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Anselm House

34 Kahu Road | Fendalton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Anselm House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Somerton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

We spent 3 nights at Anselm House during our 3 week visit to NZ - at the beginning, middle and end of our holiday. We could not have found a better place - Jan and Leigh are fabulous hosts who could not have been more accommodating. We stayed in both rooms (our favourite was the River Room), breakfast was excellent... More 

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hong kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Completely agree with all the superlatives heaped on Anselm House and its lovely owners, Jan & Leigh. We couldn't have asked for a nicer start to our first day of our first trip to NZ. The house and garden are just beautiful, even with post-earthquake steel girders supporting the external walls and small cracks inside. But the house is structurally... More 

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

I'd like to point out that all the excellent reviews about this B&B is true. It is a home away from home, the hosts Jan and Leigh are genuinely nice and loving people. The breakfast was AWESOME and the location is just perfect as well. Coming to a new city I just wasn't sure what I was going to get,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

I had a very pleasant stay. The hosts were very accommodating and stayed up until 3am because might flight was late. The next day they even drove me to my client meeting.

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

The charming home is situated in an historic precinct, surrounded by many grand old homes. Located in the centre of Christchurch, it is a short walk to shops, restaurants, parks and a unique forest that is a remnant of the past before European settlement. Our hosts, Leigh and Jan, were most welcoming and we enjoyed good conversation with them, learning... More 

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Panama, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

My husband and I stayed there last year. We had the oportunity to stay in both rooms, which are equally nice. Loved the stay and the quality of the service. My regards and hope they are doing good.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

We stayed at Anselm House for 3 nights. Jan and Leigh were really great hosts giving us a warm welcome. Although our English was not fluent enough, they made us relaxed and we could enjoy the stay very much. The river room was cozy and we could see funny ducks swimming the Avon river from a large window. As the... More 

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

We had the pleasure of staying with Jan and Leigh twice during our recent visit to the South Island. We experienced such a lovely stay with them that we were sad to leave. They're conveniently located about 15mins from the airport and not far from the city and sights. We stayed in the room overlooking the river which was both... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

We have just returned from Christchurch where Jan & Leigh looked after us superbly well in difficult times. We were due to arrive the day after the earthquake. Jan had contacted us letting us know their circumstances & offering us to chance to cancel should we wish to do so. Our en-suite room was perfectly prepared, tastefully decorated & very... More 

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Northumberland UK
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

First rate B&B with wonderful hosts Jan and Leigh. Excellent rooms and food, Jan and Leigh do everything they can to make your stay in Christchurch memorable. Situated next to Riccarton Park, Anselm House gives the impression of being in a semi rural setting despite being convenient for the city centre. Quiet and tranquil. With beautiful gardens, in fact a... More 

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