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“PLEASANT View is understated - it should be called AMAZING View Homestay”

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Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast Timaru
Ranked #3 of 16 Timaru B&B and Inns
Reviewed 6 February 2010

This was unexpected. The views are just awesome. We could a see a seal swimming in the harbor. Our only regret was that we just spent one night. Not only was our room perfect, private and snazzy, they also have a huge lounge for the guests with everything you could want.

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 January 2010

We had the pleasure to stay two nights during our roundtrip through New Zealand in the B&B Pleasant View Homestay.
The moment we arrived we felt at home. The hosts Ian and Rosemary welcomed us and showed us our room which was stunning and had a fantastic ocean view. The B&B is very well furnished (you can immediately see that the owners have very good taste) and it lies a bit on a hill overlooking the beach. It is very relaxing if you fall asleep with the sound of the ocean on the background and the beds are so comfortable that you hardly want to get up in the morning.
Since we were the only guests at that time we had the downstairs lounge to ourselves.
It is a very nice lounge with big windows. The view was to die for since we were lucky with the weather. In the evening you can watch a DVD or use the wireless internet and in the morning you are treated to a very nice cooked breakfast with eggs, tomatoes and freshly baked bread. We could even use the washing machine and dryer which is very handy if you are away for several weeks. One day we went to the beach which is only minutes walking and one day we drove up to Mount Cook. It is only 2 1/2hours driving so it is actually and ideal day trip.
We would like to thank Ian and Rosemary for their hospitality. We have spent five weeks away from home and this was the best B&B we had. We would recommend it to everybody who wants to enjoy a relaxing holiday with fantastic hosts!!!

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 November 2009

Could not have asked for better, views and accomodation are the best I have ever been too. Thanks to Rosemary and Ian our hosts for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2009

The Pleasant View more than lived up to it's name. The view was great, the rooms were extremely comfortable (we stayed in both rooms), and the lounge/TV/dining room was pleasant and welcoming. In all, a fantastic accommodation. But, the highlight of our visit was getting to know our hosts, Rosemary and Ian. They were extremely helpful, pleasant, and just great people. We give the Pleasant View our highest recommendation.

  • Stayed: April 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 February 2015
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  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 December 2013
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 June 2012
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast Timaru

Address: 2 Moore Street | Waimataitai, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Ranked #3 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Timaru
Price Range: £75 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast Timaru 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern accommodation in Timaru New Zealand, with amazing views across the ocean, bay, town and hills beyond. 2 double bedrooms with en-suites one looking out across the sea and garden, the other onto a sheltered courtyard. Guests own lounge with kitchenette and TV/DVD. Free wireless internet Sit and relax looking out to sea. An easy walk to restaurants and takeaways. Great walking and cycling tracks on doorstep. ... more   less 
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