Is a cooked breakfast included?

We provide a cafe style, cooked breakfast to all our guests. It changes daily. (See photos of our selection on the Explore B&B tab) 

In addition, cereal, yogurt, toast, jam, juices and fresh seasonal fruits are also on offer.


Do you provide evening meals?

Sorry, no. We can recommend some good restaurants in the vicinity.


Where can I have a meal arriving late by plane?

There are restaurants and a 24 hour McDonald's one minute drive from the airport.


Do you let us cook our own meals?

Please note, there are no cooking facilities for guests.



Can the guest rooms be locked from the inside?

Absolutely. All rooms have privacy locks. Single female guests can feel safe here.



Can we drink our Duty-Free at your place?

Absolutely. We provide complimentary ice, soda water or coke.



Is there a Restaurant in walking distance?

The West Melton Pub is only minutes away. They make great burgers and chips.

Two Fat Possums is a new Restaurant also within walking distance.




Are you flexible with arrival and departure times?

Normal check-in hrs are:     17.00 - 20.30

Normal check-out hrs are:     7.30 - 10.00


We are flexible with these hours, but you will have to let us know by email or phone. We do realize that some flights arrive late at night and some flights leave early in the morning.


We welcome guests to email us their approximate arrival time. 



Do you provide Airport pickups?

Sorry, we are unable to do so. However, we can provide airport drop-offs  by prior arrangement for $ 50 dollars


How far away are you from the Canterbury Ski fields?

From our B&B:           1 hr 20 to Mt Hutt Ski Area    -    1 hr  to Porters Ski Area



Do you have special rates for skiers/ snowboarders?

Yes, we do. Please enquire via this website.



Any deals for anyone attending a nearby wedding or function?

We provide complimentary drop-off and pick-up services.

Our premier room is perfect for a bridal suite. The happy couple enjoys complimentary bubbly with breakfast.




Is your place suitable for a "bridal get ready make-over"?

Absolutely! We have three bathrooms and a great indoor/ outdoor setting. We can provide drinks and snacks for the bride and bridesmaids. Please inquire about a suitable package.



Can you recommend a good restaurant near you?

Yes, we do. See our Contact page. We have visited all our recommended restaurants.



How old are your premises?

We moved into our brand new house in March 2013. We started the B&B in October 2013.

We live in a new subdivision, surrounded by quality houses. At the 2014 NZ House of the Year

Awards our home won a Gold medal for construction, workmanship, and finish.



Any traffic noise?

Virtually none. Very quiet at night.



Do you speak any other language?

Yes. Josef speaks German and Swiss German.



Do you have a swimming pool or a tennis court?

We don't have a swimming pool. There is a public tennis court across the road. We provide complimentary rackets and balls.



Do we really have access to the whole house?

With the exception of our private quarters and the use of our kitchen, the rest of the house is all yours.

We have a separate guest lounge and a separate library in addition to our large dining area. Each bedroom also has a 32" Plasma TV.

Our outdoor has a covered pergola with quality seating.  (See pictures) We encourage you to spend time in any or all of these rooms and the outdoor area. We are establishing a brand new garden with trees, roses, and lots of other flowers and bushes. We also grow most vegetables ourselves.