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623 Kaituna Valley Rd | Christchurch RD2, Christchurch 7674, New Zealand
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Kaituna Homestead
Ranked #14 of 122 Christchurch B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kelowna, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights at the Homestead and loved it. For us, the location was ideal, in the country down a quiet road, but only 40 minutes to Christchurch and an hour to Akaroa. A great walking track with wonderful views starts right beside the property. A hike up to the hut is about an hour and a half. There... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Kaituna last November and Penelope has set the bar so high it will be difficult to find another B&B that will come close to this. What distinguishes Kaituna from other B&Bs is Penelope's passion to give her guests the best experience possible. The little things she did without prompting made our stay beyond excellent. She offered to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

What a way to start our South Island, NZ holiday. Im not sure what we expected, but Kaituna Homestead exceeded all of our expectations. Penelope is an amazing host, who welcomes you as if you have known her all of your life. Engaging, and extremely resourceful, we and our friends were lucky enough to have Penelope cook us an amazing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This was a bed and breakfast stay of the very highest quality. This is a destination in itself. With our friends we stayed 2 nights and could have easily stayed longer. Our beautiful host Penelope could not have been more accommodating and thoughtful to our needs. The historic lodge is set on magnificent gardened grounds and caters to guests who... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have just returned from a 2 week whistle-stop tour of New Zealand, culminating in a 2 night stay at the Kaituna Homestead. The expression "best-til-last" does not come close to doing it justice. From the moment we drove up to the front door until we departed (regretfully less than 48 hours later) we were totally enchanted by this beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Penelope is just the most welcoming host, making you feel as though kaituna is your home away from home. The setting is romantic and you cannot help but be relaxed. Oh and if you are lucky enough to sample Penelope's exquisite cooking, you will know what I mean when I say WOW!

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful homestead as part of his birthday treat. We were warmly welcomed by Penelope and shown to our spacious room with a magnificent four poster bed. Double doors led to a large sunroom; a perfect place to relax and enjoy the afternoon tea which Penelope delivered. The ham sandwiches were perfect. No-one seems... More 

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christchurch new zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

A friend took five of us on a "mystery" outing recently. The destination was the Kaituna Valley Homestead, about 45 mins from Christchurch. The day was bleak, but a very warm welcome awaited us at the Homestead. Penelope greeted us and showed us into her delightful living room complete with a lovely fire. The furniture is so comfortable it would... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Yesterday I shared a delightful Saturday afternoon with 8 girlfriends enjoying 'High Tea' at Kaituna Valley Homestead. It was organized to celebrate a friend's mother's 89th birthday. The surroundings are beautiful, a taste of a bygone era. Picture fine English bone china, embroidered linen napkins, pots of tea and some of the most delicious and beautifully presented 'High Tea' morsels... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I surprised my wife with a secret location for our Valentine's Day weekend away. Arriving at Kaituna, off the road to Akaroa, we were both enchanted with this well restored historic country home. We loved the location, setting and ambience of this majestic homestead tucked away in the cute Kaituna valley. Our gracious host Penelope treated us as VIP guests,... More 

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Address: 623 Kaituna Valley Rd | Christchurch RD2, Christchurch 7674, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2

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