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Elm Tree House

   Your Hosts : Karen and Allan Scott
Region : Merivale
Address : 236 Papanui Rd,
Phone : +64 3 355 9731
Mobile : n/a
Listed As : Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast
ListingID: : 372

The finest bed and breakfast accommodation in an elegant 1920's setting in Christchurch, New Zealand. View our luxury bed and breakfast accommodation options.

There's no better place to enjoy your Christchurch bed breakfast holiday than the charming Elm Tree House in stylish Merivale. It is so named because of the large weeping elm set amongst its spacious grounds. This large family house was built in 1920 by the England Brothers who were known at the time for their unique architectural style, and was later owned by Canterbury's Member of Parliament from 1925 to 1930. Native timbers and lead light windows are used throughout both storeys of this early New Zealand colonial style home.

Elm Tree House bed breakfast is well situated 2km from the central city district, Hagley Park and the Christchurch Gardens. It is 15 minutes by mini shuttle from the airport and Trans Alpine Rail, and just 5 minutes walk to many fine restaurants, antique shops and a shopping mall in fashionable Merivale Village.

Your hosts, Karen and Allan Scott, are native New Zealanders who returned to Christchurch in 1994 after extensive world travel over a period of twenty years, living and working in England, Europe, America, Australia, Japan and South Africa. During that time Allan pursued his engineering career working for one of England's top motor racing teams. It was from their home in Oxfordshire, UK, that Karen first found her passion for Bed & Breakfast accommodation. They returned to New Zealand to full-time involvement in providing truly fine hosted Christchurch bed breakfast accommodation for the discerning traveler.


Each of our six Christchurch bed and breakfast accommodation options has its own unique style and character. King, Queen, twin and triple beds, all with private en suite bathrooms, television, telephone, tea and coffee, DVD player, clothes iron, hairdryer and bath robes.

Facilities & Services

Join us for a delicious full breakfast each morning in our elegant dining room that flows through french-doors out to both lawn and garden. Our setting makes for an ideal option for honeymoon accommodation in Christchurch.

Breakfast is included in the tariff and tea, coffee, port and sherry, Internet access, a DVD library and book exchange are available in our spacious guest lounge.

Facilities include:
• Use of guest lounge on day of departure up to 4pm
• Jet lag facial & massage
• Off-street parking
• Secure storage
• Laundry service
• Phone and fax facilities
• Email and WWW access
• City bus service 50 metres from our gate
• Relax to great music from our Wurlitzer Jukebox or under the shade sail in our secluded rose garden with a cool drink
• South Island travel planning
• Taxi Service
• Double-glazed windows


Elm Tree House is...

near an airport
near a skifield
near a golf course
in a built up area
suitable for children
good for small groups (1-8)

This listing can be booked online. Click on the calendar below and follow the instructions provided.
All rates are in NZD and are for 2 people unless otherwise specified.

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A list of amenities for Elm Tree House

A double bedroomA queen double bedroom A telephone in room
Complimentary tea and coffeeBreakfast availableParking
Linen providedA TVA laundry on site
Ironing facilitiesHairdryerInternet access
Outdoor tables and chairs

• City & garden tours
• Willowbank Kiwi Experience
• Cathedral Square
• Court Theatre
• Casino
• Excellent restaurants
• Punting in the Park
• Night of Maori Magic
• Historic tramway
• Antarctic Centre
• Airforce World
• Wildlife Parks
• Art Galleries
• Museum
• Hot Air Ballooning
• Gondola
• Top golf courses
• Sumner beach

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