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Diplomat Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 87*
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights during a very warm spell. The pool was a welcome assett. Our room was clean, comfortable and roomy. I would happily stay here again. They also sent my phone charger I carelessly left behind - thanks.

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Thank Felix150
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Very clean & tidy. Spacious rooms , easy walk to town, cafes (Brigitte's cafe a doozy) , Restaurants, Museum. Hagley Park a fabulous place to walk wit the botanical gardens in the centre. Quiet. Swimming pool excellent. Made our stay most enjoyable. 👍👍

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Thank craigc941
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed in #13 2 bedroom unit, good layout and plenty of space for our wee family. Only problem would have been the condition of the spa, has a few cracks and the bubbles didnt work, a little TLC in this area would be recommended, Wifi was very hard to stay connected to

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Thank beckybiscuit01
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Good location, more than adequate for a couple of nights stay. Although not in the centre of Christchurch, there are a few bars and an Italian restaurant within walking distance. Friendly owners, very accommodating.

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Thank Philippa38
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We planned an overnight stay only in Christchurch as we made our way south with boys aged 5, 3 and 8 months but due to a really bad forecast down south changed plans to a 4 night stop. The owners have just changed and the current management will be retiring. This is a huge loss as the husband and wife...

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2Thank PaulnCatherine
Auckland New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We often stay in this motel when we visit family in Christchurch ! Clean and spacious with very comfortable beds! We always get the two adjoining rooms so our teenage boys have their own space! Very reasonable rates ! Walking distance to Merivale! My one criticism would be low pressure showers !

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2Thank ClareZ24
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

While we booked a two bedroom unit on arrival we were offered two adjoining rooms which worked even better as we then had two bathrooms and the kids had there own lounge area. Can't fault the units for there cleanliness and very spacious. Pool area was fine and used by the kids. Only issue we had which was quite minor...

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1Thank Matthew C
Invercargill
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good location close to Merrilvale and Papanui. Hospital within walking distance. Room was a good size, clean and tidy with cooking facilities. Nice pool and spa. We stayed 3 nights, road noise was minimal. Staff and management were very freindly and helpful.

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2Thank marten403
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The super large room was a wonderful surprise. With space to sit outside the front or the back, a separate bathroom and well appointed kitchen, we were delighted to have found the Diplomat. It is just two minutes from the centre of town with plenty of great eateries nearby. There was even plenty of space in the bathroom for all...

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2Thank Lynnaire J
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Spacious clean convenient & comfortable this place was a pleasant surprise. Easy parking with good access the Christchurch city and the airport we will be back on our next trip from Oz. Tha Merrivale shopping centre is 5 minutes walk with some good places to eat several pubs and a supermarket - a good place to stay for a few...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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: ₹ 4,898 - ₹ 7,280 (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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“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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