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Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast

441 Old West Coast Rd | West Melton, Christchurch RD6, New Zealand
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Ranked #26 of 112 Christchurch B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went back to see Lorna, Steve and the animals in June for another trip to the South Island and had several relaxing nights there. Did some walking around the area, and Lorna and Steve recommended a delicious Indian restaurant in nearby Rolleston for dinner. Breakfasts were wonderful, once again, and this time I switched rooms from where I usually sleep.... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much Daguchan. It was lovely to see you again and catch up with all your travels and adventures. More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little bit out of town but worth the drive. Nice comfortable 2 bedroom, upstairs apartment. Felt at home immediately. Could really relax in the country atmosphere. Lorna very friendly and helpful with local suggestions. Enjoyed our conversations with her. Good breakfast both mornings we were there. Took a walk around their huge lot and met Alfred & Sky their... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review and for choosing to stay here. It was a pleasure to meet you both. We hope your holiday health issues are now a thing of the past. Sadly, we no longer have George. We miss him and its lovely to see him mentioned here. More

Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This accommodation met all our expectations and more++. Hosts Lorna and Steve were gracious and welcoming - the living area included 2 bedrooms, a lounge and bathroom - all spacious, well appointed, very comfortable and clean. Being an animal lover the best for me was "out on the farm"... gorgeous alpacas (which you are allowed to hand feed), sheep and... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We very much enjoyed meeting you both. Thank you for your lovely review - we're happy that you liked staying here. The lamb count is still 3, but the coloured ewes are looking ready. Sky and Alfie, over in the paddocks, loved your cuddles so much that they expect the same from us whenever we're near them. We hope you... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed at the Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast while visiting our daughter who was studying at the University of Canterbury. We wanted to try something a little different than just a motel, and an alpaca farm was a wonderful addition to our New Zealand vacation. The farm was about a 15-20 minute easy drive to the university campus, and... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The accommodation was very nicely furnished, clean and comfortable. It had a very homey feel to it which made us feel comfortable from the moment we arrived. The accommodation had everything we needed for a family of four and we were able to prepare some makeshift meals in the microwave and toaster oven that were available. Our two year old... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for starting your holiday here. We're so happy that you enjoyed staying with us, and hope you had a great time for the rest of your holiday in NZ. More

Caledon, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We spent a couple of nights at this rural B & B, a small farm with a few animals, and family pets. The place was convenient to Christchurch, breakfast was more than adequate, and the rooms were comfortable, a warm hospitable hostess.

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for choosing to stay with us. We enjoyed meeting you and hope the rest of your holiday was great. More

Portland, Oregon
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198 reviews 198 reviews
106 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Wow! We can't say enough about our stay at the Miners Arms B&B! First, you get a complete, spacious two-bedroom apartment with sitting room which is separate from the residence. The rooms are nicely appointed, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The location is very quiet. Breakfast was ample and included fresh eggs from the farm. Lorna and Steve are the perfect... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your brilliant review! We enjoyed meeting and talking with you both. Your feed back on local eateries was very helpful and I will pass on your comments to future guests. More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

First time that we stayed on a farm and being able to amble around the grounds with Lorna who's such a warm and welcoming host really made the difference. Hand feeding the Alpacas was a highlight. The sheepdogs are gorgeous - Alfred and Skye. Old George too. And despite their size, they seemed to really enjoy the attention rolling over... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for your generous review. It was a pleasure to meet you and share our home and property. More

Epsom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We so enjoyed our stay at Miners Arms Farm. The rooms (it is actually a 2 bed apartment) were clean, well equipped and homely. the verandah was a bonus especially for eating outside and enjoying the sunset. The breakfast was excellent, we especially enjoyed Lorna's home made jams and the meal set us up for the days drive to Lake... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and be part of your New Zealand holiday. More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We had a pleasant stay at Miners Arms. Lorna was a great host and took the time to introduce us to her farm animals. We had a lot of fun feeding the alpacas, the chickens and the sheep. We also spent some time playing with George the Labrador mongrel and the sheepdogs Alfred and Sky. It was an interesting experience... More

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are happy that you enjoyed staying here and hope the rest of your holiday was great. More

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Address: 441 Old West Coast Rd | West Melton, Christchurch RD6, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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