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Ancient Briton Hotel

16 Leven Street, Naseby 0954, New Zealand
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Ancient Briton Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 Naseby B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Good old country pub with great food and friendly staff and locals. Would recommend to stop by if you are in the area especially if you have been Curling as there is some good Curling history in this pub.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed at the Ancient Briton despite the reviews as we heard it was under new management. What a great place and it really was an unexpected gem. The staff were all friendly and the managers were so helpful and friendly. They have done a great job making the place feel welcoming - the pub has a great ambience embracing... More

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

You could definitely do better, but the service wasn't bad. We were installed in a cabin out back that had a comfy enough bed, but freezing and tiny bathroom and shower. The service was fine, they stayed up until 9pm for our arrival with no complaints, and in the morning we found a friendly orange cat waiting at our door... More

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Motueka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We booked the hotel expecting a nice, cozy old hotel with atmosphere and roaring fire. Well the hotel was actually closed (bar/restaurant opened at 4:30pm apparently?) and you had to meet the manager at a designated time. To our surprise ... she told us to drive around back to our "room" a porta-cabin at the back of the hotel which... More

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Wellsford
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Great sounding menu so our group were happy to wait the 20-30 mins before being served upon, even happy to eat in the bar area rather then the restaurant. Unfortunately the food didn't live up to menu description and we ended up waiting more then an hour to then get served processed sausages, tinned soup and meatless venison pies. The... More

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We arrived on a wet afternoon at Ranfurly and the staff at the Hotel were more than happy to come and collect us (and our bikes) in the courtesy bus. We were offered the use of the dryer for our clothes and several roaring log fires to dry our trainers by. The food was superb and certainly good value for... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We stayed here in mid-winter and the town was an icy picture. We thought we would be staying in classic rooms above the pub but were instead directed to a shabby lodge at the back that felt like a backpackers. The rooms were comfortable enough and warm, but there were cobwebs on the ceilings, the furnishings were very tired and... More

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Address: 16 Leven Street, Naseby 0954, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Naseby
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Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Naseby

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