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5.0 out of 5

"Quiet, secluded, top condition, superb welcoming and helpful hosts. We shall return without hesitation. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 04 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

At Burn Cottage Retreat you'll be 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Aurum Wineries Limited and 4.3 km (2.7 mi) from Lake Dunstan. Highlights at this property include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and fireplaces.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with DVD players, and all 3 individually decorated accommodations feature balconies or patios, iPod docks, and living rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Dining areas, private yards, and WiFi are also available.

This business-friendly property offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Continental breakfast is available.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Cromwell property include Cromwell Shopping Centre and Cromwell Golf Course.

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Burn Cottage Retreat ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Guest reviews for Burn Cottage Retreat

Couples (3)
5 out of 5
Quiet, secluded, top condition, superb welcoming and helpful hosts. We shall return without hesitation.

Posted by on 4 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Sep. 2019 by Cecilia

Thankyou for your much appreciated comments. We thoroughly enjoyed having you here and our welcome mat will definitely be out when you decide to return to our 'little piece of paradise' in beautiful Central Otago! We hope the rest of your holiday went well. Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl

5 out of 5
Very frindly host and a immaculate room. Beautiful grounds and very peaceful

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 May 2019 by Cecilia

Thank you so much for your awesome review - much appreciated and we hope to see you again in 'our little piece of paradise'.!

5 out of 5
This is the second time we have stayed, everything is so wonderful, the gardens, the cottages, it’s peaceful, the breakfast is yummy & the chocolate fish ! Perfect hosts, thank you.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jan. 2019 by Cecilia

Thank you for your much appreciated comments. It was lovely having you here and it is always a pleasure to have guests who enjoy 'our little piece of paradise' as much as we do. Hopefully we will see you for a third time in beautiful Central Otago!. Kindest Regards Cecilia and Darryl

Property Features

As a guest of Burn Cottage Retreat, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Burn Cottage Retreat also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Cromwell cottage is smoke free.

  • 3 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) (56.8 km / 35.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Burn Cottage Retreat offers 3 accommodations with fireplaces and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms and include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3.5-star cottage have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cromwell cottage provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. LCD televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • IPod dock
  • Private outdoor space
  • LCD television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy continental breakfast for a fee.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Debit cards not accepted


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 25.00 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 18.00 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Burn Cottage Retreat Cromwell
  • Burn Retreat Cromwell
  • Burn Retreat
  • Burn Cottage Retreat Cottage
  • Burn Cottage Retreat Cromwell
  • Burn Cottage Retreat Cottage Cromwell

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.