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Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast

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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 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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Innkeepers Ian and Janet Dixon have created a superb B&B experience from the moment one arrives to the moment we (regrettably) departed. They are genuinely warm, caring people and everything about their B&B reflects this. Beds are comfortable and rooms are tastefully decorated. From the...More

Thank Jason R
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded yesterday

Hi Jason and Cheryl. Thank you so much for this amazing review. To hear we have been one of your favourites as travelers is wonderful. We enjoyed meeting you both and hearing your history of visits to this area. We do hope your wishes for...More

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Even though the glass of wine to discuss the days activities with other travellers and the hosts was a lovely touch; the hospitality and knowledge of Ian and Janet regarding Marlborough,NZ and the world was unprecedented- as was the home-cooked breakfast. Nothing was too much...More

Thank jenlc2018
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 23 February 2018

Hi Jenlc2018. Thanks so much for this review. We are really pleased we were able to enhance your holiday a little. You are right about our passion for where we live in NZ and also the wider world. Yay about you now seeing Picton as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two separate nights and was most impressed with the facilities and hospitality. This the first time we have stayed in a B & B in 44 years of travelling and honestly couldn't fault the experience - Ian and Janet were the perfect hosts...More

Thank Bill T
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Bill. Thank you so much for your review. Wow, its always wonderful for us to hear when guests have there first B&B experience with us and it is a good one! We hope the rest of your trip went well. Perhaps we will see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Janet and Ian are excellent hosts. They provided all sorts of relevant information on the Picton area as well as general NZ historical info. They gave us the scoop on a nice late-afternoon walk and then a great suggestion for dinner.

Thank John S
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John S. Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and that you were able to explore our little town a bit. We hope the rest of your NZ trip was fabulous. kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with Janet and Ian for two nights. Although we were quite independent they welcomed us warmly, gave us advice on where to visit ( over a glass of wine), and introduced the other guests. The accommodation seems new and is very high standard....More

Thank Devaflam
Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Devaflam. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay. My goodness Janet is so pleased you mentioned her food; usually its Ian who gets all the credit! :). Meeting other guests is a great way to share your own ideas of travel and find...More

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"We loved our room. "
9 Oct. 2018
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"Great showers and rooms heated easily with the heaters. "
7 Oct. 2018
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"Only three ground floor rooms, perfect for solo/ couples."
7 Apr. 2018
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"Close to town. Could walk it."
31 Mar. 2018
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USD 90 - USD 114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionPicton
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