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Diplomat Motel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I chose this motel because it advertised itself being pet friendly, it is anything but. We were a family meeting for Easter, my daughter was extremely homesick and travelled up to ChCh. I had travelled down to ChCh as a surprise for her, I brought our small dog. Right from when I arrived the owner made it pretty clear he...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights but had a room change after first night as we were kept awake with people in room next to us. Over all the rooms are clean and tidy, older, fairly well equipped for five but not more than that. Staff friendly. A bit of road noise. Pool area good spa nice. I would recommend to owners...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights for work. It looks like they have tried to spruce up the rooms but it has the feeling of a Bach once in the kitchen/bathroom spaces. When comparing this to other places I had stayed in the area for the same price it was a bit of a let down. The bed was comfortable...

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Thank Paul A
Kaikoura
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Despite two emails asking for confirmation of accessibility for a wheelchair and assurance that they were suitable for a wheelchair, on arrival i found the only accessible bit was the front door. Bathroom and toilet doors and rooms narrow. No handles in either toilet or shower. Ledge to get over into shower which you couldn't get near with a chair...

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1Thank Herc54
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed here in January. A great find with a pool! The kids were thrilled. Comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen. Lovely owners who helped us store a laugh age after an early flight, despite checking in later in the day. Owners were obliging and helpful.

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Thank Expectations14
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was our 4th visit, now has new owners who are very welcoming. Really comfy beds, big rooms, the bathrooms could do with an update but overall good value for money. Close to shopping centre. Would stay again

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Thank Maeva721
Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stayed in Unit 7 in early October - it's a comfortable and clean unit off Papanui Road - with no traffic noise. The unit was clean, spacious and well maintained with everything we wanted. There's unlimited wifi which is always a good thing. It's within walking distance of Merivale Mall and a supermarket and perhaps a 15 minute walk into...

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Thank Matarawa
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We have stayed in this Motel regularly for a few years now. It was always clean, comfortable, reasonably priced and everything went well, that was up until our last visit. Not sure but think there are relatively new owners. That doesn't excuse the fact that when we booked in the heater wasn't working. Winter in Christchurch is no fun, you...

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1Thank janie983
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I booked the Diplomat purely because of its location, being close to St Georges hospital (700m down the road). Surprised with how big the studio unit was. Unit was clean, super comfy bed, Freeview tv and fully equipped kitchen. My only negative comment was the road noise....I stayed in unit # 3 which is relatively close to the road and...

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Albury, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I booked due to positive reviews but was disappointed with my stay. The key was super hard to work. The bed was very soft. The soap and shampoo were out in the bathroom. The cold tap made a horrendous noise. Light bulbs had blown. When I mentioned all of these at the front desk, the response was "It's an old...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Diplomat Motel consists of 4 x 56m2 x 2 bedroom family units and 12 x 32m2 large studios. Each unit is fully self contained with full oven,microwave,pots,pans,cutlery,crockery,toaster,tea,coffee etc. There is a shower and vanity in the bathroom and separate W.C. In the main studio room there is a 2 seater couch,queen/king bed and a single bed. There are tables and chairs and a writing desk with phone and free wireless internet. These units have all been refurbished in Jan/Feb 2013.There is a free swimming pool,spa pool and childrens playground.Just 5 minutes walk to Merivale Mall which has many restaurants,cafes,boutiques and a supermarket. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diplomat Motel

Address: 127 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 4,912 - ₹ 7,140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Diplomat Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Best Western Christchurch
Christchurch Best Western
Hotel Style:
#30 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#33 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Don't choose any”
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“the room we had was big excellent for anyone”
sexylegs45, 28 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The hotel is quite is situated off a busy road so ask for a quiet room, ours was located near the swimming pool and that worked just fine.”
Dugnano, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“At the rear away from the road is quieter.”
OskarandSunny, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Our rooms were at the back so absolutely no road noise. Very quiet. We tried to get 2 room as 5 of us. All booked but offered connecting studios. Courtyard at back next to spa and pool”
906KarenS, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
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