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Harris Hill Cottages

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 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 9 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 11 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...

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 10 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!

Thank MObermann
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.

Thank xjensen
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...

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 25 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!

Thank MariusBotha
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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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”
CanadianRetirees, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is a short drive outside of Nelson, up a twisting road, but the view was well worth for winding trek up the hill.”
sandiewm, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“A wonderful option outside of Nelson 10 mins from Town”
xjensen, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All cottages are private and have great views”
gilesw_12, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All of the cottages had amazing views”
JuliaS589, 14 Jun 2014 | Read review
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