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St James Bed & Breakfast

125 Waimakariri Road | Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my partner and our three children on our last night in the South Island. We stayed in the Pewter Suite, which Margaret had all set up for us. It is a gorgeous room, very comfortable and welcoming, complete with a private ensuite. There were little treats left in the room for the children. The bathroom tiles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Maggie runs and exquisite bed and breakfast she is the ultimate hostess with an amazing home lovely grounds always there to help you if you need her provides a beautiful gourmet breakfast she made our experience absolutely wonderful we hope to go back there again

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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97 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was a great start to our holiday, before picking up our camper van the following day. Margaret is a good hostess and offered us a lift to the van pick up after our stay. The room was lovely with an en suite shower and sitting room with patio doors to the lovely garden. Very near the airport so very... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Magnolia Room and were quite surprised how big it was. The bathroom is a little small, but the bed room and the living room were as big as a hotel suite in Switzerland! Everything was clean and the decoration was awesome - we felt like in a home decorating magazine.... and we loved it!! Margaret is... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
54 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed in the Magnolia room, a large ensuing double with adjoining sitting room overlooking the patio, koi pond, and gardens. The ground floor suite is privately apart, and with the views, very peaceful. Breakfast is a feast of continental and fully cooked choices. The owner, Margaret, could not be kinder or more helpful. Assisted by her friendly, mellow, dog... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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28 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We only stayed one night at the beginning of our tour of South Island. This B&B was clean and bed was comfortable, if a little soft. Margaret is a wonderful host, attentive and helpful. She also puts together a mean breakfast, certainly the best I had on this trip, with homemade jams, muesli and fresh made to order omelets. She... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed here just for one night as we needed somewhere close to the airport (it's very close! We walked to the Jucy car rental office in the morning and it was a 20 minute walk - the airport is not much further). We stayed in the Magnolia Room, which was very large, comfortable, and clean. Mini fridge, kettle, TV, small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Everything was perfect from the moment we booked! Communication from the owner is excellent. When we arrived we felt immediately welcomed and knew this was the perfect place to be. Beautiful B&B. Delightful breakfast and helpful suggestions on touring. Thank you for a wonderful visit!

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My partner and I stayed at night in Early October. We arrived at our accommodation at 2am in the morning after a late flight from Sydney. It was only a 5 minute drive from the airport which proved handy after a long day of flying. The property and manicured gardens are stunning. We stayed in the Balcony Room. It was... More 

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gold coast
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32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We recently spent one night at St James B&B after a late flight arrival. Margaret kindly left a key at the front door for us. I loved the bed, it was the most comfortable Ive ever slept in, breakfast was wonderful with plenty of variety and eggs cooked to our liking. Margarets home is warm and welcoming as is she,... More 

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