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Garden View Bed and Breakfast

133 Lowes Road, Rolleston 7614, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 2 Rolleston B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My husband and I were booked to stay at the Garden View for an evening this Easter. Our flight was cancelled due to bad weather so we had to cancel our booking very late in the day, with a break in the weather we were fortunate to get a flight the next day, our hosts were very accommodating, friendly and... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I booked a room at Garden View based on photos of the rooms and the garden and I certainly was not disappointed. My room is big, with a huge, comfortable bed. A large, clean bathroom with an excellent shower right next to it. There's also a huge window with said garden view. The garden is so lush and spectacular I... More

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Dietlikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

John and Beth were the sweetest people. You felt like being home from the very first second. They are very interested,caring and also talented people! Beth play wonderful songs on the piano before you go to bed for example. There's nothing you have to worry about. They even made sure we would get up early enough to catch our early... More

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Our December 2013 stay at the Garden View B&B in Rolleston, south of Christchurch airport, was a wonderful way to begin our NZ tour. Our hosts, John and Beth, gave us a warm welcome and a personal touch, answering our questions and giving us pointers on what to expect on our travels. When we arrived, Beth had prepared a tasty... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

John and Beth were great hosts and their house and garden are beautiful. Our conversations were so interesting, we couldn't quit talking, so we were late to bed and got off late, but it was well worth it. For Americans, if you ask enough questions, you will find out that they are the parents of Phil Keoghan, the host of... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Very interesting people. a wealth of knowledge that they are more than happy to share. felt very comfortable and almost one of the family. Highly recommended . The service they provided was far more than one would expect. Thank you John and Beth for a pleasent stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We had a lovely stay here. The hosts were very friendly and helpful and the room was in perfect condition, fresh roses in the room and a beautiful bathroom. There is a big garden around the house and you wouldn´t guess that you are in the middle of a built up area. The only minus is that you really have... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I let out a sigh of relief when I walked into the Garden View Bed and Breakfast. John and Beth are as warm and sweet as the cup of tea and yogurt covered cookie they greeted me with at the door. They are so welcoming and are great conversationalists. I felt right at home from the minute I walked in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful house with beautiful garden view. Very kind welcome from the host and it is worth to visit. If I go to Christchurch again I will defiantly go their again :) Best Regards, Sultan Alqassabi From OMAN

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We found this place through a recommendation from another B & B in Akaroa. As a result of the earthquake a couple of years ago, there is a significant shortage of accommodation in downtown Christchurch, and people have to get lodging out in the suburbs. We were indeed fortunate to find this jewel. John and Beth run a fabulous B... More

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Address: 133 Lowes Road, Rolleston 7614, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rolleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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AA Spirit of Hospitality B&B Award finalist. Located just 10 minutes south of Christchurch and 20 minutes from Christchurch International Airport. Three guest rooms (one with en-suite), nearby restaurants, shopping centre and new Aquatic Centre. Garden View features free Broadband/WiFi access, buffet breakfast, off-street parking and award-winning gardens (1½ acres) uniquely landscaped in New Zealand native plants, roses, fruit-trees. Convenient, quiet and comfortable stopover as you arrive for your South Island tour and before you leave to return home. Well suited for business visits, wedding groups, honeymooners, family reunions, travellers and outdoor adventures including the Tranz-Alpine Train (2 mins) away), skiing, swimming, trekking, golfing, camping, hunting, fishing as well as many renowned wineries. Perfect too, for your romantic getaway or relaxing holiday. Rural environment convenient to Christchurch and Canterbury attractions. ... more   less 
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