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22 Sumner Road, Lyttelton 8012, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 4 Lyttelton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

And so close to town! We stayed here for two nights and it was awesome. There's a market on Saturdays too so try and time your visit for this. There was even a friendly black and white cat who adopted us for our stay, I desperately wanted to take her home with us! Excellent communication regarding booking, access and payment.... More 

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LincolnKatie, Owner at Dockside, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your visit to Dockside and Lyttelton. Yes we are on the road to a great recovery and to hear about visitors enjoying this very special place goes a long way to lifting spirits (not that Lyttelton ever really allowed its self to feel down - just another challenge to... More 

Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I arrived in Lyttleton from the airport in my hire-car with a confirmed three-night booking at Dockside. I had programmed the address into my GPS and aimed my car for the Dockside's address. Following the directions of the chirpy lady in the little box on my windscreen, I approached my destination marked by the chequered flag on the screen. Roadside... More 

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Sydney NSW Australia
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
31 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

My stay here was comfortable. The accommodation was very clean and well equipped with a comfy bed and beautiful view. It also had a resident cat who was keen to visit and gave the place a homely touch. The owners of Dockside were lovely people, although I did not get to meet them in person, the communication I had with... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
39 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

With only one night remaining before boarding a plane back home, we decided to spend our last night outside of Christchurch in some place with character and preferably an ocean view. As it got later and later and our search around Lyttelton proved fruitless, we sourced some recommendations and found Dockside. Luckily, at such late notice, there was a cabin... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We stayed here by chance when our other plans fell through. Lyttelton has been hit quite hard by the earthquakes in 2010/2011, so there is damage to roads and surrounding houses. However the apartments are virtually untouched and feel very safe. We found booking it easy and friendly and were more than pleasantly surprised when we turned up. The Studio... More 

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Methven, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010

We stayed here as a friend was playing a gig just down the road. It turns out the accomodation was far larger and lovelier than we were expecting! Lovely views over the docks which was all lit up at night. The fact of the weather being misty and cold only added to the atmosphere of the little town and it's... More 

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Additional Information about Dockside

Address: 22 Sumner Road, Lyttelton 8012, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Lyttelton
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Lyttelton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Three self-catering apartments - studio, one bedroom and two bedroom. All with en-suite bathrooms, balconies overlooking the harbour with uninterrupted views, own laundry and cooking facilities. Log fire in two bedroom apartment. Easy walk to cafes, buses and harbour boat trips. ... more   less 

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