Geraldine, New Zealand South Island Accommodation
Geraldine Accommodation Map
Erica (Ricky) and Andrew extend you a truly warm welcome to their home, the Rivendell Homestay Bed and Breakfast where you have a choice of either B amp; B ensuite accommodation or, if you prefer, a fully fitted self-contained flat. Rivendell is situated on the outskirts of the delightful town of Geraldine, New Zealand (which is only a two hour drive from Christchurch, as well as being on the Central South Island Tourist route for people travelling on to Mt Cook or the lakes and Queenstown) in a secluded spot with beautiful gardens ,just as with Tolkien's Rivendell in the Lord of the Rings. We offer you a peaceful and tranquill stay with the chance to unwind and relax without the crowds that you find in other tourist towns. You can take the time to wander our property and meet our animals, visit some of the local attractions such as the local cafe scene, golf courses, historical cinemas and jam and cheesemaking factories, or just sit back and be pampered while reclining uninterrupted in our picturesque gardens.
Elaine & Rob welcome you to Scenic Route Motor Lodge Geraldine. Prime position, a short walk to village centre including cafés and restaurants. Accommodation consists of 14 suites, 2 suites with wheelchair access facilities. Serviced daily, all designated non-smoking. Quiet units on main highway with double glazing. Facilities: - Ensuite with shower - Spa bath in luxury executive and honeymoon suites - Fully-equipped kitchen, microwave - Electric blankets - Sky TV - Phone - Broadband internet access - Iron/ironing board, laundry - Cot and highchair available - Hairdryer - Barbecue - Continental breakfast available served to unit.
70 acre farm for sheep and dairy grazing, also beef cattle. The large (6500 square ft) historic home was built in 1910 and is set in a large country garden with woodland area. The spacious guest rooms are warm and comfortable and retain much of their original character. Ken (a farmer) and Elizabeth (former dietitian) are experienced farmstay hosts who enjoy meeting people and entertaining. Their other interests include gardening, travel, antiques, spinning, skiing, cooking, music and flying. Both have their pilot's licence. Their daughter Amanda is usually at home during university holidays. There are several cats which come inside the house.
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