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Designer Cottage
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

This b&b was a great find. The place was spotless and the host was extremely hospitipal. everything that was asked for was provided quickly. Only downsides were a small bathroom and no wardrobe which we were told was a work in progress. Overall great value and a very enjoyable stay.

Room Tip: There are very different rooms at this b&b. Modern and old fashioned. Ours was very new hence the lack of a wardrobe.
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Rob H
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

We stayed only one night at Chet's lovely Designer Cottage. We arrived earlier than the check in time, were greeted so politely and encouraged to make ourselves at home! This is a lovely B&B. It has everything you could need, comfortable, clean and cosy. Very close to the center of Christchurch. Chet was so helpful in giving advice (and a map!) of all the must- see sights in Christchurch. The restaurant recommendation was also perfect! Cafe Valentino, a must! Thank you for having us, we wished we could've stayed longer!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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2  Thank charmmaa
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

Hi there.....We had a great time at Designer Cottage and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone wanting a nice restful stay. Host was EXCELLENT and the brekkie was great. So friendly helpful and courteous and learnt all the good places to visit and eat in CHCH. You couldn't do better than this "family-feel" accommodation place. Well done Chet and staff. (We stayed 12 great nights at Chets place in CHCH)

Room Tip: All are great. All rooms are nicely heated. Personally I always choose the room closest to where the breakfast is !!!!
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Todd T
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

Stayed at Designer Cottage on Sat 3rd while visiting Chch. Chet met me on arrival and took me to my room which was warm and even had the electric blanket turned on for me as I arrived after dark. The studio had a modern ensuite and was very clean. The bed was very comfortable.
Chet certainly has a great knowledge of dinning places.

It was a great B & B experience as I would normally stay in a hotel /motel.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled solo
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Thank BellaVistaAshburton
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Our stay at this Christchurch Bed and Breakfast was an unique experience. The Designer Cottage was a nice change from formal hotel/ motel style of accomodation we would normally book.

The cosy relaxing courtyards and outdoor space is what we liked the most. It is just like home away from home. The quirkey designs also make the down to earth B&B unique.

Highly recommended!

Room Tip: Ensuite room with private bathroom is a must.
  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Joseph Z
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