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The Last Straw Cottage

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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
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Location and contact
Mt Heslington Road, Brightwater, New Zealand
15.1 km to Nelson Airport
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

What a gem! An incredibly built venue with quirky yet very stylish decor. The cottage has been very tastefully decorated and you spend hours looking at the thoughtfully chosen items within. It was sooooooo private and allowed for a very intimate stay. Yet could also...More

2  Thank gordonklan
Reviewed February 5, 2017

This beautiful country house have everything you could need, in peaceful and picture perfect surrounds. All the details inside the home that you can feel the love and care from the host. We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you very much, Lynne and Jon!!

3  Thank Weiguang53
Reviewed January 8, 2017

My partner and I stayed at The Last Straw Cottage in early November. We hired a car locally at Nelson airport and found our way to the cottage with ease. The reality certainly matched the reviews and description of the property and then some. We...More

2  Thank RMKNZ
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was by far my favorite accommodation of our trip to the South Island. This private residence was so remarkable. The owners left us farm fresh eggs, fresh oj and muffins as well as plenty of other options in the pantry. The location is beautiful...More

2  Thank Ashley I
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Trusting a travel agent that you've never met to arrange accommodations for you half way around the world can be a bit unnerving! So when we pulled up to the Last Straw cottage, I was so pleasantly surprised! This cottage was so unique, perfect and...More

2  Thank germmt123
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$197 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$197 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"It is a cottage so take your pick, they are all lovely."
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"It will be difficult to drag yourself away from this beautiful place but I recommend a visit to Rabbit Island..."
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"Rooms looking over the hill are beautiful and have a TV should you wish to chill in bed in the mornings!"
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"Fully equipped and stocked laundry also a godsend when travelling with children!"
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