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Burn Cottage Retreat

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Welcome! We would love to have you stay in one of our three boutique, private and romantic self contained cottages. We refer to Burn Cottage Retreat as 'our little piece of paradise' and offer secluded and quiet accommodation, nestled amidst walnut trees, tussocks, woodland and large gardens, 2-3 km from Cromwell and Lake Dunstan. Surrounded by wineries, orchards and other places of interest such as Highlands Motor Sport park. We are centrally located for exploring the Queenstown, Wanaka, Mt Cook, Southland and Fiordland regions. We offer guests free mountain bikes (subject to availability), free WIFI and free laundry facilities. Each cottage has a King bed, en-suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen with Nespresso Machine, a lounge area, own carport and private BBQ. Our spacious accommodation is suitable for mature couples who enjoy the finer things in life and wish to relax in beautiful, tranquil surrounds. We also have a cottage with an easy access shower for those less mobile and can sleep a third person. Continental breakfasts are available on request. Additional charges apply for extra person and breakfasts.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We have just stayed in this haven of tranquility and can not recommend it enough. The cottage was beautifully clean, very well equipped and so comfortable. The gardens and surrounding land are stunning. The welcome we received from Cecilia and Darryl was second to none. We only
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Response from CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you Angela for your very kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here in our little piece of paradise in Central Otago. It was lovely meeting you both and our welcome mat will be laid out and ready for you for your next visit when you will be very welcome to stay as long as your like! Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl
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So grateful that my wife Joanne found the Burn Cottage Retreat when we were searching for holiday accommodation. What a top spot. From the very warm reception from hosts Cecilia & Darryl to the wonderful lodgings, delightful gardens, & charming Ovine residents (that's the
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Response from CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat
Responded 6 Nov. 2018
Thank you Steve and Joanne for your lovely comments. We loved having you and your family stay with us in 'our little piece of paradise' and are delighted to hear we will be seeing you again - a very warm welcome will await you from us and the resident spoilt sheep! We hope you enjoyed your tikki tour around Central Otago after you left here and look forward to your next visit. Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl
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Came here for our second wedding anniversary and were blown away. The hosts are truly amazing and so friendly and welcoming. As for the cottage well it’s luxury in its best form and not to mention the grounds in which you can walk around. This retreat is a must stay and we will
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Response from CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat
Responded 30 Sep. 2018
Thank you Emma for your lovely review! It was great having you both here and a real pleasure chatting to you. We so enjoy meeting like minded people who share our appreciation of 'our little piece of paradise'. You can be assured of a very warm welcome when you return. By the way, Greedy's new lambs are doing well - she is a good mum! Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl
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Wow, we just loved Rascal Cottage. Unfortunately a too quick over night stay, wished it had of been for so much longer. Luxury clean and spacious cottage with lots of lovely little touches, made our final night of our holiday a lovely one. Awesome amount of reading material
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Our hosts provided a warm and private base for our exploration of Central Otago. Great advice, all creature comforts, nothing too much much trouble; plus treats to come home after a day of wine tasting and adventure. Highly recommended.
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Response from CeciliaNorm, Owner at Burn Cottage Retreat
Responded 1 Jul. 2018
Thank you so much for such awesome feedback - always appreciated as it is always our pleasure to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us in our little piece of paradise. Definitely made more enjoyable on our part for meeting guests as lovely as yourselves! We hope we see you again in beautiful Central Otago some time in the near future! Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl
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Celebration Cottage - great for those wanting separate beds
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Rascal Cottage
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Moonlight Cottage - romantic and private
Night sky over Burn Cottage
Moonlight Cottage
"All three cottages are outstanding"
"All 3 cottage looked great"
"We especially enjoyed Rascal Cottage"
"all 3 cottages are excellent and private"
"We enjoyed Moonlight Cottage but all three looked inviting."
USD 170 - USD 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionCentral OtagoCromwell
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