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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our cottage had a really beautiful view and was well-equipped apart from the very worn out dish cleaner which we quickly replaced. We stayed a week and really enjoyed the feeling of being away from the hussle and bustle of the centre of Nelson. It was also pretty special have the dogs and chickens visit us each day. We'd definitely...

Thank Philippa G
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were late arriving due to the recent earthquake causing a delay in the ferry arrival to Picton. We ended up arriving at 10 PM. Sue was very considerate and welcoming. She drove down from the hill to meet us at the turnoff from the highway (SH 6). Upon finding out that we haven't eaten, she brought us bread, biscuits,...

Thank Eigerhike
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stayed here for two memorable weeks when we emigrated toi nz five years ago. Having never set foot in the country we arrived with our four children, aged 8 - 14 tired and a little uncertain. As soon as we arrived at harris hill we knew we had made the right decision. Such a friendly kiwi welcome and the views....absolutely...

Thank CARozga
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Brilliant and highly recommended! The cottages are immaculate both in construction and cleanliness and are fully self contained. Our 'Grandma's Cottage' had the added benefit of very inquisitive wooly neighbours looking through the windows from the paddock just a couple of metres away. Rachel, Mike and Sue are happy to have a chat and just as happy to leave guests...

Thank Macham17
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Somewhere on the other side of the world is the most beautiful farm with wonderful cottages and a happy kind family who welcome you so warmly. We had some difficulty booking but Sue kindly fitted us in. Rachel gave us a very warm welcome on a rainy evening in February. City Lights is beautiful, with a breath taking view, so...

Thank dolphindevon
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Harris Hill Cottages is an amazing place to stay with family. Our 2 year old son loved feeding the animals and seeing the cows and sheep graze nearby. The family dogs are the friendless dogs I've ever met and it's a different experience to city life seeing chickens walk past the front door in the morning. We stayed in Maggies...

Thank nettygrice
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This Harris family-owned working farm has a number of small cottages scattered around the hill tops overlooking Nelson's Boulder Bank. What magnificent views over the ocean and around to Nelson City. We stayed in Maggies Cottage and found ourselves wanting to spend all the time on the deck looking out to sea. If you don't like friendly farm animals, then...

Thank PatchNZ
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had a family reunion at Harris Hill in Maggie's Cottage. Two groups came in from Vancouver and Toronto to find a super cottage, welcoming and fully stocked with all our requirements. The children loved the animals, and the freedom of the farm to roam around and feed all the animals including the very ugly pig. The Harris family made...

Thank sandiewm
Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 25 February 2016

After hearing lots of raves and compliments about this place from my family members who have visited Nelson - Harris Hill Cottage, my husband and I booked a 3 nights stay at City Lights as part of our New Zealand Honeymoon trip. It was indeed the best 3 nights we ever had in New Zealand! We were warmly welcomed by...

Thank Shirloves
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to thank Rachel and Sue for such an easy going , relaxing holiday :) from start to finish the whole experience was just faultless . City lights was just that , beautiful . Our 14 year old and 12 year old were in heaven with all the space and friendly animals ,We will certainly be back , thank...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

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Address: 23 Wastney Terrace | Atawhai, Nelson, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Number of rooms: 7
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“This is a short drive outside of Nelson, up a twisting road, but the view was well worth for winding trek up the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles sandiewm, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“A wonderful option outside of Nelson 10 mins from Town”
 of 5 bubbles xjensen, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All cottages are private and have great views”
 of 5 bubbles gilesw_12, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All of the cottages had amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaS589, 14 Jun 2014 | Read review
“This is a very popular place so don't spend time thinking about it--book now or you will miss out. If you leave it to Sue to give you the "best available at time of booking" you can count on her doing just that.”
 of 5 bubbles RainbowPhotoTours, 12 Jun 2014 | Read review
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