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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Checking in as group, it took some of our members over an hour to get their room. There seemed to be no system and the reception staff member was very flustered. The room provided bare minimum requirements, but was very tired and not of a high standard.

1Thank Aussiegirl22
CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay. We have taken your comments on board, all related departments will be informed for further improvements. We appreciate you giving us this chance to find out our problem and improve our facilities...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We arrived slightly early and a young foreign national at reception gave us our room(so we thought). Arriving at the room the cleaner said it was ready and got stuck into reception. We got given another room. This room was not as the photo's on the booking site showed. It was a tired and drab room, with furniture that did...

1Thank Lord_Jones1
CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lord, Greetings from the Camelot. We thank you for staying with us. We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. We've been trying really hard to provide the comfortable experience for our guests away from home. Most of our guests really feel home here. We've noticed that out of your 6 reviews on accommodations, half of them were not...

Pomona, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Room774 has no smoke alarms.,no fans or air-conditioning, no circuit breaker/safety switch (there are the old type porcelain fuses and bakelite main switch). The underside of cook top is accessable and would be dangerous to little ones. In the shower all the water gathers on side opposite the drain leaving one having a paddle. On the toilet the paper dispenser...

Thank Brian N
CamelotChch, Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you very much for staying with us. We highly appreciate the time you've spent on writing the review, and sorry to know that some details of our motel are not up to your standard. Your suggestions are valuable to us. We do have smoke alarms in every single room of our motel; they've been checked regularly by...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Checked in late and met Joe the Manager ( I think he is the manager) who was extremely helpful in getting me a quiet room as I am a light sleeper. He also organised a taxi for me early in the morning. Room was more than adequate, comfortable, clean tidy and in good condition. Staff friendly and helpful. Definitely would...

Thank DOM O
CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear DOM O, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this positive review for us. Joe and our Camelot team are grateful to have such a generous and lovely guest like you. We would definitely do our best to provide the best accommodation experience and service as we can. Thank you again for the nice...

Beecroft, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This place is big, and kind of cute with the theme. We had a good size room, and it was SPOTLESS. But management need to stay a night in the room. Taps leak. Good shower temperature, but dont expect to get very wet with the head output. Bathroom door didnt close and had no privacy lock, lights blown, heater not...

Thank Ozwi13
CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valuable guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. We're glad to know that you've been impressed with our building, room size, and cleanness of the room, our housekeeping team will do their best so as to keep up the standard. Your suggestions to our management team have been seriously considered and...

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Really good value for money. We stayed in a two roomed apartment - there was a lot of space, plenty of seating for everyone. The apartment was clean and tidy, beds were super comfy. The only downfall was the shower, could do with an upgrade as none of us could fit under the shower head. Wifi wasn't great, could barely...

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Overall ok for money. A little too far from CBD if you want to walk. Also location near major intersection and one way roads can be challenging. Motel needs to enforce smoke free rooms. We had to relocate rooms because of it.

3Thank Good Morning St... O
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here as part of our tour of new Zealand and the room was large with ample parking. The kitchen we well equipped only issue was the kettle kept leaking but being out all day meant I couldn't tell reception but apart from that this area was fine. The room was scrupulously clean which was nice and everyday housekeeping...

Thank Kezzaroo92
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had a week in Christchurch, and stayed at the Camelot Motor Lodge, Papanui. We were only 7 minutes from the centre of the CBD, and about 20 mins from everywhere else, inc the Airport. Camelot provided us with a 2 bedroom apartment, which was serviced everyday. Had lots of space and room for our children to play. Fully contained...

Thank freed0m59
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

we stayed here for two nights.. Front office staff was great and they let us check in before the check in time which was awesome. The lady is quiet helpful with the Christchurch information and sorting out Wifi codes and all even before we have to ask. had a very good feeling about the motel when we checked in. The...

2Thank Kaustubh12
CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kaustubh12, thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review about te Motel. We are glad you had a nice stay with us. Also, we take all the guest's comments on board and we will defientely discuss everything you ponted out. Thanks again and we trust we will see you again next time you are in Cristchurch!...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A castle-like 34 unit motel complex in the heart of Christchurch, set amongst beautiful rose gardens with swimming pool, spa pool, BBQs and children's play area. Experience award winning service and personal attention from Penny and Brian, AA Supreme Host of the Year Winners plus enjoy the uniqueness that is Camelot, from the spacious studios and suites to the extra large two story two bedroom Apartments and four bedroom Lodge. Check us out now! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camelot Motor Lodge

Address: 28 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 5,705 - ₹ 9,465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Camelot Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Best Western Camelot Motor Hotel Christchurch
Best Western Christchurch
Best Western Camelot Hotel
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#38 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“We booked a 1 bedroom unit which was very spacious. Best to ask for a room away from the main road also.”
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  • lounge dining kitchen
  • bedroom in 1-bedroom suite
kscott4, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It is on a main road so if noise is an issue, ask for the back rooms”
susansH420FS, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
153briann, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ground floor, smoke free, kitchenette if desired.”
goodmorningstarshino, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have young children, stay in a single story apartment.”
freed0m59, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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