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Ferryman's Cottage

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forget going down to Queenstown. Stay here. Bryan and Marie couldn't have been kinder or more helpful. The bedrooms have french doors which open right out onto the front garden, and there are tables and chairs there for an open air cuppa if you want. There's also a lovely sitting room reserved for guests, and that's where they treat you...

Thank Frankribs
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Marie and Brian were gracious hosts. Marie fixed us tea and freshly-baked treats as soon as we arrived, and gave us excellent advice about nearby hiking trails and restaurants. The Lemon Room was charming, comfortable, private and spotlessly clean! Breakfast was memorable and delicious: a lavish spread that included homemade jams and fresh fruit and herbs from their own garden....

Thank Mcmor
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Marie and David were very welcoming hosts who provided an excellent breakfast. The room, although not large, was spotlessly clean and well furnished. The location was ideal for trips out or for local walks.

Thank John S
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2017

A very beautiful Bed and Breakfast!! Very delicious breakfast ( homemade Jam, Fruits from their own garden) in a wonderful setting. Around 6min by Car from Wanaka Town. Booking online was very easy. Wifi in the Room very good!

1Thank Notschy2017
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Marie and Brian are the ultimate hosts. This beautiful BnB is a must stay for anyone staying in Wanaka. This historic cottage has a ole world charm that has to be experienced to be appreciated. The bed was divine and ensuite beautiful. The guest lounge comfortable and homely. What makes this BnB stand out from the rest is the hosts....

2Thank ljonevoice
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We enjoyed our comfortable stay at Ferryman's Cottage. Brian and Marie were wonderful hosts and the food was delicious!! The beds were very comfortable and everything was extremely clean. The gardens were beautiful and the location was excellent. We wished we could have stayed longer!

Thank Syndee D
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed for 1 night here in early Feb. We were made to feel very welcome by our hosts and nothing was too much trouble, such as booking us a table for evening dinner to enquiring about available flights to Milford Sound. The beds were very comfortable and breakfast gorgeous especially the home grown raspberries from the beautiful gardens surrounding...

Thank gina638
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We were lucky to get a room - our landlady in the B&B from the night before found it for us!!! Unfortunately, we had the night before to compare it with and the two were;t comparable, although Ferrymans was just fine. The landlord is an atty o=who cooked us breakfast. A bit small and not so quiet, but we liked...

Thank learyjj
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2016

From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome in the most genuine way by our hosts. Our room was lovely and comfortable, looking out over the cottage's amazing garden, which surrounds the entire cottage. Roses, fruit trees and every plant imaginable surrounds the cottage. The cottage was located one block from the Clutha River trail providing a beautiful walking...

Thank klo2016
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We ended up here after arriving in town with no advance reservation and learning everything was full due to the Queenstown Marathon. It was the nicest B&B stay we had in NZ. The gardens were lovely and Mary and Brian were wonderful hosts. The antique furniture was beautiful and it had all the extra touches that make a stay special....

Thank beachgirl2914

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An historic, charming home built by the first European (Pakeha) born in this area, set in a fragrant old-world cottage garden. Nestled a stone's throw away from the famous fishing river, the Clutha river. Marie loves cooking. Allow yourselves to be pampered. We utilise fresh home grown or locally grown produce whenever possible. Dinners by prior arrangement.Relax in peace and tranquility, far from the "madding" crowds. Our cat "Indy" decided our hospitality (and presumably our food) was so good that she left home and moved into Ferryman's permanently. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ferryman's Cottage

Address: 4 Arklow Street | Albert Town, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $142 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Book early”
384JohnS, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“One room is ensuite, the other has private bath down the hall with robes provided. Either is fine.”
beachgirl2914, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely - one has an ensuite bathroom the other a private bathroom just across the corridor.”
NonsuchHouse, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
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