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Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Great to find a no-fuss high-standard accommodation for my flying visit to CHCH in business - a beer was in my hand within 10 minutes of arriving - friendly, warm welcome A+++ - Breakfast was AWESOME!

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Bed and Breakfast. We are very pleased that we ticked all the boxes for your stay with us. We look forward to meeting with you again.

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2013

We arrived in Christchurch on the Pacific coach train (fantastic!) and John was waiting for us at the station. The House is lovely and very spacious. We had a large en-suite bedroom which was exceptionally clean and tidy. John & Lesley made us feel at home very quickly and we were sorry we were staying only one night. Looking forward...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Dear cctlgw, Many thanks for your wonderful 5 star review of our home and hospitality. We also would have liked another night with you both. Your photo of the bedroom is magnificient. Maybe you could be the photographer. We are pleased that you were very satisfied with the service we gave, and look forward to next time.

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst attending a wedding in Christchurch. Made to feel very welcome by very knowledgable hosts Lesley and John. Very immaculate property, breakfast was wonderful both cooked and continental, very welcome cake, tea / coffee when we came in late one night. In a great location walking distance to Hagley Park. Keep up the great work...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Dear ibi331, Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. It is always good to hear the views of past guests and we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you in New Zealand again.

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2012

Arrived at 'Greatstay' due to a booking error at another hotel so did not know what to expect. Actually did not care at the time because my wife and I were unwell and I spent the first 36 hours of the stay in bed! During this time Lesley & John looked after my wife really well and showed us both...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2012 via mobile

After having stayed here for over a week, I must declare this location great deal! It os centrally located to all activities and major roads and highways. Overall valué is is high! The. Professional staff and clean accomodations tenderá this location a jewel amongst its peers! I highly reccomend this place as a viable travel lodging solution.

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Bed and Breakfast. It is always good to get comments and to know that we are making our guests feel "at home".

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2012

We had a wonderful stay with Lesley and John in Christchurch recently. It was the first time we had ever stayed in a B n B and we're glad we chose to stay with them. Their home was immaculate and warm and inviting. They welcomed us into their home and made us feel very comfortable and provided us with a...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Dear Miringa, Thank you for reviewing our Bed and Breakfast, and it is lovely to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope that in your busy life, you will be able to return and have another nice experience. We are pleased that we met your expectations. Lesley and John

Reviewed 6 March 2012

I travel backwards and forwards to Christchurch and have discovered there are better options than hotels, John and Lesley provide a home away from home with great facilities and location. They both provide a wonderful personal touch and genuine interest in making your stay a pleasant experience. I am certainly spreading the word - thanks John and Lesley look forward...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule to review our establishment. We are pleased that you were happy with us, and it is good to know that you will be returning. Regards, Lesley and John

Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I traveled around NZ for nearly two weeks, and after staying in a variety of Bed and Breakfast accommodation, my boyfriend and I agreed that Greatstay was the best. Lesley and John are genuinely friendly and welcoming, they are not just putting on a happy face, they really are happy to see you. They are helpful in any inquiry, and...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Dear Rach, Many thanks for taking the time from your busy schedule to give us a glowing review. We also liked Michaels review. We too enjoyed the company of you both, and hope that the future is bright for you. We are pleased that we gave you the experience of a Christchurch home away from home, and look forward to...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 29 February 2012

I spent three days working in Christchurch recently and the highlight was the friendly service and "extra touches" facilitated by John and Lesley at Greatstay. As a frequent business traveller I rate most hotels by four measures; shower, bed, food and wi-fi. Well, I found all four to be excellent at Greatstay, but the very pleasant bonus was the welcoming...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Well Michael we do thank you for taking the time to give us a wonderful glowing review. We know how frustrating flying can be, and we were happy to help you and your friend. We look forward to the next visit. Kind regards, Lesley

Auckland
Reviewed 23 February 2012

My daugther and I stayed with Greatstay in chrishchurch for 3 days and thoroughlyenjoyed our stay with John and Lesley are great hosts, makes it feel friendly and family orientated. The room was very comfortable and clean, breakfast was great. It was a great place to do things from around christchurch and great local resturants. We loved it and would...

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lesley r, Owner at Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you Hamish for reviewing our site. We are pleased that you and daughter enjoyed your time here, and we look forward to keeping in touch when you return to Christchurch on visits. Kind regards, Lesley

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our new home offers spacious and comfortable en-suite accommodation, which is quiet and restful.John and myself have sought to create a friendly atmosphere with the accent on luxury "home away from home." 25 Min walk to city centre, art centre and museum through Hagley Park Botanical Gardens. Beautiful walks, golf course and shopping minutes away. Close to Horncastle Arena,Riccarton Bush public hospital, university, airport, railway station and many fine restaurants.We have not been affected with damage by the earthquakes and are very happy to have both business and travelling visitors stay. We have high speed wi-fi .Most businesses are within our area of Riccarton and Addington. O.S.P. "Come as a guest, leave as a friend."SPECIAL: Happy hour with nibbles and host company. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Greatstay Bed & Breakfast Boutique Accommodation

Address: 33 Kilmarnock Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 7,258 - ₹ 11,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles edwardh888, 9 Dec 2012 | Read review
“We stayed here twice, and stayed in two different rooms. Both were great!!”
 of 5 bubbles Red_Dog_Rach, 4 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Each room is quiet and private and has a well-appointed ensuite . Guest lounge is spacious and comfortable and the free wi-fi is fast and reliable. From now on it'll be the first point of enquiry if I have to have accommodation in Christchurch again. Oh, and it's only a few minutes walk from seven or eight restaurants and bars.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelOMalley, 29 Feb 2012 | Read review
“We took the two single beds approach in one room for just the 2 of us and that worked out great.”
 of 5 bubbles Hamiec, 22 Feb 2012 | Read review
“All rooms were of a high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles charlottet108, 11 Dec 2011 | Read review
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