Designer Cottage B&B

Christchurch B&B Designer Cottage in 2018 Canterbury Heritage Awards finalists was a sailors' retreat located in peaceful surroundings just off Colombo Street near cafés, restaurants, boutique shops, cinemas, The Colombo Mall. 20min walk from square.

Per night
$90 - $290

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Designer Cottage was a sailors' retreat in the 70s and is located in peaceful surroundings just off Colombo Street near the shops and opposite Sydenham Park. The walk to the city centre from the cottage will give you the chance to admire many listed heritage buildings on Colombo Street.

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We offer a variety of rooms, which are all tastefully decorated, including shared facilities, private room with ensuite and a self-contained cottage.

Your friendly host, Chet, has an honours degree in landscape architecture and is passionate about traditional buildings and his landscaping ideas. Designer Cottage is one of his finest collections of the charms of yesterday and all guests are welcome to view the ‘Designer Village’.


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Physical address

Designer Cottage B&B, 53 Hastings Street West. Sydenham. Christchurch, City South Sydenham , Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 8023, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
10am to 8pm ( late check in by prior arrangement only).
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safety Deposit Box at Reception
Proximity to airport:
Proximity to coach terminal:
1.8km to bus interchange and 4Km to Christchurch Train Station
Proximity to town:
1.8KM from City Square
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $90.00 - $290.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Self contain Cottage (Designer 55) all ages are welcome via prior arrangement. However the B&B room by room option is minimum age from 16 or by arrangement.

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES YES
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES

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