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302 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand
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#128 of 159 hotels in Christchurch
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Located just a 25-minute walk from the Christchurch city centre, Aotea Motel offers clean, self contained accommodation with ample off street parking, WiFi , laundry facilities, and BBQ area. Attractions, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars are all at your finger tips. Either take a leisurely stroll along the Avon River or make the most of public transport just 50m from the property entrance. Our friendly, hospitable home away from home awaits your arrival. Aotea Motel is a Kiwi owned and operated Christchurch property located on the Bealey Ave strip, we offer exceptional friendly service. For the past 40 years, we have been providing comfortable, clean and affordable accommodation for individuals, families and groups, a home away from home and very easy to find.
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Free parking
Car park
Wifi
Breakfast available
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Self-serve laundry
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
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Sofa
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Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
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Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Maria382015 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hastings, New Zealand1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had presumed we had booked the “Studio Unit” well what a dump couldn’t swing a cat! No where to put luggage! Milk was given in a small jug! No spoons to stir your coffee or tea! Jug cord could not reach the plug had to be careful it didn’t tip! No net curtains for privacy only curtains to close and were in the dark ! I had questioned what I had booked to the lady at front desk she said this is what I booked! I said I’m here for a few days and if I knew the room was a shoe box no way would I have booked! Also looking at the photos on the website they have all other rooms but not the shoe box ! So don’t waste your money!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jhon wrote a review Feb 2020
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All units have cooking facilities of 2 stove top elements, electric fry pan and microwave as well as utensils for your cooking. All wardrobes have spare blankets and pillow for your comfort along with electric blankets on beds.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Sagacity wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom9 contributions
The room was advertised as a studio appartment. This turned out to be a shoe box with no room to swing a cat let alone two adults with luggage. There was no room service or cleaning and no replenishment of tea , coffee and milk. There appeared to be no foresight that we were booking this from UK and therefore would need ample room for our luggage. It was not good value for what resulted in minimal accommodation. It is on the outskirts of the city so about 20 mins walk. The facilities in our room were limited to a fridge only. There was no laundry room. The proprietor said she was full the first night but could upgrade us the following night. However we saw their roadside sign said vacancies and it was not worth the upheaval to upgrade for one more night which I suspect she knew would be our response.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gary wrote a review Feb 2020
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The Studio room is poorly kitted out, a small bar fridge placed on an old desk in the corner, the kettle could not be plugged in from the desk as the cable is too short. No plates, knives or forks and glasses available. Although they advertise that "rooms have cooking facilities", the studio has nothing, not even a Microwave.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Seoling wrote a review Dec 2019
Tasmania5 contributions13 helpful votes
All the reviews that they are friendly are false ! No wifi unless you pay. Host is totally unfriendly, unhelpful. We were totally shocked by the level of hospitality given. Nobody at reception most of the time. Call for room service ask for extra pillows, they thought you speak greek. Not enough towels in the room. Got to call and ask. Location is far far away from town. 20 min walk to town. Value for money highly questionable ?
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Gavin T wrote a review Dec 2019
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This is the worst place in New Zealand , the room smells like something died in there ! the rooms are shouting out 'cheap and nasty' and to top it off the manager has bad breath and has a loud and blunt manner that just puts you off , we only stayed one night because we are fast learners , dont bother going near the place, rat haven !
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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carol1947 wrote a review Jul 2019
Dunedin, New Zealand58 contributions22 helpful votes
Three friends stayed in a two bedroom unit. There were some long dark hairs on the shower wall - not ours! My electric blanket didn't work. I told the lady at the reception desk, but she didn't write it down, so I doubt anything was done. The room wasn't serviced during our two night stay. The wifi is supplied via a third party agent. It was excruciatingly slow to respond & kept dropping out. The room reeked of smoke. Won't stay here again.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Liz Sharma wrote a review May 2019
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My husband, daughter and I stayed here and the stay was amazing. Highly recommend. The owners of the motel are always there to answer any questions and are lovely people. The room was very warm, with own kitchen and bathroom. Thumbs up from me
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Francine W wrote a review Apr 2019
Tauranga, New Zealand1 contribution
Room 7 good spacious unit. Location is handy to CBD. Dated décor and bathroom door needed easing however great value for money. We would happily stay again as never expected 5 star for the price we paid.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Dan wrote a review Apr 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand12 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed one night here. Only to have property taken from me. I would not go back and this is a warning to all potential people. If you leave something behind... They will keep it and tell you lies. Unsafe, unsecure. Inappropriate location for children, noisy and dangerous roads and speeding drivers only meters away from units. Over priced and unclean environment. Unhelpful and disrespectful. Absolutely disqusting 0/10 Done laundry and came back smelling heavily of urine. Plenty of decent other acceptable motels minutes away. I've had to involve the police to have my proprty. Made complaint directly to be told hez a BUILDER not a motel owner manager worker compliant resolver. ⚠ 'BLACK MOULD' ⚠
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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PRICE RANGE
$68 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aotea Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Aotea Motel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Artists (0.1 km), Margaret Mahy Family Playground (1.0 km), and New Regent Street (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aotea Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, self serve laundry, and breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Aotea Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Aotea Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Aotea Motel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aotea Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Twenty Seven Steps, Casa Publica, and Pomeroy's.
Are there any historical sites close to Aotea Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Riccarton House & Bush (3.9 km), Mona Vale (3.2 km), and Ferrymead Heritage Park (6.7 km).