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    St. Itas Guesthouse

    11 Rakaia Barrhill Methven Road | Ashburton District, Rakaia 7710, New Zealand
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good13%
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    “rose room” (5 reviews)
    “cup of tea” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 28 November 2017

    I had stayed at St Ita's a couple of times and I went to school in this building so had booked the Rose Room for my birthday and to show my partner the building. We were delayed getting to the accommodation because of a train...More

    Thank aiakar
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 4 December 2017

    In response to your review I apologise for my actions as it was never my intention to upset or seem off handed to you when you rang. This was the first time I have changed a guests room and I have taken on board the...More

    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    On arrival to St Itas your not quite sure what your in for. Religious? Scary? considering it is the old Catholic primary school. BUT - what a beautiful surprise. Our room was fantastic. Facing the front the bed was sooo comfortable and the bathroom big...More

    Thank 921lucillec
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 11 November 2017

    Hi and thank you for taking time to write a fabulous review, it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay here and we'd love to have you visit again if your ever over hear again.

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    I was greeted by Sue, who was very friendly, helpful and we had a lovely chat over a cup of tea and biscuits! The room was gorgeous, and so is the whole building in fact. There is an interesting selection of books in the lounge...More

    Thank Amarantha_bellydance
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 22 August 2017

    Hi thanks for taking the time to write a generous review, so pleased you chose to stay here and enjoyed your time with us. I hope that you are enjoying your holiday and time with family and friends. Thanks again Sue

    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    Very friendly and engaging hosts in this wonderful old guesthouse in the small town of Rakaia in Canterbury. A great place to stay if you are keen to explore the surrounding environments including the beautiful Southern Alps. Highly recommended.

    Thank shanesmith2017
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 26 June 2017

    Thank you for kind review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

    We decided to skip Christchurch and drive via Akaroa and then stopping at St Itas before heading to the lakes district. Was definately a good plan. Easy check in by the very lovely Sue. She made us a pot of tea with some lovely biscuits...More

    Thank MollyMal
    Response from Sue R, Owner at St. Itas GuesthouseResponded 7 March 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review, I am pleased that you had a comfortable stay here with us, and hope the rest of your holiday was enjoyable.

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • 4
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    "Double bedroom at the front of the house"
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    "Any room would be great."
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    "The Rose room, where we stayed was excellent."
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    "We stayed in the rose room - great view of the garden outside and you have your own bathroom!"
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