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    Anchor Down Bed & Breakfast

    15a Otago Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
    011 64 9-887 8475
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This B&B was our 8th accommodation on our 5 weeks lasting trip through New Zealand. It was a very good choice to stay one night in Picton after arriving with the ferry from Wellington. Ian and Janet are wonderful and very friendly hosts. The rooms...More

    Thank Birugito-san
    Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 4 days ago

    Oh Gosh!!!! Thank you very much for your fabulous review. Also we are absolutely delighted you enjoyed exploring all the areas we love to visit too. Glad you enjoyed breakfast. There are so many ways to say thank you and if we could we use...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Janet and Ian are perfect B&B hosts! So friendly and knowledgeable but also great at offering you privacy. The rooms have everything you need. They are so clean and welcoming. We used this rainy night to relax, watch TV in our room, and sleep in...More

    Thank hansesar
    Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

    Hahahaha. Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you loved Ian's breakfast and we enjoyed your comments a lot. Maybe your friends won't :). Our B&B will always have a welcome room for you should you ever return. We wish you safe travels and...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2017

    A truly enjoyable stay...unfortunately for only one night. My wife and I were met at the ferry by Janet, and driven to her home, with village highlights pointed out along the way. While enjoying a glass of local wine, we chatted and got to know...More

    Thank Ggitz
    Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 26 November 2017

    Oh wow. Thank you for this lovely review. We enjoyed having you to stay. We hope the trip to Christchurch was great and you were able to appreciate the beautiful scenery along the way. Your NZ trip was very short so we do look forward...More

    Reviewed 14 November 2017

    Ian & Janet are awesome! They turn an already lovely guesthouse into an exceptional guesthouse. We were met off the ferry by Janet who took us through Picton and pointed out various recommended walks (Short & long), good restaurants and bars. The guesthouse is only...More

    Thank GunnerSurrey
    Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 November 2017

    Hello there GunnerSurrey. Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We have thought about your trip and the great experiences you will be having...hope the weather turned out OK too. We think you will be back...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Ian and Janet were so welcoming and helpful, accommodating our early check-in. Room was spacious, quiet and comfortable. Access to garden was delightful. Location is wonderful--just close enough to downtown to be able to access all Picton's attractions yet away from the downtown congestion. Wine...More

    Thank jamesmQ5685RF
    Response from Janet and Ian D, Owner at Anchor Down Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 November 2017

    Wow Jim and Mary we are blushing so much, at your wonderful review. We very much enjoyed your company too. Thank you for mentioning Ian's lovely peaches. Lucky you came when you did as they are almost gone!! We shall have to plant a tree...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$85 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "Our group had all three ground floor rooms and they were all lovely."
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    "King room is the best choice from our experience,"
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    "All rooms are very quiet."
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    "our room overlooked the short driveway,but was quiet. we slept very well."
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