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Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast

32 Sefton Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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EAST SUSSEX, UK
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

A night in Timaru enroute from Dunedin to Methven was taken at the Sefton which was an ideal staging post. It is a private house located within an easy walk of the town and is close to reasonable restaurants. Excellent breakfast made a good start to the next day.

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We enjoyed your company. Thanks for choosing Sefton HomestY B&B. Trish & John More

Exeter
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way back to Christchurch and were so pleased we had selected Sefton. We stayed in the blue room with the en suite and found it very comfortable, lovely bed and shower room, Trish and John have obviously considered travellers needs and are very friendly and accommodating with info on local amenities and... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Great meeting you both. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Trish & John More

Perth, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My mother and I recently stayed at Timaru for two nights and we were delighted we decided to book Sefton Homestay. The home couldn't be cleaner and the fresh flowers in our room and bathroom contributed to the overall agreeable ambience. Bathrobes were provided and night-lights and torches assisted accessing our huge private bathroom located across the hall. Breakfast was... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. Timaru is the perfect place to base yourselves for interesting day trips. We never tire of visiting Mt John when in Tekapo with those amazing views. Trish & John More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Friendly couple. Homely and lovely house. Easy walking distance into town. Town very quiet at night. Comfortable bedroom and facilities. Lovely home cooked breakfast. Useful information for next leg of our journey. Would recommend this b&b.

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. Trish & John More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We were so lucky to have booked this as our first night in New Zealand. This Arts and Crafts house is gorgeous. Trish and John are delightful hosts and have thought of everything a long distance traveller might need. The guest lounge included all drinks, biscuits, water, milk and even sherry! The bedroom was comfortable and toiletries provided. Trish even... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hope you are enjoying the deep south and the foot is improving daily. It was lovely to share our house with you. We appreciated your kind review. Thank you. Trish & John More

Cleethorpes
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

If only all B&B were like this! This place is outstanding, without doubt the best we have ever stayed at anywhere. The house itself is beautiful, the room great inc bathrobes, the bathroom pure luxury. The upstairs guest lounge was packed with all beverages anyone could need inc biscuits etc. I defy anyone to get a nicer place than this.... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you return Your feedback was greatly appreciated. Trish & John More

Victoria, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I had been cycling the South Island with a group and staying in hostels, etc. The backpackers in town (Wanderers - very nice) had no room for me, so our leader book dmd at Sefton. Trish and John are avid cyclists and couldn't have been more hospitable. When I asked if I could use their clothesline, Trish offered to do... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We do hope you are still enjoying your cycling trip. Thanks for your kind words. Trish & John More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I booked both rooms for my wife and I and my mother. Our stay was the highlight of our trip! Trish was a most wonderful host, the house and rooms were absolutely beautiful and we had everything we needed. The private bathrooms and shared lounge was perfect! Staying at such a character filled home, we were hoping for an experience,... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed your company. Hope it's not too long before we see you again. Trish & John More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We spent one night at Sefton Homestay and, after having read the good reviews, we had high hopes and expectations. I am delighted to say that we were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to be given the Blue Room, which had the benefit of an en-suite. The other room though has a private bathroom, which is easily accessible and... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It was great having you both to stay. Best wishes. Trish & John More

Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We visited sefton homestay nearly a year ago and we often think about this b&b. It was the perfect start of our honeymoon. It felt a little bit like coming home to mum & dad. The breakfast consisted of everything you wish for. The hosts trish and john were such lovely persons and the house and room were really comfortable... More

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seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So pleased you still remember us. We would love to see you back at Sefton Homestay B & B. Thanks so much. Trish & John More

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Address: 32 Sefton Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
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Number of rooms: 3
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