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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely large room and spacious ensuite in a large house with attractive garden setting, about 15 mins walk from centre of Geraldine. Guest lounge and balcony, and an excellent buffet and cooked breakfast.

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MyronAlycen, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Hi pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an amazing B&B with lovely hosts, delicious breakfast and cosy and clean rooms. We've only been there for a short time, so we did't have time to use it, but the garden looked very pretty too, you have a nice view on it from the breakfast room. All in all- fantastic, I would come back any time!!

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MyronAlycen, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Hi and you would be welcome back any time.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is a great place to stay. Lovely comfortable room and use of a spacious lounge overlooking a bird filled garden. We were made to feel very welcome and were served with an excellent breakfast as well!

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MyronAlycen, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Hi Charlotte Pleased you enjoyed your stay.Hope all is good with you.Have been very busy for the last month.Regards

Reviewed 4 May 2016

We were made so welcome at the Downs. It was so much nicer than a motel- a huge bedroom with a large en suite and our own lounge with a small kitchen area . Breakfast was excellent and the view over the garden was a bonus.

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thanks Penny.Pleased you enjoyed your stay.Kind regards Alycen and Myron.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Downs is located just a short drive from the centre of Geraldine & is an excellent place to stay for a first night out of Christchurch or the last night before a flight. The house is spacious with a large garden and the hosts are very welcoming and happy to talk without being pushy. The rooms are spacious, clean,...

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words.Hope you make a third trip we may still be here!!

Mangawhai, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Clean, fresh, great hospitality and hosts interesting and extremely socialable and welcoming. Geraldine is a great location. Nice town. Enjoyed our stay. Could have stayed longer. Car and tractor museum and lace museum well worth a visit.

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thank you Sally . Great to meet you and your friends.

Kalmar County, Sweden
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Wonderful in all matters! Warm welcome, the hospitality, the room, the beds, the breakfast, the surrondings. A perfect B&B stay if you are in the neithborhood of Geraldine. We for sure will recommend this to travellers in NZ.

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words.

Warkworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I was touring South Island, NZ in Jan 2016 and reached Geraldine to find local motels full. By chance I saw a Blue B&B sign which led me to The Downs in Ribbonwood Road and the warm old school hospitality of Myron and Alycen. The facilities are impeccable, the welcome genuine and the catering top drawer. This place is a...

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thanks Colin.We are pleased you found us and were happy with what you found.

Reviewed 8 December 2015

One night in Geraldine - hosts were extremely warm and welcoming. Warm room, a good bed, a great breakfast. A lounge/dining area for B&B guests was just off the bedroom. Lovely home with wonderful gardens. Excellent!

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

Thanks Jacqui.Hope you made it home safe and well.

Tasmania
Reviewed 24 May 2015

The whole experience of staying at the Downs B&B was perfect, from the welcome message by email, the warm welcome at the door, our lovely room with privacy from hosts, roomy ensuite with shower, the lounge with tea, coffee and other free drinks, even fresh homemade biscuits. The breakfast was freshly made to order with a choice from a menu....

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thedowns, Owner at The Downs B & B, responded to this review

We try to think like a guest and how would we like things to be.Some hosts seem to be in the face of guests too much.Pleased you enjoyed your stay and had a safe trip home.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Downs B&B we pride ourselves on our excellent service and facilities. Situated in a quiet, leafy residential area of Geraldine and only 1.5kms from the town centre where there are restaurants and unique shopping. A choice of hearty breakfasts are provided made from local and home grown produce. A comment from our visitors book.'This is the standard all B&Bs should be judged on' For information on prices and to make a booking please go to our web site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downs B & B

Address: 5 Ribbonwood Road, Geraldine, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Geraldine
Price Range: $186 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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