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Self-contained guesthouse in charming garden

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Gaby & Allan

Self-contained guesthouse in charming garden

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Sparkling clean11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Self-contained little guesthouse at the bottom of a charming garden in a private setting.
We are situated in Heathcote Valley close to the Gondola and Lyttelton. 15 to 20 minutes drive to beach and central city. 2 minutes walk to bus stop.
Ideal for 2 people, but could accommodate 1 extra person on sofa bed.
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk and sugar provided.
Washing machine available in main house, first load free. Subsequent loads $2 per load.

Amenities

Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Hangers
Hair dryer
Laptop friendly workspace
Shampoo

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

Accessibility

Step-free access to the bedroom
Step-free access to the bathroom

Availability

47 Reviews

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Peter User Profile
Peter
January 2018
We loved the Garden Apartment and the lovely home grown vegetables. It was very peaceful and convenient for the gondola. There was good information about local walks, places to eat and Christchurch. We would like to return and explore more.
Gaby & Allan User Profile
Response from Gaby & Allan:
Hi Peter and Bobby, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back any time. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Kind regards Gaby and Allan
January 2018
Helen User Profile
Helen
December 2017
This is a wonderful peaceful haven. Gaby and Allan are extremely helpful and great at communicating. The guesthouse is cosy, the garden is beautiful. We had a very relaxing stay.
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Response from Gaby & Allan:
Hi Helen, we were sad that we were unable to meet you but we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Allan and I wish you a wonderful time here in Aotearoa, and who knows we may meet each other at some stage? Kind regards Gaby and Allan
December 2017
Anne User Profile
Anne
November 2017
Lovely garden, comfy cabin with lots of loving, artistic touches - we enjoyed our stay. Gaby supplied maps and suggestions for day trips and the sun shone. We took the switchback scenic route to Akaroa for a dolphin watch and ate at the harbour. Our last day in New Zealand was…
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Response from Gaby & Allan:
Hi Anne and John, we are so glad you did get a glimpse of 2 kiwis! We very much enjoyed meeting you both! Kind regards Gaby and Allan
November 2017
Brian User Profile
Brian
March 2017
We had a lovely stay. The accommodation was perfect for our needs. The garden was beautiful. Gaby & Allan were very friendly and helpful hosts. Would thoroughly recommend.
John User Profile
John
March 2017
Really nice, helpful and interesting hosts. A lovely place in a beautiful garden, in a quiet and attractive neighbourhood, with easy on-street parking right by the house. Plenty of space, very comfortable. Very well equipped. Caspar the cat is very sweet and sociable - but you ca…
Natalie User Profile
Natalie
January 2017
We had the best time staying at Gaby & Allan's place. It was just what we needed, the bed is super comfy, there is a hob and microwave and all the utensils you need. The garden is lovely, full of fruit and veg that Gaby has grown. Gaby and Allan are full of great advice about the…
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Response from Gaby & Allan:
Hi Natalie and Craig, it was a pleasure getting to know you and we look forward to hearing how things are going for you here in Otahutahi (Christchurch), New Zealand. We are certain you will have lots of fun. Kind regards Gaby and Allan
January 2017
George User Profile
George
May 2018
Gaby and Allan are very welcoming, their place very is neat and has all the amenities that one could wish for. There is a supermarket only five minutes away by car. Cafes and restaurants are also near by. The port of Lyttelton is also very close and . . . sightseeing around Gov…
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Response from Gaby & Allan:
Thank you George. We enjoyed having you as our guests - we wish you safe travels and hope to welcome you back in the future! Kind regards Gaby and Allan
May 2018

Hosted by Gaby & Allan

Canterbury, New ZealandJoined in February 2016
Gaby & Allan User Profile
48 Reviews
Gaby & Allan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Allan works full time in Christchurch and Gaby is an artist working at home in her studio, she paints with oils and is a printmaker. We both love the outdoors, go kayaking and tramping when the time allows it, enjoy good books and good company. We have lived in our cottage in H…
Languages: Deutsch
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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