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    St. Itas Guesthouse

    11 Rakaia Barrhill Methven Road | Ashburton District, Rakaia 7710, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 32 reviews

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    I was greeted by Sue, who was very friendly, helpful and we had a lovely chat over a cup of tea and biscuits! The room was gorgeous, and so is the whole building in fact. There is an interesting selection of books in the lounge...More

    Thank Amarantha_bellydance
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 21 August 2017

    Hi thanks for taking the time to write a generous review, so pleased you chose to stay here and enjoyed your time with us. I hope that you are enjoying your holiday and time with family and friends. Thanks again Sue

    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    Very friendly and engaging hosts in this wonderful old guesthouse in the small town of Rakaia in Canterbury. A great place to stay if you are keen to explore the surrounding environments including the beautiful Southern Alps. Highly recommended.

    Thank shanesmith2017
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 25 June 2017

    Thank you for kind review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    We decided to skip Christchurch and drive via Akaroa and then stopping at St Itas before heading to the lakes district. Was definately a good plan. Easy check in by the very lovely Sue. She made us a pot of tea with some lovely biscuits...More

    Thank MollyMal
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 7 March 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review, I am pleased that you had a comfortable stay here with us, and hope the rest of your holiday was enjoyable.

    Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

    We were amazed at the well tended garden with beautiful roses n lavendars and inside the guesthouse it's very English with nice attached bathroom well carpeted floor and the decor is very refined. The host Sue is a lovely lady with great warmth n service...More

    Thank Terence L
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 26 January 2017

    Hi and thank you for taking the time and giving us a generous review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    I only stayed a night and this did not do justice to the wonderful building and hosts. Splendid lounge and oh so comfortable a bed. So comfortable I slept through the earthquake on 14 November. And only an hour from Christchurch this is a much...More

    Thank holdenman
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 1 December 2016

    Thanks for your fabulous review, so glad that you enjoyed your stay and had a great sleep. I am hoping the earthquakes haven't inconvenienced you now that your home. We look forward to seeing you back here in the near future.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Tennis Court
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    • US$ 88 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    "Any room would be great."
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    "The Rose room, where we stayed was excellent."
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    "We stayed in the rose room - great view of the garden outside and you have your own bathroom!"
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