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So Cal
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just loved our stay here. Jim and Sue just " took care of us"!! Their home is their castle and they treat their guests like royalty - they truly care about you. It was our first trip to NZ and we arrived jet lagged and exhausted from west coast USA. They ensured that we arrived at their place safely... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had a peaceful time at the cottage. Sue and Jim were wonderful hosts, happy to answer our questions about what to do, how to use a wood stove (our first), and how to work the oven in the cottage (there is a secret to the knobs). They actually lived in the cottage while their home was built. If you... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

The cottage at Fraser Highland Retreat was the highlight in accommodation terms of our whole four weeks in New Zealand. It's up a long drive and is therefore a really great place to get away from it all, whilst being only a short drive from Motueka or Kaiteriteri (where we would definitely recommend doing one of the Abel Tasman cruises... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed with Sue & Jim in October 2015 and somehow it slipped and we never wrote any reviews (for our entire trip) but this is a place one will not forget. Sue & Jim are such wonderful hosts, that was the nicest thing about staying in this lovely B&B. The room we had upstairs was nice and clean. The... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

What a wonderful place. This is a little bit of Scotland well worth a visit. We stayed a couple of nights, on the second night we were entertained to a bag pipe rendition by the owner Jim. He is of course an accomplished player and truly amazing to boot. The B and B is very well appointed with stunning views... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

This review is well overdue but not somewhere we could forget. We stayed for 3 nights in January and could not have wished for a nicer play to stay, Jim & Sue were wonderful hosts who could not do enough for us and were really helpful with information on the best places to see and go to. We stayed in... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2016

A wonderful place to stay. Sue and Jim were wonderful hosts, the breakfasts delicious with homemade bread, yogurts and fruit from the garden. The accommodation was homely and welcoming, vthe views wonderful and the garden delightful.. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Jim and Sue are so welcoming and their house is beautiful and unique, with great vistas all over the bay and set in a perfect location near the entrance of Abel Tasman NP. Thank you for sharing it with us for a few nights :). Highly recommended!

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Horsham
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Our stay at the cottage at Fraser Highland Retreat was the highlight in accommodation terms of our whole four weeks in NZ. It was very comfortable, well equipped, spacious and in a very peaceful location with really great views. Jim and Sue were extremely friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome.

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Mt Kynoch
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

A beautiful Highland Mini Castle high on a private hill overlooking orchards and the town and out to the Tasman Sea. Beautifully appointed en suite rooms. Breakfast is a treat with fresh fruit and home made muffins.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fraser Highlands offers unrivaled views in the Abel Tasman and Nelson area (just read our reviews!). Our accommodation options include two fabulous b&b suites; downstairs has private external access, upstairs an additional 'family room' offering with the adjacent leisure room. Both have fantastic views of the surrounding area.If you'd like a little more privacy we have a gorgeous one bedroom cottage. The cottage is completely self-contained and includes full kitchen, laundry, bathroom, optional lounge sofa bed and free WiFi. Relax with a book on the balcony and views... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fraser Highlands Retreat

Address: 177 Riwaka-Sandy Bay Road, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Price Range: RM558 - RM697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in the self-contained cottage, which was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 595tobys, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have amazing views of the local mountains”
 of 5 bubbles webdweeb, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose the downstairs room with amazing bath! :)”
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“Cottage is great!”
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“The cottage is just wonderful!”
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