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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Comfy Log Cabin Bach

 I liked the location and it was very quiet. It was very close to the shops and not too far from the beach. The property was clean and comfortable. 

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Relax in the Hillview sun, only 200m to the beach!

 Good location. The decor. 

Orchard Seaview Bach

 What a great stay, amazing spot - quiet and very cosy, great deck for the kids and we cant wait to return! 

Orchard Seaview Bach

 Such a great cottage! Really appreciated how clean it was, nice linen included. Great outlook over the orchard to the beach. Very kind and friendly owners. Really appreciated the fresh snapper fillets!!!!!!! I'll def be back to this Bach. Really great value 

Luxury Home with the Beach Across the Road

 Perfect location. 

Relax in the Hillview sun, only 200m to the beach!

 Handy central location, quiet at night, easy walk to beach, cafes, shops.