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Outside area with great seating to view the scenery and starsMahina Cottage with owners shed next door
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Māhina Cottage - your little slice of paradise

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Michele

Māhina Cottage - your little slice of paradise

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Situated in Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve our new cottage is the perfect place for star gazing, bike riding, fishing or relaxing. Two bedrooms, kitchen, microwave and fridge, open plan living and unlimited wifi and super comfortable beds give you that cosy home feeling while travelling. Mountain and hill views all around and star gazing that will make you want to stay up all night to view.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Essentials
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

66 Reviews

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Mike User Profile
Mike
February 2018
Fabulous cottage on outskirts of Twizel. 2 bedrooms, one with a skylight to enable you to see the stars from your bed. Absolutely spotless on arrival, shame the previous tenants hadn’t cleaned their dishes before putting them back in the cupboards. Perhaps a dishwasher might solv…
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Marilyn
October 2017
The house was very clean and very well designed. It was in a nice quiet location close to town.
Radha User Profile
Radha
August 2017
What a dream! Māhina Cottage is in such a picturesque location and the house is cosy and a true home away from home. Unfortunately we didn't get to met Jim and Michele but they gave us clear directions to the house, and left eggs and milk in the fridge four breakfast. Would highl…
Michele User Profile
Response from Michele:
Thanks Radha so pleased you enjoyed it. Hope to meet you if you get down again.
August 2017
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Jason
July 2017
Jim and Michele are welcoming hosts, with great knowledge of the area. We had a great stay in Twizel. Their BnB is well setup, private, with amazing views of the Southern Alps. We would definatly recommend this to anyone staying in the region.
Michele User Profile
Response from Michele:
Thanks Jason
July 2017
Alexandra User Profile
Alexandra
July 2017
A wonderful, picturesque and comfortable space in such a beautiful part of the country. Gorgeous cottage with all the amenities you might need, great communication by friendly hosts (who provided lovely fresh eggs for brekky!), and sheep with personality! Unfortunately we had a …
Lisa User Profile
Lisa
August 2016
We arrived to a lovely warm cottage with fresh eggs in the fridge, fluffy towels and gorgeous views. Absolutely recommend Mahina Cottage for a getaway.
Michele User Profile
Response from Michele:
Thanks Lisa, always lovely to host great guests. Thank you.
August 2016
Nicole User Profile
Nicole
May 2018
Bed was sublime and the house has everything you need! Perfect location for day trips to mt cook as the drive is spectacular and it is very close to stunning lakes and Twizel town.

Hosted by Michele

Twizel, New ZealandJoined in January 2015
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131 Reviews
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