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Thistle Guest House

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Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 10 April 2012

I stayed at Thistle Guest house for five nights in April 2012 and was very impressed with the quality of this accomodation. It is in Riccarton and has good connection to public transport. There are many shops and restaurants in walking distance from the guest house. My room was quiet and very clean. The guest house has a big kitchen,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2012

I have been staying at Thistle Guest house a number of time. My first time was in 2005 and have been returning hear time and time again. The place is spotless, its nice and warm in Winter. There is a shared kitchen which is always clean and plenty of space. Also a fridge in each room. There is a direct...

1Thank Christine M
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Thistle was a great place for us on our one night Christchurch stay...the same day we arrived from Hong Kong. Simple/Quick check-in & out. Great price with a small and clean room.

Thank rybickij
Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2012

we can only say WONDERFUL things about Thistle Guest House ...thank you John you are a wonderful host from our telephone conversations to emails to meeting you in person .. a nice welcome at the airport and thanks for showing us where to do some shopping and to eat ..we can recommend the Chinese restaurant just down the road ...we...

1Thank wargab
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was wonderful. John and Alison were so nice and friendly. Our room was amazing. John was at the train station waiting for us when we arrived there and he gave us a tour of the surrounding. It was one of the best place we stayed while in NZ.

Thank ChristineAndAlain
Reviewed 14 November 2011

I really enjoyed my stay at Thistle.Nice cosy & spotlessly clean room, great facilities, great location within walking distance to Countdown supermarket, shopping mall, eateries and a very nice and hospitable owner,John who is always there to assist whenever needed. Excellent service! I would thoroughly recommend this guest house to all travellers out there.

1Thank JacqieMalaysia
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Our flight in from Wellington was delayed and John was very accomodating to pick us up from the airport at 11pm. He even showed us some of the restaurants nearby as well as the supermart while on the way to the guest house. The room was cosy and warm! As we had yet to decide on a place to stay...

Thank Tiff W
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 31 May 2011

I just got back from my honeymoon in Australia and New Zealand. We stayed here in Christchurch and it was great. The price was fantastic and the service was wonderful. The location was great (really close to the bus and park). We were picked up right from the airport, which was nice, and enjoyed the nice facilities. Our room was...

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 16 March 2011

My work with a large not-for-profit took me to Christchurch in the aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake. Prepared to sleep in an evacuation centre, I was pleased to discover that I had been booked into a little guest house local to our offices, along with one or two colleagues. The Thistle guest house was reminiscent of many little hotels...

1Thank Mairead D
Reviewed 25 January 2011

Stayed here just one night in room with ensuite bath. Would definitely stay again. Very clean and well maintained.

Thank MAAPColorado

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable and affordable bed & breakfast or room only. All rooms have fridge and tea/coffee facilities. Guest kitchen, laundry and lounge. Off-street parking. Handy location at Church Corner: shops, restaurants, buses. Close university, airport and rail (courtesy pick up by arrangement). Wireless internet for your laptop/devise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle Guest House

Address: 21 Main South Road | Church Corner Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $54 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms on the backside is more quiet that on the front.”
959flemmingp, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed on room number 8 a larger one with basin and two beds facing the backyard and number 5 facing the street, 5 was my favourite as it is smaller, but I guess all the upstairs rooms are great!”
rafy_ctba, 27 Apr 2013 | Read review
“I recommence room 9 as it has the King Bed. Room 1 has its own bathroom.”
  • Room 9  the best room in the hosue
ChristineM88, 14 Feb 2012 | Read review
“Go for your own bathroom. It's great!”
heatherdT8264RK, 30 May 2011 | Read review
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