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Holly Homestead B&B

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This was an absolutely wonderful B and B. The hosts were most gracious and spent a lot of time sharing details about the locale and area sights, helping guests with directions and phone calls, and recommending restaurants and tours, etc. They also provided a warm welcoming reception (and drink) and had a fabulous home cooked breakfast. The location is within...

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Loudon, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

Very nice home with excellent accommodations. All the small details for a very comfortable stay are provided. Bernie was very well prepared with suggestions for activities and dining covered. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay asich as we did.

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

We arrived on a rainy afternoon after driving over Arthurs pass from Christchurch. We were greeted at our car with an umbrella and invited in to the lounge where there was a nice warm fire in the fireplace. Our hostess reviewed with us the options available in Franz Josef for dinner. Our room was very nicely appointed and our breakfast...

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London
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Holly Homestead is a large and beautiful house Bernie was a very good host and welcomed us on arrival with tea and biscuits There was a glowing fire in the wood burner Very welcoming as it was cold and wet outside! our bedroom was large and very comfortable and spotlessly clean Thank you Bernie and Gerald for your hospitality...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We were nearing the end of our 16 day New Zealand adventure when we arrived at Holly Homestead. The spring rains and fog had finally caught up with us and we weren't able to take our helicopter trip. However, we could not have been in a better place and under the circumstances, had a more enjoyable experience to cap off...

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Reviewed 11 November 2013

The Holly Homestead is a beautiful old home with a lot of history and is perfect for a B&B. The owners are a married couple who bought the place about fifteen years ago. Bernie, our hostess, told us that they've slowly over the years made various improvements until it's at it's current state. The room we had was large and...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We had passed here on a previous visit to Franz Josef and had promised if we returned to make this our stopover and we are so glad we did. Bernie is a lovely hostess who sat with us on arrival and gave us all the recent news of the area and answered our questions about her striking home and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We recently stayed here while travelling round the South Island and loved it - Bernie is a great host, really nice to chat to and full of great recommendations for sight seeing and dining, she can help you sort anything out. House is lovely, quiet and the rooms are great, really comfortable and well appointed. Excellent breakfast selection, especially very...

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Perth
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We recently stayed at Holly Homestead and Bernie and Gerard could not have been more welcoming. The house is beautiful, warm and extremely clean. Bernie welcomed us with drinks and snacks on arrival and then in the morning a buffet and home cooked breakfast was waiting. Bernie is a wealth of knowledge on the local area and wildlife which was...

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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 September 2013

"Nomen est Omen"... The B&B's name is more than an indication, its a promise! You are looking for a gem in a historic house, a charming room furnished with mindful care, a cosy bed, a beautiful bathroom with nicely selected toileteries, a focus on environmental friendly hospitality and that all kept spotlessly clean? Then Holly Homestead is the place to...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique B&B : This colonial homestead whispers history. Originally constructed from beautiful native timber in 1926, now tenderly refurbished staying true to the Arts & Crafts style of architecture. Start your day early with a panoramic view of the Franz Josef neve from the breakfast table. Go exploring at your own pace and come home to a glacial sunset, a glass of port in the guest lounge and a welcoming bed. Age restriction: children 12+ welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holly Homestead B&B

Address: 2900 Franz Josef Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: €150 - €255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holly Homestead B&B 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms are great!”
G3779LZpauld, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The deluxe suite”
DJFLondon, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nice view of the mountain and of the garden but it rains a lot and you may be unable to see it.”
nelylee, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 had great views of the snow capped mountains.”
900deniset, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a bad room in the house”
McTravelSFO, 27 May 2016 | Read review
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