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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We arrived in Christchurch by air very late at night but when booking our two night stay we had allowed Jeff to book us a taxi. The driver had our room key so we were straight in to a warm, comfortable unit. It was very modern, clean, well equipped and provided all that we needed. Despite being situated on a...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there i2c_JP and thanks for the review of your stay with us. Good on you for making use of the various services we offer - in your case the late night taxi meet 'n greet! Makes those late night arrivals so smooth for a good price. Colombo St. a busy road? Not really and now we have been designated...

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Jeff and Naomi were great hosts! The motel had more of a B&B feel to it but with better amenities. The room was super clean, comfortable, and had everything you would need to make yourself at home. The spa tub was awesome for this road weary traveler....melted 8 hours of driving away. Jeff gave us a great recommendation for breakfast...Vic's...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Peter C and thanks for the review after staying with us on your way round to the Galciers! Great to see you made good use of the bath and our other guest services to make the most of your stay! Thanks for making yourself at home, enjoying our recommended Vic's Cafe and feeling like you'd want to stay...

Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Nice Motel, nice staff, nice rooms nice location and outstanding customer service. I would repeat for sure! The relation between price and quality is very good, the place is in a very good condition and clean. The location is quite nice. Due to the earthquaques it is not very close to the restaurants now, but anyway is quite OK. The...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Nice one! Andres P! You gave us 4 "nice"s and 1 "outstanding" in the first sentence....nice! Thanks for staying with us and thanks for the review and the second sentence relates price to quality - which we got a pass mark for too! Sentence 3 covers off the post quake reality - dam those quakes! - but you found it...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Even though we arrived late at night, Mr Jeff spent a long time giving us all the helpful info regarding our stay in Christchurch including all the great places to see & things to do in the city as well as good dining places. He even told us all the streets that were closed, detours etc. He even booked a...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Jay_L_75 and thanks for the indepth review. Mr. Jeff replying here. You cannot have arrive that late at night......if we explained everything. Late can mean after midnight with the way the airlaine schedules work these days! We do spend a bit of time keeping up with the road closures - some by going exploring and others by chance........

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Myself & my husband stayed in this motel for 2 nights (One at the start of our trip of the South Island and one at the end) Upon arrival the staff at reception were very friendly and they gave us a great idea of where we could go for dinner, shopping etc. They went out of there way to help...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Sinead K and thanks for the review after staying with us both at the start and end of your South Island experience! Great to see you liked our style of hospitality and found that our rooms have everything you could have wanted! Great to hear!

Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I travel for business nearly every day and it's not often that I write a review but in this case I feel I must. From the first moment I arrived at CentrePoint I felt welcome. The operators, Jeff and Naomi Peters were so friendly and accommodating that it felt like staying with family. The room was great and anything I...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello there Kevin H and thanks for taking the time to review us even though you usually don't~! I see what you mean by saying that you travel for business nearly everyday - you sure do! Great to see you found that the room had everything you needed. I guess that you are in a good position to say that...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Tripadvisor Reviews were 10/10!!! My family and I just spent one night at this motel.. and I have to say.. Tripadvisor reviews were spot on! In Summary, the place is very close to town, reasonable priced, clean and owners are very very very helpful… almost too much!!! Rooms are clean, comfortable, big size, with SKY and DVD player. You can...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there SouCross and thanks for the review! Great to see you were able to rely on the TripAdvisor reviews and you got what you were expecting! It's a great compliment to get such a comment from someone who has been using TA for such a long time! Yup, we are close to town, not a bad price, clean and...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I stayed at the Centrepoint on Colombo during a recent visit to Christchurch. The room was fairly basic, but did have several amenities. It is located close to downtown, thus making it convenient. The reception staff was very friendly and informative. Excellent WiFi service. My only complaint would be that the room was quite cold when I entered and took...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Samuel A - possibly about the first Kiwi motel you've stayed in? We know that while you did not choose to stay with us ~ you were booked in by a corporate client ~ your eyes lit up when you saw our TA awards in the Reception area. Usually corporate guests like yourself would be accommodated...

Reviewed 8 September 2013

The jovial owner was welcoming as was the wife-both informative and extremely helpful in assisting with directions throughout the city to the airport. Room was nice, loved the spa bath which you barely see in hotel rooms let alone motels. We only stayed one night stopover before heading home to Australia. Dinner was within walking dis training distance. They deserve...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review DonisaurMK7. I have been called many things but "Jovial" is one of the more pleasurable ones! Following that "informative" and "extremely helpful" are noice too! Great that you loved the spa bath and the room in general! Next time be sure to stay longer - now you know of a great place to stay in Christchurch!

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2013

I found Centrepoint on Colombo on Trip Advisor and from the initial phone call to book I was impressed. Geoff was friendly and helpful and sent an e-mail to confirm the booking. When we arrived we were early but that wasn't a problem - we were shown to our rooms which were clean, spacious and very well appointed. Throughout our...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello Benita33 and thanks for the review. Great to see you found Jeff to to be helpful and friendly from the first phone call. Early check ins are sometimes possible and they sometimes do happen but not all the time. Great to see you enjoyed our style of hospitality over the 3 days your stayed with us and found the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CentrePoint on Colombo Motel is Qualmark 4-Star Plus accommodation with modern facilities, a wide range of services, relaxed quiet atmosphere and free car parking, all in the heart of Christchurch. You will be only 5 mins. (450m) walk to Southern Cross Hospital and the Casino and 15 minutes walk to the "Re:Start" Container Mall - the new centre of Christchurch, and 20 minutes walk to the Botannical Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CentrePoint on Colombo Motel

Address: 859 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 5,635 - ₹ 8,162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — CentrePoint on Colombo Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Centrepoint On Colombo Christchurch
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