The Stables at Blythcliffe, Akaroa's Stately Home, is a very comfortable, private and self contained converted stable building, adjacent to the main house and grape-lined, sunny courtyard. Perfect for that romantic, relaxing getaway!
Laptop friendly workspace
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
We travelled around New Zealand for a month and stayed in six or seven places, all of them good. Then we arrived here and it is perfect. The Stables is perfect. Akaroa is perfect. John and Lesley were perfect. The breakfast was perfect. Life was perfect. In three short days we la…
What a thrill to stay with such lovely people in an extraordinary historic home. The place is a marvel, a beautiful self contained suite with a vine clad courtyard and thoughtful art work everywhere- don't miss the chance to stay in this wonderful building. Lesley and John are th…
What a great experience! Lesley and John made us feel welcome the first minute we arrived. We stayed eight nights at the Stables. Lots of room, a big and very comfortable bed. A kitchen you could cook your meals if you wanted and a spacious bathroom. Very quiet in the night and …
The room was lovely and very well equipped. It was a short walk to the beachfront. Lesley and John were great hosts and made us feel very welcome. I very much enjoyed chatting to them both and feeding the eels.
John and Lesley Harding purchased Blythcliffe in 2013, and moved here from Wellington, on NZ's North Island, after totally falling for this magnificent house and grounds, and the historic village of Akaroa. We are both well traveled around NZ, and have visited many beautiful pla…
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