while she described things to do in town. She just seemed to know at a glance the type...More

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Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded April 8, 2018

Wow justine502018 thank you very much for your kind words. We are pleased your enjoyed your stay. Hahaha, sometimes we just get lucky in our guesses of what people like to do. We hope you travel to us again and we appreciate your statement re...More

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Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast is a modern home with three separate accommodation options. All rooms are on the downstairs level making for a cooler accommodation option in our warm summers. 1 Queen room with en-suite ...More 1 King room that can convert to 2 singles with en-suite. 1 Large room with a King bed, that can be converted to 2 singles with a private external to room bathroom. We are a short 5 minute walk to the Picton waterfront and lovely cafes. A 10 minute walk and you are at the Picton Ferry Terminal. We offer a free pick up and drop off service to the Ferry between the hours of 8am and 8pm.We have free Wi-Fi, off street parking and offer a continental and cooked breakfast. Picton is a great place to start exploring the Marlborough region. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$77 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$77 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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"Only three ground floor rooms, perfect for solo/ couples."
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"Close to town. Could walk it."
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"Nice quiet room"
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"I think there are three different sized rooms and suspect we were in the largest room 3."
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