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“True meaning of hospitality”
Review of Glenview Farmstay

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Glenview Farmstay
Ranked #6 of 9 Methven B&B and Inns
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We had a small wedding ceremony on their property and spent two nights in their cottage. The location is absolutely stunning with amazing views and sounds. Helen and Mike looked after us very well and even went beyond what we expected. Being friendly and always willing to help. It doesn't hurt that they have adorable and friendly pets. They have a great knowledge of the area and gave us great tips and suggestions on how to spend our time. The farm tour was really interesting and we learned a lot about the animals and their farm. They were very accomodating to our dietary requirements and overall we felt very well looked after more like family than guests.
We recommend staying here to everyone!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

Helen and Mike were the perfect hosts for our one night stopover. We stayed in the cottage next to their house, making it more cosy and less obtrusive, as some B&B's can be. Helen cooked us a delicious lamb roast and freshly roast vegetables from her garden, the perfect last supper in New Zealand. Mike then showed us the farm across the many acres of lamb and cows with stunning views of the mountains in the background. Breakfast was equally as tasty and as per the previous review, we felt we really did leave as friends. Highly recommended for that down-to-earth Kiwi hospitality found abundant throughout the country.

Room Tip: The cottage offer privacy and can accomodate families as well
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 March 2011

This a great spot approximately 1 hour out of Christchurch near Mt Hutt.
Helen and Mike are great hosts and welcome you to their property and could not do more for you. It is a great location with fantastic views across the farm.
You arrive strangers and leave friends. Helens breakfasts are great, and also offers dinner if you just want to chill out after a days travelling and not go into town (approx 10 minutes) to the restaurants.
There is no hustle or bustle just a relaxed environment where you are truly guests of the house and despite having a farm to run, they spend as much or as little time as you wish with them ( I appreciate this may not always be the case, depending on time of year). This was our last stop before leaving NZ and was a great experience.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Address: 142 Hart Road, Methven 7782, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Methven
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Ranked #6 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Methven
Number of rooms: 51

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