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Designer Cottage

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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our only night in Christchurch. The owner Chet was so welcoming and told us all the good places to go while in town. The cottage is clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, made by both hosts and a really nice atmosphere...More

2  Thank wilgrid
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We stayed at the Designer Cottage for 8 nights in February 2016 and we felt very comfortable. The room was clean and we liked the fact that there was a wardrobe! Our bathroom was on the smaller side but it had a good shower. Chet...More

2  Thank Jackie_jfi
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is the cutest little cottage with an amazing host. Chet welcomed us to the cottage that has been lovingly restored and made us feel at home. The cottage has been beautifully restored and is comfortable and cozy with luxury touches you'd find in quality...More

3  Thank Suzan-mor
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I love this place. Chet and Steve are always warm and welcoming and the communal morning breakfasts are a delight. It feels more like staying at someone's home than a hotel.only minor point is that the pillows could be firmer for me.

3  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We went to Designer Cottage after taking the scenic train South from Wellington. I twas a long day and to find this mini oasis near the City center worked out very well. It is called Cottage but is in fact almost a full block of...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$62 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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US$62 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Grcloh
10 December 2016|
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Response from designercottage | Property representative |
Some are included some are not. IF it is not says or printed on, mean no breakfast. Best is book directly thru the official homepage. Contact us directly or via fb if you have further concerns and queries. Many thanks... More
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Monique C
7 March 2016|
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Response from designercottage | Property representative |
Dear Monique very sorry for the much delay on this responds. I was away for few months myself. The B&B normally will only accept ensuit bookings if staying more than one night on late check-in. The main reason is give... More
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Mamacluck
1 March 2016|
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Hi Virginia for the very late reply. I way away for a few months visiting my parents. Next time is best contact us directly. One of the manager will answer your directly. Alternatively by facebook. Just foe your future... More
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"The room with private bathroom. Not all room come with breakfast."
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"We booked the self contained 2 bedroom cottage. A bit more but great pravacy."
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"With garden view is my love"
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