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Hielan House Countrystay B&B

74 Bush Road, Oxford 7430 New Zealand
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Quality upstairs guest rooms with relaxing areas, ensuites, TV/DVD, fridges, hairdryers, bathrobes, slippers. Complimentary laundry. Golf clubs to use. Relax, unwind on 6 acres in peaceful rural Oxford or stay longer and make us your base for day trips to Arthurs Pass, Hanmer, Akaroa. 3 mins from Inland Scenic Route 72, via Bay Road. 45 mins from Christchurch Airport and Christchurch City.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
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Kizzmoll wrote a review Feb 2019
Northumberland98 contributions21 helpful votes
We loved this home stay which is in a rural location on the outskirts of Oxford (NZ). The surrounding landscape and garden are very attractive and peaceful. Our room ( the yellow room) was a good size with a lovely comfy bed. Breakfast was very good with a good choice and gave us plenty of opportunity to chat to John and Shirley. I particularly loved the home made biscuits. Our hosts were so friendly and helpful going above the call of duty to help us with a problem back home and to do a wash for me. I wish we could have stayed longer.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from HielanHouse_B_and_B, Owner at Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Responded 23 Feb 2019
Thanks very much for your kind words. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and sharing holiday experiences. It was great to hear of places you have been. Am looking at Bryce Canyon now as well! All the very best for your future travels and experiences in life. Shirley and John
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Stefan L wrote a review Feb 2018
Ekero, Sweden2 contributions
Due to cyclones and closed roads we prolonged our stay with Shirley and John from one to four nights and got some very nice days in Oxford. They are fantastic hosts taking care of the guests, serving excellent breakfasts snd we had the opportunity to get gourmet dinners prepared by John. The apartment was spacious, well equipped and with nice view towards the gaden and mountains. When coming back to Southern Island we will surely stay there again.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from HielanHouse_B_and_B, Owner at Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Responded 27 Feb 2018
It was a pleasure to host Stefan and Agneta. Lovely considerate guests. We were just so glad Oxford didn't get the storm that was predicted. We thoroughly enjoyed the company and conversation and are now thinking seriously about visiting their beautiful country in the future.
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Werner S wrote a review Mar 2017
Geneva, Switzerland23 contributions16 helpful votes
Breakfast was a treat. Choice of many options and prepared with great care of the owners.(Shirley and John). One day I left very early on a fishing trip they made me a packed breakfast. Very kind. The room I had was very large with an en suite section.
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Date of stay: March 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from HielanHouse_B_and_B, Owner at Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Responded 25 Mar 2017
Werner - it was a real pleasure to host you. No problem, only wish you had caught more fish. Appreciated the company and the conversation and you weren't any trouble. A very nice guest. Please come back to New Zealand and enjoy what else our beautiful country has to offer
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Ian R wrote a review Apr 2016
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
It was just wonderful. Lovely atmosphere, food delicious. Shirley and John were perfect hosts. Great to use the telescope in the suite to look at the New Zealand sky, and the view of the mountains in the morning was just as awe inspiring. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from HielanHouse_B_and_B, Owner at Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Responded 28 Apr 2016
Hi Ian Thanks very much for your great review. It was a pleasure to host you and your lovely wife Rachel. Hope it was a relaxing time for you and you enjoyed the rest of your time in Oxford. Best Wishes
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PaulineC wrote a review Mar 2016
Berks, UK87 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed with Shirley and John for one night in February on a 5 week tour of New Zealand and Australia. By the time we left we felt we had stayed with friends. Hielan House is in a beautiful peaceful location away from it all. When you arrive you drive up a lovely flower and shrub filled driveway into the lovely gardens. Our accommodation was huge with a very large lounge double aspect lounge with stunning views from the balcony. This was equipped with a small kitchenette with coffee making facility and microwave, large seating area and dinning table, TV and large telescope. Onto top of this there was a separate bedroom, bathroom and walk in wardrobe. We only stayed one night but it is very suitable for a longer stay. Oxford itself is very quiet but would be excellent base for exploring the area beyond. When I contacted Shirley and John re places to eat they did offer us an evening meal for €40 dollars per person including meal and drinks. I believe this is only available on request and booked and food chosen in advance. We opted for the lamb and joined them for a very pleasant meal with wine with the food all coming from their small holding. It was an extremely pleasant evening which was a highlight on our tour as they are a great couple and very knowledgeable about the area. There was a great choice for breakfast, ordered the night before. Highly recommended stop on any tour of New Zealand.
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Date of stay: March 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from HielanHouse_B_and_B, Owner at Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Responded 27 Mar 2016
What lovely words, Pauline, and loved the photographs. We thoroughly enjoyed your company and conversation over dinner and breakfast. Garden is now going through its autumn colours and lots of leaves to rake up. You were a lovely couple to host and appreciate your kindness in the review. Take care and all the best. Shirley and John
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hielan House Countrystay B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Nearby attractions include Oxford Museum (1.0 km), Oxford Cottage Crafts (1.4 km), and Oxford Farmers' Market (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cruisy Days Diner, Cafe 51, and World Famous Sheffield Pies - Oxford Store.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Hielan House Countrystay B&B?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.