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Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Our rooms were spacious, beautiful and very comfortable. The beds were so comfortable that we all overslept. The bathroom was very well-equipped and sparkling clean. There is a lovely comfortable lounge available for your use with refreshments and a library. There were fresh flowers in every room. In the morning, Trish made a fantastic breakfast for us that my nephews...

Thank cathleen929
New Zealand
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We were given this B & B at the information centre in Geraldine. We hadn't thought of stopping in Timaru but are so pleased we did. This is a very hospitable B & B. We found the house a short distance from SH1 and arrived at the requested time to a very friendly welcome from Trish and were shown to...

Thank TerryNewZealand
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We enjoyed sharing our house wiith you both and we hope the family holiday in Queenstown was a great success. Thank you.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We got off to a bad start with the note on the door requesting us to phone Trish's cellphone which was never responded to. We were anxious to meet with old friends from over 50 years ago, and were not impressed to eventually find the hosts in the house throughout our wait for access. We were then requested to remove...

2Thank Peter A
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2014

My partner had stayed here on a previous visit and wanted me to experience Sefton Homestay when I visited Timaru. This town is situated half way between Christchurch and Dunedin. We stayed here for two nights and I understand his enthusiasm. Trish and John couldn't be more welcoming. The home itself is charming, set in a quiet area with a...

Thank Jaclynn J
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you, Jackie and have Tony back again. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your trip. Thank you for taking the time to write your generous reveiw. Trish and John

Reviewed 2 May 2014

A night in Timaru enroute from Dunedin to Methven was taken at the Sefton which was an ideal staging post. It is a private house located within an easy walk of the town and is close to reasonable restaurants. Excellent breakfast made a good start to the next day.

seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We enjoyed your company. Thanks for choosing Sefton HomestY B&B. Trish & John

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way back to Christchurch and were so pleased we had selected Sefton. We stayed in the blue room with the en suite and found it very comfortable, lovely bed and shower room, Trish and John have obviously considered travellers needs and are very friendly and accommodating with info on local amenities and...

Thank Mo J
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Great meeting you both. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Trish & John

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2014

My mother and I recently stayed at Timaru for two nights and we were delighted we decided to book Sefton Homestay. The home couldn't be cleaner and the fresh flowers in our room and bathroom contributed to the overall agreeable ambience. Bathrobes were provided and night-lights and torches assisted accessing our huge private bathroom located across the hall. Breakfast was...

1Thank Chris M
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. Timaru is the perfect place to base yourselves for interesting day trips. We never tire of visiting Mt John when in Tekapo with those amazing views. Trish & John

Reviewed 12 February 2014

Friendly couple. Homely and lovely house. Easy walking distance into town. Town very quiet at night. Comfortable bedroom and facilities. Lovely home cooked breakfast. Useful information for next leg of our journey. Would recommend this b&b.

Thank Olwenlesley
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. Trish & John

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We were so lucky to have booked this as our first night in New Zealand. This Arts and Crafts house is gorgeous. Trish and John are delightful hosts and have thought of everything a long distance traveller might need. The guest lounge included all drinks, biscuits, water, milk and even sherry! The bedroom was comfortable and toiletries provided. Trish even...

Thank judeandclive
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hope you are enjoying the deep south and the foot is improving daily. It was lovely to share our house with you. We appreciated your kind review. Thank you. Trish & John

Reviewed 23 January 2014

If only all B&B were like this! This place is outstanding, without doubt the best we have ever stayed at anywhere. The house itself is beautiful, the room great inc bathrobes, the bathroom pure luxury. The upstairs guest lounge was packed with all beverages anyone could need inc biscuits etc. I defy anyone to get a nicer place than this....

Thank Ray S
seftonhomestay, Owner at Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you return Your feedback was greatly appreciated. Trish & John

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast invites you to be their special guests. Relax in our superbly appointed and spacious 2 story character brick home with sweeping views from the mountains to the sea. Refurbished with the feel of yesteryear, with an ambiance and style you will love. Perfect Location: Sefton Homestay B&B is conveniently located just a minute or two walk from the Bay Hill restaurants, Caroline Bay and the Stafford St shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast

Address: 32 Sefton Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $153 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sefton Homestay Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Blue room has the en suite shower.”
moj617, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Queen room ensuite.”
judeandclive, 25 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The Blue Room has an en-suite but no view. The other room has the better view and a private bathroom. Both are lovely.”
supercinders, 5 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the tartan room with the use of a very functional private bathroom with great shower”
452lynnc, 5 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Take an ensuite during high season for privacy.”
charlottes785, 30 May 2013 | Read review
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