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St James Bed & Breakfast

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Starting a multiweek family vacation and after a frustrating travel day due to flight delays St James proved to be the perfect remedy. Marg was still up when we finally arrived and took the extra time to ensure we had everything to enjoy our stay. You can tell she puts her heart and soul into taking care of guests. The...

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

Hi Tim. Thanks so much for leting me know hatyou enjoyed the stay in the Stables. I am glad to hear that you are ok and that the travelling with your beautiful wee one seemd to be going to plan. Sure look forward to meeting you all again someday. Enjoy NZ, Marg

Washington DC
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Couldn't say enough nice things about this beautiful little place. Spent a night here prior to flying out to Australia. This was a perfect location for staying close to the airport. The grounds are beautiful and you have this sense of calm and peace while there. I wish they would have been a little bit closer to downtown, but I...

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

Hi Heather, So Lovely to read of your enjoyment when you styed with us at St James. It was lovely to have you stay and the chat at breakfast was particularly enjoyble. Will hopefully host you again someday kind regards Mrg

Falkirk District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stayed one night after renting a campervan and returning it to Christchurch before changing to a car to head up to North Island. We were able to drop our luggage off at B &B and return van then walk back the short distance to the B&B. Margaret is a very welcoming host who provided useful information on where to get...

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

Hi Susan, Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that al worked well for you. The boys are back and clipped! Roddie and Rudi are back at St James and look pretty gorgeous with their new "do's" There is some beautiful alpaca fleec now being spun also. I do hope that your journey went well, and that you...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I've been there just for one night with my family. But it was a good and quiet night. Very clean, comfortable place and easy to get to the airport. Margaret greeted us personally, introduced us to the room very kindly and carefully. I do recommend that bed and breakfast in Christchurch.

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

Hi there, I am so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at St James, and do hope that your travels went well with the family. They certainly looked to be thoroughly enjoying their family holiday together. I do hope the travels continue to go well, kind regards Marg

Grand Marais, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We flew into Christchurch late in the day and were more than pleased with the accommmodations at the St. James B&B. Margaret was gone, but the key to the stables was there for us, and we settled in easily. The unit was attractively decorated and impeccably clean. Margaret had provided a lovely breakfast pie, bread for toasting, jams, fruit, ramen...

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

Hi there...lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay in the Stables.. and that the breakfast was enjoyable too! So sorry that we cant enjoy your company again on the way back for you but hope you enjoy our beautiful country and that we may meet you when you next visit. kind regards Marg

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of days and absolutely loved it. We tried to change or plans to stay longer. The owner is a lovely lady who knows how to make you feel welcomed. The location is very relaxing even though the airport is very close. A lot of thought was put into the design of...

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

Hi John, thank you so much for letting me know that you enjoyed your stay at St James whilst you were in Christchurch. We have since enjoyed Christmas and the New Year Celebrtaions here and have enjoyed some very hot (and mixed weather!) Its so good to hear you enjoyed our neck of the woods, and I do hope the...

Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stayed one night. Chose this Bed & Breakfast because it was close to the airport. We had traveled all over New Zealand for 24 days. It was nice to relax in this beautiful home. We had the lovely balcony room with a queen size bed. Gorgeous home & grounds with roses and flowers. Margaret is a wonderful hostess, breakfast...

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

Hi there....thank you so much for your feedback re your stay with St James. It was much appreciated and I really enjoyed meeting you and sharing this hectic but gorgeous time of the year with you both...meery Christmas and enjoy your days ahead, Marg

Lanesboro, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We chose this Bed and Breakfast for its proximity to our rv rental and airport location. Turns out we actually could easily walk to the rental places. The B&B is a wonderful place to stay: an all around beautiful house and garden with plenty of little touches to make it special. Thank you to our host for making our final...

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

Well, it certainly was a pleasure to have you stay and its lovely to read of your enjoyment! Many thanks for choosing to stay at St James

Hassleholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I stayed at St James B&B for a total of 4, non consecutive, nights during my stay in New Zealand and I can highly recommend it! Each room is individually decorated and has a personal touch to it. Finding home made cookies and muffins in the room was very nice! I was very impressed by the breakfast! Fresh brewed coffee,...

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

Hi there...it was lovely to get to know you over the time you stayed and you certainly made us feel happy to have had the opportunity to chat and swap notes on life. Hope you have moved on in your journeys and making some more fantastic memories. Take care, and many thanks for taking the time to comment

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

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...

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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

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • 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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $137 - $213 (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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“Any room is great!”
ZionGirl, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed nice. Ours had a balcony.”
drjohnd2014, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are several different size rooms some on ground level and several upstairs.”
April0195, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room was beautiful overlooking gardens but shared bathroom.”
G_kaykate, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Magnolia Room on the first floor.”
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