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Birds Ferry Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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Fitness centre
4 Star Hotel
Welcome to Birds Ferry Lodge where you will enjoy a wilderness location just North of Punakaiki. This modern and stylish solid timber lodge features comfortable en-suite rooms with baths & balconies with superb mountain, bush and ocean views. The Self-contained cottage "Ferry Man’s...
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163 Birds Ferry Road,, Westport 7865, New Zealand
15.5 km to Westport Airport
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

If you want something a little different and luxurious during your holiday in South Island look no further thst this gem near Westport.We stayed only one night at the Lodge which was beautifully designed and decorated. The bedroom was very comfortable with an amazing view.We...More

1  Thank Paula D
Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you so much for your delightful review! Happy and safe onward travels Alison and Andre

Reviewed 13 February 2018

We stayed in the cottage for a night, it was a lovely tranquil spot. We also had the dinner at the lodge, the food was great, however we got an earful from Alison how hard it was with the new booking companies...blah blah blah, it...More

Thank Marcey A
Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad to read that overall you seemed to enjoy your stay in the cottage and the lodge dinner – and of course our ever helpful guide Andre. Regarding your personal attack of Alison I guess this can only...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant accommodation and very amenable and nice owners . We booked dinner which is advisable as the accommodation is in the middle of no where . Food was very tasty , and breakfast was so very yummy Would not recommend staying if you don’t...More

Thank janeyoungman
Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for posting your review and pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the yummy food! Alison

Reviewed 28 January 2018

We spent two nights at Ferry Man's Cottage, and never left the property. We planned it as a vacation from vacation -- take a pause, do laundry and just enjoy the moment. Dinner in the lodge the day we arrived, watching the sunset from the...More

1  Thank Honeymoonforever
Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 31 January 2018

Thank You so much for posting a review. Yes absolutely - two nights at least! Alison and Andre.

Reviewed 13 January 2018

I was fortunate to stay at the Ferryman's cottage for two nights with my family of 5. Our biggest mistake was not staying longer! The cottage was clean and comfortable with a well appointed kitchen. Alison had a meal waiting for us when we arrived...More

Thank mhubs
Response from birdsferrylodge, Owner at Birds Ferry LodgeResponded 13 February 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed this very special place. Alison and Andre

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$194 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$194 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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2 March 2016|
Response from birdsferrylodge | Property representative |
Good Morning and thank you for your question. Yes you are correct! We accept well behaved pets at Ferry Mans Cottage - they must be under control around wildlife (including Kiwis) and we request that you scoop the poop in... More
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"the cottage has privacy, the rooms do not"
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"If you want total privacy take the cottage."
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"There is only one Ferry Man's Cottage, with two bedrooms. Amazing privacy and view."
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"Book Ferry Man's Cottage if you can."
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