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Designer Cottage

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53 Hastings Street West, Christchurch 8023 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Offers & Announcements:Free breakfast with your stay
Christchurch B&B Designer Cottage was a sailors' retreat in the 70s and is located in peaceful surroundings just off Colombo Street near the shops and opposite Sydenham Park. The walk to the city More centre from the cottage will give you the chance to admire many listed heritage buildings on Colombo Street. We offer a variety of rooms, which are all tastefully decorated, including share facilities, private room with en-suite and a self-contained cottage. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$77 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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We had a great stay at the Designer cottage in Christchurch. The room was cute, clean, and the friendly hosts.
We are from Wellington and just stayed a night. The location was convenient near the shops, cafes, and restaurants.
We will come back.:)
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Response from designercottage, Manager at Designer Cottage
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you so much for staying with us. We always enjoy having here with us, will be looking forward to your next visit. Many thanks again for the prefect 5/5 review.
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We were told Designer Cottage recently received a recognition in the 2018 Heritage Awards, we can see why. The room and place is tidy with some unique design details. The hosts are friendly, and the cat marmite definately made us feel at home. Will return again.
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Close to the city and lots of shops and retaurants, Designer Cottage is a perfect place to stay when visiting Christchurch. Steve, the host, is friendly and knowledgeable, and puts on a great breakfast spread in pretty surroundings. The cottage has a beautiful charm and all you c
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Response from designercottage, Manager at Designer Cottage
Responded 29 Jun 2018
Thank you Kirsten for the great reveiw. It was my pleasure hosting you and your parents. I hope you enjoy meeting up with your sister and the rest of your visit to the South Island. See you again we hope. Steve
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We had a wonderful stay at this Christchurch B&B. Resonal price with great breakfat. The house pets chicken and Cat Marmite are lovely.

We both loves garden, so the garden courtyards are lovely. The Olive trees amd Green apple trees are in fruits at the moment.

Love to vis
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Love this Christchurch Bed and Breakfast that offer a quiet room with no childreans policy. Suited us really, and the breakfast is just very social. The garden is the highlight for us, and the cat and chicken are wondering around the place.

Hosts are lovely, and my sincere th
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Just booked a room with Expedia but not sure whether breakfast included. Are all types of rooms with free breakfast?
Some are included some are not. IF it is not says or printed on, mean no breakfast. Best is book directly thru the official homepage. Contact us directly or via fb if you have further concerns and queries. Many thanks happy New Year to you and your families.
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Hi there, Like one of the other travellers (posted above), I'll be arriving on the 11:50pm flight from Sydney and am wanting to confirm that you'll accept a booking for this time of arrival (happy to book one of the ensuite rooms). Thanks in advance, Monique
Dear Monique very sorry for the much delay on this responds. I was away for few months myself. The B&B normally will only accept ensuit bookings if staying more than one night on late check-in. The main reason is give yourself and the hosts a chance to familiar with each others and make sure you have a quality stay experience. My sincere apology for not responding to your request any earlier. Next time is best giving the B&B a call for instant answer. Many thanks again.
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Hi,my sister and I will be winding up our stay in New Zealand in Christchurch. We arrive there on 18 to turn in our campervan and fly out (back to US) on 21st. How far is airport from your lovely home and best way to get there. Is a double room or two single beds available for nights of 18-21st? Thanks, Beth Cobb, Virginia
Hi Virginia for the very late reply. I way away for a few months visiting my parents. Next time is best contact us directly. One of the manager will answer your directly. Alternatively by facebook. Just foe your future interest. From the B&B to Christchurch Airport is 18 min drive 14Km away. We don't have any twin room available. The best option will be out two bedroom selfcontained cottage. Again very sorry about the much delay replay.
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What size are the beds? Hopefully more than a double. Double,queen or king?
Hi there all the Ensuite room comes with Queen size beds. Double room share bathroom only have double bed. Non of our room come with king size bed. It is a humble worker cottage B&B, so many of the bedding style reflecting the simple lifestyle of the olden-days.
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Hi, My wife and I are coming with our two kids, ages 6 and 3. We would like to stay in the 2 Bedroom cottage. Is there a no kids policy in the Designer Cottage? Thanks Ameen
Hi Ameen very sorry that I didn't see your concerns any earlier. Next time please call us directly. The 2 bedrooms self contained cottage is the only option we accept kids. Maximum 4 persons in the house. WE hope you did managed to travel well in New Zealand. Again my apology for the late reply.
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"Any room with private bathroom"
"The room with private bathroom. Not all room come with breakfast."
"with love our queen size bed with private bathroom."
"We booked the self contained 2 bedroom cottage. A bit more but great pravacy."
"With garden view is my love"
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