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4.7 out of 5

"Beautiful old homestead recently renovated. Friendly, knowledgeable, obliging and humorous hosts. Thoroughly enjoyable stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 07 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

At The Birches Bed & Breakfast, you'll be 10.7 km (6.6 mi) from Brighton Beach and 15.4 km (9.6 mi) from The Octagon. Highlights at this B&B include free daily breakfast, free valet parking, and a free airport shuttle.

All 2 individually decorated rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPads, and iPod docks. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and designer toiletries. Additionally, sitting areas, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers are available.

This smoke-free bed & breakfast offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, free newspapers in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance. Free full breakfast is available daily between 8:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star East Taieri B&B, attractions include Forsyth Barr Stadium and University of Otago.

Luxury Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Hill View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Birches Bed & Breakfast ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Birches Bed & Breakfast

Couples (3)
5 out of 5
Beautiful old homestead recently renovated. Friendly, knowledgeable, obliging and humorous hosts. Thoroughly enjoyable stay.

Posted by on 7 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Feb. 2020 by Karl

Thanks for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience of "The Birches" hosting Kind regards Avril & Karl

5 out of 5
Lovely hosts! Thank you. Would highly recommend and look forward to another stay in the future.

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Feb. 2020 by Karl

Thanks for your complimentary review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Birches Kind regards Avril & Karl

4 out of 5
The hosts were very accommodating and could have not been more hospitably . The property was first class , service was with out fault . our stay was short but relaxing , and enjoyed our hosts company .

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Mar. 2016 by .

Avril & Karl are delighted with your review. We thank you for your positive comments and we look forward to seeing you again at The Birches when you next visit Dunedin.

About the The Birches Bed & Breakfast

Location 101 Gladstone Road South, East Taieri, 9024

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are free. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at The Birches Bed & Breakfast. Free self parking and valet parking are available. A complete renovation of The Birches Bed & Breakfast was completed in February 2013. This 4-star East Taieri bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 2 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1907
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (14.2 km / 8.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

The Birches Bed & Breakfast offers 2 accommodations with iPads and iPod docking stations. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • iPad
  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 16
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property only accepts cash for all onsite payments.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Cash Deposit Required
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Caters to adults only
  • Staffed front desk

Hotel Names

  • Birches Bed & Breakfast East Taieri
  • Birches East Taieri

You should know

  • The Birches Bed & Breakfast offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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