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Magic Cottages at Takou River

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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

There is no doubt about the fact that this secluded sweet spot is beautiful and the grounds are stunning. There are plenty of reviews that have highlighted how beautiful the site is. However, after a long stay at the Magic Cottage, the grounds weren't enough...More

5  Thank abbyadoretravels
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stayed here for one night in magic cottage on our honeymoon tour of New Zealand. The place is secluded, idyllic and truly beautiful. The owners have achieved a spot where you can escape the work and experience nature whilst feeling like a king. We...More

1  Thank HVB2689
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Having read the reviews on here my husband and I booked a four night stay at The Lodge at Takou along with our two little boys. Given the difference in our experience from those listed on here we both felt that it was important to...More

3  Thank BattleGroundsAberdee
Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Hollie and Gilan, Thank you so much for taking time to write such an extensive review of your stay with us. We're so glad that you loved the gardens, location; enjoyed the kayaking and made the most of you time with us. What a...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

The location is beautiful! Just what we needed at that time. We spent an amazing weekend, using the boat to get to the sea and took a bath above the riverbend. The sky at night was gorgeous! You will not meet any people there, you'll...More

1  Thank Anna G
Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 27 March 2017

Hi Anna, Thanks so much for writing a review and wonderful that you appreciated the uniqueness of Takou River Glamping! I thought I should perhaps let you guys know for future reference, as I know you want to come back, that the bed is a...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you for sharing such an amazing, special place in our country with others! We spent two nights (no where near enough!) to celebrate our first wedding anniversary - and we were absolutely blown away by the whole set up. Every little detail has been...More

Thank jodiandsimon
Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 21 February 2017

We're so pleased you loved your stay at The Glamping at Takou River! We love creating the space for guests to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and do as much or as little as they like. Looking forward to welcoming you both back again!...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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USD 147 - USD 367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 147 - USD 367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from takouriver | Property representative |
Hi Kelly and Max, Thanks for your enquiry and we would love to help. Unfortunately we don't offer single night stays. Our normal minimum is 2 nights, and over Christmas and New Year, this extends to 7 nights (1 week... More
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"If you want total privacy, book the Magic Cottage in summer"
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"The house is amazing, I also can't wait to return on an anniversary to one of the other properties."
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"If you are a couple with no children, Magic Cottage it is!!"
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"The magic cottage and glamping tent caught our attention as the most fun experiences."
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