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Broome, Australia
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117 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

On arrival subjected to very friendly reception, found a comfortable room, safe parking and easy access ( by car) to central Christchurch. At good value I can recommend staying here. We did have issues with the neighbours TV noise levels, so if the management get to read this hopefully they can monitor late night noise levels a bit better, otherwise... More 

Thank chrisuk1000
1 review
Reviewed 10 December 2015

On the night between the 2nd and December 3rd 2015 my backpack was stolen with all the important travel documents and credit cards and other personal items from the room, although the room was locked. A surveillance system there should be, but did not work, so the statement the Motel bosses in the police force. That reassures unlikely. After my... More 

Thank Franz M
Adelaide, Australia
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135 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Had a one night stop over on our South Island holiday. The motel was in a great position just off main road to city and easy to find when dricving in from either North or South. Check-in was easy, even though we were early, they had our room ready within an hour. The husband & wife who run the place... More 

Thank Rod Y
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Very satisfied with this motel. Very clean and tidy. Had everything needed to eat in the room. The sofa (bed) was a plus rather than just having an upright chair. Minimal noise but still close to city. Rather uniquely we could have the bathroom window open as well as the front window which created a nice air flow. Staff very... More 

Thank derek1313
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We were in Christchurch for a bodybuilding show. These guys were awesome, giving us old towels on request, asking about the show and giving us a cheer on the way to the competition. The place was super clean, tidy, and very affordable for the experience. Service was first class, would definitely stay here again. Thanks for giving us a great... More 

Thank TroynSarah
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We had a 1am arrival at this motel and it was very organised with a key safe with lights, heater on in room we were very impressed. Clean room with the best bathroom for all my makeup etc. Meet owner next morning who were very pleasant. Would recommend

2 Thank Sandy S
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Whilst in Christchurch last month, my husband and I stayed at the Cranford Oak Motel on 2 occasions for a total of 8 nights. The new owners are doing a splendid job of keeping up the great service of the previous owners. The motel is very clean, warm, beds so comfortable and centrally located to shopping, restaurants and places of... More 

2 Thank Lisa1234KG
Wellington, New Zealand
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74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Many accommodation providers in Christchurch are scalping guests with overpriced rates (since the earthquake). It has been hard to find something reasonably priced. Cranford Oak Motel is not central Christchurch but is worth seeking out. This accommodation was recommended to me and it hit the price bracket I was looking for but on top of that it was the cleanest... More 

3 Thank FootlooseFancyFree64
Picton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice and clean at a affordable price. We only stayed in the studio which was spacious enough for 2. The owner was very friendly offered us a paper and fresh milk on arrival. The unit was very clean and had everything you could want for a few nights stay. I would recommend this motel, near enough to the city and... More 

2 Thank 15Lesley15
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean and warm room with some nice bathroom - good value for affordable price when you are travelling around. Got everything you need for the night - TV channels, 500MB of Wifi and free milk for your morning coffee. Receptionists were such a friendly and nice - great communication ! Enjoyed !

2 Thank NatM82

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Cranford Oak Motel - Superior Accommodation in Christchurch at an Affordable Price. Recently voted the number 2 accommodation provider in Christchurch by the Global Review Index based on cleanliness, location, rooms, service and value! Winner of the TripAdvisor Award in 2013. Christchurch's affordable luxury motel accommodation located in the South Island of New Zealand with free WiFi and now with free Sky TV with 50+ channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cranford Oak Motel

Address: 116 McFaddens Road | St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 6,649 - ₹ 8,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cranford Oak Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#31 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#34 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“There's a busy road next door but the unit on the ground floor (4) was very quiet.”
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“Ask for spa room, a nice bath always helps after long journeys.”
 of 5 bubbles R0dY, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
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