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Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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7 Banks Avenue Burwood, Christchurch 8061 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Golf Course
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews fay lindsay new zealand garden outlook other guests downstairs room b bs excellent hosts few minutes walk away ensuite bathroom next morning two nights last night yogurt lovely garden breakfast was delicious stay there again one night stay
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

We started and ended our six week long touring trip through New Zealand by staying with Fay and Lindsay in their warm, comfortable home, and we're very glad we did! We flew our bicycles and a ton of camping gear over with us and not...More

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Response from FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded November 21, 2017

We try to make every guest feel special as that is what we enjoy doing. If we had more notice we would have oiled up our bikes and joined you on tour. We enjoyed your company as much as you enjoyed ours. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed March 17, 2017

We found Fay and Lindsay wonderful hosts, friendly and welcoming and a fund of helpful information. Their B&B, situated in a residential area just a ten-minute bus ride from the centre of Christchurch, is spotlessly clean and comfortable. There is a shopping centre ('The Palms")...More

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Response from FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded March 18, 2017

It is very rewarding to receive such good feed back and to know that you were able to sample and enjoy, such a varied taste of our lovely city. The progress being made here is just amazing and each visit to the city offers something...More

Reviewed March 16, 2017

We travelled around New Zealand for 3 weeks in a mixture of B & B's, Hotels & Homestays & this was by far the best all round accommodation that we stayed in. Fay & Lindsay couldn't have done anymore for us. Their comfortable, welcoming home...More

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Response from FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded March 18, 2017

Thank you, we just love providing good honest home grown kiwi hospitality to our guests'. If our schedule allows, then we will always make the effect to provide 'that something extra', ensuring our guests' have a pleasant experience at 'Finlay Banks'. For us, it is...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017

Although our stay was only for 1 night we were made to feel very welcomed. Lindsay and Fay are great hosts. They joined us and the other 2 guests for breakfast and this gave us the opportunity to chat with them which was great....a. ice...More

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Response from FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded February 28, 2017

You can always be sure of your stay being a very personal experience when you choose to be guest with us, at 'Finlay Banks'. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our home.

Reviewed February 17, 2017

We stayed two nights here and Fay and Lindsay are great hosts. The room was beautifully appointed with comfortable bed, seating area and shiny bathroom. There is a lovely airy siting room to have a cup of coffee. Breakfast is a continental delight with lots...More

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Response from FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded February 18, 2017

When guest's choose to stay for 2 or 3 nights and include the opportunity of an evening meal, when the time comes for them to leave it is like saying,"farewell to good friends'." It was our pleasure to share our home and your company. We...More

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Quality home hosted accommodation in an architecturally designed family home with two superior en-suite guest rooms. Enjoy genuine kiwi hospitality, delicious continental breakfasts and home cooked evening meals by arrangement. Centrally located to shops, restaurants, bars and theatres. The ideal base for regional day trips, for arrivals and departures from your South Island holiday or while in the area on business. Finlay Banks is a smoke free and child free property with off street parking.

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US$123 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
Traveller (29)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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We had a rental car when we arrived and left. I'm sorry I could not be of more help.
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