Surrounding Area

Our beautiful and peaceful city, founded in the mid-19th century, reflects its colonial past. Christchurch has many fine buildings and a city centre where visitors can wander unhindered among cafés, shops, gardens and Hagley Park.

Christchurch's attractions include:

Cathedral Square
Court Theatre
Excellent restaurants
Punting in the Park
Night of Maori Magic
Historic tramway
Antarctic Centre
Airforce World
Wildlife Parks
Art Galleries
Hot Air Ballooning
Top golf courses


Elm Tree House is a spacious and elegant 1920`s residence, set in a large garden and close to all of Christchurch`s main amenities. Extensive renovations and the addition of private ensuite bathrooms are in sympathy with the original style created by the first owner, Mr Eddie England, Christchurch`s leading architect of the time, and now nationally recognised with a New Zealand Historic Places Trust listing. Elm Tree House is located on the City bus route,10 to 15 minutes from the airport, Trans Alpine Rail, Hagley Park and a short 3 to 5 minute walk away to many fine restaurants, antique and specialty shops.After 16 years of living and working around the world, your hosts Karen and Allan Scott returned to our beautiful city in 1995 to establish the finest in quality hosted accommodation.


Each of our six rooms has its own unique style and character. King, Queen,twin and triple sized beds allow guests a complete choice to ensure a peaceful night's sleep.

All rooms have their own ensuite bathrooms, television, telephone, tea and coffee.


All rooms have their own ensuite bathrooms, television, telephone, tea and coffee.

Enjoy a delicious cooked or continental breakfast (which is included in the tariff). Join us each morning in our elegant dining room that flows through french-doors out to both lawn and garden. Tea, coffee, sherry and port are always available in our spacious guest lounge. If you would like to dine in for the evening, please give prior notice.

Features include:

Solar heated swimming pool
Laundry service
Phone and fax facilities
Email and WWW access
City bus service 50 metres from our gate
Relax to great music from our Wurlitzer Jukebox
South Island travel planning

Services Offered

Please see the 'Amenities'information, for details of the services that we offer.

Policies & Restrictions

Smoking outside only please.

Rates & Availability

Double, includes breakfast:
NZ $195 to NZ $265 from October to April
Seasonal prices apply from May to September

Single, includes breakfast:
NZ $175 to NZ $245 from October to April
Seasonal prices apply from May to September

Extra person, includes breakfast:
$45 per night

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