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    Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast

    441 Old West Coast Road | West Melton, Christchurch 7676, New Zealand
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    • Excellent82%
    • Very good17%
    • Average1%
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    “farm stay” (7 reviews)
    “new zealand” (6 reviews)
    “lorna” (33 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 49 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Miner's Arms is extremely cozy and Lorna makes awesome breakfast, especially that homemade strawberry jam of hers. The alpacas are adorable too and you might even be able to touch them as well! Definitely the best place we stayed in our new zealand trip.

    Thank Pin Qian T
    Response from Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & BreakfastResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here and enjoyed meeting you and your friends.I had better make some more strawberry jam! We hope you had a good journey home.

    Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

    We need travel from north until south of new zealand and this by far the best stop after some earthquake hiccup during earlier part of the trip. Very friendly host, comfy accommodation, away from the hustle and bustle so we really enjoy the stay. My...More

    Thank Alex L
    Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

    We actually stayed in March 2015 but the latest month i could choose on trip advisor was August. So anyway, we had a good time. Lorna showed us the animals and we fed the sheep, chickens and alpacas. I still remember my 2 year old...More

    Thank bokkok
    Response from Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & BreakfastResponded 25 August 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. My response is also late as we have been on holiday ourselves. I am so pleased to enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you all again.

    Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

    Over the last 6 weeks or so we have travelled widely across Australia and New Zealand, staying in all manner of accommodation. This one takes the crown! Fantastic place to stay. We had the whole of the first floor of the property to ourselves with...More

    Thank Christopher D
    Response from Lorna T, Front Office Manager at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & BreakfastResponded 6 May 2016

    What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to write about us. It was lovely to meet and talk with someone we had so much in common with- and we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 26 March 2016

    Flying into Christchurch, it was so easy to collect a car and drive the short distance to Miners Arms Farmstay. The accomodation was very comfortable, clean and well equipped and the tea and homemade biscuits most welcome. Lorna made us feel very much at home...More

    Thank WAC188
    Response from Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & BreakfastResponded 28 March 2016

    Thank you so much for your glowing review. We're delighted you enjoyed staying here. We were equally pleased to meet you - it was nice to chat to someone from the same part of England. We hope you had a great holiday in New Zealand.

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$122 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 1
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    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    "The double bed as very omfortable"
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    "Don't treat here as only the sleeping place. Try to spare more time to be in the farm if possible..."
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    "The family unit upstairs comprises parents' bedroom and sitting room with verandah, additionally a..."
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    "As a B&B, there are limited rooms, actually 2 rooms only with a living hall. So if you decide to go, make..."
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