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Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Good accommodation Motel style. Quite large room with a double and single bed,The single good for putting our suitcases. plenty of space with small office type cubbyhole for your PC etc. Pity the TV did not have SKY. Free WiFi. Reasonable kitchen with most utensils. Good Shower and separate toilet. All single story units which is good,maybe some noise from...

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Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I was doing some training in christchurch and we decided the whole family would come with me We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit, which was actually like a little apartment. We found the people to be very friendly and helpful with everything you could ever need provided in the rooms and kitchen , very clean and pleasent. Could definitly...

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Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We found the motel to be very spacious, clean and quiet it was good not to have to lug bags upstairs everything on ground level. The best thing was it was close to everything like the hospital and merrivale mall.

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1Thank sexylegs45
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Since I moved to Blenheim, the Diplomat has been my favourite during my visits to Christchurch. A clean unit with a friendly service for an affordable fee. Thank you for the lovely experience. Bridget and her partner are lovely hosts, with broad knowledge of all that is going on in Christchurch.

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minneapolis
Reviewed 18 February 2015

My husband and I spent a few nights here. The room was spacious, clean, nice thick towels, full kitchen with dishes if we didn't want to eat out. The front was very helpful with directions and getting laundry done. Not far from a shopping area with shops/food. Nice to have it close by.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I had a month in this Motel and found it to be all I could have wished for. For a more mature person like myself. it was ideal in that it was single storied with no stairs to have to climb and lug bags up. It was spacious, quiet, private and clean with a simply beautiful Rose garden around the...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel is at a walking distance to the city center. The room was huge, nicely decorated and perfectly clean, with a separate kitchen. The hotel staff was incredibly helpful and helped us to book our 5am taxi to the airport. It is 20 min from the airport, which is another plus. We would highly recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Clean, comfortable and spacious unit and friendly reception. Great location. Very quiet considering on main thoroughfare. The pool was great to cool down on a hot day. Recommend and will stay again. Thanks

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This motel is well located with many amenities nearby and a short drive to the city centre. Accommodation is clean, spacious and well kitted out with a well appointed kitchenette and large bathroom. Chilling out in the pool and spa were an added bonus after such a long drive. Staff were helpful. No problems in recommending this one.

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Stayed for 4 nights in a studio room. The motel has been refurbished recently so the rooms are fresh and clean. Considering what Christchurch has been thru this is a great location as this side of the city has been relatively unaffected after the earthquake.. The motel is quite old but the rooms are a good size but even after...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • 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: ₹ 7,060 - ₹ 11,526 (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”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Dugnano, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“At the rear away from the road is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles 906KarenS, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Unit 3 is great if you have a dog with you as there is an area at the back, and it gets lots of sun in the front, but is well screened for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 47a293926, 18 Oct 2014 | Read review
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