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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Highlights of my stay with Aotea include: - very responsive communication with staff - fresh and clean rooms and bedding - stove, cooking utensils, fridge, complimentary tea and coffee, tv, free wireless internet, taxi discount - a very low price - and a great outdoor spa I could not have asked for more. My fiancee made use of the laundry,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a two room apartment for 6 people. The apartment is clean. The kitchen is simple, but only for easy cooking. The water is very small in the shower room. Generally speaking, it is a budget stay,

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Thank Chen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

slightly older units with some minor quake repairs still to be carred out, the owners were very nice, the unit we had was spacious and very clean and tidy, kitchenette,lounge, and seperate bedroom shower and toilet. Great value for money. would stay again.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here a couple of times and always found it very clean and tidy and in a great location. Although the decor is a little tired, I am only sleeping there not living there, so it is fine Annette, is always very friendly and ready to help. I will definitely stay there again and again.

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61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was comfortable enough. Bathroom set up was very strange and small but generally okay. Very suitable for a one night stay. There is no free wifi though and in today's day and age I think this is strange?! Easy to get into the main city with a rental car. A good choice for a budget comfortable stay, I wouldn't...

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Thank Sonja M
61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am so sorry you were not offered any free wifi as we definitely have wifi available & some free. We are in a very handy location for a drive into the CBD or are within a comfortable walking distance also. Thank you for the opportunity to improve our offer.

Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was our first hotel in NZ.All was booked through Flight Centre, so I'm not sure of the cost. The place was pretty easy to find ( although you cant chuck a 'u-ey' on Bealey Ave), clean , and a bit dated. However, I'm yet to meet a more friendly and interested host! I'm sorry I'd forgotten the lady's name...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Lovely reception, couldn't do enough to help us. Rooms were lovely and spacious. Would recommend this motel to anyone. That's where we well be staying next time in Christchurch. Close to City, good parking

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Thank cot2nfamily
61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay & we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at this lovely hotel. The owner was absolutely charming. Spacious room, well equiped kitchen and very clean. Being a public holiday she was able to tell us a few places that were open for a meal and the closest grocery store.

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61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back another time.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The owner was very friendly on check in. The one bed unit was quite spacious. A bit dated inside, but looks like they are renovating some of the units. The shower had poor water pressure. Kitchenette was well equipped with hot plates and a microwave. Despite being on a busy road due to the layout, the rooms are very quiet...

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61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Our renovations are coming along nicely and we will discuss the water pressure with our plumber. Great to hear you were happy with your stay. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at about 1130pm to very friendly notes on our doors with keys attached. Always had a nice chat with the owner on the times we saw her at reception. Very accommodating & helpful, rooms were everything we needed and the location was fine for us to walk to the city each day. Definitely recommend.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aotea Motel has 10 apartment style units available at reasonable prices, studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom & interconnecting units all located close to the CBD. Just a 5 - 10 minute walk gets you into our lovely city following the gorgeous Avon River. Handy to supermarket, restaurant & cafes within minutes or venture into the city for lots of other choices. Our friendly, hospitable home away from home awaits your arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aotea Motel

Address: 302 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 5,108 - ₹ 7,191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aotea Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The 2 bedroom apartments are best.”
 of 5 bubbles midelin, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“budget stay”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Recommend motels . Quiet and was so taken care of.”
 of 5 bubbles awylde, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles J_Traveller_99, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs room.”
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