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Thistle Guest House

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
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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 a lot of nice restaurants,
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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 is,
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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 for students.
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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
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Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest House
Responded 16 Jul 2014
Thank you very much for your kind comments - so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you can return!
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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 kitchen & guest lounge made the stay very
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Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest House
Responded 14 Apr 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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Single room with wash basin
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"The rooms on the backside is more quiet that on the front."
"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!"
"I recommence room 9 as it has the King Bed. Room 1 has its own bathroom."
"Go for your own bathroom. It's great!"
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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