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Thistle Guest House

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
6 Apr 2017
“The best to the price and then there is all the nice guests”
7 Jan 2015
“3rd time here in 4 years!”
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What's included
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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...
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Location and contact
21 Main South Road | Church Corner Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
5.7 km to Christchurch Intl Airport
39 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
4.1 km from Christchurch Botanic Gardens
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

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...More

2  Thank Flemming P
Reviewed 8 January 2015

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...More

Thank Tiff W
Reviewed 18 December 2014

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...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

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...More

1  Thank chye_family
Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest HouseResponded 17 July 2014

Thank you very much for your kind comments - so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you can return!

Reviewed 12 April 2014

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...More

Thank 380Trish2014
Response from John and Alison G, Owner at Thistle Guest HouseResponded 14 April 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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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, ...More buses. Close university, airport and rail (courtesy pick up by arrangement). Wireless internet for your laptop/devise. Less
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"The rooms on the backside is more quiet that on the front."
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"I stayed on room number 8 a larger one with basin and two beds facing the backyard and number 5 facing the..."
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"I recommence room 9 as it has the King Bed. Room 1 has its own bathroom."
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"Go for your own bathroom. It's great!"
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