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Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast

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32 Sefton Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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    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
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Not being regular stayers at B&B's we were not sure what to expect. A lovely welcome was a great start. The rooms were excellent & the facilities were faultless. Lots of little extras, fresh flowers & water decanters in our rooms etc. We could not have wished for more. Very quiet location & only a minutes drive to town or... More 

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your B&B experience and think it is important guests have their own space. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. Trish & John More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Trish welcomed us to her B&B and showed us our very comfortable en-suite room and then the guest lounge which had all the normal refreshment facilities and also a tray containg a sherry decanter and glasses for our use as well. Magazines, books and a desktop computer were all available for guest use. The breakast provided was first rate. There... More 

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

Thanks for your kind review. We do enjoy running a B&B and meeting so many great people. To avoid confusion we must point out that we don't have a share bathroom, it is a private bathroom for the other guest room across the hall. Trish & John More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This B and B is the best i have ever stayed at. The rooms are generous in size and very comfortable. Trish is so helpful and happy to ensure your stay is perfect. We had a long day of travelling prior to arrival and it was the perfect place to blob out. They have thought of everything from nice teas,... More 

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

Glad we "hit the spot" after your long day of travel. Great to meet you both. Thank you, Trish & John More 

Pulborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We booked this B&B on line and were really pleased with it. The hosts Tricia and John were very hospitable while allowing us all the space we needed. The room was great and the bathroom a real treat as so many places nowadays only provide a shower. The breakfasts were lovely and well presented. Thanks.

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

It was great being part of your "Trip of a Lifetime". Thanks for taking the time to give a review. Trish & John More 

Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

They have two rooms, one with en-suite, the other with a bath across the hall (ours). Fortunately they provided robes.That said, the bathroom was gigantic, with a large bathtub. Room was large and comnfortable and breakfast was OK. There was a lounge with a computer, fridge, and coffee/tea. The owner welcomed us briefly and then disappeared until next morning.

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

We are sorry you were confused about the bathroom. We thought we had advertised it clearly on our website that it was a private bathroom as opposed to an ensuited bathroom. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Trish & John More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Sefton homestay was excellent! my partner and i called quite late at about 5pm needing a booking at the last minute and we were driving from Dunedin to CHCH and needed a stopover for the night. I called them and asked if it was ok if we arrived late like near 1130pm. It was totally fine with them and the... More 

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

It was great to meet you both. We were sorry it was such a short visit. Thank you for the wonderful review. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

A great place to stay, beautiful setting, lovely host(s). We had as excellent time and will definitely be back when next staying in the area. Very welcoming and homely.:-) Thanks for a very enjoyable stay Trish. All the best.

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to see you both again if you are down this way. Thanks Trish & John More 

New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

After a day long journey from Wellington to Timaru, there is nothing better than a long hot soak in the bath....and what a bath it was! A most wonderful character house with heaps of redeeming features, exceptionally clean and comfortable, central location within a few minutes walk to the beach. Trish and John made us very welcome in their beautifully... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback on your stay with us. We hope you enjoyed your trip south. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Sefton Homestay B&B is a great place to stay if you want to spend some time exploring Timaru. The hosts are lovely and very obliging. The house is on a quiet street, yet is within easy walking distance of some great restaurants and cafes. There is a resident elderly lab/samoyed cross who may give you a smile if you give... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

My partner and I recently stayed at the Sefton Homestay B & B, and we had a very enjoyable and relaxing time. The Sefton is a wonderful example of the lovely older Timaru residential architecture and has been kept in immaculate condition. The B & B is located in a quiet street with easy access to the main streets of... More 

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