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Harris Hill Cottages

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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...

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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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4Thank Liz D
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located just outside Nelson with spectacular views over the Nelson and the sea. We stayed in the City Lights cottage. The accomodation is clean and tidy and has everything you need. The Harris family is very friendly and there are lots of cute animals to feed.

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Leonberg, Germany
Reviewed 11 January 2016

spend gorgeous two nights over new year due to a last-minute cancellation and loved it, thank you Harris family, your service attitude is outstanding! the views are world class and kids loved all the animals, also a very nice and newly build cottage.if we are around, we'll come back - for sure!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The views, animals, and experience are all true to what you see in the photos. Our cottage was well built, with a wonderful back deck with a full view of the bay. Rachel and her family are wonderful hosts.

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Saratoga, California
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We stayed in Meg's cottage for 2 nights. The views were incredible, the surroundings were quiet and the cottage was clean and cozy. When we first drove to the Harris Hill Cottages, we found the drive a bit daunting but we quickly got used to it. The views were certainly worth the 1 mile drive from the street. We enjoyed...

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in Maggies for 2 nights and absolutely were blown away by the friendliness, cleanliness and amazing panoramic ocean views. We've travelled extensively over the years and this is definitely in our top 5 places to stay. We will certainly come back! Highly recommended, you have to try this to experience it!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This was the best place we stayed in NZ in our recent trip. We were all surprised by how beautiful Nelson is - especially you looked at the place from the top of the world! Nelson is the most sunny place in NZ, and Harris Hill Cottages provides the best view of Nelson from your door steps. It is a...

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is our 4th trip here and our 2nd stay at Maggies Cottage.We stayed for two weeks and on arrival we were greeted by a wonderful warm welcome and a beatiful warm log fire which had been lit for us. Rachel and mum Sue make you feel like one of the family on their idyllic farm overlooking the Bay and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed at the Maggies, a 3 bedroom cottage for our family of 5 for 2 nights and this is one of our best stay during our 3 weeks tour in NZ. Upon reaching, we drove up the hill, very challenging, we went slow and steady. Along the way we were wowed by the spectacular view. The moment we reached...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Harris Hill Cottages

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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“We keep renting Grandma's cottage ... but all of the others are equally lovely”
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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”
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