Designer Cottage B&B

Canterbury Heritage Awards finalist, Designer Cottage was a sailors' retreat in the 70s and is located in peaceful surroundings just off Colombo Street near the shops and opposite Sydenham Park. The walk to the city centre from the cottage will give you the chance to admire many listed heritage buildings on Colombo Street. We offer a variety of rooms, which are all tastefully decorated, including shared facilities, private room with ensuite, and a self-contained cottage. Your friendly host Chet, has an honours degree in landscape architecture and is passionate about traditional buildings and his landscaping ideas. Designer Cottage is one of his finest collections of the charms of yesterday and all guests are welcome to view the ‘Designer

Opening Hours

Business hours
    10am to 7pm ( late check in by prior arrangement only).
Months of operation
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities & Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safety Deposit Box at Reception
  • Proximity to airport:
    Proximity to town:
    1.8KM from City Square
    Number of rooms:
    Maximum capacity:

Pricing & Conditions

Self contain Cottage (Designer 55) all ages are welcome via prior arrangement. However the B&B room by room option is minimum age from 16 or by arrangement.