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Portobello Settlers Cottage, charming & perfect

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Jane And Robin

Portobello Settlers Cottage, charming & perfect

Entire cottage
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1 bathroom
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Stay on the stunning Otago Peninsula at this beautifully restored 160 year genuine old cottage. Self cater in a charming, totally unique early settlers dwelling that is warm and bright with modern facilities, comfortable beds & lovely private gardens. The perfect location just minutes from the various penguin, albatross & wildlife colonies, famous Larnach Castle & all other activities & sights on the iconic Otago Peninsula. A good 30 mins drive from Dunedin city and 50 mins from the airport.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed,1 cot
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds



22 reviews
Philip User Profile
March 2019
This place is basic but that adds to the pioneering feel. We really enjoyed our time here exploring the peninsular
Jane And Robin User Profile
Response from Jane And Robin:
We are glad that you enjoyed the experience of the original cottage Phillip. It was a pleasure to meet your mother and family.
March 2019
Gabrielle User Profile
September 2019
The cottage was amazing and so cute. it has been designed in a lovely thoughtful way and was very comfortable and spotlessly clean
Jane And Robin User Profile
Response from Jane And Robin:
Thanks for these lovely comments. We really try to make it as comfortable as possible for our guests.
September 2019
Sandy User Profile
July 2019
Great place to stay on the peninsular, 30 min drive from Dunedin, warm and cosy, games for the kids, comfy beds, minimal cooking facilities but with a microwave and one ring hot plate easy to manage.
Frauke User Profile
April 2019
This is a magical, historic and comfortable cottage with everything you need. Jane and Robin are great hosts. It's a great location from which to spend time exploring the beautiful Otago Peninsula.
Jane And Robin User Profile
Response from Jane And Robin:
Thank you Frauke, We really appreciate your comments about the cottage. Come back soon! Jane and Robin
April 2019
Wei User Profile
April 2019
Nice old cottage, full of character. Comfortable beds, garden harvest. Close to Larnach castle and albatross natural center. We had good time here.
Jane User Profile
March 2019
What a delightful place to experience some of New Zealand’s settler history. The cottage has many original features and Jane and Robin have provided every comfort and masses of useful local information. It was such a treat to spend time here.
Lara User Profile
February 2019
We were six nights in the Settlers Cottage and didn't want to leave. We loved the cozy, historic atmosphere and the garden and the comfortable mattresses. The bathroom is large and lovely, and the kitchen is surprisingly functional for being only a hotplate, microwave, and…

Hosted by Jane And Robin

Lower Portobello, New ZealandJoined in March 2015
Jane And Robin User Profile
23 Reviews
Jane And Robin is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are a couple who love to share their fabulous property with others. We are fortunate enough to live in one of the clearest and cleanest spots in the world. We both like to garden and potter about the property. Robin is a tour guide at Larnach Castle, a volunteer announcer…
Interaction with guests
If you need help or advice we are happy to assist. We can be contacted most easily via text, phone or email (if not at home next door) as we workaround the area and in Dunedin. Your privacy is respected. Local information on all main attractions is provided in the cottage for…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM - 8PM
Checkout: 9AM
Self check-in with lockbox
3PM - 8PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events