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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Jeannie and I stayed in the cottage: - Peace, quiet, a cocoon of greenery, all kinds of space, plus a 2nd room for our "stuff" - Looks over the ocean, plus a huge bath hot-tub hidden in the foliage a dozen steps downhill - Is surrounded by trees and bountiful flower and vegetable gardens, on a hillside - Two excellent...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

We enjoyed your company and it was great that you took advantage of our wonderful area. Happy riding

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We stayed at Heron's Rest in late December and had a lovely time. The house is in a fantastic location which has views over the bay and beaches. Only a short stroll down to the town where they have a number of local shops. Angus and Maureen (and Mammi) were very accommodating and friendly. They had a great deal of...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Thanks for comments hope to see you in our area again Angus and Maureen

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 December 2013

My original choice was full for my first night in Collingwood hence booking at Herons. It's up the hill but that gives you a bit of a view, and there's an access track/walkway to short cut down into town rather than taking the long way on the sealed roads. The guest rooms is I guess what you'd call a cottage...

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scotland307, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Thanks for the review hope to see you back again soon

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2013

My partner and I recently spent one night at the Heron's Rest after doing the Farewell Spit tour. The accommodation was clean, comfortable and private. The outside bath under the trees was a real treat. Maureen was a lovely hostess with a great sense of humour (sadly we missed out on meeting Angus!) We will definitely need to return and...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

It was great to have you stay. We hope you will come back for a longer stay in the near future

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2013

My husband and I spent 3 nights at Heron's Rest, Collingwood, Golden Bay and would highly recommend both Collingwood and Heron's Rest as an ideal spot to explore Golden Bay. Angus and Maureen made us extremely welcome and even before our arrival helped us with advice and a booking for the Cape Farewell Lighthouse Trip. The accommodation is self contained...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Thank's for the review. It was good to catch up with you both in Nelson. Hope you enjoyedthe rest of your stay in NZ

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Heron's Rest is the perfect place if you are looking for a peaceful spot to get away from it all and unwind. We stayed for 2 nights and had a wonderful stay. Details below: Location: Located in Collingwood, walking distance to Collingwood's tavern, restaurant, and main street. There is a walking path from the property that brings you right to...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your kind words we certainly enjoyed having you stay and hope you will be back some day

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2012

We had a truly relaxing stay in the beautiful cottage, so quiet and peaceful surrounded by trees and close to the beach. Angus was the perfect host and his home made breakfasts are unbelievable. His knowledge and advice on what to do and see in the area was a great bonus, we did some amazing walks that we would have...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to stay . We hope you come and stay with us again

Christchurch
Reviewed 27 October 2012

We had a wonderful stay in this really peaceful scenic location. The room has wonderful views out over the town and the sea. The hosts were so helpful with what to see and do, particularly as the weather was a bit iffy so they would suggest things that would keep us out of the bad weather but still allow us...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Enjoyed you company and your energy. You certainly packed a lot in during your stay. Glad we could advise

Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We stayed for 2 nights in this very peaceful region. The cabin was beautifully located and private. Very nice deck with a view to the sea, nicely decorated and with a great big outdoor bathtub amid the trees and the birds. The host were very welcoming and allow you as much privacy as you want while being very friendly and...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

We enjoyed your company and you certainly had a good look at all the Bay has to offer . Your tips on Samoa are very useful. Happy travels

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Collingwood is well of the main track for the average tourists to stay. Not much there but a wonderful setting with lots to see around. Your hosts will give you all the details. The accomodation was excellent. Your own little piece of heaven surrounded by trees. The "bathroom" is quite unique and separate from the main accomodation, more suited to...

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Angus S, Owner at Heron's Rest, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments. We hope to see you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quite elevated location. Sea, estuary and mountain views. Self-contained cottage nestled in Tree Tops; sleeps up to four. Full continental breakfast on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heron's Rest

Address: Gibbs Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Collingwood
Price Range: $116 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Cottage: Peace, quiet, a cocoon of greenery, all kinds of space, plus a 2nd room for our "stuff". Looks over the ocean, plus a huge bath hot-tub hidden in the foliage a dozen steps downhill. Is surrounded by trees and bountiful flower and vegetable gardens, on a hillside.”
 of 5 bubbles pqueneau, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The cottage does sleep 4 but we would have hated to have been more than 2 people as our large overseas suitcases totally took over the seperate small twin bedroom - size wise it was fine for 2 people for 3 nights - 4 people would have been too squeezy for us and the bathroom is fine but small.”
 of 5 bubbles CherryF359, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
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