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Unique Retreat at the Britten Stables - Library Suite

SuperhostChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Room in boutique hotel hosted by Isabelle & Tim
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
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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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4.95 out of 5 stars from 111 reviews


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
  • 395 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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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
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Cancellation policy