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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the motel twice,12 months apart and it has always been brilliant value. Clean and comfortable and is within an easy 15 minutes walk into the city centre. Rick the owner is helpful and a typical laid back kiwi. Well recommended for a night or several

Thank old_romantics_2000
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stayed one night recently at the Admiral Motel on Bealey Ave in Christchurch. It was a hot day in Christchurch, and we really appreciated the thoughtfulness of the staff on check-in.. Seeing we were wilting a bit in the heat, they offered to change us to a more shaded and cooler unit and brought a fan. So kind. Whilst...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A great place to stay, close to the city and the park. The beds were very comfy and the hosts welcoming and friendly. We got picked up from the Train station (having come from Greymouth on the Trans Alpine) and dropped off a the airport to fly back to Sydney. What a service!

Thank chl2017
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The owner Rick was kind enough to come with his own car to catch up in the airport, to bring us to the shuttle for Antartic Center and to drop us to the train early morning fou our departure. All that with the smile and for free. Rick if you read us thks for that we really appreciated. Chantrelle family...

Thank jerome c
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This motel was easy to find and we received a warm welcome from owners Rickie and Rick. The city is more or less on a north south east west grid and Bealey Street about two or three blocks north of the centre. We were well able to walk into town, about 15 minutes, and found an excellent pop up restaurant...

Thank PJDG53
Leeds, UK
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted somewhere to lay our heads after a long flight and the Admiral ticked all the boxes. We arrived way ahead of our normal check in time but our unit was ready so we were able to check in which was very much appreciated, a shower was very much in need! The unit was clean and well equipped, whilst...

Thank NomadJL86
Central Florida
Reviewed 6 December 2016

End of our trip to New Zealand. We wanted something easy, convenient, comfortable, and affordable. This motel delivered! Lovely hosts, lovely gardens. Easy walk to the city center and the Margaret Mahy playground. Bealey is a good location to get to other parts of the city and the airport. We didn't want to cook a full meal but we could've...

Thank MiaMiaFL
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Such a warm friendly and informative welcome from Rick earns my points. He made us feel at home and got our holiday off to a good start. Spacious units with everything you need. A good place to start a tour of south island or NZ holiday. Rick will set you on your way.

Thank JohnMP9967JP
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Neat and tidy unit, small kitchenette has all you would want, walking distance of the city centre and eating places, so much damage caused by the 2011 earthquakes, so sad to see, so much to be rebuilt, plenty happening

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I loved this place! It's quiet and tidy and has everything you need, and it's walking distance into town. Also, the people who run it are really lovely – friendly and helpful and generous. Will definitely stay again next time I'm in Chch.

Thank Ashleigh Y

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Admiral Motel

Address: 168 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 5,564 - ₹ 9,653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admiral Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Ask the hosts! We were able to pick our own room.”
 of 5 bubbles MiaMiaFL, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just ask! We had a back unit, away from the street. Recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles DordieW, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear are quietest”
 of 5 bubbles LizTraveller2000, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are courtyard facing and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Stephanie541, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the studio if you are sensitive to some traffic noise, choose the 1-bedroom instead.”
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  • Studio (Glow from the traffic)
  • Studio (with glass sliding door entrance)
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 of 5 bubbles XavierZen, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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