Guthrie Cottage - Stunning Beachfront: from $210

Bach or holiday home | Eastbourne Beach | #5026

9.9/10 (63 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Fully self contained, on the beach
  • Relaxing with stunning harbour views
  • Beautifully presented - peaceful - bathtub in front lawn

Enjoy staying in this unique location on the beach-front with the waves almost lapping at your door. It's beautiful, immaculate and very tastefully appointed with your comfort in mind.

There is lots to do - relax in the cottage, enjoy the outdoors, walk in the bush or cycle around the coast. Swim out to the raft which is moored directly in front of the cottage in the summer time. Sip champagne in the outside bath as you look out across the Harbour to the flickering lights of Wellington City. Sit in the front garden or on the sea-wall and watch the Inter-islander ferries go by - if you are lucky you might see some Orcas which are regularly seen each year. Stroll down the beach to the village shops, cafes and restaurants.

The cottage is ideal as a romantic retreat or for a relaxing family holiday.

The kitchen is well equipped for longer stays, or choose one of the local restaurants or cafes to dine at.

Guthrie Cottage is a 25 minute drive or ferry ride from Wellington, and a base to explore the lower North Island. Catch the ferry to Picton and visit the South Island.

With the safe swimming beach at your doorstep, the bush at your backyard and stunning sunsets, Guthrie Cottage is the perfect place to stay in all seasons.

Special conditions: PEAK RATE (1 September - 30th April) from $250 per night for 2 people OFF PEAK RATE (1st May - 31 August) - from $200 per night for 2 people PLEASE NOTE: The tariff is for 2 people, additional guests (including children occupying beds) will be charged $40 per person, per night. A 2 night minimum stay applies. (26 Dec - 10 Jan - 5 night minimum applies). No smoking allowed in the house or on the property. No pets allowed (sorry!)


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Courtyard View

    1 x Queen bed

  • Sea View

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (101)

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  • WOW - the location was fantastic

    WOW - the location was fantastic. Opposite the cottage was a small walkway, the beach wall and the sea. Facing Wellington on the opposite side of the bay. Get the little ferry from Days Bay near Eastbourne to explore Wellington. You can use your Super Gold Card on the ferry and the buses between certain times of the day. We saved a lot of dollars doing this.

    paulie584 100%|12x Mar 2018

  • Guthrie Cottage is beautifully situated, right on the promenade beside the beach

    Guthrie Cottage is beautifully situated, right on the promenade beside the beach . Walking distance of the village with shops and library. Fabulous sunsets from the garden. Very well equipped and comfortable

    marypudney 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • We absolutely loved our stay in Guthrie Cottage! It’s such a peaceful...

    We absolutely loved our stay in Guthrie Cottage! It’s such a peaceful and beautiful place - I was so sad to leave and hope we can go back next time we’re in NZ. I think this is now one of my favourite places ever!

    PipBe197 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Beautiful high quality house right on the beach

    Beautiful high quality house right on the beach. Beautiful view and very relaxing. The addition of an outside shower for sand and an outdoor bath were fantastic. The only drawback we found was there is a table for 4 people to eat at only and there were 6 of us.

    giless16 100%|6x Jan 2018

  • Location was fabulous

    Location was fabulous. Very close to the beach which was sometimes calm and sometimes refreshingly brisk! The property is absolutely gorgeous. Nice little touches such as a coffee machine! Everything you need for absolutely comfort in terms of facilities and technology. Beds very comfortable with lovely linen! Top notch cleanliness. Lovely spaces for relaxing/eating- out the front near the beach, inside in the sunroom and out the back if more shelter required. Flat walk to shops. Quiet.

    Pauline Rose 100%|3x Jan 2018

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