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Admiral Motel

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168 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsstudio roomfast wifibealey aveone nightnew zealandstayed here for two nightswould definitely stay here againgood sizehagley parkrichiekitchenmotelairportutilitiesunitssinkcupboard
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four. We stayed for 8days in a two bedroom 4 bed unit. Staff were amazing. Arrived to warm clean rooms each night. Staff helped with suggestions for ways to book attractions cheaper and gave great restaurant recommendations!. It was a wonderful delightful stay....More

Thank deniseH2337
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This motel was a gem. Rick was so helpful in restaurant choices and an Allen key for wheelchair repairs was a godsend. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable. Much appreciated. The ride to the train station also saved us a bit of cash.

Thank jmcannon
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place, nice owner. Clean and tidy. Liked the old looking appliances in kitchen. Room was cold when we checked in, despite being told the room will be warm when we arrive. There was a hair brush in bathroom draw that was FULL of hair...More

Thank Jolene R
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Booked direct with hotel for one night. Family two bedroom unit at rear of complex. Solid 50’s styling. Room a little musty on entry and a few cobwebs visible. One queen and two singles. Good size lounge and kitchen. Good value for $150. Would be...More

Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This would be the best value for money Motel on the South Island have stayed at a lot of places and no where beats this place for room size, full kitchen full bathroom dinning table and lounge chair. Great service from host nothing was to...More

Thank Kevin T
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Golf Course
Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
#12 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$ 60 - US$ 116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
#12 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (60)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Response from VicnJen67 | Reviewed this property |
Hey team. We had a rental car that we dropped back to the airport as we flew out. The motel is very close to central Christchurch so you could walk to airport shuttle bus route or grab a taxi for maybe $30. Safe travels... More
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"Units at the back are preferable as the motel is located along a major avenue."
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"rooms are quiet and clean. cozy place"
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"We were in one of the smaller units, which was all we needed. The larger ones around the garden looked..."
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"Ask the hosts! We were able to pick our own room."
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