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St James Bed & Breakfast

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at St James briefly for one night on a Christchurch stop over at the end of a long trip and we were so glad we did. Margaret is a welcoming and kind host who is able to manage hospitality with privacy perfectly. Our balcony room was gorgeous, and the shared bathroom no issue. The entire property is beautiful and... More 

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Marg05, Owner at St James Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay...I am so glad you had a nice stay, albeit short, and will look forward to you coming back some day...kind regards Margaret More 

Singleton, Australia
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the airport and only 15-20 min from the town centre. The facilities were great and Margaret was the perfect host. We're a bit hesitant of pet friendly establishments due to past exposure, but Margaret's dog and cat should be on the payroll. Clean, well behaved and making us feel welcome at all times.

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Marg05, Owner at St James Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello there and thank you so much for taking the time to review. I am so glad to hear that Spoodie and Puss Puss made you welcome. They certainly are characters but I do ensure they are not a nuisance to guests at the same time! I am glad you enjoyed your stay here and certainly look forward to the... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Margaret was so welcoming and the Magnolia room exquisite! What a memorable experience. Perfect in every way followed by a gourmet breakfast...simply amazing. By far the nicest B and B we've stayed in anywhere.

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Marg05, Owner at St James Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Just so lovely to know that you enjoyed staying at St James. It was indeed lovely to have you stay and I look forward to the next time! More 

Levin, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Margaret was a most welcoming host. Magnolia room was lovely, very well appointed and the adjoining lounge was perfect. Breakfast all you could ask for and we feel we have made a new friend in Margaret. We will certainly be telling friends to take the opportunity of staying at St James B & B when they visit Christchurch and it... More 

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Marg05, Owner at St James Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi there, I certainly enjoyed having you both stay too, and now have itchy feet to travel thanks to you both. Look forward to you heading Christchurch way again kind regards Margaret More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family have a superb time staying at st James b&b. It was our first night arriving in NZ. Only a short drive from the CHC airport. The loft room is cozy with an ensuite bathroom. Margaret was not here when we get there but her daughter is just as friendly and helpful. The bed is really comfortable... More 

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Margaret F, Owner at St James Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for letting us know how you enjoyed your stay. We most certainly enjoyed having you and your family and look forward to seeing you next time More 

edmond ok
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This was our first trip to Christchurch and St. James was the perfect oasis for our 3 day stay in Christchurch before a long self- tour of the island. Margaret was the perfect hostess and her bubbly enthusiastic manner was so welcoming. St James is located near the airport yet the property is enclosed in a beautiful green forest/farm setting.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

My experience from making first contact with the host Margaret via email, to when she dropped me off at a nearby office after I checked out was truly awesome. As a business traveller that spends over 260 nights a year on the road, I decided to try a B&B for a short business trip to Christchurch. Accommodation in Christchurch can... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This was our first stop, arriving feeling weary after our long flight. Margaret couldn't have made us feel more welcome. Pewter Loft had every home comfort, including bathrobes and slippers, welcome cookies, armchairs and sofas and most of all, such a comfortable bed I slept a full 9 hours. Breakfast was amazing, with so much choice,mostly organic and something for... More 

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Harrogate
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We spent three nights at St James B&B in Ferbuary 2016 and I have to say first of all that Margaret Frankish is a hostess second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for her. We had a great room, very cosy. And her breakfasts were excellent too, with any amount of choice. The house is close to the airport,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a lovely place to stay & it was our second visit, this time was after arriving at Christchurch after a long flight from UK. Although Margaret wasn't available this time, her stand in, Lesley, was an excellent hostess & we were again made to feel most welcome. The bedroom, & bed, were lovely & comfortable & it's so... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St James Bed and Breakfast is a country Paradise 5 minutes from Christchurch International Airport and 10 minutes from Christchurch City. It is set in landscaped gardens featuring a rose walk and flowers for every season. The rooms are beautifully appointed and refurbished and two full suites with lounges are available for your comfort in addition to a lovely Balcony Room with separate spa-bathroom. Also now featured is The Stables - separate apartment with a kitchenette with self service breakfast provided. This has a unique position to enjoy a country aspect with parking at the door and lovely outdoor relaxing area as well. Come and enjoy our friendly Kiwi Hospitality and sumptuous surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St James Bed & Breakfast

Address: 125 Waimakariri Road | Harewood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $113 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St James Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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