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Catlins Farmstay B&B

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Last Februari we stayed with June and Murray at their Waterside house. The beauty of this part of New Zealand comes together in the view over the bay, from their home. So peacefull, quiet and beautiful. We had the whole house to ourselves and we really enjoyed the supercomfy bed, wonderful kitchen, perfect bathroom and living. Everything was perfectly clean...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 January 2015

We enjoyed our stay very much. We had a comfortable, large and clean room, we liked our friendly and helpful hosts and we enjoyed a very good breakfast. We wished we would have stayed longer! A good accommodation to explore the Catlins.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2014

We have just returned to UK after a superb holiday in NZ and as before the Catlins Farmstay a highlight! A great place to stay wonderful hosts and music for breakfast! Will try and return again as so much to see and do. Thank you June and Murray for a superb stay, The 4 of us thank you.

Thank graham e
Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Our travel agent set us up at Catlins Farmstay. We had a delightful time meeting June, Murray and other members of their family our evening there. Our room was large, bright and airy and June was a wonderful host. We had dinner at Niagara Falls restaurant which was very nice and only a mile or so away. Then went to...

Thank Kathy A
Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2014

When you enter the grounds of this "farm" you are amazed by the beautiful garden followed by your very comfortable room. The hosts were very attentive band the breakfast was to die for (many more and it might have been the case). The peace was welcome and the hospitality very homely

Thank bradders242
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Staying here was a lovely contrast to the chain hotel we'd just left. The location is wonderful, so peaceful & tranquil, our room cosy and comfy, but the real highlights are the owners, June & Murray. They couldn't have made us more welcome, and just sitting with them in their lounge, in front of a warm log fire, drinking tea,...

1Thank Noosaman
catlinsfarmstay, Owner at Catlins Farmstay B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review its nice to know that you enjoyed our place .we have lived here a long time now on this farm and just love having guests .its like bringing the world to our doorstep. Safe travels

Kingdom of Mercia
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Lovely country farm location with a beautiful garden and very clean/comfortable rooms with their own en-suites.Very short dirt-road ride to Niagara (and NZ's very own Niagara Falls). June welcomed us with friendly chatter in addition to tea/coffee and jam scones on the garden table. Murray was a very attentive breakfast host - providing cereals, fruit, yoghurt, toast and any cooked...

1Thank oldgrouch2625
Reviewed 17 February 2014

This three-bedroom home is close to Curio and Porpoise Bays, close to the Niagara Falls Cafe, and a good place from which to explore the Catlins. Comfortable rooms, well-appointed bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchen. Buy groceries before you get there if you are planning to self cater.

Thank Metsfan08
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

There are few rooms to be had in the far south area of New Zealand called The Catlins, and this is a great choice. Better than rooms at the farm are the three bedrooms, good for a family or couples traveling together, that are the proprietors' eventual retirement home. The house faces a lively lagoon with shore birds and is...

Thank BJaneH
catlinsfarmstay, Owner at Catlins Farmstay B&B, responded to this review

Thanks our holiday house is in agreat place relaxing to come home to after sightseeing all day and watching penguins etc On the farm the last few days guests have enjoyed sheep shearing And this next week is our local annual art exhibition in Waikawa with over 50 exhibits and two visiting guest artists plus a puppet group from. USA...

Reviewed 29 January 2014

I feel slightly awful only given this B&B a very good rating. It is very good indeed but we have now stayed in three quite outstanding B&Bs in New Zealand and whilst good this one is not quite up there with the very best. We were made very welcome , had a nice large room with excellent shower room and...

Thank Robinhood1

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catlins Farmstay B&B is a great location for visiting the many scenic attractions of the beautiful natural Catlins area of Southland. We are situated 10 minutes drive from the 160 year old fossil forest at Curio Bay where dolphins and penguins may also be seen.We are genuine kiwis farming 2800 sheep, 500 deer, and 150 cattle on 1000 acres with the help of 3 sheep dogs. You may choose from hosted accommodation at Catlins Farmstay B&B or self contained studio accommodation at Waterside Cottage (built in 2007) in the village of Waikawa - an old fishing settlement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catlins Farmstay B&B

Address: 174 Progress Valley Rd, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region
Hotel Class:3 star — Catlins Farmstay B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“We had the rhododendron room. Very good. And the rhododenrons justoutside the sliding door ..... oh, my !.”
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“neem niet de kleinste kamer! die is redelijk krap. overige kamers uitstekend”
bartdebeer, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All are beautiful”
bradders242, 3 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Book early for your choice of the two best rooms with en-suite bathrooms. One has kitchenette and larger decking area.”
oldgrouch2625, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
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