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7 reviews
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  • Terrible14%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the New Hut on Lake Heron Station and absolutely loved it. It’s the perfect mix of rustic and luxury. Very comfy bunks with feather pillows and duvets - I wish all bunk rooms were like that! The hut got really toasty thanks...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Last year I stayed out at the cottage at Lake Heron and fell in love with the area. It's such a stunning valley surrounded by beautiful mountains with lots of walks and trails and it's great to see it used as a working merino farm....More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 10 March 2018

To stay on a New Zealand Sheep Station in a very comfortable cottage and to enjoy excellent food served by a friendly and knowledgeable host was a special experience for us. The scenery is spectacular, surrounded by mountains and near by the lake. We enjoyed...More

Thank 289gfv
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Disclaimer - my experience is based on The Block Hut (A hut/property of Lake Heron Station) I stayed there for a few days recently, I do not recommend if: 1. You don't have a 4w drive as the road condition is not good, definitely not...More

3  Thank April L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

What a spectacular location. Philip and Anne were wonderful hosts. We had a ball here - this included flying over the station in a small plane, going out across the station for a picnic in a 4WD and visiting their woolshed. The cottage was really...More

2  Thank 876jillm
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Traveller (27)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (1)
Room & Suite (1)
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"Sleeps up to 13 but would also be great just with a few friends or couple."
15 May 2018
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"It's a cottage"
9 Mar. 2018
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