Bell’s Retreat Facilities, Rooms & Rates

Bell’s Retreat Facilities, Rooms & Rates Bell’s Retreat Cottage has a well-equipped kitchen with all the modern cooking conveniences one would expect, including fridge, microwave and dishwasher. The living area features a heat pump, television, DVD player, CD player, stereo and bookcase. The bathroom/laundry has a shower, vanity and toilet as well as washing machine, clothes dryer, sink, iron and ironing board.

The bedrooms are furnished with fresh linen and bed coverings. Electric blankets and heaters are available in each of the bedrooms to ensure a cosy stay. It is ideal for a group, couple or for the single traveller.

Bell’s Retreat sleeps up to 8 people in 3 bedrooms:
Bedroom One: 1 queen bed
Bedroom Two: 1 double bed & 1 single bed
Bedroom Three: 2 king single beds

Continental Breakfast included.

Rates from $120 - $240 per night depending on number of bedrooms used.
Short term rental rates also available.

Local Attractions & Activities

Gore is central to the Eastern Southland region and boasts many fine facilities, activities and events:

  • World class brown trout fly fishing on the Mataura River (seasonal)
  • Deer hunting in the nearby mountains and duck shooting (seasonal)
  • Farm and Garden Tours
  • Six 9 hole golf courses all only about 20 minutes away
  • Parks and reserves, bush walks, mountain biking and gardens
  • A first class aquatic centre and ice skating rink
  • The Eastern Southland Gallery - An internationally recognised art gallery featuring the The John Money Collection & The Ralph Hotere Gallery
  • The Gore Historical Museum and Hokonui Moonshine Museum
  • Croydon Aviation Precinct in nearby Mandeville featuring Vintage Aircraft Museum, restoration hangar and Tiger Moth flights
  • The Hokonui Moonshiners’ Whiskey, Food & Music Festival (February)
  • The New Zealand Gold Guitars Awards (May-June)
  • The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards (July)
  • A good selection of fine local restaurants, cafés and bars
  • Good retail shopping and friendly customer service... and much more.