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1073 Dyers Pass Road
Governor's Bay
New Zealand

Visitors Book

“Stunning views, stunning space, lovely people and unforgettable place. You will be absolutely impressed by The Bay House in Governor's Bay. If you are looking for accommodation near Christchurch but want to be away from the city - we recommend staying with Sue and Murray. Make time to check out 'Sh”
Julia Charity - Founder's Note

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The Bay House - Governor's Bay

About this place

Modern guest wing accommodation is offered overlooking the beautiful Governor's Bay and Lyttelton Harbour near Christchurch City. Includes Queen guest room and comfortable separate lounge, own entrance way, kitchenette and bathroom. Switch to holiday mode immediately on arrival in this peaceful, private and ultra relaxing setting. Enjoy the breathtaking views and a warm welcome from your hosts Sue and Murray. Recently completed earthquake repairs have restored this home to its full and former glory after the Canterbury earthquakes matching the resilience and steadfastness of its owners. They will be only too happy to help you with creating your itinerary with fervor for local attractions in Christchurch. Could be ideal accommodation for someone relocating to Christchurch for the rebuild. A great base for guests exploring the Port Hills by bike or renting from nearby Independent Cycle Tours. Also convenient location to explore nearby Thompson Park Scenic Reserve. Just down the road from popular 'She Chocolat' restaurant.


Ask By arrangement Cooked dinner Help yourself breakfast Self-catering Tea and coffee available


Bushwalking By arrangement Fishing/boating Local May include additional charges

Our accommodation best suits

Business traveller Conference attendance Couples Family occasions International guests Job relocation Single travellers Solo parent and child

Bed layout

Queen bed


Guest bathroom

Car parking


Motorhome parking



Flat screen Guest lounge

Sky TV

Guest lounge Yes


DVD collection In room DVD Library/books available Motorcycle hire

Internet access

Ask By arrangement

Kitchen facilities

Studio with basic facilities (e.g. fridge, jug, microwave)



Washing machine / dryer

Dryer - small charge Laundry done by arrangement


Bed linen and towels (premium quality)

Hobbies and Interests

Entertaining Family Friendly Motorbikes Running/fitness Walking Wine & Food

Special Features

17 km's to Diamond Harbour
Cellar Master hosts have a rich knowledge of wine
Explore nearby Thompson Park Scenic Reserve.
Ideal accommodation for exploring Lyttelton (only 9 kms)
7 km's to Corsair Bay
Accommodation for the Rebuild of Christchurch for the rebuild.
Bus service to Christchurch city nearby
Port-a-cot available on request
Explore the Port Hills by bike or renting from nearby Independent Cycle Tours.
She Chocolat restaurant within a km.
Governors Bay Hotel within a km.
70 km's to Akaroa
Motorbike hire business just down the road
Property Details
Single rate $95
Couple rate $125
Extra adult $0
Extra child $0
Enquire about our discount for > 3 nights
Enquire about off-season rates
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Child friendly Ask
Smokers Outside only
Pets ok x
Pick ups Ask
Note: charges may apply for pick up
Has pets x
Distance to town 12km
Nearest airport Christchurch International
Airport distance 22km
Languages English