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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our comfortable stay at Ferryman's Cottage. Brian and Marie were wonderful hosts and the food was delicious!! The beds were very comfortable and everything was extremely clean. The gardens were beautiful and the location was excellent. We wished we could have stayed longer!

Thank Syndee D
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed for 1 night here in early Feb. We were made to feel very welcome by our hosts and nothing was too much trouble, such as booking us a table for evening dinner to enquiring about available flights to Milford Sound. The beds were very comfortable and breakfast gorgeous especially the home grown raspberries from the beautiful gardens surrounding...

Thank gina638
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were lucky to get a room - our landlady in the B&B from the night before found it for us!!! Unfortunately, we had the night before to compare it with and the two were;t comparable, although Ferrymans was just fine. The landlord is an atty o=who cooked us breakfast. A bit small and not so quiet, but we liked...

Thank learyjj
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome in the most genuine way by our hosts. Our room was lovely and comfortable, looking out over the cottage's amazing garden, which surrounds the entire cottage. Roses, fruit trees and every plant imaginable surrounds the cottage. The cottage was located one block from the Clutha River trail providing a beautiful walking...

Thank klo2016
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We ended up here after arriving in town with no advance reservation and learning everything was full due to the Queenstown Marathon. It was the nicest B&B stay we had in NZ. The gardens were lovely and Mary and Brian were wonderful hosts. The antique furniture was beautiful and it had all the extra touches that make a stay special....

Thank beachgirl2914
Reviewed 7 January 2015

My mother and I have stayed at this lovely place about a week ago and it was just fabulous. The house and garden are so beautiful and eventhough we just stayed for a night we really enjoyed the tranquility there and looking at the beautiful roses from our bed. The room was very clean and Brian and Mary paid so...

2Thank Miri123Auckland
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This was our second visit to Ferryman's Cottage at Wanaka and it was even more lovely than the first visit. The cottage is picturesque set in a really pretty garden close to the River Clutha and within easy reach of Wanaka. The two rooms are delightful, clean and comfortable and the breakfasts are amazing. Fresh fruit from the garden, home...

Thank NonsuchHouse
Foz do Iguacu, PR
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We greatly enjoyed staying in this lovely cottage. The room was well appointed and opened out to a pretty, lush garden. The location is very close to a number of biking/walking trails - all of which are picturesque and show off New Zealand's nature at some of its best. The breakfasts at Ferryman's are first class and the hosts -...

Thank magali112014
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Our travel agent booked this for us so we did not knot what to expect. We loved our stay. It was just a beautiful place and we really felt at home. The owners gave us directions and suggestions, not to mention the best breakfast we have had in New Zealand.

Thank LeAmm G
Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 11 December 2012

We spent a night at this cottage. The couple that runs this is very warm and friendly. They have a wonderful home in Albert town. A short drive from the lake. We had the best breakfast which was cooked by the host. Excellent scrambled eggs with bacon and fresh fruit with yogurt with a choice of cereal. The biggest breakfast...

Thank Gaurav L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An historic, charming home built by the first European (Pakeha) born in this area, set in a fragrant old-world cottage garden. Nestled a stone's throw away from the famous fishing river, the Clutha river. Marie loves cooking. Allow yourselves to be pampered. We utilise fresh home grown or locally grown produce whenever possible. Dinners by prior arrangement.Relax in peace and tranquility, far from the "madding" crowds. Our cat "Indy" decided our hospitality (and presumably our food) was so good that she left home and moved into Ferryman's permanently. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ferryman's Cottage

Address: 4 Arklow St. | Albert Town, Wanaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $153 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“One room is ensuite, the other has private bath down the hall with robes provided. Either is fine.”
 of 5 bubbles beachgirl2914, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely - one has an ensuite bathroom the other a private bathroom just across the corridor.”
 of 5 bubbles NonsuchHouse, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
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