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Unique Retreat at the Britten Stables - Library Suite

SuperhostChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Airbnb Plus
Room in boutique hotel hosted by Isabelle & Tim
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
Feel like the TV host of Grand Designs descending a sweeping staircase in a glassed-in tropical oasis. These former horse stables were transformed by motorcycle legend John Britten into a stunning residence with an indoor pool and billiard room.
“Experience the Britten Stables.”
– Isabelle & Tim, your host

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Amenities

Everyday

Self check-in
Pool
Shared hot tub
Washing machine
Dryer
Wi-Fi
TV
Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron

4.94 out of 5 stars from 90 reviews
4.94 (90 reviews)

Location

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Britten Stables are near shops, restaurants and cafes, sports venues, a farmers' market, and family-friendly attractions. Catch a cricket match at Hagley Oval and stroll through Botanic Gardens with a picnic. It's a 20-minute walk into the city.

Distance from Christchurch International Airport

11 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Isabelle & Tim

Joined in August 2018
  • 358 Reviews
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The Britten Stables offers an outstanding experience where you will feel inspired the moment you enter this large enchanting home and stand in awe of what lays before you. Originally the Stables was part of the historic Mona Vale homestead (est1896) and later restored by Motorcycle Designer John Britten into the home of his dreams. Post earthquake, The Britten Stables has had a full restoration to now represent the finest, unique accommodation available. The Britten Stables has an expansive lawn and picturesque garden offering tranquil setting in the heart of the city.
The Britten Stables offers an outstanding experience where you will feel inspired the moment you enter this large enchanting home and stand in awe of what lays before you. Original…
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Your host will be on the property and have shared use of common areas. They’ll be available for anything you need during your stay.
Isabelle & Tim is a Superhost
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  • Response time: within an hour

Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
Safety & Property
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm