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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 March 2015

There's two seperated bedroom, though we only use one, and you can see animals at your own balcony. Thank Lorna for leading us to see the cute animals in the farm and serve us very delicious breakfast. There is Alpaca in the farm, Alpaca lovers can't miss Miners Arms BB.

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hants UK
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This is a comfortable 2 bedroom B and B which offers spacious rooms in a peaceful setting. Lorna made us feel very welcome. It was great to be able to be like big kids and get involved with feeding the animals! much appreciated. The grounds are accessible too and you are very much " in the country". Being able to...

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Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Lorna and Steve offer very fine accommodation in the general vicinity of Christchurch, proximate to the airport but with no aircraft noise. Our accommodation comprised a very comfortable bedroom and associated sitting room, upstairs from Lorna and Steve's part of the house. These two rooms access the verandah and across the passage a spacious bathroom with bath and separate shower....

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Dapto, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We stayed in March 2014 at Miners Arms Bed and Breakfast. We were a family of four adults and found our stay very lovely. We had two seperate bedrooms and our own bathroom and lounge room that had tea/coffee making facilities, a fridge and microwave. We were given a breakfast menu so that each of us could choose what we...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 December 2014

A farmstay that is not too far away from Christchurch airport. The room was clean and comfortable. The alpacas were cute and friendly. my daughter loved feeding them. Lorna gave us a tour of the farm and shared her stories with us. There was a great selection for breakfast.

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We enjoy sharing our animals with our guests. Happy New year to you.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Our family of 2 adults and 2 kids stayed with Lorna and Steve for 4 nights. We were very happy with our decision. The rooms were thoughtfully furnished and the breakfasts were delicious. Our boys loved to interact with and feed all the friendly animals. Lorna was kind enough to also do some laundry for us while we were there....

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you both for your lovely review. We thoroughly enjoyed you and the boys staying here. We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wish you all good things for 2015.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Spent a night with my friends here at end of Sep 2014, Lorna the owner is so friendly and amazing! She gave us a tour to visit all her lovely animals including the beloved alpacas!!! They are so charming!! and the dogs of course, so lovely! As a B&B, the place provides a good range of choices of breakfast and...

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Ellen -we're so glad you liked it here. I really enjoyed meeting you and your friends ( and so did the alpacas, Sky and Alfie!).

South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Went back to see Lorna, Steve and the animals in June for another trip to the South Island and had several relaxing nights there. Did some walking around the area, and Lorna and Steve recommended a delicious Indian restaurant in nearby Rolleston for dinner. Breakfasts were wonderful, once again, and this time I switched rooms from where I usually sleep....

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much Daguchan. It was lovely to see you again and catch up with all your travels and adventures.

Reviewed 25 August 2014

A little bit out of town but worth the drive. Nice comfortable 2 bedroom, upstairs apartment. Felt at home immediately. Could really relax in the country atmosphere. Lorna very friendly and helpful with local suggestions. Enjoyed our conversations with her. Good breakfast both mornings we were there. Took a walk around their huge lot and met Alfred & Sky their...

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review and for choosing to stay here. It was a pleasure to meet you both. We hope your holiday health issues are now a thing of the past. Sadly, we no longer have George. We miss him and its lovely to see him mentioned here.

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This accommodation met all our expectations and more++. Hosts Lorna and Steve were gracious and welcoming - the living area included 2 bedrooms, a lounge and bathroom - all spacious, well appointed, very comfortable and clean. Being an animal lover the best for me was "out on the farm"... gorgeous alpacas (which you are allowed to hand feed), sheep and...

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Lorna T, Owner at Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We very much enjoyed meeting you both. Thank you for your lovely review - we're happy that you liked staying here. The lamb count is still 3, but the coloured ewes are looking ready. Sky and Alfie, over in the paddocks, loved your cuddles so much that they expect the same from us whenever we're near them. We hope you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 10 minutes from Christchurch International Airport and on the western edge of Christchurch city and all its attractions. Welcome to Miners Arms and enjoy an attractive and comfortable private suite to yourself. Our home is set in a peaceful 10 acres of orchard, paddocks and woodland with alpacas and sheep to meet. Most B+Bs give you a room - at Miners Arms you will have a warm welcome and our whole first floor private suite to yourself. Sleeping 1-4, the suite has 4 comfortable, attractive and well-equipped rooms overlooking the garden, paddocks, orchard and woodland - queen bedroom, twin bedroom with single bed and king single bed), lounge with comfortable seating, fridge, microwave, complimentary hot drinks, Sky TV, DVD and a variety of DVDs, books, board games), full bathroom and shower and your own balcony with seating and a great view of the property, sunset and the stars. Relax, or explore our 10 acres, feed the alpacas, sheep and chickens , get to know Alfred and Sky, our Maremma sheepdogs. After a restful night's sleep, a generous breakfast of various cooked/continental choices is served at a time to suit you. 5-10 Minute drive to Ruapuna Speedway, Rolleston Tranz Alpine train station, Hornby Hub and Dressmart outlet stores, West Melton and various wineries (Larcombs, Tresillian, Trents, Langdales, Melton Estate), 5 golf courses, Orana Park, Antarctic Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Miners Arms Farmstay Bed & Breakfast

Address: 441 Old West Coast Road | West Melton, Christchurch 7676, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM487 - RM708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“The double bed as very omfortable”
 of 5 bubbles WAC188, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't treat here as only the sleeping place. Try to spare more time to be in the farm if possible. You'll never be disappointed!”
  • Small Bedroom
  • Main Bedroom
  • Lounge / Living Room
 of 5 bubbles jimmyz806, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“The family unit upstairs comprises parents' bedroom and sitting room with verandah, additionally a separate room having two single beds.”
 of 5 bubbles briandB977FI, 31 Jan 2015 | Read review
“As a B&B, there are limited rooms, actually 2 rooms only with a living hall. So if you decide to go, make sure you book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Ellen_YY, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are comfortable, clean and afford a good rest.”
 of 5 bubbles Daguchan, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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