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    Thistle Guest House

    21 Main South Road | Church Corner Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
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    • Excellent69%
    • Very good31%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
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    6 Apr 2017
    “The best to the price and then there is all the nice guests”
    7 Jan 2015
    “3rd time here in 4 years!”
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    We stayed in Thistle Guest House for two weeks during our work in Christchurch. It's a nice place to stay. It can not be better to that price. The guesthouse is a combination of permanent guests and tourists. Its well situated near to supermarket and...More

    1  Thank Flemming P
    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    Stayed in room 1 as per my previous visits, and everything needed no introduction! Place was great and homely, John was nice..except that the place was changing ownership at the end of November. John was thinking of retiring for good and shifting place..well, whatever it...More

    Thank Tiff W
    Reviewed 18 December 2014

    Stayed here for two months and the Goodfellows are truly good fellows in every sense of the word. The coldness you feel staying in hotels is absolutely absent and you only feel the warmth of the Thistle that radiates primarily from the hosts. Great accommodation...More

    Thank OmTatSat11
    Reviewed 15 July 2014

    Was so pleasantly surprised with how tidy, clean and comfortable the place was. We had just arrived from a 4-star hotel and Thistle's double bedroom had tv, fridge, jug, complimentary tea&coffee and welcoming biscuit to give the that same feel good ambience. Combined with the...More

    1  Thank chye_family
    Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest HouseResponded 17 July 2014

    Thank you very much for your kind comments - so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you can return!

    Reviewed 12 April 2014

    I stayed at this Guest House for 2 nights last weekend April 2014. I was in Room 1 which had a queen bed & ensuite. The accomodation was clean & comfortable with a TV & Fridge with electric jug & cups for tea/coffee. The shared...More

    Thank 380Trish2014
    Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest HouseResponded 14 April 2014

    Thank you for staying with us and for your positive comments, Trish. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Thistle and hope we can accommodate you on another occasion.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    Room & Suite (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
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    Room Tips
    "The rooms on the backside is more quiet that on the front."
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    "I stayed on room number 8 a larger one with basin and two beds facing the backyard and number 5 facing the..."
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    "I recommence room 9 as it has the King Bed. Room 1 has its own bathroom."
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    "Go for your own bathroom. It's great!"
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