St Ita's Guesthouse, Bed & Breakfast Rakaia New Zealand

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Welcome to St Itas elegant and comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation, located in the township of Rakaia – between Christchurch and Ashburton in Mid Canterbury, South Island.

We offer our guests a peaceful stay in a refurbished historic convent school specially designed to cater for guests. Excellent first and last stop from the Christchurch airport. Excellent base for exploring Mid Canterbury and further afield.

Walk to the Rakaia cafés, local pubs, craft shops, sports domain and the Rakaia River Terrace Walkway. Take a short drive to Heritage Trail, golf, Salmon fishing, jet boat riding, bush walks, hot air ballooning or to the Mt Hutt Ski field and more.

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Rose Room - 1 Queen sized bed & ensuite

West Wing Room - 1 Double sized bed, 1 single bed & ensuite

Rakaia Room - 2 King single beds and ensuite

Chapel Room - 1 Queen  bed & 1 single bed, private bathroom down hallway 

Large guest lounge with open fire/heat pump
Spacious grounds and kitchen garden
Generous breakfast using local produce.
Car parking and Bicycle storage

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Eftpos
Free Wi-Fi
1 moggie in residence.


Single - $90 per Night, Includes Breakfast
Double - $145 per Night, Includes Breakfast
Children - $40 per Night

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 St Itas Guesthouse is a New Zealand business,owned by Sue & Gavin Rowland

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For more information and bookings, please contact your hosts

Gavin & Sue Rowland

11 Rakaia Barrhill Methven Rd.
Rakaia, Canterbury 7710
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 302 7546
Mobile: 027 221 2710
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