Holly Homestead in the Media




Rough Guide 2010/2011 (7th Edition)

September 2010

"Author's Favourites"

Comfortable, to the point of indulgence, with welcoming hosts who provide B&B in an attractive two-storey 1920s home, just outside town with five en-suite rooms (one with bathtub), including a suite ($420). There's a deck with mountain views, and rates include a delicious full breakfast. Only suitable for those 12 and over.

Rough Guide 2008/2009 (6th Edition)
September 2008

Holly Homestead is one of the 'author's picks' of the Rough Guide


Highlighted as one of the Rough Guides

"Author's favourites".


"Upmarket B&B in an attractive two storey 1920's home just outside town with four ensuite rooms (one with bathtub) plus a new suite ($380). There's a nice deck with mountain views and rates include a full communal breakfast. Only suitable for those 12 and over."


Rough Guide 6th Edition

Rough Guide 2006 - 5th Edition

Upscale B&B in an attractive two-storey 1920s home just outside town with four en-suite rooms, and including a full communal breakfast. Only suitable for those 12 and over.

General comment: Despite a considerable expansion in what is available both here and in Fox Glacier, accommodation is still tight throughout the summer. Between November and March (and particularly February), you should aim to make reservations at least a week in advance.

Rough Guide 5th Edition


The Rough Guide to New Zealand - 4th Edition (published September 2004)

Upscale B&B in an attractive two-storey 1920s home just outside town with four rooms, all with private facilities, and including a full breakfast.

Rough Guide 4th Edition





Lonely Planet 14th Edition

Lonely Planet - 13th Edition (Published September 2006)

Top End

Holly Homestead

This handsome, two-storey, 1920s B&B is draped in wisteria. The four tastefully furnished rooms (all with en suite, one with disabled access) will cradle you through to breakfast. Kids under 12 will have to sleep in the car.

Lonely Planet 13th Edition


The Greenwood Guide to NEW ZEALAND

hand-pickedaccommodation www.greenwoodguides.com Fifth Edition 2008/9

(also in First, Second, Third & Fourth Editions)

... Gerard and Bernie, both New Zealanders, have been in the B&B business since 2000 and are rightly enthusiastic about their magnificent region. They are still unstuffy and refreshingly modest about what they offer, ...

Greenwood Guide


Australian Magazine Article as part of Heritage & Character Inns of New Zealand


Holidays for Couples magazine

Kiwis might fly

Around New Zealand on two big wheels

Polly Evans (first published 2004) www.pollyevans.com

... On the outskirts ... about twenty minutes' walk from the centre of the township, was Holly Homestead, a quaint old colonial house where I had booked a room. Its weatherboard was painted pale yellow, its window frames and balcony colonnade pure, wholesome white. The garden was perfectly tended, the climbers up the side of the house crept just where intended. Inside ...


Polly Evans





Holly Homestead B&B - State Highway 6 ( PO Box 35 ) - Franz Josef Glacier - West Coast - New Zealand
Phone +64 3 752 0299 - Fax +64 3 752 0298 - Email: stay@hollyhomestead.co.nz