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Designer Cottage

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Designer Cottage was a sailors' retreat in the 70s and is located in peaceful surroundings just off Colombo Street near the shops and opposite Sydenham Park. The walk to the city centre from the cottage will give you the chance to admire many listed heritage buildings on Colombo Street. We offer a variety of rooms, which are all tastefully decorated, including share facilities, private room with en-suite and a self-contained cottage.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
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Breakfast Available
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Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay
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All reviews bed and breakfast host steve landscape architect colombo mall local jams new zealand lovely garden other guests the main house port hills place to stay quiet street home away from home few minutes walk a wonderful stay kitchen area south island
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We were told Designer Cottage recently received a recognition in the 2018 Heritage Awards, we can see why. The room and place is tidy with some unique design details. The hosts are friendly, and the cat marmite definately made us feel at home. Will return...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kumarmalaysia2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

My husband and I have stayed at the Designer Cottages a couple of times and have recommended to friends. It is a delightful place to stay just on the edge of the city (you can walk to shops and restaurants in the centre in 15-20...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Close to the city and lots of shops and retaurants, Designer Cottage is a perfect place to stay when visiting Christchurch. Steve, the host, is friendly and knowledgeable, and puts on a great breakfast spread in pretty surroundings. The cottage has a beautiful charm and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Kirsten A
Response from designercottage, Manager at Designer CottageResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you Kirsten for the great reveiw. It was my pleasure hosting you and your parents. I hope you enjoy meeting up with your sister and the rest of your visit to the South Island. See you again we hope. Steve

Reviewed May 18, 2018

We had a wonderful stay at this Christchurch B&B. Resonal price with great breakfat. The house pets chicken and Cat Marmite are lovely. We both loves garden, so the garden courtyards are lovely. The Olive trees amd Green apple trees are in fruits at the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank wondsorwalls
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Love this Christchurch Bed and Breakfast that offer a quiet room with no childreans policy. Suited us really, and the breakfast is just very social. The garden is the highlight for us, and the cat and chicken are wondering around the place. Hosts are lovely,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank sunnywilliam2018
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Grcloh
December 10, 2016|
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Response from designercottage | Property representative |
Some are included some are not. IF it is not says or printed on, mean no breakfast. Best is book directly thru the official homepage. Contact us directly or via fb if you have further concerns and queries. Many thanks... More
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moniquecornish
March 7, 2016|
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Response from designercottage | Property representative |
Dear Monique very sorry for the much delay on this responds. I was away for few months myself. The B&B normally will only accept ensuit bookings if staying more than one night on late check-in. The main reason is give... More
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Mamacluck
February 29, 2016|
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Hi Virginia for the very late reply. I way away for a few months visiting my parents. Next time is best contact us directly. One of the manager will answer your directly. Alternatively by facebook. Just foe your future... More
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"Any room with private bathroom"
kumarmalaysia2018
Jul 16, 2018
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"The room with private bathroom. Not all room come with breakfast."
wondsorwalls
May 18, 2018
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"with love our queen size bed with private bathroom."
sunnywilliam2018
Apr 30, 2018
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"We booked the self contained 2 bedroom cottage. A bit more but great pravacy."
moonhuatlim
Mar 10, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$77 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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