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Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We spent our first night in NZ at Finlay Banks. Our host Fay was wonderful making sure everything was just right. Our breakfast in the morning was just stunning and the company of our hosts was delightful. The room was comfortable and well equipped for the traveler. If you plan to visit Finlay Banks book direct as this seems the...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to share our home with neighbours from over the ditch. We trust you returned home safe and sound with wonderful memories from your short break away and your stay at Finlay Banks was among these. we look forward to your return visit.

Gebertingen
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We – a couple of 60+ travelling quite often all around the world - stayed in Finlays B&B in February 16 for 2 days. I’d like to share my impressions not only personally with Fay & Lindsay the lovely owners, but as well with you who are looking forward for nice holidays (beginnings) Briefly our feed-back as follows: + (positiv):...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We feel very humbled when guests such as yourselves offer such wonderful feed back on their stay in our home. For us it is just home, a home and garden we enjoy and one that gives us a lot of pleasure, not only to live in but also to be sharing with travellers from near and far. Your acknowledgement and...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stayed at Finlay Banks b & B for 4 nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Fay and Lindsay are the greatest hosts. They welcomed us into their home as if we were family. We were picked up after arriving by bus to Christchurch and were driven to the train station upon our departure. The house is so beautiful...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Owner operated B&B's are unique in every way. It was our pleasure to welcome you into our home. We truly appreciate your review and confirmation that we have achieved our goal of operating a relaxed and welcoming B&B. Every guest is special, we enjoyed our dinner and breakfast conservations. Remember it is never goodbye but "farewell until we meet again".

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We loved our stay at Finlay Banks for one night when passing through Christchurch so much that we booked 3 nights when we returned the following week. Fay and Lindsay were so welcoming and their home is beautiful. They couldn't do enough for you. Everything was spotlessly clean and the decor and furniture of very high quality. The breakfast was...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

As you found one night is not enough, we and our city have so much to offer. The new development happening in Christchurch is exciting and will be well worth returning for. Thank you for reviewing your stay in our home, it was our pleasure to be your hosts'. We look forward to your next visit.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My wife and I stayed one night of our honeymoon at the Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast in March 2016. Lindsay (male) was kind enough to pick us up at the Christchurch train station (at no charge!) and told us a bit about the city while pointing out restaurant options along the way. As we already had supper plans...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Together as hosts' we believe in the importance of ensuring each of our guests, leaves our home feeling they have had the very best kiwi style B&B experience we could offer them. Every B&B stay will be unique. We appreciate your review and trust that your last day in our city was also memorable.

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Very good B & B. elegant surroundings. Bedrooms and bathrooms are clean and tidy. The hostess spent a lot of thoughts, let a guest feel at home as well as at ease and comfortable. Delicious breakfast, even the dishes are well placed. Special mention is the hostess really good very kind. Thank her for everything we do.

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, when preparing our B&B our aim was to provide a calm, relaxing environment for our guests' enjoyment. We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay and are very pleased you enjoyed the experience staying in a B&B provides.

Wanroij, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We were welcomed by our very friendly hosts and had a nice room. We only stayed there for one night to fly out the next day and so I wanted to do an early check-in and asked the hosts for a computer and printer, which was no problem at all. The bed and breakfast is only a 5 minute walk...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Our close proximity to a very well serviced shopping mall works well for our guests. With a choice of restaurants, retail shopping, banks and movie theatres only a five minute walk from our door our guests' can relax and leave the car parked up.Thank you for your review, perhaps next time you will be able to stay for longer.

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Fay and Lindsay were the most charming hosts who ensured our short stay with them was comfortable, interesting and above all very 'Kiwi', by which we mean we were living the New Zealand life. Of particular interest were our meal time conversations which complimented the first class food Fay served. A brilliant stay.

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to share our home with wonderful new friends. Firstly, thank you for choosing to be our guests and secondly, thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our home. Great company, great food and really comfortable beds, what more needs to be said. It was our pleasure to welcome you both into...

Dana Point, California
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We stayed at the home of Lindsay and Fay in the upstairs King room. We had everything we needed and felt very much at home. Best of all were our hosts who seem to genuinely love welcoming and getting to know their guests. In the evening we were offered a glass of wine and nibbles and we had a nice...

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Adapting to the level of interaction our guests' prefer is an important aspect of operating a relaxed and welcoming B&B. We are always interested to share the delights of our guests' travels. It helps to reaffirm to us, what a wonderful country we live in. The cuisine at Rangoon Ruby never fails to please. It is great to know you...

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful friendly hosts, comfortable room with a great shower. Lovely garden. Safe residential neighborhood to stroll. Because we had to leave early the next morning, we appreciated the delicious filling breakfast they packed for us to take with us.

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FinlayBanks, Owner at Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate your recommendation. Our packed breakfast to go, is proving really popular with our guests'. Any extra time to enjoy our comfy beds is always appreciated.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality home hosted accommodation in an architecturally designed family home with two superior en-suite guest rooms. Enjoy genuine kiwi hospitality, delicious continental breakfasts and home cooked evening meals by arrangement. Centrally located to shops, restaurants, bars and theatres. The ideal base for regional day trips, for arrivals and departures from your South Island holiday or while in the area on business. Finlay Banks is a smoke free and child free property with off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Address: 7 Banks Avenue | Burwood, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM557 - RM593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finlay Banks Boutique Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Downstairs room is lovely”
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