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Elm Tree House

  • 236 Papanui Rd. Map It
  • Merivale


  • 15 mins from airport
  • Comfy colonial elegance
  • Two luggage racks in each room
  • Wonderful hosts Karen and Allan are really knowledgeable


  • Papanui Road can be noisy during the day
  • Several bathrooms are quite small
  • Off-street parking is tight

Updated 02/26/2014

Fodor's Review

If you'd prefer a friendly experience away from the city center, this B&B should fit the bill. The 1920s Arts and Crafts–style house takes its name from the large tree in the front garden. Most of the rooms are upstairs, and each has a distinctive look, from the wood-paneled honeymoon suite to the ground-floor room with French doors that open onto the garden. Papanui sun streams into the enormous lounge through leaded-glass windows, and you can pop an old favorite

on the Wurlitzer jukebox. Windows are triple-glazed to quieten the road noise.

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Hotel Information


236 Papanui Rd., Christchurch, 8014, New Zealand

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 6 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 02/26/2014

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